First 1,000 participants in ‘Fuel Your Drive’ promotion will receive up to $50 cash back
May 23, 2023
Rockstar Energy, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, announced that starting this weekend, the brand wants to “Fuel Your Drive” by giving away $50,000 to help summer travelers across the country get cash back at the pump and stay energized to get to their next destination. In addition to the Memorial Day weekend giveaway, to keep consumers fueled up and energized all summer long, Rockstar Energy will reward travelers with up to $5 cash back when they buy two products now through Labor Day, it says.
AI tool is powered by technology from ChatGPT creator OpenAI
February 13, 2023
Snapple, a brand of Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Burlington, Mass., and Frisco, Texas, announced the launch of the Snapple fAIct Generator — an AI-powered tool that makes it easy to create facts about any topic— celebrating 20-years of Snapple Real Facts, facts found under every Snapple bottle cap.
New campaign features tips from the world-renowned sex therapist
February 8, 2023
Starco Brands announced that Whipshots, an innovative vodka-infused whipped cream, has teamed up with veteran sex expert Dr. Ruth Westheimer to release a multi-video creative campaign titled “Shots of Pleasure.”
HOP LOCKR keeps alcohol drinks under ‘lock and key’ until February 1st
December 21, 2022
Los Angeles-based HOP WTR, a non-alcohol beverage company, announced its commitment to helping fans ditch the booze this January with the launch of the HOP LOCKR. With more people choosing to take part in “Dry January” each year, the HOP LOCKR will keep temptation at bay by keeping booze locked up until Feb. 1, so those participating can achieve their “Dry January” goals, the company says.
Campaign encourages consumers to ‘be wildly responsible’ during the holiday season
November 21, 2022
London-based Diageo plc, and its vodka brand Smirnoff, announced the launch of a new global campaign, Drops of Advice, which encourages people to drink responsibly during the holidays while also enjoying the best of the season’s festivities, it says. The campaign will consist of six engaging digital animations, stills from the animations as print options and pop-up “Be Wildly Responsible” bars across the world.
New Boozy Baked Apple Pies’ set to release for Thanksgiving
November 2, 2022
Walden, N.Y.-based Angry Orchard, a cider brand of The Boston Beer Co., is teaming up with Brooklyn-based pie shop Four & Twenty Blackbirds to launch its limited-edition Boozy Baked Apple Pies made with Angry Orchard’s most recent cider innovation: Natural Baked Apple Pie Style Hard Cider.
Whisky brand celebrates the hospitality industry with a $25,000 donation for food and beverage workers
October 26, 2022
Crown Royal, a brand of Diageo North America, New York, announced the continuation of its multi-year NFL partnership, which includes the "Kick off with Crown Royal” campaign by dedicating $25,000 from the Crown Royal Generosity Fund to the Southern Smoke Foundation, an organization created to take care of food and beverages workers who need it most.
New Hail Mary for $23K Contest invites college students to submit business ideas online
September 27, 2022
Having awarded more than $13 million in tuition since 2008, Dr Pepper, a brand of Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Frisco, Texas, announced the return of the annual Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway program with its Tuition Giveaway Contest via TikTok in addition to a new offer — the Hail Mary for $23K Contest. This year, the brand has added the separate Hail Mary for $23K Contest initiative for students to pitch innovative goals, inventions or business ideas for a chance to win $23,000 in tuition dollars plus an additional $23,000 in start-up funding, the company says.
The limited release soft drinks to be awarded to 2,000 fans
September 23, 2022
In time for cooler weather, Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo introduced the Pepsi S’mores Collection. Americans can’t get enough of s’mores, and for those who refuse to miss an opportunity to satisfy their s’mores cravings, Pepsi has created the ultimate s’mores hack, it says.
The limited-edition collab includes Halloween mystery flavor, the VOO-DEW Grim
September 1, 2022
North America’s largest Halloween retailer, Spirit Halloween, Egg Harbor Township, N.J., teamed up with MTN DEW, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, to help DEW Nation celebrate this Halloween season in style. The two brands are collaborating on a new collection of costumes inspired by three fan-favorite MTN DEW flavors and the VOO-DEW Grim, the embodiment of the iconic Halloween mystery flavor, MTN DEW VOO-DEW.