As part of the continued innovation from St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, the beer-maker launched Ritas, originally marketed as Bud Light Lime Lime-A-Rita, in 2012. Ritas is the first brand in the Anheuser-Busch InBev portfolio to explicitly target women and last year introduced "The Ritas," legendary women who take a "life's-a-party attitude in every situation,” according to the company.
Heineken USA, White Plains, N.Y., announced the March relaunch of Newcastle Brown Ale brewed by Lagunitas Brewing Co. The new brew celebrates the Altogether Uncommon by bringing together a unique blend of pale and roasted malts with American hops, the company says.
78% report it being important part of viewing experience
January 30, 2019
The Washington, D.C.-based Beer Institute released the results of its latest survey, finding 76 percent of Americans celebrating the Super Bowl this year plan to drink beer as part of their festivities.
As Americans prepare to watch the Super Bowl this coming Sunday, they will be flocking to retail outlets for their food and beverage needs. According to an Insights from New York-based Nielsen titled “The Evolution of Super Bowl Consumption,” the market research firm identified how today’s viewing experience has evolved.
Nielsen details that the female fan base remains substantial, noting that it has held steady at about 46-47 percent of total viewership from Super Bowl XLVII in 2014 to Super Bowl LII in 2018.
Del Papa Distributing, Victoria, Texas, can teach other wholesalers a thing or two about weathering the storm — literally and figuratively — including the challenges wrought by both Mother Nature and the nature of the rapidly evolving beer distribution landscape.
Actress reprises Carrie Bradshaw role in Pour it Forward campaign
January 22, 2019
Stella Artois, a brand Leuven, Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev, and Water.org co-founders Matt Damon and Gary White are rallying America to Pour it Forward by choosing Stella Artois to help end the global water crisis.
Beverage Industry’s September issue features our 2019 Wholesaler of the Year recognition to Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. This issue also features an up close look at the new Future Proof beverage alcohol company as well as a look into the coffee category within the past year. As usual, we rounded up the latest trends in products, packaging and ingredients.
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