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.
Initiatives include portfolio redesign, fresh ideas
May 6, 2019
The Glenlivet, a brand of New York-based Pernod Ricard USA, announced a refreshed vision for the Scotch whisky category through a powerful portfolio redesign and bold initiatives to bring modernity to category consumption and gifting occasions, including collaborations with Inez & Vinoodh and actress La La Anthony, the company says.
Smirnoff, a brand of Diageo North America, Norwalk, Conn., and its Smirnoff Seltzer brand announced the launch of a national contest for those traveling via airplane and the “middle seat” this holiday season. Smirnoff Seltzer saw an opportunity to bring its campaign hashtag #FunofaKind experience and take a stand for middle-seaters, it says.
Brand celebrates the holidays with samples of seasonal teas
December 6, 2016
Boulder, Colo.-based Celestial Seasonings, a brand of The Hain Celestial Group Inc., is inviting tea lovers to celebrate the magic of the season with a free Candy Cane Lane Holiday Tea sample program on Facebook.
Holiday marketing supported by There’s More Behind The Star campaign
September 29, 2016
For the upcoming holiday season, Heineken, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, is spreading the cheer with a fully integrated program supported by the brand’s There’s More Behind the Star credentials campaign. The campaign, featuring Academy Award-winning actor Benicio del Toro, brings Heineken to life by focusing on the brand’s quality, heritage and international footprint, the company says. There’s More Behind the Star represents the brand’s biggest campaign and highest media investment to date in the United States, it adds.
The holidays are here, and time with family and friends spent over food and drinks is a big part of many gatherings. Beverage brands also hop on the holiday bandwagon by displaying festive flavors in brightly colored packaging to entice consumers.
Stella Artois, a brand of Anheuser-Busch Inbev, Leuven, Belgium, and award-winning artist John Legend debuted "Under the Stars," an exclusive holiday single written and performed by Legend, which launched in conjunction with the Stella Artois Give Beautifully holiday campaign, the company says. The duet pays homage to the brand's name, "Stella," which directly translates to "star" in Latin, it adds.
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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