Contest asks consumer to share how they will use Smirnoff Red, White & Berry in celebrations
March 18, 2019
To celebrate the return of Smirnoff Red, White & Berry, the brand is launching Smirnoff Party Pitch featuring a panel of fun experts to review consumers' ideas for the ultimate red, white and blue Fourth of July bash. With the help of the party panel, Smirnoff hopes to find the most exciting, outrageous, silly and wild ideas to celebrate America — all with responsible drinking in mind, of course.
Campaigns centers on Yuengling Golden Pilsner beer
March 18, 2019
D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc., Pottsville, Pa., launched "Make Your Day Golden," a new, fully integrated campaign in support of Yuengling Golden Pilsner; the brand's first new year-round product in 17 years. Yuengling Golden Pilsner was created by Yuengling's sixth generation of family members: Jen, Debbie, Wendy and Sheryl Yuengling.
Bottler expands territories to distribute energy drink brand
March 18, 2019
Swire Coca-Cola, USA, Draper, Utah, announced the signing of a distribution agreement giving the company and other Coca-Cola franchise bottlers the rights to distribute Monster products throughout Arizona and in limited areas of New Mexico and Colorado.
Essentia Water, Bothell, Wash., announced that it continued to generate accelerated growth at retail during the final quarter of 2018, marking a strong conclusion to the brand’s most successful year-to-date, it says.
The Boston Beer Co. Inc., Boston, reported fourth quarter 2018 net revenue of $225.2 million, an increase of $18.9 million or 9.2 percent from the fourth quarter of 2017, mainly due to an increase in shipments of 6.3 percent.
Clients will be able to better react to market needs through expansion
March 12, 2019
Wellness-focused data technology company SPINS, Chicago, and The Data Council, a provider of verified and standardized product data and images, announced their expanded partnership, which will infuse The Data Council's IX-ONE platform with SPINS health and wellness insights, providing brands, retailers and their partners with increased item-level transparency and completeness as well as a highly efficient one-stop integrated solution, the companies say.
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.
The time has come for our annual Beer Market Report series of articles – find out the latest trends impacting the category. We also present a cover story on Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and how the company is helping those affected by the California wild fires. Founder of Shmaltz Brewing Co. celebrates his Jewish heritage with craft beers. And per usual, we rounded up the latest products, packaging and innovations seen in the industry.
Check back throughout the month for additional content.