CanBee Cocktails, a buzzy new brand of award-winning canned cocktails made with small-batch gin and real, simple ingredients proudly announces its debut into the ready-to-drink market. Launching with an original Bee’s Knees variety composed of farm-fresh honey and handcrafted gin, CanBee Cocktails aims to bring awareness to essential bee conservation efforts that preserve their vital presence within our delicate ecosystem.
Hard Rock International (HRI) announced a partnership with Stewart’s Enterprises, the exclusive licensee of the original Stewart’s Root Beer brand and other popular Stewart’s beverage offerings, to bring Hard Rock Premium Hard Seltzer to fans nationwide later this year. Hard Rock Premium Hard Seltzer is crafted for music fans in a variety of stand-out options that highlight Hard Rock Cafe’s most prominent cocktails and fan favorite flavors, with each can featuring the iconic Hard Rock logo and a guitar symbol. Fans eager to bring home Hard Rock Premium Hard Seltzer can visit select beverage retailers and grocery stores nationwide beginning this holiday season.
AfterGlow Hard Kombucha by Aqua ViTea, the alcohol-aware kombucha company, introduces Cherry Sour, a refreshingly juicy and tart flavor, and Apricot Dream with fresh, crisp notes of hops. Similar to AfterGlow's other popular flavors, Ginger Blue and Citrus Rush, Cherry Sour and Apricot Dream contain an alcohol content of 5% ABV and are gluten-free, non-GMO, lower calorie, lower sugar and paleo- and vegan-friendly. Made with clean ingredients, the new flavors also provide additional health benefits such as antioxidants, b-vitamins and detoxifying acids.
Soylent Nutrition, the makers of Soylent complete nutrition beverages, powders & bars, rolled out improved versions of their functional drinks. This ready-to-drink product optimization comes on the heels of a number of other accomplishments in recent months for the company including new Powder formats, lower pricing on Powder subscriptions and updated packaging. The renewed focus on its core products and consumers has allowed the company to return to its mission while simultaneously restoring a sustainable business model.
According to the survey, 66% of respondents said they make purchases at a convenience store at least once a month.
May 10, 2019
While traditional retail chain brick-and-mortar stores have struggled, the U.S. convenience store industry is thriving, experiencing 16 straight years of record in-store sales reaching $242 billion in 2018, according to a new study released by GasBuddy, Boston, Mass.
Competition from other beverages targeted at health-conscious consumers, such as milk alternatives (e.g., almond- and soy-based beverages) will weigh on fruit beverage production volumes.
January 17, 2019
U.S. shipments of fruit beverages are forecast to rise 1.5% annually in nominal terms through 2022, according to “Fruit Beverages: United States,” a report released by Freedonia Focus Reports, Cleveland, Ohio.