Founded in 1934, Frederick Wildman is recognized as one of North America’s pre-eminent importers, with a portfolio that includes Gruppo Italiano Vini, Champagne Pol Roger, Famille Hugel, Domaine Olivier Leflaive, Jean-Jacques Vincent/Château Fuissé and Domaine Pascal Jolivet.
Ingredient company introduces ASTRAEA Allulose sweetener
February 13, 2019
The on-trend sweetener is 70 percent as sweet as sugar and helps manufacturers reduce sucrose in their recipes and develop reduced-calorie food and beverages to meet growing consumer demand, the companies say.
PepsiCo launched Hello Goodness, a fleet of self-driving robots that contain snacks and beverages for college students. Rapper Pusha-T and 1800 Tequila launched a new recording and artist discovery platform. Pizza Hut announced it will continue to expand its category-first beer delivery program.
Phoenix-based Shamrock Farms announced it has partnered with professional basketball player DeAndre Ayton, who was the No. 1 overall draft pick out of the University of Arizona, the company says. Ayton will represent the company’s Rockin’ brand of protein-milk beverages and be featured in Shamrock advertising, social media and public relation campaigns.
The pack is wrapped in sleek black leather, embossed with both brand’s joint logo, and includes one 750-ml bottle of the American-made spiced rum that is blended with spices including ginger, cinnamon, clove and vanilla.
The American Red Cross, Washington, D.C., announced it accepted a $1 million donation from the St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch Foundation to support Red Cross disaster relief through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP).
LIFEWTR, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, and Bethesda, Md.-based Marriott Hotels announced a new augmented reality (AR) collaboration that invites guests to personalize their hotel rooms with bold, colorful and visual artwork, the companies said.
Our April cover story spotlights Hint Water and founder Kara Goldin’s journey in facilitating the multi-million dollar company. Also this month, our 2019 Soft Drink Report, a write-up of some noteworthy exhibitors from Natural Products Expo West and a market outlook on the performance of the spirits category within the past year. And as usual, we gathered the latest new products, packaging and R&D news.
Check back throughout the month for additional content.