Beverages hold strong in Top 10 for convenience stores
April 17, 2018
Chicago-based Information Resources Inc. (IRI) announced last year’s most successful consumer packaged goods (CPG) launches in its 2017 New Product Pacesetters report, the CPG industry-recognized benchmark analysis of exceptional first-year new product sales success.
Birmingham, Ala.-based Royal Cup Coffee & Tea (Royal Cup), an importer, roaster and distributor of premium and specialty coffees and teas, announced the April 2 launch of a new line of shelf-stable, ready-to-drink cold-brew coffees. This will be the company’s first liquid product introduction following its acquisition of Icebox Coffee.
Laughing Man Coffee, a brand of Waterbury, Vt.-based Keurig Green Mountain Inc., announced a brand refresh and new marketing campaign, “Make Every Cup Count,” to celebrate its mission to deliver premium coffee and give back to the farmers who produce it.