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.
Not many 12 year olds can say that they have pitched their business on TV’s “Shark Tank,” introduced then-President Barack Obama at the United State of Women Summit, who jokingly suggested he should work for her, and formed her own nonprofit, Healthy Hive Foundation, which is aimed at saving the honeybee and the food supply.
As part of the continued innovation from St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, the beer-maker launched Ritas, originally marketed as Bud Light Lime Lime-A-Rita, in 2012. Ritas is the first brand in the Anheuser-Busch InBev portfolio to explicitly target women and last year introduced "The Ritas," legendary women who take a "life's-a-party attitude in every situation,” according to the company.
As Americans prepare to watch the Super Bowl this coming Sunday, they will be flocking to retail outlets for their food and beverage needs. According to an Insights from New York-based Nielsen titled “The Evolution of Super Bowl Consumption,” the market research firm identified how today’s viewing experience has evolved.
Nielsen details that the female fan base remains substantial, noting that it has held steady at about 46-47 percent of total viewership from Super Bowl XLVII in 2014 to Super Bowl LII in 2018.
Johnnie Walker, a brand of Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo North America, announced that Jane Walker, the brand’s first-ever female iteration of the brand’s iconic Striding Man, will be in attendance at the 2019 Women’s March on Jan. 19 in Washington D.C., to celebrate the many messages of optimism and empowerment that come to life for the march, the company says.
Flavored vodka first of 2018 Cîroc Summer Collection
April 3, 2018
Sean "Diddy" Combs and Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo North America, the makers of Cîroc Ultra Premium Vodka, are excited to announce the return of Summer Colada, the first flavor named as part of the 2018 Cîroc Summer Collection. Originally released in 2017 as a limited-edition vodka, Cîroc is relaunching the liquid due to its overwhelming success.
Special-edition Black Label will donate to organizations supporting women’s causes
February 26, 2018
Johnnie Walker, a brand of Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo North America, unveiled Jane Walker, the first-ever female iteration of the brand's iconic Striding Man logo. The Jane Walker icon will debut on a special-edition offering of the brand’s Black Label blend.
Après uses a blend of plant proteins, virgin coconut oil and coconut water
November 6, 2017
San Francisco-based Après launched a plant-based protein beverage specifically developed for premium whole-body replenishment. The beverage utilizes a proprietary blend of plant proteins, virgin coconut oil and coconut water in a shelf-stable format for convenient on-the-go consumption.
Partnership allows brand to connect with female football fans
August 28, 2017
St. Louis-based Anheuser Busch’s Lime-A-Rita brand announced that it will be an official sponsor of the NFL for the first time. Lime-A-Rita has brought fun to stadiums for the past five years, and this season, the brand is looking to take it to the next level, the company says.
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.