Bossi brings RTD kids tea to US market | Genuine Coconut Water's packaging is an actual coconut | Vt. firm aims to bring birch sap beverages to market
June 20, 2017
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Bossi brings RTD kids tea to US market
Bossi is bringing its organic, caffeine-free children's rooibos tea drink into the US market. The ready-to-drink line comes in three flavors, and has already started hitting shelves in Texas and California thanks to distribution partnerships with firms including UNFI and KeHe.
BeverageDaily (France) (6/20) 
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Genuine Coconut Water's packaging is an actual coconut
Beverage firm Genuine Coconut Water is harnessing the power of nature to package its coconut water in an actual coconut. The product is currently rolling out in the US, and once the beverage hits shelves, it has a three-week shelf life.
Packaging Digest (6/19) 
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Report: What consumers are saying about beverages on Instagram, Facebook
Over 40% of younger millennials say videos and images on Instagram and Facebook affect their decision to try new nonalcoholic drinks, and 73% of those surveyed said they found specific beverages at local stores using their smartphones, a Facebook IQ study has found. The research advises that advertisers use mobile to connect with consumers where they're drinking and that advertisers look out for organically driven conversations to see beverage trends.
Adweek (6/19) 
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PepsiCo, Arthur partner on new Sound Drop video
PepsiCo has recruited singer-songwriter James Arthur to join its Sound Drop campaign, which spotlights emerging musical artists. "James is an undeniable talent; we are thrilled to have him become part of the Sound Drop family and have Pepsi play a role in his journey," said Emma Quigley, PepsiCo's North American head of music.
Billboard (6/19) 
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