Bottler expands territories to distribute energy drink brand
March 18, 2019
Swire Coca-Cola, USA, Draper, Utah, announced the signing of a distribution agreement giving the company and other Coca-Cola franchise bottlers the rights to distribute Monster products throughout Arizona and in limited areas of New Mexico and Colorado.
Distributing products within Central Kentucky for 71 years, Kentucky Eagle operates out of a new 190,000-square-foot facility that is the first Anheuser-Busch LEED Certified distributor in the nation, it says.
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.
Employees, brands and warehouses of Eastern Oregon’s largest beverage distribution company will continue normal operations under the new ownership when the transaction closes on or around Feb. 28, it said.
To keep operations streamlined and humming along, the Coca-Cola system in North America embarked on a milestone commitment nearly a decade ago to reshape its North American bottling operations by returning ownership to local partners.
Wine company enters FIFCO USA’s wholesaler network
November 5, 2018
Miami-based Friends Fun Wine and FIFCO USA, Rochester, N.Y., announced their intent to enter into a strategic marketing and distribution agreement. The partnership allows the Friends Fun Wine brand to expand across the U.S. market. Friends Fun Wine features a collection of Fun Wine drinks with a 5.5 percent alcohol by volume (ABV) and 71-94 calories in each 4.2-ounce serving, and a slight effervesce.
Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) and Danone Waters of America (DWA) jointly announced today that KDP will sell, distribute and merchandise evian across the United States as part of a long-term master distribution agreement designed to accelerate the brand's growth.
Los Angeles-based Icelandic Glacial announced that its sustainably sourced spring water has added thousands of doors in the convenience and grocery channels nationwide. This is in addition to its on-premise growth the company has seen in restaurants and hotels, it says.
The time has come for our annual Beer Market Report series of articles – find out the latest trends impacting the category. We also present a cover story on Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and how the company is helping those affected by the California wild fires. Founder of Shmaltz Brewing Co. celebrates his Jewish heritage with craft beers. And per usual, we rounded up the latest products, packaging and innovations seen in the industry.
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