New ‘Fast & Furious’-themed cans available this summer
July 2, 2019
As part of the Pepsi Lipton Tea partnership, a joint venture between Purchase, New York-based PepsiCo and London-based Unilever, Brisk Iced Tea is partnering with Universal Pictures for this summer’s release of “Fast & Furious Present: Hobbs & Shaw” in theaters Aug. 2, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham.
Baltimore-based Redwood Capital Investments LLC announced it has completed the acquisition of the Houston-area territory of Silver Eagle Distributors LP, which includes three counties: Ft. Bend, Montgomery and a significant portion of Harris, the company says. The new company will be known as Silver Eagle Distributors Houston.
Hard seltzer, canned wine expected to be top growers, Nielsen reports
July 1, 2019
The Fourth of July holiday is around the corner and that has consumers stocking up on their favorite foods and beverages. When prognosticating about which beverages consumers will reach for this holiday, New York-based Nielsen analyzed the performance of numerous beverage alcohol categories and segments.
As the summer solstice officially came and went, consumers continue to thirst for refreshing beverages. In the Readers’ Choice: New Product poll for May, Beverage Industry readers’ selected Raspberry Rose and Strawberry Ginger VOSS Flavored Sparkling Water.
Fans can enter for chance to win free chalice-shaped Red Stella Cups
June 25, 2019
Stella Artois, a brand of Anheuser-Busch InBev, Leuven, Belgium, announced it is dethroning the OG red party cup and making summer parties a little more stylish by introducing the Red Stella Cup, it says.
Coca-Cola North America, a division of Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co., is launching a digital marketplace this fall that connects its foodservice customers to pre-vetted, industry-best restaurant technologies with competitive pricing, it says. The marketplace of solutions for front of house, back of house and outside of house is powered by Omnivore, a universal point-of-sale connectivity platform that offers seamless integration into restaurants' point-of-sale (POS) systems.
Seattle-based Jade Leaf Matcha expanded its portfolio with its newest product line: Matcha Latte Infusions. Available in four varieties — Glow, Protect, Think and Balance — each infusion blends functional ingredients and adaptogens into CCOF-certified organic Japanese matcha.
Beverage Industry’s July issue features the 2019 State of the Beverage Industry series where you can read all about the performance of your favorite beverage category. This month’s cover story highlights GT’s Living Foods and how the No. 1 kombucha brand in the U.S. – GT’s Kombucha came to be. Also featured is the latest products, packaging and technological advances in the beverage industry.
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