Coffee brand announces donation program for Giving Tuesday
November 26, 2019
This Giving Tuesday, Hugh Jackman's Laughing Man Coffee, Boston, is making every cup (and smile) count by encouraging fans to smile to make a difference. For every smiling selfie shared using the Laughing Man Coffee filter on Instagram Stories on Dec. 3, $1 will be donated toward the Laughing Man Foundation, up to $100,000.
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.
Nonprofit offers scholarships to children of fallen, disabled soldiers
January 16, 2018
Minneapolis-based Founding Fathers Products' mission is to create superior quality American-made products that support American military families with 50 percent of its profits. Founding Fathers introduced its line of domestic premium lager beers in 2011 and recently introduced a full line of 100 percent Arabica gourmet coffee.
Reaffirms commitment to island’s economic, community recovery
December 19, 2017
Starbucks Puerto Rico, a business unit of Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle, is celebrating the opening of its 25th location on the island, a new café at the Metropolitan University (UMET) campus in Cupey, which is part of the Ana G. Méndez University System (SUAGM).
Funds will support Holiday Meals for Military program
November 20, 2017
Chicago-based Beam Suntory announced that it donated $100,000 to Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit that builds strong, stable and secure military families so they can thrive in the communities that they've worked so hard to protect. The funds will support Holiday Meals for Military, a program providing more than 8,400 family meals across the country this holiday season, run by Operation Homefront.
In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which hit southeastern Texas and Florida, respectively, beverage companies have embraced their abilities to raise funds for a cause or donate themselves to help those in Texas, Louisiana and Florida who were impacted by the storms’ devastation.
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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