Company to sell, distribute and merchandise Italian sparkling water in January 2020
November 11, 2019
Danone Waters of America, White Plains, N.Y., announced that it will sell, distribute and merchandise Ferrarelle, an Italian sparkling natural mineral water, in the United States as of January 2020. The long-term master distribution agreement will focus on building the brand in the United States and includes Ferrarelle glass formats through on-premise channels.
Distribution network now includes more than 50 DSD partners
August 13, 2019
Celsius Holdings Inc., Boca Raton, Fla., announced that the company has made progress in the build out of its national distribution network, which now includes more than 50 regional direct-store-delivery (DSD) partners.
Unsweetened RTD teas launching in mass merchandisers in October
July 30, 2019
ITO EN (North America) Inc., New York, announced that its Oi Ocha ready-to-drink (RTD) green tea brand, soon will be available in Walmart stores nationwide. Slated for placement in October, the company will launch two unsweetened flavors in the store: Oi Ocha green tea, Japan’s top selling brand, and Jasmine Green Tea, a popular green tea infused with jasmine flowers.
With this strategic partnership, Pernod Ricard USA further expands its portfolio of newly created specialty brands with unique and comprehensive value propositions and select distribution. Rabbit Hole will be part of the New Brand Ventures portfolio.
Baltimore-based Redwood Capital Investments LLC announced it has completed the acquisition of the Houston-area territory of Silver Eagle Distributors LP, which includes three counties: Ft. Bend, Montgomery and a significant portion of Harris, the company says. The new company will be known as Silver Eagle Distributors Houston.
Among the new technological advances is RepairEngine, an online maintenance management tool, which allows users the ability to start and track repairs 24/7 and provides insight into the health and status of their hardware deployment.
300,000-square-foot facility to be built in Arizona
April 9, 2019
Chicago-based fairlife LLC announced plans to increase its overall production capabilities with the construction of a brand new 300,000-square-foot production and distribution facility in Goodyear, Ariz., a suburb of Phoenix.
Craft brewer launches El Chingón IPA and new El Grito Lager
April 8, 2019
Dallas-based Four Corners Brewing Co. is coming to Southern California, expanding distribution of its flagship El Chingón IPA and new El Grito Lager. This introduction marks the first region outside of Texas where the craft brewery's beers will be available, it says.
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.
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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