Drinks

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida Names Thomas N. Benford President and Chief Operating Officer

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 10:03pm

b'Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (\xe2\x80\x9cCoke Florida\xe2\x80\x9d), one of the largest independent Coca-Cola bottlers in the United States, has promoted Thomas N. Benford to President and Chief Operating Officer.

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  • b'Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (\xe2\x80\x9cCoke Florida\xe2\x80\x9d), one of the largest independent Coca-Cola bottlers in the United States, has promoted Thomas N. Benford to President and Chief Operating Officer.
  • He previously served as the Company\xe2\x80\x99s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415006077/en/\nThomas N. Benford, President and Chief Operating Officer, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida (Photo: Business Wire)\nTroy Taylor, Coke Florida\xe2\x80\x99s Chairman and CEO commented, \xe2\x80\x9cAs an early member of the team, Thomas has played an instrumental role in the formation, growth, and expansion of Coke Florida.
  • Coke Florida was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415006077/en/\n'

Blackstone Hires Paul Morrissey to Lead European Investing for Blackstone Growth (BXG)

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:30pm

BXG has already made significant investments in fast-growing European companies, including Epidemic Sound, which delivers restriction-free music to internet content creators across the globe, and oat milk pioneer, Oatly .\nJon Korngold, Global Head of Blackstone Growth, said: \xe2\x80\x9cI\xe2\x80\x99m delighted that Paul has joined us to lead BXG in Europe.

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  • BXG has already made significant investments in fast-growing European companies, including Epidemic Sound, which delivers restriction-free music to internet content creators across the globe, and oat milk pioneer, Oatly .\nJon Korngold, Global Head of Blackstone Growth, said: \xe2\x80\x9cI\xe2\x80\x99m delighted that Paul has joined us to lead BXG in Europe.
  • Blackstone\xe2\x80\x99s immense scale and operational expertise affords entrepreneurs the ability to pursue transformational growth opportunities that might not have been available to them in the past.\xe2\x80\x9d\nMr.
  • Morrissey most recently served as a partner at the technology-focused investing firm, Battery Ventures, where he established Battery\xe2\x80\x99s London office and led many successful investments in global growth businesses.
  • Prior to Battery, Mr. Morrissey spent time at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on advising companies in the technology industry.

Cierto Tequila Wins a Remarkable Eight Awards at the 2021 Denver International Spirits Competition

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 9:00pm

b'The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was honored with a remarkable eight (8) medals at the Denver International Spirits Awards (DISC).

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  • b'The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was honored with a remarkable eight (8) medals at the Denver International Spirits Awards (DISC).
  • With these eight new medals, Cierto Tequila has now won two hundred and seventy-eight (278) international medals and awards.
  • Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural \xe2\x80\x9ctrue\xe2\x80\x9d tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210414005857/en/\nCierto Tequila Wins a Remarkable Eight Awards at the 2021 Denver International Spirits Competition.

North America Tonic Water Market to 2026 by Flavor (Plain and Flavored), Distribution Channel (Off-trade, On-trade and Online Retail), & Packaging Form (Cans and Bottles) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 6:22pm

b'The "North America Tonic Water Market By Flavor (Plain and Flavored), By Distribution Channel (Off-trade, On-trade and Online Retail), By Packaging Form (Cans and Bottles), By Country, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nConsumers have altogether built up a taste for premium spirits and are additionally ready to spend on innovative items that offer a particular character and legacy.

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  • b'The "North America Tonic Water Market By Flavor (Plain and Flavored), By Distribution Channel (Off-trade, On-trade and Online Retail), By Packaging Form (Cans and Bottles), By Country, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nConsumers have altogether built up a taste for premium spirits and are additionally ready to spend on innovative items that offer a particular character and legacy.
  • As a result, the inclination for a premium scope of blenders has additionally gained traction.
  • Moreover, with the growth in the adult population universally, socializing is on the rise.\nThe number of bars, pubs, and breweries serving alcoholics drinks has expanded widely due to the demand produced by adult consumers, competitive pricing, and a plethora of alternatives.
  • This phenomenon has prompted an expansion in the consumption of spirits, accordingly driving the development of blenders, and thus tonic water.\n'

La Colombe and Steeped Coffee Bring Signature Blends to Single-Serve Customers

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 3:05pm

b'Steeped Coffee , a Certified B Corp, announced the addition of La Colombe Coffee Roasters to its lineup of top brands available in its revolutionary single-serve Steeped Brewing Method.

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  • b'Steeped Coffee , a Certified B Corp, announced the addition of La Colombe Coffee Roasters to its lineup of top brands available in its revolutionary single-serve Steeped Brewing Method.
  • La Colombe, a pioneer of third-wave and fourth-wave coffee, now offers its signature cafe blends in fully compostable Steeped Packs.
  • The possibilities are endless.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe La Colombe partnership is a notable addition to Steeped\xe2\x80\x99s line of premium coffee brands.
  • Steeped Coffee has established over 200 licensed partnerships with specialty coffee roasters across the country, bringing the award-winning Steeped Brewing Method to coffee lovers nationwide.

Slice Closes $40 Million Investment Round with Plans to Keep Growing Local Businesses Amid Pandemic

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 11:58am

\xe2\x80\x9cWe look forward to working with Ilir and the incredible team at Slice to marry our significant operating and business-scaling experience with Slice\'s focus on enabling economic growth in this category.

