Company to Shed Sports Drink, Tea Factories on Heels of Water Plant Divestiture
August 11, 2021
Coca-Cola has agreed to sell three hot-fill plants to Refresco as part of an ongoing “asset right” market strategy, according to Mark Rahiya, Coke’s chief supply chain, technical and innovation officer. The plants in...
Tropicana Wins Back Millions During Pandemic, Looks to Retain Gains
June 23, 2021
PepsiCo’s Tropicana juices recaptured more than 3.1 million lapsed users during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an interview, Anup Shah, VP and CMO of juice at PepsiCo Beverages North America, said a primary driver...
Annually, BD publishes estimated volume and value sales data for the US liquid refreshment beverages (LRB) market, as well as categories including carbonated soft drinks (CSD), and energy drinks. The data included in this special issue estimates beverage consumption for all measured and unmeasured channels, including packaged retail, fountain, and vending. This report focuses on single-serve, direct-store- delivered (DSD) beverages. The fountain channel includes everything from restaurants, such as McDonald’s and Taco Bell, to sports venues.