Limited-edition packaging available through July 4th
April 15, 2019
Los Angeles-based AQUAhydrate has initiated a new partnership with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and is donating $10,000 this summer to help honor and empower wounded warriors. AQUAhydrate is promoting the partnership with a co-branded camouflage edition of its gallon package. Available now through July 4th, the AQUAhydrate Camo-Gallon can be purchased at CVS, GNC and other fine retailers.
Sean “Diddy” Combs, DJ Khaled and the makers of CÎROC Ultra Premium Vodka, a brand of Diageo North America, unveiled the newest addition to its premium vodka portfolio: Summer Watermelon. CÎROC Summer Watermelon is a rich-tasting spirit made with vodka five times distilled from French grapes and finished in a tailor-made copper pot still in Southern France, the company says.
Call-to-action invites beer drinkers to Asada Together
April 12, 2019
Tecate, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, is welcoming summer with carne asada and summer barbeque, for when the “food first” beer drinking occasions brings consumers together, the company says.
300,000-square-foot facility to be built in Arizona
April 9, 2019
Chicago-based fairlife LLC announced plans to increase its overall production capabilities with the construction of a brand new 300,000-square-foot production and distribution facility in Goodyear, Ariz., a suburb of Phoenix.
Cape Line Sparkling Cocktails contain 6 ingredients, available in 3 flavors
April 9, 2019
Chicago-based MillerCoors launched its newest innovation: Cape Line Sparkling Cocktails. Crafted with six ingredients — carbonated water, alcohol from real cane sugar, real cane sugar, lemon and/or lime juice concentrate, natural flavors, and fruit juice added for color — Cape Line Sparkling Cocktails is naturally gluten-free and contains 120 calories with an alcohol by volume of 4.5 percent.
Craft brewer launches El Chingón IPA and new El Grito Lager
April 8, 2019
Dallas-based Four Corners Brewing Co. is coming to Southern California, expanding distribution of its flagship El Chingón IPA and new El Grito Lager. This introduction marks the first region outside of Texas where the craft brewery's beers will be available, it says.
Contract brings organic energy drink to national level
April 2, 2019
RUNA Clean Energy, an organic energy drink made from the guayusa leaf, now is being distributed nationally by Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Plano, Texas, and Burlington, Mass., and other regional distributor partners.
Professional martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor announced the launch of his new Champ Champ Rosé, produced and sold through his new company: McGregor Vineyards. The brand will debut May 1 on retail store shelves and restaurants throughout Ireland and the United States.
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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