Acquisition will expand company’s water, coffee services
November 18, 2019
Cott Corp., Toronto and Tampa, Fla., announced that DS Services of America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cott, substantially acquired all of the assets of WG America Co. and certain affiliated companies: The Water Guy.
In its first major brand launch in over a decade, The Coca-Cola Co. announced the release of AHA, a new flavored sparkling water that offers a little caffeine boost that will be released in early 2020, the company says.
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.
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.
Bottled water brand will debut the HybridBottle, aluminum can packaging
October 9, 2019
Designed to reduce plastic waste and increase the use of recycled and renewable materials in the United States, DASANI’s packaging updates also ensure that all DASANI bottles continue to be fully recyclable, the company says.
PepsiCo Inc., Purchase, N.Y., has priced the company's first ever Green Bond. The net proceeds from the $1 billion Green Bond offering will fund a series of key initiatives to advance PepsiCo's sustainability agenda, it says. The company also announced that it has named PepsiCo leader Simon Lowden as its first chief sustainability officer. In this new role, effective immediately, Lowden will be responsible for leading PepsiCo's Sustainability Office, including the Global Sustainable Plastics team and Global Sustainable Operations team.
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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