Hard seltzer, canned wine expected to be top growers, Nielsen reports
July 1, 2019
The Fourth of July holiday is around the corner and that has consumers stocking up on their favorite foods and beverages. When prognosticating about which beverages consumers will reach for this holiday, New York-based Nielsen analyzed the performance of numerous beverage alcohol categories and segments.
Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar packages feature the word “Enjoy” above product name
June 18, 2019
All packs, which hit stores in May, sport a new look featuring the word “Enjoy” written in the iconic Coca-Cola Spencerian Script before “Coca-Cola” to connect the joy of drinking a Coca-Cola with savoring new summer experiences, the company says.
Ready-to-drink alcohol beverages see increased incidence
May 28, 2019
This Memorial Day past weekend, consumers kicked off the unofficial start of summer with a more diverse selection of food and beverage options. Although beer and hot dogs remain staple menu options for the summer, emerging options likely are to join them on the menu, according to New York-based Nielsen’s recent Insights titled “This Memorial Day, American Will Substitute Summer CPG Staples for Alternatives.”
Contest asks consumer to share how they will use Smirnoff Red, White & Berry in celebrations
March 18, 2019
To celebrate the return of Smirnoff Red, White & Berry, the brand is launching Smirnoff Party Pitch featuring a panel of fun experts to review consumers' ideas for the ultimate red, white and blue Fourth of July bash. With the help of the party panel, Smirnoff hopes to find the most exciting, outrageous, silly and wild ideas to celebrate America — all with responsible drinking in mind, of course.
Kinky, a brand of Mendota, Minn.-based Prestige Beverage Group, added a new flavor to its Kinky Cocktails lineup: Aloha. Aloha is infused with the tropical flavors of pineapple, coconut and lime, the company says.
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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