Reed’s to launch swing-top bottles
LOS ANGELES Reed’s is updating its beverage line’s packaging with new swing-top bottles.
“We find that people love the old-style European craftsmanship of swing-top bottles and are willing to pay a premium for them,” stated Chris Reed, founder, chairman and CEO of Reed’s. “For many years, we had to go to Europe to get production of the swing-lid bottles.We are now pleased that we can offer domestic swing-lid production for our brands and select private-label customers.”
Ruiz Foods updates El Monterey’s packaging
DINUBA, Calif. Ruiz Foods’ El Monterey brand reintroduced its snack line of 12 Mexican food favorites, which now are featured in recloseable bags.
The packaging transition includes El Monterey taquitos, quesadillas, mini chimis and tamales offering consumers a colorful design and a wide variety of favorites for every member of the family.
Starbucks Via gets new flavors
SEATTLE Starbucks has expanded its Via flavored coffee brand.
Just one year since the launch, the Starbucks Via Ready Brew portfolio now will include four natural flavors: vanilla, mocha, caramel and cinnamon spice. Each packet makes a balanced cup of coffee and is ideal for life on the go. Starbucks Via flavored coffee is a blend of 100% arabica instant coffee and rich flavors, and is sweetened with natural cane sugar.
“The launch of Starbucks Via flavored coffees demonstrates our drive to inject innovation into the coffee category, deliver products our customers are looking for and allows us to grow the business globally,” said Annie Young-Scrivner, Starbucks chief marketing officer.