Lemon Perfect has launched a 15.2-oz bottle for a suggested retail price of $2.29. The brand also is adding flavors Blueberry, Coconut, and Watermelon.
Sanpellegrino has launched a new line of Zero Grams Added Sugar Italian Sparkling Drinks in flavors Blood Orange, Lemonade, Peach & Clementine, and Pomegranate & Orange for $6.99 per six-pack of 11.5-oz cans.
Suja Organic, the fresh pressed juice company that previously held a minority investment from Coca-Cola
Mark Anthony Brands will launch a White Claw 0% Alcohol canned seltzer next year in four flavors. The non-alcoholic drink contains 2 grams of sugar and 15 calories per 12-oz slim can. The drink also contains electrolytes. Flavors are Black Cherry Cranberry...
Sees Chance to Elevate C-Store Java with Espresso and Technology
November 30, 2023
US Retail Stores Provide Consumer Experience to Seed Brand, Leader Says.
In Atlanta’s trendy and redeveloping historic West End neighborhood, the location for Coca-Cola’s newest Costa Coffee retail shop speaks to the brand’s aspiration. The cafe is a short walk from the Atlanta Beltline, a multi-use trail and revitalization project that attracts droves of active young Atlantans for everything from jogging and dog walking to brewpub hopping. These are the kinds of people that seek premium-priced coffee and have the means to pay for it. The new Costa store, a few miles from...
Some Channel Shifting Seen for Pressured Consumers
November 2, 2023
Last week, Coca-Cola and Keurig Dr Pepper joined PepsiCo in reassuring investors that — for now at least — US consumers are still willing to spend on packaged refreshment beverages. More importantly, executives at the companies insisted they know how to adjust if consumers get skittish. Coca-Cola reported third-quarter earnings on Oct. 24, followed by Keurig Dr Pepper on Oct. 26. PepsiCo had already reported its third quarter on...
Coke Spiced, BodyArmor Zero, Bubly Burst, Dr Pepper Creamy Coconut Among Coming Launches
October 12, 2023
This year’s NACS expo for convenience store operators, held last week in Atlanta, provided a first look at product innovation from beverage makers in advance of Spring shelf resets. Buyers from both chain and independent small-store retailers attend the show. NACS is the primary trade association for the global convenience and fuel retailing industry. BD attended the event to walk the show floor. Here are some of the newest products shown:
Increased Velocity a Focus for Key Brands Like Pepsi, Gatorade, Bubly
September 27, 2023
Executives from PepsiCo’s company-owned and independent bottling system met recently in Dallas to discuss 2024 market plans. PepsiCo Beverages North America CEO Kirk Tanner opened the meeting with a challenge to strive for “five-star excellence” when it comes to selling, service, sustainability, profit, and market share. “Three-star is good enough. Five-star is exceptional,” he said. “It is all about resetting our expectation for
Dunkin’ has announced a line of Dunkin’ Spiked Iced Coffees and Iced Teas rolling out now to groceries and liquor stores in 12 states. The hard coffee drinks have 6% alcohol by volume while the hard teas contain 5% ABV. The coffee flavors are Original, Caramel, Mocha, and Vanilla. The tea flavors are Slightly Sweet, Half & Half (tea and lemonade), Strawberry Dragonfruit, and Mango Pineapple....