From what began as an interest in the Hispanic culture and horchata's distinct combination of rice, cinnamon and vanilla, RumChata now is the No. 1 selling rum-cream liqueur, with an annual sales of 500,000-plus cases globally.
Folgers will provide funding to 10 initiatives, Daou Vineyards announced a long-term deal with Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI), The J.M. Smucker Co. and Akron Children’s Hospital announced a multi-year partnership, Heineken launched a new campaign titled Go Places 2.0, and Jim Beam unveiled its new global marketing campaign.
Not many 12 year olds can say that they have pitched their business on TV’s “Shark Tank,” introduced then-President Barack Obama at the United State of Women Summit, who jokingly suggested he should work for her, and formed her own nonprofit, Healthy Hive Foundation, which is aimed at saving the honeybee and the food supply.
Caribou Coffee, Minneapolis, announced the launch of a new coffee blend — Amy’s Blend 2019 — that pays tribute to the company’s first roastmaster, Amy Erickson, celebrating the way she lived and her enduring legacy of leadership, the company says.
Johnnie Walker, a brand of Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo North America, announced that Jane Walker, the brand’s first-ever female iteration of the brand’s iconic Striding Man, will be in attendance at the 2019 Women’s March on Jan. 19 in Washington D.C., to celebrate the many messages of optimism and empowerment that come to life for the march, the company says.
Beverage company places ad to encourage support for research hospital
December 18, 2018
Commemorating a quarter century as a continuing partner of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, National Beverage Corp., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., implores others to join its mission to provide miracles for children stricken with life-threatening illnesses.
The American Red Cross, Washington, D.C., announced it accepted a $1 million donation from the St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch Foundation to support Red Cross disaster relief through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP).
Foodservice operator to donate portion of sales on World AIDS Day to (RED)
November 27, 2018
This holiday season, Seattle-based Starbucks Corp. has more surprises in store to share with consumers. The company announced the release of Juniper Latte, a new wintery beverage that features a hint of juniper and sage, an evergreen aroma and citrus notes, it says. Juniper Latte is available at participating Starbucks locations in the United States starting today (Nov. 27) for a limited time, while supplies last.