Space Saver

  The Serenity Series Cubelet Ice Machine, FS-1001 MLH-C, produces up to 830-pounds of ice per 24 hours and exclusively features a space saving design. The pump down cycle allows for more efficient start up; it is environmentally friendly and is a low-cost service. Service ability is convenient because technicians can access the ice machine

Truthful Taste

Honest Tea is expanding its line with the addition of Pomegranate White Tea with Acai. Three antioxidant rich ingredients pomegranates,white tea and the acai berry are combined with less than three teaspoons of organic cane sugar to create a delicately flavored tea perfect for the tea-lover as wellthe health-conscious consumer. Aserving of Pomegranate White Tea

Name Spreading

Keep up with the competition and increase sales while keeping advertising costs in line by imprinting logos or messages on cups from Printed Cup Co. Branding on cups helps develop loyalty patterns and gives the perception of value and quality. Let customers identify a business by putting the logo on the most profitable item in

EZ as Pie

The new EZ-Fit Lid Dispenser from San Jamar is the simple, affordable way to protect beverage lids and keep counters clean and organized. The EZ-Fit Lid Dispenser dramatically improves the organization ofself-serve beverage counters by providing a simple, efficient solution. Two sizes are available to dispense most cold beverage cup lids. The design requires no

Water with Punch

Coca-Cola launches Dasani Plus vitamin enhanced flavored water beverages. The line, with zero calories per serving, comes in three varieties,Refresh + Revive: Kiwi Strawberry Flavor has 10%of the RDI per serving of vitamins B3, B6 and B12; Cleanse + Restore: Pomegranate Blackberry Flavorcontains 10% of the RDI per serving of vitamins E,B3, B6 and B12,

Wal-Mart Discounts Soda

At Chicago area Wal-Mart stores, shoppers are finding Coke cases at a special price: 24 cans for $5, the Chicago Tribune reported. The 20 cents per can price demonstrates Wal-Mart’s purchasing power, and is less than good news for the beverage industry, where after higher bottling prices and 10 years of stagnant pricing beverage companies

AriZona to the Rescue

AriZona Beverage Co. has launched RESCUE Water, a new line of enhanced waters filled with a proprietary blend of Twinlab vitamins and antioxidants. It comes in four flavors, each of which corresponds to a different function. Berry Blend helps the body to relax; Lemon-Lime assists in supplying energy; Orange Citrus supports liver function so the

Frozen Beverages by Jolly Rancher

YoCream introduces new tropical tremor flavors under its Jolly Rancher Frozen Beverage brand: Pomegranate, Wild Berry, Mango, Fruit Punch and Sour Green Apple. The exciting new beverages are boldly flavored, less sweet, a little tart and intensely colored. Available for frozen, carbonated and noncarbonated applications, the syrups are packaged in shelf stable bags with a

Consumer Confidence Returning?

Impulse purchases of sodas, Hershey bars and snacks are on the upswing at U.S. convenience stores, a sign the economy and consumer confidence might slowly be turning around, Bloomberg.com reported. The decline in soda sales at convenience stores slowed last quarter for the first time in at least a year, according to PepsiCo and Coca-Cola,

Sweet Leaf Tea Makes Acquisition

Sweet Leaf Tea Co. has acquired Cincinnati competitor Tradewinds Beverage Co., the Austin Business Journal reported. Austin-based Sweet Leaf Tea Co. expects the purchase to help it expand its market reach, especially in the Midwest where Tradewinds has strong distribution channels. Tradewinds makes teas and juices kettle-brewed in Ohio. The company will continue day-to-day operations

Odwalla Helps Build Fruitful Future For Haiti

The ongoing recovery efforts in Haiti soon will be energized by the newest beverage from Odwalla, which plans to donate 100% of the profit from sales of its new Haiti Hope Mango Lime-Aid. The donation will help provide training and better market access to 25,000 mango farmers in Haiti as part of a long-term investment

Pepsi, Cheerwine Team Up On Fountain In The Carolinas

Now convenience stores carrying Pepsi on fountain in North Carolina and the Myrtle Beach, S.C., area can also offer Cheerwine -the unique, sparkling soft drink from Salisbury, N.C -which will be distributed by Pepsi Bottling Ventures (PBV) beginning in April. PBV’s statewide fountain distribution of Cheerwine marks a deepening distribution partnership between North Carolina’s two

Competition Heats Up for Coffee

Did You Know? Data released by the National Coffee Association shows the market penetration for coffee has surpassed that of soft drinks, reversing a 20-year pattern. Fifty-seven percent of American adults drink coffee daily versus 51% for soft drinks. Coffee drinking among 18-24 year-olds also jumped 6%, the fourth year in a row for such

New Beverage Offers Relaxation, Stress Relief

The maker MALAVA RELAX, the anti-energy drink, now offers in NOVOCAINE, which provides five times the relaxation, five times the stress relief and five times the clarity of mind as the original. When you drink NOVOCAINE, with five times the kavalactones, it puts you in a happy, tranquil state. NOVOCAINE and RELAX are the only

Put Some Bark in Cooler Sales

Retailers looking to build cold vault sales can do so with a purpose. Margo’s Bark Root Beer grew out of Oscar Youd’s elementary school science fair project. Named after the family dog, Margo–a rescued black lab-pit bull mix, the micro-brewed soda stands up to the rigorous tasting standards of a 7-year-old root beer aficionado. Margo

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