October 2006

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Exclusive research:
Where They're Shopping, What They're
buying and why

Cover Story
- Know Your New Product Consumers
Exclusive research on new beverage consumers shows flavor as the most important reason for selecting a new beverage.

Beverage Beat
- Power Players

Industry Issues
- Busch IV Takes The Helm At A-B, Bacardi To Acquire New Zealand Company and more...
- News Briefs
- People
- Great American Beer Festival Celebrates Top U.S. Beers
- Beer Distributors Stress Role In Marketplace

NACS Show coverage
- NACS Taps Opportunities For Added Convenience And New Products

Category Focus
- Private Label Goes Public
Private label beverages are attracting more consumers.

New Products
- Surf’s Up, Vodka From Grapes and more...

Global New Products
- Focus On Central America

Corporate Profile
- Coca-Cola Consolidated Moves Into New Territory
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated is developing its own technology and brands to create new business niches for itself.

Up Close With…
- V8 V.Fusion: A Healthy History
Campbell Soup Co., Camden, N.J.

- Mexican Music, The Captain Goes To The Keys and more...

- Environmental Approach
From sustainability to recycling, beverage packaging keeps getting greener.

Beverage R&D
- It Just Makes Sense
Beverages appeal to all five senses thanks to new sensory ingredient applications.
- R&D News
- Creators Briefs
- R&D Insider

- Daylight Saving Time

Supplier’s Marketplace
- Washdown-Duty Enclosure, Inkjet Printer and more...
- Supplier News
- People
- Business Performance Management Solutions

The Last Drop
- Latte Bootlegging
- Midwestern Surf’s Up, Smoothie Sounds and more...

Advertiser index
- Index