Preston, Wash.-based Talking Rain Beverage Co., the makers of Sparkling Ice flavored sparkling waters, announced its partnership with Hearst Digital Media’s Cosmopolitan.com and Elizabeth Banks’ digital media company WhoHaha to launch the original female-centric comedy web series, “TEMP(orary).”
Integrated campaign includes sweepstakes, mobile app
February 24, 2017
Tecate, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, announced that May 6 is the long-awaited fight between Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. To enable the brand’s legal-drinking-age (LDA) boxing fans the chance to experience the excitement without stepping foot inside the ring, Tecate is giving consumers the chance to win a knockout lineup of prizes, including tickets to the big match, with its integrated Fight Every Night promotion from March 1 leading up to the fight, the company says.
Brand teams with Campus Insiders for national sweepstakes
February 7, 2017
For the second year, Xyience, a brand of Austin, Texas-based Big Red Inc., announced that it is teaming up with Campus Insiders, a digital destination and content source for college sports fans, to produce a new series hosted by veteran sports journalist Seth Davis, titled “Don’t Mess with Seth.” In addition, the brand is sponsoring a national sweepstakes that will send one fan and a guest on a VIP Experience to the 2017 national college basketball championship weekend in Phoenix, the company says.
Video series spotlights the people in Djokovic’s life
January 10, 2017
Jacob's Creek, a brand of Sydney-based Pernod Ricard Winemakers, and Novak Djokovic are giving tennis fans a glimpse into the life of the international tennis champion with the launch of the 'Who Makes You' video content series.
Brand adds two new videos to “My Takes of Whisky” video series
December 13, 2016
Lagavulin Single Malt Scotch Whisky, a brand of Diageo plc, London, and actor Nick Offerman, set digital screens ablaze last year with “Yule Log,” a video that provided an enjoyable fireplace-viewing, the company says. Offerman is back at it again this year with another New Year’s Eve video.
I Don’t Get Tired – Pineapple now available in select stores
November 16, 2016
Multi-Platinum recording artist Kevin Gates unveiled a new flavor in his I Don’t Get Tired (#IDGT) line of energy drinks: I Don’t Get Tired Pineapple. The new pineapple flavor, which was developed by Gates, has been shipped to select distributors and now is available in select stores and online, he says.
Mountain Dew, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc., and DR1 Racing, Los Angeles, announced a global partnership featuring the top drone racing pilots in the world. According to the companies, this marks the first branded partnership and national broadcast for the burgeoning sport.
Beverage Industry’s October issue features a cover story on our 2019 Executive of the Year, Jim Koch of the Boston Beer Co. This issue also features a category focus on bottled water and the innovations that abound in flavored, functional and sparkling waters. The issue also includes an ingredient spotlight on the beloved chocolate ingredient as well as voice-picking solutions aimed at streamlining beverage warehouses. As usual, we rounded up the latest trends in products, packaging and ingredients.
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