Our June 2019 issue features a cover story on a prominent female figure in the beverage world – Heineken USA’s CEO Maggie Timoney. Also featured in this issue is the Top 100 Beverage Companies of 2018, a focus on the tea category and much more. As usual we gathered the latest products and packaging to help guide our readers through the newest trends this summer.
Check back throughout the month for additional content.
AB InBev holds the No. 1 spot for the second year in a row
June 10, 2019
The companies on Beverage Industry’s Top 100 Beverage Companies of 2018 all are dedicated to giving consumers the best experience possible, whether it be through new product development or eye-catching packaging. The editor’s invite you to take a closer look at the top global beverage brands, top cap ex spenders, top social media brands and much more.
As the popularity of high-protein and reduced-sugar beverages continues to grow, formulators look for new ways to perfect the process while maintaining the texture, mouthfeel and taste of their products.
Although cold temperatures often are a challenge for citrus crops, the practice of cold-pressing juices is helping Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Co. continue to bring fresh, functional juices to market.
Increased data proliferation allows vendors to personalize the vending experience for consumers and — from an operational standpoint — track which products are most popular where and respond accordingly.
Diversification has been a key path to success for many beverage operations in today’s ultra-competitive market. That’s been true for Boston’s Night Shift Brewing, which, in 2016, launched a separate distribution business.
Continuing evian’s long-established collaboration with the fashion world, Virgil Abloh applied his design vision to this year’s iconic limited-edition glass bottle — and now it’s coming to the United States for the first time.
New stacker designed for pick-to-delivery automation
June 17, 2019
Ideal for handling and transporting products between connected manufacturing and warehouse facilities, the Courier 3030 stacker automated lift truck helps maximize workforce productivity and drive down labor costs, according to the company.
Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar packages feature the word “Enjoy” above product name
June 18, 2019
All packs, which hit stores in May, sport a new look featuring the word “Enjoy” written in the iconic Coca-Cola Spencerian Script before “Coca-Cola” to connect the joy of drinking a Coca-Cola with savoring new summer experiences, the company says.
This tunnel is designed to meet the challenges of shrink sleeve applications such as highly shaped containers, including tall or hourglass shapes, long neck wine or beer bottles, or twin packs, the company says.
Scissor lifts designed for a wide range of capacities
June 24, 2019
These high-performance, industrial-duty lifts are ideal for a wide variety of work positioning, assembly, repair and inspection applications in manufacturing facilities, warehouses, repair shops and more, the company says.
For every case of rainbow bottles sold from May 27 to June 30, Bud Light will donate $1 to GLAAD, up to $150,000 to assist in their efforts of creating a world where everyone can live the life they love, the company says.
Drake's Organic Spirits launched its new line of Spiked Ice ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails, Dunkin' introduced three new coffee lattes to keep consumers cool this summer, and Jevo partnered with select Six Flags theme parks to serve jello shots.
Thebrewers have come together to create a powerful American-owned craft-brewing program
June 26, 2019
The combined company will have a leading position in the high end of the U.S. beer market, bringing together Boston Beer’s craft beer portfolio with Dogfish Head’s award-winning portfolio of IPA and session sour brands.
“I am very pleased with our strong revenue growth and improved operating performance in the first quarter,” said Frank Harrison, chairman and chief executive officer of Coca-Cola Consolidated, in a statement.
Beverage Industry’s August issue, discover how craft spirits are embracing “local” and innovation in our cover story. Up next, get insights into how the pandemic has ended up benefiting the club store channel, and impacted beverage research and development by spurning importance of immune-boosting ingredients. Among the latest in new products and packaging, get an exclusive look into citrus ingredients, energy drinks, and how technology and sustainability trends are driving beverage manufacturing and innovation.