Magically Delicious Hot Cocoa features iconic Lucky Charms marshmallows
June 29, 2020
Swiss Miss, a brand of Chicago-based Conagra Brands, is partnering with Lucky Charms on Magically Delicious Hot Cocoa. This new hot cocoa features all the iconic Lucky Charms marshmallows including hearts, stars, horseshoes, clovers and blue moons, unicorns, rainbows and red balloons.
Sun Goddess Wines available in Pinot Grigio Ramato, Sauvignon Blanc
June 29, 2020
Grammy award-winning, Oscar-nominated singer, songwriter and actress Mary J. Blige and Fantinel Winery announced the launch of Sun Goddess Wines, a collection of limited-edition wines created in collaboration with the internationally prestigious winery. Sun Goddess Wines are a collection of bold, crisp and rich wines that embody warmth, passion, energy and a deeper connection to nature, the company says.
E. & J. Gallo Winery to handle distribution, sales of Maison No. 9
June 29, 2020
Grammy nominated, multi-Platinum recording artist Post Malone’s French rosé wine, Maison No. 9, is now available online and will be on shelves beginning July 1. Maison No. 9 is a light, high-quality, accessible rosé from Provence, France, that will be available with exclusive distribution and sales support from E. & J. Gallo Winery, Modesto, Calif.
Campaign operating through this weekend will benefit Feeding America
June 26, 2020
Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co. and Uber Eats launched a joint program to benefit Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. Through June 28, for every order placed via Uber Eats from a participating restaurant, Feeding America will receive a donation to provide one meal to a person in need, with the goal of providing up to 5 million meals.
SANTA FÉ launches in 5 varieties, including Arnold Palmer
June 25, 2020
New York-based AriZona Beverages introduced SANTA FÉ, a new line of sparkling waters made with real fruit, including the first and only sparkling Arnold Palmer. With less than 20 calories in each 16-ounce can, SANTA FÉ is a low-carb and gluten-free beverage.
Rob Pihl to remain with craft brewer as brewmaster, brand ambassador
June 23, 2020
Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co., Newport, R.I., announced the acquisition of New York-based Radiant Pig Beer Co. With Braven Brewing Co. and Radiant Pig Beer Co., Newport Craft’s stable of products now features 26 authentic beers, and more than 10 craft spirit and cocktail labels, the craft brewer and distiller says.
Company partners with TerraCycle to ensure recyclability of packaging
June 22, 2020
Los Angeles-based F. Gaviña & Sons Inc., the makers of Latin-style espresso Café La Llave, announced the launch of Café La Llave Espresso Single Serve Coffee Pods, marking the brand's entry into the single-serve pod market.
Juice brand also releases Organic Celery Apply Cucumber Juice Blend
June 18, 2020
R.W. Knudsen Family, a brand of Orrville, Ohio-based J.M. Smucker Co., announced the launch of four new Organic Juice Beverage Shots: Pineapple Ginger, Apple Cider Vinegar, Beet Juice and Carrot Black Pepper Turmeric. All are available at natural and conventional retailers, such as Amazon.com and Kroger.
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