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Waterbury, Vt.-based Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (GMCR) has changed its company name to Keurig Green Mountain Inc., effective immediately.
As a result of Daylight Saving Time taking place Sunday, March 9, Pernod Ricard USA’s Kahlua coffee liqueur inaugurated a new holiday — National Cocktail Your Coffee Day — on Monday, March 10.
New Hope Natural Media, a Boulder, Colo.-based division of Penton, announced key trends in the global natural products marketplace at the 2014 Natural Products Expo West, which took place March 6-9 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.
Brisk, an iced tea brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, announced the next phase of its Brisk Bodega platform, including a new marketing campaign — "Not Half Bad" — as a part of its efforts to better connect with its core consumer base. The new campaign is the result of ethnographic research on the demographic, which provided insights that Brisk has infused into all of its 2014 activations, according to the brand.
Vermont Hard Cider Co. LLC, Middlebury, Vt., released its new Woodchuck Hopped Apple hard cider exclusively on draft in bars, pubs and restaurants across the United States.
Lifeway Foods Inc., Morton Grove, Ill., will launch a new line of kefir drinks featuring vegetable juices this spring.
Woodford Reserve, a brand of Louisville, Ky.-based Brown-Forman Corp. and the “Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby,” is honoring this year’s Run for the Roses with the release of its limited-edition 2014 Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle.
National Beverage Corp., manufacturer of beverage brands including LaCroix, Everfresh, Shasta and Rip It based in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., reported financial results for the nine months ending Jan. 25. The winter weather’s impact on production and delivery resulted in performance declines in the term, according to the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Nick A. Caporella.
For the fourth consecutive year, Cabo Wabo Tequila, a brand of San Francisco-based Campari America, is partnering with music festival Sixthman as a spirits partner for a series of rock-focused music events. Legendary and rising star acts including Kiss, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Florida Georgia Line, Sister Hazel and Transatlantic will perform for fans aboard Sixthman and Cabo Wabo-sponsored music cruises.
Leawood, Kan.-based private equity firm Great Range Capital acquired Mountain Valley Water Co. of Hot Springs, Ark. Mountain Valley is the oldest continuously operated bottled water company in the United States, according to the company. The premium bottled water company serves individual consumers, major retailers and foodservice operators in all 50 states and in select international markets, it says.
SIAL Canada, the International Food and Beverage tradeshow in North America, is back in Montreal, April 2-4 2014, for an 11th edition with the promise of many new features.Read More
The China International High-end Health Beverage Exhibition puts beverage distributors in touch with the latest high-end beverage products trending toward specialization, internationalization, health benefits and overall branding, as well as the innovation science and technologies behind them.Read More
The Food Safety Summit is a solutions-based conference and expo designed to meet the educational and information needs of the food industry.Read More
The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is one of few industry events that serves both brewpubs and packaging breweries.Read More
The WSWA Convention & Exposition is where distributors seek out new and exciting beverage products for U.S. consumers, meet with existing portfolio partners and look for services to enhance internal operations.Read More
The National Leadership Conference plays a critical role in training state leaders, building strong networks and assisting leaders with membership growth.Read More
Each year, the Legislative Conference provides a great opportunity for distributors to hear from industry leaders and to educate members of Congress about the importance of effective state-based alcohol regulation and the vital role of beer distributors.Read More
The Craft Beverage Expo, a trade show and conference designed to help participants across all segments of the growing craft beer, wine and spirits industries, is set to launch May 6-8, 2014, at the San Jose Convention Center.Read More
Each year SIAL China positions itself as "the event" not to be missed for professionals in the food, beverage, wine and spirits industries in China.Read More