YOLO Shots surfaces as readers’ favorite new product
August 27, 2019
Similar to last month’s poll, readers continue to show interest in cannabis beverages. In the Readers’ Choice: New Product poll for July, Beverage Industry readers selected YOLO Shots: CBD-Infused Caffeine Shots as their favorite new product release.
Innova Market Insights identifies health-and-wellness variances among generations
August 27, 2019
Nutrition that supports both physical and emotional well-being is thriving. It can target different generations with more specific holistic approaches to help identify opportunities and optimize innovation. New research from Innova Market Insights, The Netherlands, identifies key characteristics and differences among Generation Z, millennials, Generation X and baby boomers and the way that holistic nutrition approaches can be tailored to these generational groups.
STōK Cold Brew Coffee, a brand of Broomfield, Colo.-based Danone North America, officially is calling for applications to take a STōK-bbatical and will pay you to pursue what you're truly passionate about.
Brand introduces two limited-edition Scotch whiskies
August 19, 2019
Johnnie Walker, a brand of Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo North America, and HBO Licensing & Retail announced they are introducing two new Scotch whiskies to the realm in honor of the enduring legacy of HBO’s series “Game of Thrones.” A continued collaboration with HBO, the limited-edition whisky blends are inspired by the fictional houses of Westeros — House Stark and House Targaryen — and are successors to the White Walker by Johnnie Walker limited-edition blend that launched in 2018.
Spirits company also will purchase Black Velvet Distilling facility
August 13, 2019
Heaven Hill Brands, Bardstown, Ky., has signed an agreement to acquire Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, the second-largest selling Canadian whisky in the world, from Victor, N.Y.-based Constellation Brands Inc.
Natural Light, a brand of St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, announced the launch of Natural Light Seltzer, a flavor-forward, 6 percent alcohol-by-volume beverage that is available in two blends of fruit flavors: Aloha Beaches and Catalina Lime Mixer.
Foodservice operator will open 8 pop-up Pumpkin’ restaurants for early tastings
August 12, 2019
The calendar and climate still say summer, but for pumpkin lovers across the country, the excitement and demand for the favorite flavor of fall already is here. Canton, Mass.-based Dunkin’ is fulfilling fans’ fall wishes by bringing back classic Pumpkin Flavored Coffees, introducing a new pumpkin espresso beverage and even rebranding eight Dunkin’ shops across the U.S. as Pumpkin’ to serve guests a first taste for free.
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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