Minute Maid introduces new fruit beverages
HOUSTON — Minute Maid has launched two new juice drink flavors.
Made with real fruit juice, fruit punch and strawberry passion are the latest delicious additions to Minute Maid’s Juices To Go portfolio — the portable, on-the-go package from Minute Maid.
Fruit punch and strawberry passion juice drinks from Minute Maid will be available at convenience, drug and grocery stores nationwide this month.
Brawny teams up with Wounded Warrior Project for new campaign
ATLANTA — Brawny has launched a national campaign and partnership with Wounded Warrior Project to help support and raise awareness of the needs of injured service members and their families across the nation.
The Brawny "Support Our Heroes" campaign, which runs through Dec. 31, features a marketing campaign, including television and print advertisements and digital elements, as well as special Brawny paper towel packaging highlighting Wounded Warrior stories at participating retailers. As part of the campaign, Georgia-Pacific (the maker of Brawny paper towels) is making a direct donation of $250,000 to WWP. What’s more, to raise awareness for the cause, the brand will donate $1 up to an additional $250,000 for those who shares a "thank you" note on the Brawny Towels Facebook page, "likes" Brawny Towels on Facebook, or texts THANKS to 272969 between now and Dec. 31.
"Overcoming the physical and emotional challenges of adjusting to life post-war is a test of strength every injured service member and their family face on a daily basis. The Brawny brand could not be prouder to support such a worthy cause," Brawny director of marketing Lanier Thomas said. "By offering our consumers a number of ways to get involved and share their thanks, we hope to raise awareness of the needs of injured service members and their families and demonstrate support for our men and women in uniform who have given so much."
FTC gives green light to Giant Food for Genuardi’s acquisition
CARLISLE, Pa. — The Federal Trade Commission has approved Giant Food Stores’ proposal to acquire 15 Genuardi’s stores from Safeway.
The announcement follows Giant’s Jan. 5 announcement that it would acquire the Genuardi’s stores, all of which are located in the greater Philadelphia market. Giant also noted that under the terms of a consent order approved by the FTC, the Genuardi’s located in Newtown, Pa., will be purchased by Newtown Market and will be operated as a McCaffrey’s supermarket.
Giant is working with Safeway to begin the store transition process. The dates for each store conversion will be announced in the near future.
"We are excited to welcome the former Genuardi’s associates to the Giant family. We can’t wait to introduce our unique combination of quality, selection and savings to more neighborhoods in greater Philadelphia," Giant Food Stores president Rick Herring said. "Customers can expect to find the same friendly faces when they shop at Giant."