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Starbucks gives Pumpkin Spice Latte fans early access

Pumpkin Spice Latte, Teavana Oprah Chai Tea Latte and Salted Caramel Mocha to join fall beverage assortment Sept. 2
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Seattle-based Starbucks Coffee Co. announced the early access of its popular Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) to its most loyal fans.


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Brown-Forman reports positive Q1 results

Jack Daniel’s whiskey brand led underlying net sales
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Brown-Forman Corp., Louisville, Ky., reported financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, which ended July 31, 2014.


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Cascade Ice to release new, proprietary bottle design for select varieties

Packaging opens sparkling waters up to new channels
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Cascade Ice, a brand of Everett, Wash.-based Unique Beverage Co. LLC, will introduce a proprietary 7-ounce slim bottle design for a select few of its zero-calorie sparkling flavored waters. Beginning in September, Cascade Ice Lemonade, Coconut, Black Raspberry, Orange Mango and Pink Grapefruit varieties will be available in individual 7-ounce bottles and six-packs of 7-ounce bottles.


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Coke Zero counts down to football game day

The Coca-Cola Co. brand enters year two of partnership with ESPN’s “College Gameday”
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This football season, Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co.’s Coke Zero brand is celebrating the countdown to each week’s game day with a new, fully integrated campaign. The campaign celebrates the countdown culture of stocking up for tailgate party foods, singing fight songs at pep rallies, and making signs to cheer on a favorite team while integrating traditional media, social media engagement and ESPN’s “College GameDay” TV show for a second year.


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Coca-Cola Life makes its US debut

Naturally sweetened carbonated soft drink kicks off in Fresh Market stores
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Coca-Cola Life, a reduced-calorie carbonated soft drink (CSD) sweetened with cane sugar and stevia leaf extract, will arrive in the United States this week, according to an Aug. 22 blog post by The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta.


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Left Hand Brewing returns to UK

Craft brewer to expand supply with distribution partner James Clay
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This September, Left Hand Brewing Co., Longmont, Colo., will expand its craft beer supply across the United Kingdom with distribution partner James Clay, a U.K.-based importer and distributor of craft beer with 25 years of experience. In addition, Left Hand named Sharona Selby as its first on-site, international brewery representative to represent the brand in the U.K. market.


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Keurig, Kraft announce licensing agreement

Maxwell House, Gevalia, Yuban and McCafé brands to join family of Keurig brands
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Waterbury, Vt.-based Keurig Green Mountain Inc. and Northfield, Ill.-based Kraft Foods Group Inc. announced a multi-year licensing, manufacturing and distribution agreement for Kraft's branded coffees in Keurig portion pack formats compatible with Keurig consumer and commercial brewing systems in the United States.


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Dunkin’ Donuts releases new, returning fall coffees

Foodservice restaurant also launches “PumpeDD for Pumpkin” Twitter sweepstakes
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In anticipation of the fall season, Canton, Mass.-based Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. released its new and returning seasonal coffee drinks.


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Kraft Foodservice to offer free Mio merchandising racks

Racks designed to entice bottled water sales at foodservice locations
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Kraft Foodservice, a division of Northfield, Ill.-based Kraft Foods Group Inc., is offering free merchandising racks for its Mio liquid water enhancers. Designed to boost bottled water sales at foodservice locations, the company is offering two options: a hitchhiker rack or a cooler door rack.


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Jones Soda Co. releases PB&J soda

Limited-edition flavor scheduled to launch in U.S. in late August
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Seattle-based Jones Soda Co. released a new limited-edition premium soda flavor: Peanut Butter and Jelly (PB&J).


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EVENTS

Crafting growth: A look into the bourgeoning craft beer market

6/25/14
Online
United States
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand Learn how the beer segment is performing and where it is heading, what to consider before expanding your markets and innovations that are captivating consumer audiences.

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Natural Products Expo East

9/17/14
Baltimore, MD
United States

Natural Products Expo East continues to be the leading tradeshow on the East Coast in the natural, organic and healthy products industry, attracting more than 25,000 industry professionals and 1,400 exhibitors to the Baltimore Convention Center.

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Peter B's Brewpub brews up its 4th Annual Monterey Beer Garden

9/27/14
Custom House Plaza (behind Portola Hotel & Spa)
Monterey, CA
United States
Contact: dara toulch

Peter B’s Brewpub, Monterey’s first craft brewery located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, Calif., is milling, mashing and brewing up its 4th Annual Monterey Beer Garden.

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National Beer Wholesalers Association Annual Convention

9/28/14
New Orleans, LA
United States

NBWA’s Annual Convention is designed to provide valuable education programs and important networking opportunities for the beer industry.

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eBev 2014

10/1/14
Atlanta, GA
United States

The American Beverage Consortium is hosting its second-annual national digital marketing conference for the beverage industry.

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Great American Beer Festival

10/2/14
Denver, CO
United States

According to the “Guinness Book of World Records,” there is no other place on earth where a beer aficionado can find more beers on tap.

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National Association of Convenience Stores Show

10/12/14
Atlanta, GA
United States

The NACS Show is the No. 1 buying show in the country, according to Exhibit Surveys Inc., and provides the most comprehensive representation of products and services for the convenience store industry.

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Anuga

10/19/14
Cologne
Germany

As one of the largest food and beverage fairs in the world, Anuga also offer opportunities for new markets and target groups.

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SIAL 2014 – The Global Food Marketplace

10/19/14
Paris
France

The Salon International de l'Agroalimentaire (SIAL) is dedicated to the agri-food industry, food retail, and institutional and commercial catering.

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Americas Food & Beverage Show

10/27/14
Miami Beach, FL
United States

The 17th Americas Food and Beverage Show will feature 500 exhibitors, including food producers from 23 countries.

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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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The Path to New Product Success: Navigating the latest trends for new beverage development

By attending this webinar, you will learn about the top trends and how they fit into the CPG market, which channels are influencing new products and technology, how Packaging fits into your product development, and ways you can use innovation to increase sales.

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Maintaining beverage dispensing equipment

Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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