Around the Bend Beer Co.’s Puffing Billy American brown ale launched in six-packs of 12-ounce bottles for the first time. Named after a legendary steam locomotive, Puffing Billy presents a label that fits into the Chicago-based startup brewery’s existing profile with an imaginative steampunk-inspired design, the company says.
Real-sugar version of soft drink debuts in bottles
June 15, 2016
In celebration of its 100th birthday, the Southern soda brand Grapico announced the launch of a new campaign, vintage-inspired packaging and a real-sugar version, which will be available in glass bottles.
To celebrate the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29, Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka released two commemorative, limited-edition bottles. Fuzzy’s first is a 750-ml commemorative glass bottle that pays homage to the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and past Indianapolis 500 winners.
Stella Rosa Black and Platinum debut in re-sealable cans
June 15, 2016
San Antonio Winery announced that its semi-sweet, semi-sparkling Stella Rosa wines now are available in single-serve, 8-ounce aluminum bottles. The sleek European design features a re-sealable, twist-off cap allowing consumers to drink wine anywhere, anytime, the company says.
Indaba, the flagship South African brand from Cape Classics, is getting a makeover this year. The wines have emerged with a fresh, elegant label created by premier South African designer Studio Anthony Lane, which strengthens brand communications, the company says.
Music lyrics on Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero and Coca-Cola Life packages
May 16, 2016
As part of its Share a Coke program, The Coca-Cola Co. will strike a note by inspiring music fans across the United States to celebrate a moment, a memory, a mood or a feeling, bringing people together through the love of music, it says.
Boathouse Beverage LLC announced that retailers in New York City, Long Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Knoxville and Nashville, Tenn., will debut SpikedSeltzer in single-flavor six-packs of slim cans, a new format for the brand.
Sparkling Ice Lemonade with Tea renamed Half & Half
May 16, 2016
Sparkling Ice announced a new packaging design for its Sparkling Ice Tea product line. The new packaging features bold colors and bright fonts that are designed to reflect each of the Sparkling Ice Tea flavors and characteristics, the company says.
The June 2016 issue of Beverage Industry includes a cover story on Kalil Bottling, as well as articles about premium and specialty teas, the Top 100 Beverage Companies of 2015, and Alacran Tequila. Check it out today!