June 20, 2011


Sports drinks and energy beverages remain the driving forces behind the beverage category. Dollar volume across all three channels for both segments spiked nearly 15% for the 12-week period ended April 17, according to SymphonyIRI Group data.


June 8, 2011

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois has launched a campaign that showcases the use of glass packaging by food and beverage brands.

May 16, 2011

Illy issimo has introduced two new ready-to-drink coffee-based beverages.

May 11, 2011

Coca-Cola is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a new 1.25-liter package.

May 4, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation has elected a Coca-Cola executive to its board of directors.

April 25, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Frito-Lay is spicing up its Doritos, Fritos and Ruffles brands to include a Tapatio hot-sauce-flavored product. All three products include a unique combination of red chili peppers, spices and a hint of garlic — the same ingredients in the Tapatio hot sauce recipe. They are available at in small bags (99 cents) and large bags ($2.99).

April 6, 2011

Coca-Cola has developed 100% recyclable display racks for use in U.S. grocery and convenience stores.

April 4, 2011

Coca-Cola's 100% recyclable beverage packages have premiered on store shelves.

March 17, 2011

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service on Tuesday teamed with Coca-Cola to give military shoppers a chance to be a part of the 2012 NCAA Final Four Weekend in New Orleans.

March 1, 2011

Three years after purchasing a minority stake in Honest Tea, an organic bottled tea company, Coca-Cola said it has exercised its option to acquire the remaining portion of the company.

February 28, 2011

Coca-Cola is expanding the reach of its Seagram's line of beverages across the United States.

February 24, 2011

Expect to see Heinz in a whole new way.

February 22, 2011

According to published reports, Dr Pepper is gearing up to launch a 10-calorie beverage targeted at male consumers.

February 17, 2011

Earnings per share for Dr Pepper Snapple Group increased 5 cents to 49 cents, compared with the year-ago period, thanks to an increase in consumer spending and new licensing agreements with Coca-Cola and PepsiCo.

February 15, 2011

The Daytona 500 is taking place this weekend, Sunday at 1 p.m. on Fox, and it kicks off the NASCAR season, which extends through November.

February 8, 2011

The American Beverage Association announced that consumers across the United States soon will find new front-of-pack labels on their favorite beverages as part of an effort by America's leading nonalcoholic beverage companies to bring the Clear on Calories initiative to stores.

February 2, 2011

In honor of American Heart Month, Diet Coke has teamed up with supermodel and reality show host Heidi Klum to raise awareness and funds for women's heart health education and research.

February 1, 2011

A Minute Maid product has achieved $1 billion in sales worldwide.

January 20, 2011

Coca-Cola announced it is extending its collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in a new global partnership.

January 19, 2011

The Advertising Standards Authority, an agency that regulates ads in Britain, said that Coca-Cola needs to stop running certain claims for its Vitaminwater brand.

December 22, 2010

The philanthropic arm of Coca-Cola donated funds to 38 organizations that support water conservation, community recycling, active healthy living and education.

December 9, 2010

Coca-Cola is looking to spread holiday cheer by asking consumers to donate their My Coke Rewards points to help generate gifts for unprivileged children.

December 8, 2010

A maker of private-brand products has appointed a new CEO.

December 8, 2010

Chinese retailer Bright Food Group is looking to potentially grow its portfolio with the acquisition of specialty retailer GNC, according to several reports.