The investment gives Molson Coors a stake in new products launched by L.A. Libations and the agreement gives Molson Coors access to brand creation and building, and consulting/insights services from L.A. Libations.
New products, inspirations give consumers ample choices
November 18, 2019
With the holidays soon to be upon us, several beverage brands are releasing new products like an Advent Calender with 24 single-serve wines, or Ripples, an innovative device that enables brands to boost on-premise sales by enabling brands such as Guinness to write messages on foam-based drinks.
D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc. announced its first-ever beer collaboration with chocolate brand Hershey’s. LifeFuels integrates a three-part hydration system. Belfour Spirits launched its ultra-premium whiskey brand and family of products, The Spirit of Champions.
Busch launched Busch Latte. Bombay Sapphire unveiled a new collaborative art installation. Pepsi announced its Always be Celebrating campaign in support of 100 years of the NFL. Pedialyte announced NFL wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., is serving as an ambassador for the brand.
Larceny Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey launched a new augmented reality app. Atay Ice Tea unveiled its Cleansing Spicy Lemon Ginger. Busch Beer and Big Buck Hunter are teaming up to support wildlife conservation.
Pink Whitney vodka inspired by NHL-star Ryan Whitney
September 3, 2019
Modesto, Calif.-based New Amsterdam Spirits Co. has teamed up with New York-based Barstool Sports and its No. 1 hockey podcast, Spittin’ Chiclets, to launch a new pink lemonade-flavored vodka: the Pink Whitney. The Pink Whitney was inspired by the favorite drink of Ryan Whitney, former NHL player and co-host of Spittin' Chiclets. The drink went viral in October 2018 after Whitney shared his favorite way to drink New Amsterdam Vodka — with pink lemonade — on the first episode of the podcast that New Amsterdam sponsored.
The December year-end issue features a cover story on “Innovations of the Year” and check out the companies honored with “best packages of the year.” The issue also includes a special report on contract packaging, the growth of private-label products and why “Opportuni-Teas” continue to abound for tea ingredients. As usual, the latest trends in new products, packaging and ingredients are highlighted. Happy Holidays to all!
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