Consumer can access eCommerce platform through Google Home, Amazon Echo
November 19, 2019
7-Eleven Inc., Irving, Texas, continues to redefine convenience retailing with the launch of 7Voice, which allows customers to place an order through its 7NOW delivery app via the voice-controlled Google Home and Amazon Echo systems.
Global brewer acquires stake in products launched by brand incubator
November 18, 2019
Molson Coors, Chicago, and L.A. Libations, El Segundo, Calif., announced a multiyear partnership that includes a significant minority equity investment by Molson Coors in L.A. Libations as well as category-exclusive access to the company's services. Molson Coors also will hold two seats on the L.A. Libations board.
Acquisition will expand company’s water, coffee services
November 18, 2019
Cott Corp., Toronto and Tampa, Fla., announced that DS Services of America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cott, substantially acquired all of the assets of WG America Co. and certain affiliated companies: The Water Guy.
Craft Brew Alliance will join company’s Brewers Collective
November 14, 2019
Craft Brew Alliance (CBA). Portland, Ore., and Anheuser-Busch (A-B), a subsidiary of Leuven, Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev, jointly announced an agreement to expand their partnership, with A-B agreeing to purchase the remaining CBA shares it does not already own in a merger transaction for $16.50 a share, in cash.
Non-alcohol beverage inspired by Lisa Vanderpump, Bravosphere
November 13, 2019
Pepsi, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc., is teaming up with Bravo to introduce Pepsi Sparkling Rosé, a zero-calorie, Rosé-flavored cola that’s a light and bubbly take on the popular wine, without the alcohol.
Wellness Probiotic Gut Shots amalgam kefir, functional ingredients
November 12, 2019
Good Culture, Irvine, Calif., launched its Wellness Probiotic Gut Shots. A new category for Good Culture, the USDA organic shots combine the probiotics within cultured kefir with functional ingredients like turmeric, matcha, chaga and collagen.
Company to sell, distribute and merchandise Italian sparkling water in January 2020
November 11, 2019
Danone Waters of America, White Plains, N.Y., announced that it will sell, distribute and merchandise Ferrarelle, an Italian sparkling natural mineral water, in the United States as of January 2020. The long-term master distribution agreement will focus on building the brand in the United States and includes Ferrarelle glass formats through on-premise channels.
The April 2020 edition explores how Nestlé USA’s drives value to consumers through innovation. Readers also can find out how bars and restaurants are handling the impacts of the pandemic for the on-premise channel. Additionally, this issue highlights the latest trends impacting spirits, soft drinks, packaging materials and much more!