Budweiser, a brand of St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, launched a new interactive live music and storytelling series called “Budweiser Rewind.” On May 16, the domestic beer brand kicks off this new series starting with Black Eyed Peas performing live from its hometown of Los Angeles. Fans can tune in to watch on YouTube.
Sweepstakes for KISS End of the Road farewell tour part of launch
November 27, 2018
In collaboration with South Norwalk, Conn.-based Direct Wines Inc., Virgin Wines, Largo, Fla., is introducing the ultimate club for wine and music fans, the company says. Since the 1970s, Virgin has been a major force in the music world. Through Virgin Wines, the brand is bringing together wines from around the world and curated playlists for each bottle. Additionally, Virgin Wines is releasing an exclusive selection featuring bottles inspired by some of the legends of rock, it says.
Entertainment icon to develop gin and juice cocktails
August 31, 2016
Tanqueray Gin, a brand of Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo North America, announced the launch of a new strategic partnership with entertainment icon Snoop Dogg. The partnership brings to life the brand's focus on a gin and juice cocktail strategy celebrating the success of Snoop Dogg's 1993 classic hit “Gin & Juice.”
Company names Beatz global chief creative for culture
July 11, 2016
Hamilton, Bermuda-based Bacardi Ltd. and multi-platform artist Swizz Beatz have joined forces to deliver events, marketing and social activations with industry influencers in exciting and new ways, the company says.
Coca-Cola releases Hi-C Ecto Cooler for limited time, Pepsi announces PepsiMoji campaign
June 15, 2016
Mike’s Hard Lemonade broke the Guinness World Records’ (GWR) title for most candles on a cake. As the brand celebrated its 17th anniversary, it engaged its Facebook fans and torched the old record of 48,523 candles, set in 2008, by lighting 50,151 total candles.
In the July 2020 issue of Beverage Industry, the magazine highlights how Calypso Lemonade is looking to follow up its 2019 success with more great releases. Also in this issue is the 2020 State of the Beverage Industry report, features on plant water beverages, clean label ingredients and THC usage in beverage formulations.