During Beverage Digest’s recent Future Smarts conference in New York, Editor & Publisher Duane Stanford conducted on-stage interviews with two of the largest independent PepsiCo and Coca-Cola bottlers in the US, Matthew Dent and Dave Katz. Below are key takeaways from those discussions.
Matthew Dent President & CEO Buffalo Rock
PRICING GROWTH OUTLOOK. “There's going to have to be a study around the effect on elasticities during the pandemic and what that did for our products,” Dent said, adding that price elasticities are
Keurig Dr Pepper has agreed to distribute the fast-growing sports drink brand Electrolit starting in 2024, the companies announced this morning. The long-term deal with Mexico-based Grupo Pisa gives KDP significant access to the...