The Coca-Cola Co., Keurig Dr Pepper, PepsiCo team up to reduce plastic waste
October 29, 2019
America’s leading beverage companies — The Coca-Cola Co., Keurig Dr Pepper and PepsiCo — announced the launch of the Every Bottle Back initiative, an effort to reduce the industry’s use of new plastic by making significant investments to improve the collection of the industry’s valuable plastic bottles so they can be made into new bottles.
K-Duo portfolio units single-serve and drip coffee
September 16, 2019
Keurig Dr Pepper, Burlington, Mass., and Plano, Texas, announced the launch of the K-Duo portfolio, a line of coffee makers uniting single-serve and drip coffee functionality under the Keurig brand equity. With the ability to brew a single cup using K-Cup pods and a carafe of drip coffee, the new brewer lineup offers convenience and versatility all in one machine, the company says.
Less than a year since its merger, Burlington, Mass. and Plano, Texas-based Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) announced a unified corporate responsibility (CR) program designed to deliver positive impacts, the company says. The new program – Drink Well. Do Good. – was developed following extensive analysis across the company’s expansive hot and cold beverage operations and is focused on four areas: environment, supply chain, health and wellbeing, and communities, according to the company.
Contract brings organic energy drink to national level
April 2, 2019
RUNA Clean Energy, an organic energy drink made from the guayusa leaf, now is being distributed nationally by Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Plano, Texas, and Burlington, Mass., and other regional distributor partners.
Full-year financial results first released since merger
February 28, 2019
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., Burlington, Mass., and Plano, Texas, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ending Dec. 31, 2018, and provided guidance for adjusted diluted EPS growth for 2019 in line with the company's merger targets.
Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Burlington, Mass., and Plano, Texas, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CORE Nutrition LLC at a value of $525 million, or approximately $435 million net of anticipated tax benefits.
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.
Plano, Texas-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) announced that its shareholders have approved two proposals to allow for the issuance of DPS common stock to the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, the company said. The merger agreement, dated Jan. 29, 2018, says that DPS, Salt Merger Sub Inc. and Maple Parent Holdings Corp., the parent company of Keurig Green Mountain Inc., Waterbury, Vt., will share common stock, it adds.
KDP’s pro forma combined 2017 annual revenues approximately $11B
January 29, 2018
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc., Plano, Texas, and Keurig Green Mountain Inc., Burlington, Mass., announced that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), a new beverage company of scale with a portfolio of iconic consumer brands and unrivaled distribution capability to reach virtually every point-of-sale in North America, the companies say.
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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