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  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe look forward to working with Ilir and the incredible team at Slice to marry our significant operating and business-scaling experience with Slice\'s focus on enabling economic growth in this category.
  • Slice\xe2\x80\x99s fixed-cost per order model has saved the local shops in its network over $250M compared to predatory third party delivery apps.
  • Serial tech entrepreneur Ilir Sela started Slice to modernize and support his family\xe2\x80\x99s New York City pizzerias.
  • Cross Creek focuses on investing in late-stage companies with large addressable markets, clear competitive advantages, and IPO-capable management teams.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210414005189/en/\n'

Global Milk Protein Concentrates Market Report 2021-2025: Growing Infant Formula Market and Product Launches Drives Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 7:02pm

b'The "Global Milk Protein Concentrates Market 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe milk protein concentrates market is poised to grow by $ 370.00 mn during 2021-2025 progressing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period.\nThe market is driven by the growing infant formula market and product launches.\nThe reports on milk protein concentrates market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.

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  • b'The "Global Milk Protein Concentrates Market 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe milk protein concentrates market is poised to grow by $ 370.00 mn during 2021-2025 progressing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period.\nThe market is driven by the growing infant formula market and product launches.\nThe reports on milk protein concentrates market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • The milk protein concentrates market analysis includes product segment and geographical landscapes.\nThis study identifies the increasing global milk production as one of the prime reasons driving the milk protein concentrates market growth during the next few years.\nThe publisher\'s robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading milk protein concentrates market vendors that include Darigold, Erie Foods International Inc., Fonterra Co operative Group Ltd., Royal FrieslandCampina NV, Glanbia Plc, Idaho Milk Products Inc., LAATA, Nutrinnovate Australia , VRS Foods Ltd., and Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. Ltd..\nAlso, the milk protein concentrates market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth.
  • The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to an analysis of the key vendors.\n'

Tequila Cazadores Unveils New Lineup of Ready-to-Drink Canned Cocktails Made with 100 Percent Agave Tequila and True Mexican Flare

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 2:39pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210413005761/en/\nTequila Cazadores Ready-to-Drink Canned Cocktails include the Margarita, Spicy Margarita and Paloma.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210413005761/en/\nTequila Cazadores Ready-to-Drink Canned Cocktails include the Margarita, Spicy Margarita and Paloma.
  • Tequila Cazadores is inviting consumers to ditch the average canned cocktails that contain questionable ingredients and lack flavor for an expertly crafted and modern on-the-go experience.\n"Tequila Cazadores has remained dedicated to producing the highest quality, 100% Blue Weber Agave Tequila throughout our 100-year history.
  • The four-packs will be available nationwide in May for $14.99.\nFor more information on Tequila Cazadores, please visit https://www.cazadores.com/ .
  • Follow Tequila Cazadores on Facebook and Instagram .\nTequila CAZADORES\xc2\xae is one of the most popular premium tequilas in Mexico and the United States.

White Claw® Hard Seltzer Launches New Flavors and Higher-ABV White Claw® Hard Seltzer Surge

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'CHICAGO, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --White Claw, the nation\'s leading hard seltzer brand, announced the launch of two new innovations just in time for summer: White Claw Hard Seltzer Variety Pack Flavor Collection No.3 with three new flavors and White Claw Hard Seltzer Surge, a stronger wave of refreshment with 8% alcohol.

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  • b'CHICAGO, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --White Claw, the nation\'s leading hard seltzer brand, announced the launch of two new innovations just in time for summer: White Claw Hard Seltzer Variety Pack Flavor Collection No.3 with three new flavors and White Claw Hard Seltzer Surge, a stronger wave of refreshment with 8% alcohol.
  • In response, White Claw is releasing White Claw Hard Seltzer Variety Pack Flavor Collection No.
  • The latest variety pack includes three new flavors: Strawberry , Pineapple and Blackberry , alongside fan-favorite, Mango .\n"Our fans have an insatiable desire for new flavors from White Claw and that\'s exactly what we are delivering just in time for summer," said John Shea, Chief Marketing Officer, White Claw Hard Seltzer, US.\nAvailable nationwide, White Claw Hard Seltzer Variety Pack Flavor Collection No.
  • can, White ClawHard Seltzer Surge is perfect for consumers looking for a higher alcohol option and the delicious fruit flavor profiles they expect from White Claw.\n"We know some consumers are looking for a higher alcohol option from White Claw, and that\'s what White Claw Hard Seltzer Surge delivers," said Shea.\nWhite Claw Hard Seltzer Surge is available nationwide.

illycaffè Earns B Corp Certification

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 4:20pm

b'TRIESTE, Italy, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- illycaff has becomethe first Italian coffee company to obtain the B Corp certification, awarded to companies that meet the highest standards for social and environmental performance, transparency, and responsibility.

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  • b'TRIESTE, Italy, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- illycaff has becomethe first Italian coffee company to obtain the B Corp certification, awarded to companies that meet the highest standards for social and environmental performance, transparency, and responsibility.
  • These, and numerous other initiatives, contributed to illy\'s B Corp certification.\n"We work every day to implement our principles and reconcile economics with ethics" said Massimiliano Pogliani, illycaff CEO.
  • Overall, this is a noteworthy achievement for the company, considering that to date, only 3% of the 100,000 companies that have applied for B Corp certification have met the excellence criteria established by B Lab, the international certifying entity for B Corp status.\n"This outstanding achievement by illycaff shows that in the coffee sector too we can act generatively," said Eric Ezechieli, co-founder of Nativa, Regenerative Innovation Company, and country partner for Italy of B Lab.
  • In 2021, illycaff was the first Italian company in the coffee sector to obtain the international certification as B Corp as a result of its commitment to comply with the highest standards of social and environmental performance.