Limited-edition water-makers available to help combat plastic waste
August 5, 2019
Airport City, Israel-based SodaStream, a brand of PepsiCo Inc., has teamed up with actress and TV personality Tori Spelling to help eliminate single-use plastic waste, while also honoring the ‘90s decade which brought about the Internet, boy bands and scrunchies, the company says.
In celebration of International Women’s Day last month, SodaStream launched a limited-edition, collectable “SHE” reusable bottle that celebrates women who have made impactful changes and encouraged women to take a stand, the company says.
The transaction is another step in PepsiCo’s Performance with Purpose journey, supporting health and wellness through environmentally friendly, cost-effective and fun-to-use beverage solutions, and the company’s Beyond the Bottle strategy to form a more sustainable beverage ecosystem, it says.
As health and wellness continues to be a big topic, POM Wonderful released a new campaign showing the benefits of its products. SodaStream built the "Holy Turtle," a 1,000-fot floating unit that collects plastic pollution.
Brand to acquire all outstanding SodaStream shares
August 20, 2018
Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo and Tel Aviv, Israel-based SodaStream International Ltd., announced they have entered into an agreement under which PepsiCo will acquire all outstanding shares of SodaStream for $144 per share in cash, valued at $3.2 billion, the companies said. “PepsiCo and SodaStream are an inspired match,” said Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), in a statement.
Sparkling Gold resembles taste of fruity Riesling wine, company says
November 27, 2017
SodaStream International Ltd., Airport City, Israel, is announcing the launch of its limited-edition line, Sparkling Gold, a fine alcohol concentrate to be added to sparkling water. The sparkling drink resembles the taste of a fruity Riesling wine, the company says. SodaStream Sparkling Gold limited edition is designed to enable consumers a variety of indulging, sparkling drinks, according to the company.
At-home sparkling water system carbonates up to 60 liters of water
September 8, 2016
Airport City, Israel-based SodaStream International Ltd. announced the arrival of its newest sparkling water maker. Previously unveiled at the International Home & Housewares Show with the name Spirit, the entry-level machine,with the U.S.-specific name of The Fizzi, arrives on American retail shelves this month.
Starting in 1994, Disney character Fud Wrapper from the EPCOT attraction Food Rocks taught consumers about nutrition by reminding them to “always eat with moderation,” when choosing healthy foods versus sweet snacks.
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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