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RealBeanz Hires Former DPSG Executive to Lead National Sales

Richard Edgell has 25 years of experience in the beverage industry, mostly recently working as the senior vice president at the Dr Pepper Snapple Group. Aside from DPSG, Edgell has generated sales for an impressive cadre of brands such as Vita Coco, FIJI, AriZona, Sunny Delight, Rockstar, Body Armor and vitaminwater.

ACG Closes Second Fund

Alliance Consumer Growth Fund, which has become a well-known quantity on the beverage circuit because of its constant hunt for rapidly-growing, well-defined consumer brands, has raised a second fund of $90 million — double the amount of its original, $44 million ACG Fund I.

Beam Launches Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila

Hornitos Tequila is redefining the premium tequila experience with the launch of new Hornitos Black Barrel, a 100% blue agave tequila, distinctively aged through an innovative process that conveys the classic tasting notes of a whiskey.

Fairway Market to Carry ROAR

Fairway Market, a northeast store chain with 12 locations, will now be carrying ROAR Performance Sports Drink in all of its stores. The stores are located in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.