Industry news

  • Asimina Pumila Pechuga
    on January 28, 2020 at 1:28 pm

    Baltimore Spirits Co. (BSC) has released its annual Asimina Pumila Pechuga spirit, a specialty liquor described by the distillery as “a reverent nod to Mexican Pechugas and a love letter to Maryland terroir.”

  • New PKS Series heat exchanger cools electrical and IT components
    on January 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    The next-generation, easy-to-install cooling technology takes advantage of a cooler ambient environment when closed-loop cooling is required, sealing against gas, humidity and dust, the company says.

  • Boxed Water adds 330-ml size to lineup
    on January 28, 2020 at 5:00 am

    Boxed Water Is Better, Holland, Mich., announced it will add a 330-ml size to its line of water packaged in 100 percent recyclable and paper-based cartons. The current product assortment is available in 250-ml, 500-ml and 1-liter boxes that are packed in six-pack, 12-pack and 24-pack configurations.

  • Cott acquires Roaring Spring Water
    on January 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Cott Corp., Tampa, Fla., announced that DS Services of America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cott, substantially acquired all of the assets of Roaring Spring Water.

  • Jameson Irish Whiskey introduces cold brew coffee flavor
    on January 27, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Jameson Irish Whiskey, a brand of New York-based Pernod Ricard USA, is offering a fresh take on coffee and whiskey with the new, limited-edition Jameson Cold Brew, an Irish Whiskey infused with natural cold brew coffee flavor.

  • Hoplark HopTea
    on January 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Hoplark HopTea released is self-titled beverage that is made from three simple ingredients: tea, water and hops.

  • Sidel’s new Cermex FlexiPack ideal for packing glass bottles
    on January 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    The FlexiPack improves flexibility and overall ease of operations for packing glass bottles in cases while providing total protection of the primary packaging, the company says.

  • TRULY revamps flavors, packaging
    on January 27, 2020 at 10:05 am

    TRULY recently partnered with 12 artists from around the world for its latest packaging innovation. The artists each designed a custom piece inspired by TRULY’s 12 revamped flavors, with a one-of-a-kind box for each flavor.

  • PsychicTEAz Champagne TEAz
    on January 24, 2020 at 4:22 pm

    Psychic TEAz recently released Champagne TEAz, which is a non-alcoholic, loose-leaf tea available in 1.2-ounce bags (20 servings) for a suggested retail price of $9.99.

  • Time to elev8 brand packaging
    on January 24, 2020 at 4:10 pm

    Elev8 Brands Inc. recently unveiled redesigned packaging for its lineup of ready-to-drink iced teas. The packaging also includes the company’s new logo.

  • CP Kelco launches NUTRAVA Citrus Fiber
    on January 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    NUTRAVA Citrus Fiber is a clean-label ingredient that is sustainably sourced, produced from intact citrus peels, and does not require an e-number in Europe.

  • Beverage Industry debuts new digital edition platform
    by jacobsenj@bnpmedia.com (Jessica Jacobsen) on January 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    BNP Media, parent company to Beverage Industry, has updated our digital editions in an effort to make consuming the content of its publications easier for today’s digital-savvy readers.

  • The power of ingredients and innovation
    on January 24, 2020 at 4:37 am

    Icelandic Glacial was named the “official water” at the 77th Golden Globes Awards Ceremony. Jose Cuervo Tradicional launched The Agave Project. 90-year-old Hollywood veteran Ed Asner voices the role of Don Brown, the top wine buyer for a major California supermarket.

  • a2 Fat Free Milk
    on January 23, 2020 at 3:54 pm

    The a2 Milk Co. expanded its line of unprocessed, natural milk to include Fat Free Milk.

  • Integrated supply chain vital for beverage production, delivery
    by oleboss@aol.com (John Peter Koss) on January 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Like all good things, there is a start and finish with well-defined steps,and that is why theapproach of looking at the application as an integrated supply chain is important.

  • Kantar, IRI join forces for closed-loop solution
    on January 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Kantar, New York, and IRI, Chicago, announced the launch of a new closed-loop growth solution for CPG brands that is designed to help achieve superior results throughout the entire advertising cycle.

  • Citromax Flavors launches new line of lemonade bases
    on January 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    They were offered in three varieties: Lemon Lime Lemonade, Hibiscus Lemonade and White Peach Lemonade.

  • Mud/Wtr
    on January 22, 2020 at 9:05 pm

    Mud/Wtr has released a coffee alternative consisting of organic ingredients and a seventh of the caffeine contained in coffee to avoid the typical coffee jitters and crash, the company says.

  • Smart pod system empowers CBD brands to deliver precise dosing
    on January 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Built on a Vapetelligence software platform, the new pod hardware delivers safety, security and performance that controls dosing, heat, taste and effect, the company says.

  • Applied Food Sciences debuts protein extract from green coffee beans
    on January 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    CoffeeProtein features a smooth texture and excellent mixability so it can be incorporated into a wide variety of applications.

  • Drum motors’ benefits can further market penetration
    on January 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    What sets the drum motor apart from a conventional conveyor drive is that the drum motor has all the drive components, such as the electric motor, gear reducer and all bearings, housed inside the drum.

  • Fresh starts and healthy competition
    on January 21, 2020 at 10:35 pm
  • Tanteo Blanco Tequila
    on January 21, 2020 at 9:33 pm

    Tanteo Tequila announces its national rollout for Tanteo Blanco Tequila, an 85 proof spirit made from Fair Trade, 100 percent Blue Weber agave.

  • Johnnie Walker launches Keep Walking campaign
    by Graybills@bnpmedia.com (Sarah Graybill) on January 21, 2020 at 7:02 pm

    In November, Johnnie Walker revealed its Keep Walking campaign inviting a new generation of whisky drinkers to explore their world’s possibilities with Johnnie Walker.

  • IDF now offers CHiKPRO Collagen Bone Broth
    on January 21, 2020 at 5:53 pm

    The trials demonstrated a significant prebiotic effect of increasing Lactobacillus, which poses the opportunity of reducing and/or eliminating the need for regular probiotic supplements.

  • Readers name their favorite new beverage for December
    on January 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    December always is a busy time of year, but that didn’t stop innovators in the beverage market from releasing the latest crop of new products. In Beverage Industry’s Readers’ Choice: New Product of the Month poll for December, Hercules Mulligan Rum + Rye closed out the monthly poll by garnering 30 percent of the votes.

  • Crown offers lithium-ion batteries for electric lift trucks
    on January 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    The V-Force now is available for most of the company’s lineup of electric forklifts, signifying the increasing viability of lithium-ion technology as a practical alternative power source for forklifts, the company says.

  • Tracking technology helps Adams Beverages’ field team
    on January 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    The family owned AB InBev distributor has become a force in the South, with a network of distribution facilities that bring with them their own sets of rewards and challenges.

  • B. Wise Vineyards acquires Amapola Creek Vineyards
    on January 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    The agreement includes vineyards, winery, property and current inventories.

  • Ingredient suppliers expand capabilities for beverage-makers
    on January 21, 2020 at 5:58 am

    To deliver the results that beverage companies desire, ingredient suppliers are expanding their capabilities through certifications and technology advancements.