Wedderspoon is a company that produces manuka-honey based products, including personal care products, drinking vinegars and candy, as well as raw manuka honey in a variety of different formats. Now the company is jumping into the RTD beverage game with a three-flavor line of unfiltered apple cider vinegar (ACV) beverages.
The three flavors include Detox Ginger Turmeric, Immunity Blackcurrant, and Boost Matcha Lemon Cayenne. All three are formulated to be 80 calories (and 17g of sugar) per 10 ounce bottle and include Staimune probiotic cultures).
MillerCoors to release Limited Edition Blue Moon Kegs for 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing
Blue Moon Brewing Company, the no. 1 national craft beer, is releasing a limited-edition keg design inspired by the recent announcement of Blue Origin’s new lunar lander, dubbed Blue Moon. The kegs will be released just ahead of July 20, 2019, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing – the Apollo 11 mission. Read full post here.
Coca-Cola dips into alcohol alternatives with the launch of Bar None, a collection of ready-to-drink mocktails. It’s a new look for Coke with a “shift in the growth mindset of the company” that is “adopting more growth behaviors, being curious, taking more risks.”
Conagra Brands, Inc. has announced plans to lay off approximately 100 employees at its Pinnacle Foods, Inc. office in Boulder as part of a planned shutdown of the facility.
“In October, Conagra Brands acquired Pinnacle Foods and, as a part of that transaction, committed to undergoing a thorough evaluation process of the Boulder Brands business,” said Michael Cummins, vice-president of communications at Conagra. “Conagra recently completed a data-based analysis based on capabilities and determined it was best to integrate and build the Boulder-based brands into Conagra the way of innovation, development, brand building and business process. This requires everyone being in the same location so teams can work fast and efficiently, share ideas for innovation in real time and build our brands with each other. As a result, the Boulder office location will close by the end of 2019, though many employees will be offered jobs in other Conagra locations.”
Mark L. Schiller, the new president and chief executive officer of the Hain Celestial Group, Inc., envisions a “fundamentally different approach” for the business. Going forward, he said, Hain Celestial will become a smaller, more focused company with higher margins and profits.
“In the past, we added tremendous complexity and drained profit in pursuit of growth at any cost,” Mr. Schiller told investment analysts during a Feb. 7 earnings call to discuss second-quarter results.