Kinky, a brand of Mendota, Minn.-based Prestige Beverage Group, added a new flavor to its Kinky Cocktails lineup: Aloha. Aloha is infused with the tropical flavors of pineapple, coconut and lime, the company says.
Beverage brand switches to PlantCarton from Evergreen Packaging
March 11, 2019
Evergreen Packaging, Memphis, Tenn., and New Barn Organics, Healdsburg, Calif., announced that New Barn Organics is transitioning its Almond Milk line, previously packaged in plastic, to Evergreen's PlantCarton paper packaging.
Elizabeth Lee, two partners founded company in 1930
March 8, 2019
Ocean Spray, Lakeville-Middleboro, Mass., values its deep-rooted legacy of powerful women in the workplace. On International Women's Day, the farmer-owned cooperative is sharing its belief that teams are stronger with a diversified workforce.
Grab Cinco by the Cervezas promotion features on- and off-premise elements
March 7, 2019
Combining two Mexican import beer brands in one festive promotion, White Plains, N.Y.-based HEINEKEN USA’s Dos Equis and Tecate are supporting the idea that Cinco is more than a just day on the calendar; it’s a mind-set focused less on tradition and more on having fun and celebrating.
Company launches RETHINK Juice Splash in Watermelon and Fruit Punch
March 5, 2019
RETHINK Brands, Columbia, Md., is launching RETHINK Juice Splash. With only 1 gram of natural sugar and no artificial sweeteners, RETHINK Juice Splash is positioned to be the new benchmark of health in the kid’s aseptic juice category, the company says. RETHINK Juice Splash launches nationwide with two flavors — Watermelon and Fruit Punch — and two more — Kiwi Strawberry and Strawberry Lemonade — coming in the second quarter.
Full-year financial results first released since merger
February 28, 2019
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., Burlington, Mass., and Plano, Texas, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ending Dec. 31, 2018, and provided guidance for adjusted diluted EPS growth for 2019 in line with the company's merger targets.
As consumers continue to adjust to the new year, their thirst for healthier versions of favorite beverages also continues. In the Readers’ Choice: New Product poll for January, Beverage Industry readers’ selected Frankly Organic Vodka as their favorite new product release.
Crispin Cider Co., a division of Chicago-based MillerCoors, continues to innovate with the debut of a new variety pack of 12-ounce slim cans, now available nationwide. Among the featured flavors are portfolio staples Crispin Rosé and Crispin Brut, along with its new flavor, Crispin Pearsecco.
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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