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It may be going too far to call the truncated lifespan of the Keurig Kold farcical. But, in the nine months since it was launched, the home-...
Late yesterday, Anheuser-Busch InBev said it will team up with Starbucks to launch an RTD Teavana tea across the US....
Data provider Nielsen has teamed up with on-trade consultants CGA to launch its first consumer sentiment survey on the US on-trade market. T...
Morgan Stanley last week released a report based on a survey of US wholesalers that found increased confidence is the country's spirits mark...
Lucas Bols has seen a lot of changes recently. Earlier this month, just-drinks spoke to CEO Huub van Doorne about the company's IPO earlier this year, as well as the increasingly-crowded US spirits market and how best to target China's new cocktail culture.
Last week, Mast-Jägermeister, the German owner of the Jägermeister herbal liqueur, took control of its US distributor Sidney Frank Importing Co. Part of Mast-Jägermeister's new strategy to control distribution in its core markets, the acquisition was otherwise noteworthy because of the important role Sidney Frank has played in Jägermeister's global rise.With Jägermeister sales in the US under pressure, Mast-Jägermeister is looking to move away from its famous brand's reputation as a party shot and embrace the new craft spirits culture. But, as Mast-Jägermeister executive board member Michael Volke told just-drinks from New York last week, not completely away.
The Coca-Cola Co's Venturing & Emerging Brands (VEB) unit has invested in a line of organic aloe waters as it looks to capitalise on the trend for functional drinks.
Campbell Soup Co has issued a voluntary product recall in Canada after protein shakes from its Bolthouse Farms subsidiary were found to be spoiled.
The Coca-Cola Co has launched a limited edition Sprite can and social media campaign to celebrate Cleveland's NBA victory.
Cott Corp has announced the addition of three new flavours to the Vintage Seltzer range.
Breakthru Beverage Group, the US wholesaler created through a merger by Charmer Sunbelt and Wirtz Beverage, has bought rival Glazer's 50% share in Alliance Beverage Distributing Co.
Actor Channing Tatum has partnered with Idaho's Grand Teton Distillery to produce a vodka. Born and Bred is made from Idaho potatoes
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