With this strategic partnership, Pernod Ricard USA further expands its portfolio of newly created specialty brands with unique and comprehensive value propositions and select distribution. Rabbit Hole will be part of the New Brand Ventures portfolio.
Harvest Reserve Deep Golden Lager available in Des Moines, Omaha
July 12, 2019
St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch launched Harvest Reserve Deep Golden Lager, a new limited-edition beer created in collaboration with farmers who have grown the barely used to brew Budweiser for generations, the company says.
Contract for Change provides farmers assistance to grow organic crops
July 9, 2019
Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold, a brand of St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, launched a new initiative called Contract for Change that supports American barley farmers who want to transition conventional fields to try organic production for the first time. The brand, alongside expert agronomists, will provide assistance to farmers as they navigate the costly and time-consuming steps required to grow certified organic crops.
High Brew Coffee, Austin, Texas, is welcoming a new celebrity investor: singer, songwriter and music superstar Shakira. The businesswoman is using her talents to help bring High Brew's "For Those Who Do" message to a larger, more diverse audience, the company says.
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.
Beverage Industry’s October issue features a cover story on our 2019 Executive of the Year, Jim Koch of the Boston Beer Co. This issue also features a category focus on bottled water and the innovations that abound in flavored, functional and sparkling waters. The issue also includes an ingredient spotlight on the beloved chocolate ingredient as well as voice-picking solutions aimed at streamlining beverage warehouses. As usual, we rounded up the latest trends in products, packaging and ingredients.
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