Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) Burlington, Mass., and Plano, Texas, announced its first quarter results, which ended March 31, reporting a 4.4 percent net sales growth to $2.61 billion, compared with $2.5 billion a year ago.
Water brand will commemorate achievement with March 15 web event
April 24, 2020
Boxed Water Is Better, Holland, Mich., has planted 1 million trees in partnership with the National Forest Foundation (NFF) as a part of their ongoing commitment to support the planet and sustainability efforts.
Bottled water packaging accounts for 55% of collected PET plastic in curbside systems
April 22, 2020
As the country observes Earth Day, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), Alexandria, Va., is encouraging the public to take action to reduce waste and litter by stepping up their commitment to always recycle all recyclable consumer packaging.
PSA features WWE Superstar Titus O'Neil to promote No Kid Hungry's Free Meal Finder
April 20, 2020
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, 22 million children across America have lost access to the nutritious school meals they depend on, according to estimates from No Kid Hungry, a national anti-hunger organization. Nestlé Pure Life, a brand of Nestlé Waters North America, Stamford, Conn., is supporting No Kid Hungry with a $1 million contribution to help ensure families remain fed and hydrated during the crisis.
Cheers to Heroes celebrates front line community members
April 13, 2020
Sparkling Ice, made by Seattle-based Talking Rain Beverage Co., announced its first-ever Cheers to Heroes campaign to celebrate America's everyday hometown heroes, in conjunction with its fifth annual partnership with the Honor Flight Network. Throughout the campaign, Sparkling Ice has pledged to give back $400,000 to unsung heroes through various initiatives including their new Cheers to Heroes contest, a donation to the Honor Flight Network, and by creating moments to surprise and delight everyday consumers.
Food and beverage manufacturer supplying nutritious meals to food banks
April 2, 2020
As efforts accelerate worldwide to provide relief from the ravages of COVID-19, Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc. and The PepsiCo Foundation announced a more than $45 million initiative focused on helping people and communities most affected by this virus.
IRI, BCG report beverage sales up nearly 40 percent in week ending March 15
March 30, 2020
As the COVID-19 outbreak accelerates in Europe and the United States, governments, businesses and consumers are rapidly changing behaviors. In its March 26 report titled “COVID-19 Impact: Consumer Spending Tracker for MULOC Retailers – US, UK, France, Italy, NZ,” Chicago-based Information Resources Inc. (IRI) collaborated with its partners at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) to analyze the latest consumer purchases in these respective countries.
Five nonprofits on the front lines of COVID-19 receive humanitarian help
March 27, 2020
The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co., announced it is awarding a total of $13.5 million in grants to five nonprofit organizations that are working on the front lines of the U.S. and Canadian humanitarian response to the coronavirus pandemic.