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
Multi-serve Glass Bottle Planned for Spring. Single-Serve Version to Follow. Plus: Coke Expands Lemon-Dou to India.
December 19, 2023
Coca-Cola’s Red Tree Beverages is planning a spring launch of the US alcohol unit’s first wine-based product, named Minute Maid Spiked. The drink was developed for the large percentage of legal drinking age consumers who regularly mix alcohol into non-alcoholic juice and juice drinks, including Minute Maid products, Red Tree ...
Plus, Bubly Grows in 1H US Retail Data. Prepares Extension to Challenge Sparkling Ice.
In May, BD reported on a steep sales decline for Coca-Cola’s AHA sparkling water as the brand was delisted at Publix and Coke discontinued caffeinated versions. Now, Coca-Cola has confirmed to BD that AHA will be scaled back next year in the US as Coca-Cola focuses on Topo Chico. The decision comes as Coca-Cola and other major beverage producers focus on premium water segments, both still...
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:
Pure Life, Smartwater, Arizona Show Dollar Growth Leadership
August 30, 2023
All non-carbonated beverage categories tracked by BD grew pricing and dollars at retail during the first six months of this year, according to BD data. As shown in the table below, all categories also posted a volume decline. Sports drinks posted the largest dollar and pricing gains, as well as the deepest volume decline (see related story HERE). Bottled water outperformed all other categories on a volume basis...
Turning Point? Pricing, Dollar Gains Decelerate. Volume Loss Widens.
August 9, 2023
The US carbonated soft drink category at retail raised pricing by a high-double-digit percentage during the first half of 2023, generating +13.2% dollar sales growth. Volume declined by -3.5%, however. Meanwhile, as shown in the table, private label soft drinks gained volume share against category leader Coca-Cola and No. 2 PepsiCo. Keurig Dr Pepper posted a slight share gain, bringing the company’s CSD portfolio within three