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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 CEO of Constellation Brands has said craft beer acquisition Ballast Point's strong performance is down to "real beer aficionados" who are looking for a "real beer".
One of the biggest US unions has thrown its weight behind anti-soda tax efforts in the country, saying the proposed levies are unfair and hurt workers.
Mendocino Wine Co has bought a raft of wine brands from OffBeat Brands, as it looks to bolster its "Heritage" and "Lifestyle" portfolio.
The Coca-Cola Co has warned that some of its lower-volume brands may be temporarily unavailable in Vermont as the US state spearheads GMO labelling laws.
Southern Wine & Spirits of America and Glazer's have closed on their agreement to become Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits.
Zero-calorie soda company Zevia has branched out into sparkling water and energy drinks as it looks to capitalise on growing consumer trends.
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