Submitted by sneiman on Fri, 2015-05-29 11:26
Millennials are driving significant growth in the snacks industry, according to Information Resources. This is changing the way food and beverage manufacturers operate and market their products, according to Tina Manikas, President of FCB/RED, a Chicago-based shopper marketing agency. Millennials prioritize flexibility and meaningful work over pay, trust reviews from peers rather than traditional advertising, are pragmatic idealists, value innovation and seek experiences rather than just a store or a product, she said.
Submitted by sneiman on Fri, 2015-05-29 11:23
In recent months, Paste Magazine's tastings and rankings have focused more on specific, well-defined styles such as American saisons and American wheat beers. But this time, the magazine has decided to be as inclusive as possible and tasted and ranked anything considered a summer brew.
Submitted by sneiman on Fri, 2015-05-29 11:04
Anheuser-Busch stopped beer production at its Georgia brewery this week to instead produce drinking water for those affected by a deadly bout of historic flooding and storms in Texas and Oklahoma.
Submitted by sneiman on Fri, 2015-05-29 11:03
Ace Distributing executed their 2nd Annual PhilanthroBeer Week gathering together the three tiers of the beer industry (brewery, wholesaler and retailer) for a week of events and community-focused fundraising. Together, the beer community raised over $25,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Central Pennsylvania.
Submitted by sneiman on Fri, 2015-05-29 11:01
Blackrocks Brewery, located in Marquette, Michigan, has expanded distribution into the the Southeast/Metro Detroit region of the state. The brewery has partnered with Imperial Beverage to distribute their products. This is the first time Blackrocks has been available in this area of Michigan.
Submitted by sneiman on Fri, 2015-05-29 10:57
Farrell Distributing has announced they will sponsor the first official Vermont Beer Week debuting this Fall. Vermont Beer Week aims to bring locals and tourists together for a 10-day celebration embracing the craft beer culture.
Submitted by sneiman on Thu, 2015-05-28 11:54
American Beverage Licensees (ABL) and Fintech announced that they are launching a strategic partnership to provide a secure, affordable and hassle-free way for ABL members to pay for alcohol deliveries electronically and improve the beverage alcohol purchasing process.
Submitted by sneiman on Thu, 2015-05-28 11:53
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but remained at levels consistent with a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 282,000 for the week ended May 23, the Labor Department said.
Submitted by sneiman on Thu, 2015-05-28 11:37
Chicago-Mexican food el presidente Rick Bayless has announced he is getting into the beer game. La Guardia will be a beer brewed with hominy, epazote, lime peel and coriander, and it will be the flagship beer tapped at his forthcoming brewery, called Cruz Blanca Cerveceria.
Submitted by sneiman on Thu, 2015-05-28 11:35
Budweiser, Coca-Cola and McDonald's are #1 within their categories of fast food, soft drinks and beer in the 2015 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, compiled by Millward Brown and WPP. Budweiser's global brand value rose 16%, to $13.8 billion, bumping it up one place to #1, and bumping Bud Light down to #2. Bud Light's brand value rose 3%, to $12.9 billion.