Bevboard


Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 18
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Central,Virginia/Quebec, Canada
    Posts
    226

    Post

    I will be launching my soda at the end of may. I have all my soda recipes formulated and tested and I have the names for the different pops. But I am still pondering over a name for the company.

    Boris Brew Co. Is what we came up with. What do you guys think about this?

    Boris Bev. Co.?
    Tea Time! It\'s Tea time....<br /><br />Carbonated Tea.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2000
    Location
    San Ramon, Ca, USA
    Posts
    1,549

    Post

    I don't like Boris Beverage Company because it sounds too Russian. Don't take that as being bad, Im part Russian too (at least I think I am, about 20% anyway), but point is, in the US, you need to use a more catchy name, or if you are using a forign sounding name, it has to be more tropical or something. Thats my take on it anyway.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Central,Virginia/Quebec, Canada
    Posts
    226

    Post

    Any Suggestions?
    Tea Time! It\'s Tea time....<br /><br />Carbonated Tea.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2001
    Location
    east lansing, michigan
    Posts
    1,558

    Post

    what are your products?

    you're not going national any time soon, pick something that plays on your locale. what is your market going for? you don't want it to be too cheesey like a root beer geared for baseball fans or something, but something local might work out. maybe just after a locale. something regal-sounding or at least "professional" usually is better than "wahoo commie" soda co.
    woot woot

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Central,Virginia/Quebec, Canada
    Posts
    226

    Post

    Chris's Cream Soda (Cream soda made with Pure Cane Sugar with a distintive taste,No nasty ick aftertatse you get with other creams...History on Chris- This guy is great, Without him our soda company would have never even started.Back in the day, He and a un-named accomplish suited up as Batman and Robin at a childish school dance...We all salute you robin...

    Rays Root Beer - The Spirit of that cool guy himself...Ray Ralph...in a bottle.There had to be a Root Beer Named after this guy sometime...I figured I would be the first one...that and he will forget about the money I owe him for wearing the old Robin Costume during exams with his package buldging out...

    Irish Monk - Lemon Lime Watermelon - This drink is from the vast intellectual mind of Ben himself....After the saying came up " An Irish Monk Once Told Me How To do This"

    Ben's Blueberry Melon Cream -Cream Soda with a twist of berry and melon...This was orignally named Bodegious Bens Blueberry Blast...We decided to shorten it...

    Fruity Franks - An odd(just like the person it is named after) canteloup pop...We all love you frank...Just not in that way...

    Pauls Pineapple Soda Pop - Our own Pinapple soda named after a guy who seems to enjoy juliets big knockers...

    Tea Time - Carbonated tea (still in development with either being sweet or not and green or reg), Inspired by Colin....Boris's special recipe...

    Gabbys Tangy Strawberry Stuff - Strawberry Peach Soda with a hint of Lemon...
    Tea Time! It\'s Tea time....<br /><br />Carbonated Tea.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    386

    Post

    You have some interesting flavors! I like the way you named them after people, I think it gives the drinks a personality. It would be a great way to market them. Maybe you do little stories for each character or something.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2001
    Location
    Grand Prairie, TX
    Posts
    684

    Post

    Man, I can't wait to try some of those! Irish Monk, Blueberry Melon Creme and Fruity Frank's sound like the best. Not enough companies will cross standard soda flavors like that. "Lemon-lime? Mixed with watermelon? Why bother? Let's just crank out the same flavors as all the other companies. If every soda company has a lemon-lime, then lemon-lime must sell pretty well. We don't want to confuse the customers by giving them something they haven't seen a thousand times before. Let's just make the same stuff everyone else makes to keep consumers from having to think too hard."

    Now that I think about it, the cantaloupe soda might be the one i'm looking forward to the most. I found a place online a couple months ago where I could order exotic Japanese candy. A friend of mine kept recommending I try some out. I bought some cantaloupe gummy snacks that were absolutely incredible. I hope you use real cantaloupe flavoring like they did.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    california
    Posts
    33

    Post

    Company names are more difficult than product names. Since it is hoped that the life span of the company will see several market cycles. A trendy name now will just sound out dated in a few years.
    marshall thompson

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2001
    Location
    Grand Prairie, TX
    Posts
    684

    Post

    Hey Boris, how difficult would it be to bottle your root beer in an actual mug? I've seen things like jams and jellies sold in mugs, but not root beer. You might not be able to use a regular lid for it, you might need a lid with a pressure release or something. But it would be nice to go to a conveinence store and pick up a frosty mug of root beer. And it would also mean that more people would keep the mug, unlike a glass bottle that would most likely end up in a landfill or recycling bin. Making a soda container that can be re-used around the house would also be a great advertising point.

    On the negative side; The mugs, if they were too large, probably wouldn't fit in a c-store's gravity feed racks. But some company out there probably makes generic mugs in the right size. Or you can just put those ice-filled coolers in the stores that carry your drinks. No worrying about fitting into a shelf rack.

    It's just something I was thinking about at work tonight. And since i'll never get the opportunity to start my own soda line, I thought i'd pass it on. So, what do you think? Is it feasable?

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Aluminum Land
    Posts
    115

    Post

    How about this:
    Boxite Blueberry
    Tinny Tangerine
    Alcoa Orange
    Can gerine Tangerine
    Tin Roof Root Beer
    Alu-Melon
    Pop Top Peach

    I think those would all be very good names. You need to sell it in cans though. Anyhting else would be a waste!
    THUS SAITH THE KANKING: If it's not in an Aluminum can, It should go in the garbage can!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •