Founded in 1902, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. UNITED has grown to be the second largest privately owned bottler in North America. Under the leadership of its CEO John H. Sherman, the company has nearly quadrupled in size, going from 50,000 customers to 150,000, 20 facilities to 60 production and sales and distributions center and grew its revenue to $3 billion.
On-site, digital shopping options help supermarkets thrive
December 29, 2020
As pandemic conditions prompt many consumers to grocery shop from home, supermarkets have adopted omnichannel platforms to maintain sales. As a result, major players are directing capital expenditures to solutions that drive future growth for the channel.
Although consumers were indicating high stress levels before, the emergence of the pandemic has exacerbated the issue, prompting beverage-makers to turn to a collection of ingredients to help reduce stress hormones.
The need for reusable packaging is one shared through the entire chain from consumers to brands and manufacturers. As such, creating a sustainable supply chain and maintaining ongoing implementation of reusable packaging solutions is likely to continue.
In the past, the high sugar content of juice and juice drinks and its association with breakfast time had the category floundering, Yet, the COVID-19 pandemic and at-home consumers seeking healthful, immune-supporting benefits has led to double-digit growth in juice and juice drinks.
Recognizing global health-and-wellness trends, VOSS expanded its portfolio to include a new enhanced water lineup: VOSS+ Aquamin, VOSS+ Vitamin D and VOSS+ Collagen. The line gives consumers functionality “beyond hydration.”
The increased demand for aluminum cans, coupled with diverse portfolios, is prompting original equipment manufacturers to develop can filling and seaming systems that support this fast changeover environment.
When COVID-19 shutdown many operations across the United States, many wondered what it would mean for their business. Jeff Cioletti checks in with fleet manufacturers to see how they’ve weathered the storm.
Many of us are more than ready to bid adieu to 2020, but experts note the following on-premise trends: check values are higher; wait staff are earning higher tips; and consumers are “treating” themselves to more premium cocktails and spirits.