The Coca-Cola Co., Keurig Dr Pepper, PepsiCo team up to reduce plastic waste
October 29, 2019
America’s leading beverage companies — The Coca-Cola Co., Keurig Dr Pepper and PepsiCo — announced the launch of the Every Bottle Back initiative, an effort to reduce the industry’s use of new plastic by making significant investments to improve the collection of the industry’s valuable plastic bottles so they can be made into new bottles.
Busch launched Busch Latte. Bombay Sapphire unveiled a new collaborative art installation. Pepsi announced its Always be Celebrating campaign in support of 100 years of the NFL. Pedialyte announced NFL wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., is serving as an ambassador for the brand.
PepsiCo Inc., Purchase, N.Y., has priced the company's first ever Green Bond. The net proceeds from the $1 billion Green Bond offering will fund a series of key initiatives to advance PepsiCo's sustainability agenda, it says. The company also announced that it has named PepsiCo leader Simon Lowden as its first chief sustainability officer. In this new role, effective immediately, Lowden will be responsible for leading PepsiCo's Sustainability Office, including the Global Sustainable Plastics team and Global Sustainable Operations team.
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.
Increased data proliferation allows vendors to personalize the vending experience for consumers and — from an operational standpoint — track which products are most popular where and respond accordingly.
Beverage Industry’s November issue highlights the 100-year advocacy of the American Beverage Association and what’s next for CEO Katherine Lugar and a new plastics initiative, Every Bottle Back. This issue includes a special report on craft beer, an Up Close With feature on PRESS hard cider and what is sparking innovation in natural colors. Read more about how protein is powering up beverages and how warehouses are using WMS and WCS systems to streamline operations. As usual, the latest trends in new products, packaging and ingredients are highlighted.
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