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The March 2013 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on Heineken USA, as well as articles about volume challenges, green coffee extracts, and an Up Close with C&C Cola. Check it out today!
Among the pumping bass, neon lighting and professional dancers at this year’s nightclub-themed National Distributors Conference for HEINEKEN USA, White Plains, N.Y., a subsidiary of Amsterdam-based Heineken International B.V., the company announced that, for the first time in five years, Heineken Lager is back in the black.
For cold and flu season, allergy season and everything in between, drug stores provide consumers with the advice and relief they need for their ailments.
The old saying goes, “There’s no ‘I’ in team.” It’s not too hard to apply that saying to the U.S. beer market as analysts recognize the role different tiers and segments play in the category’s efforts to bring its case and dollar sales positioning back to pre-recession levels.
“It can be intimidating to walk down that wine aisle,” says Danny Brager, vice president of beverage alcohol for Nielsen, New York. “There are so many items, sometimes it’s difficult to navigate down the aisle because you just see this sea of bottles.”
As the city of Chicago prepares, yet again, to dye the Chicago River green in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, many beer consumers are prepped with a small bottle of green food dye for their beers.
The International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT) will host its 60th annual BevTech meeting April 29-May 1 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Now in its 15th year, the annual Food Safety Summit is moving to a new location: Baltimore.
Manufacturers and operators of machinery and equipment for the brewing industry must develop a highly integrated approach to energy and media efficiency, starting from the delivery of raw materials, auxiliaries and resources through optimizing mashing and cooking processes, using compressed air, treating wastewater and developing sanitation systems.
The development of aloe drinks seems to be holding steady in the United States.
Like most other millennials, I’m completely attached to my mobile phone. Sometimes it’s weird to think that just 10 years ago I barely had any idea what a cell phone was or how to use it.
According to the National Coffee Association (NCA), in 2012 the United States sustained its place as the largest coffee market in the world, consuming approximately 450 million cups of coffee each day, says Nina Hughes-Likins, senior marketing manager with Synergy Flavors, Wauconda, Ill.
When I asked my friend’s 5-year-old son what I should write my column about this month, he suggested Scooby-Doo or Batman.
CMC-Kuhnke Inc. extended its line of can measurement and rating stations (MARS) with its new MARS-ENR.
As diesel prices continue to hover near $4 a gallon, it’s more important than ever for fleets to get the most out of every last drop of fuel purchased at the lowest possible cost.
Cyvex Nutrition, Irvine, Calif., announced that its Euro Black Currant extract has achieved self-affirmed generally recognized as safe (GRAS) status.
ProMat 2013, which took place Jan. 21-24 at McCormick Place in Chicago, gave attendees an inside look at some of the newest supply chain solutions provided by material handling and logistics equipment manufacturers.
Whether it’s the growth of the wine, spirits and craft beer markets or the popularity of natural beverages, glass packaging manufacturers note that these trends are having a positive effect on this primary packaging material.
For beverage containers on the shelf, standing out tends to be the name of the game. To create a differentiated shelf presence, beverage packages often flaunt different shapes, materials and styles.
Superman might be faster than a speeding bullet, and The Flash might be able to run at near-light-speeds, but superheroes aren’t the only ones with the need for speed.
Utmost Brands Inc.’s GuS – Grown-up Soda unveiled new, brighter graphics on both its bottles and four-pack carriers.
Although Valentine’s Day has passed, stevia is still “whispering sweet nothings” into consumers’ ears. As a natural, zero-calorie sweetener that’s sweeter than sugar, stevia is capitalizing on consumer demand for natural and healthy beverages.