Diversification has been a key path to success for many beverage operations in today’s ultra-competitive market. That’s been true for Boston’s Night Shift Brewing, which, in 2016, launched a separate distribution business.
Bartek Ingredients completed a 4,000 ton a year capacity expansion for its malic and food-grade fumaric acid production facility, while Bell based Bell Flavors & Fragrances announced its 2019 corporate responsibility overview.
The beer manufacturers invited members of its key distribution networks as well as select trade media members from around the country to experience Newcastle Brown Ale in a brand-new way, including an updated recipe, new packaging designs and formats, and a revamped marketing strategy.
Northlake, Texas-based Farmer Bros. Co., a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products, announced that it has been awarded LEED Silver certification for its recently completed headquarter office project.
From an operations perspective, asset utilization is an ongoing operational challenge, especially in process industries like beverages, where constant product and packaging changes raise many questions related to invested assets.
Designed to meet increased consumer demand for Yogi’s products as well as prepare for future expansion initiatives, the new Yogi facility is pursuing a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (or LEED) certification, a first for a tea production facility in the nation, the company says.
Company to invest $62 million in Indiana facilities
July 30, 2018
Niagara Bottling LLC, Ontario, Calif. announced plans to build a new $56 million, 469,000-square-foot manufacturing and bottling plant in the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville, Ind., the company says. In addition, the current Plainfield operation will undergo a $6.1 million expansion, bringing a total investment of $62 million in southern Indiana, states the Indiana Economic Development Council (IEDC).
Capitol Wright Distributing utilizes approach following merger
July 14, 2017
Entrusting a project to an architect-led, proven process limits the time and effort required of the client. It allows owners to focus on their core activities and to be assured that the project is being handled in the most professional way possible while reducing risk and exposure.
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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