Zoe Licata

Zoe Licata

Editorial Assistant, Brewbound.com

Zoe Licata is the Editorial Assistant for brewbound.com.

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Gopuff Expands to New York City

E-commerce convenience delivery platform Gopuff launched in New York City this week, with the promise of delivery to New Yorkers in 30 minutes.

Molson Coors Innovation Update: Topo Chico to Expand Nationwide

Molson Coors Beverage Company will expand distribution of its Topo Chico hard seltzer nationwide, beginning in January 2022. Molson Coors launched the hard seltzer brand in nine states and seven metro areas earlier this year, in partnership with Coca-Cola Beverages, according to a press release.

IWSR: Can RTDs Save Premium Vodka Brands?

The volume compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for premium and above-premium vodka in the US market has steadily decreased since 2015, dropping -3.1% from 2015 to 2019, and -3.5% in 2020 alone, according to the market research firm IWSR Drinks Market Analysis.

Boston Beer and PepsiCo Partner to Create ‘HARD MTN DEW’

Launching in the U.S. in early 2022, the 5% ABV flavored malt beverage will be developed and produced by Boston Beer, while PepsiCo has set up a new entity to sell, deliver, and merchandise the product, according to a press release.

New Realm Launching Spirits-Based RTDs, Exploring NA and CBD Drinks

New Realm will launch three vodka-based, 7.5% ABV canned cocktails by the end of May: Lemon Drop, Orange Crush and Naka Cranberry. A fourth flavor — Tequila Paloma — will launch later in the summer, while gin and bourbon RTDs are also in the works.

Tilray-Aphria Merger Now Complete, Creating World’s Largest Cannabis Company

The combined company — with a market capitalization valued at $8.2 billion at the end of trading on April 30, 2021 — will operate under the Tilray name moving forward and continue trading on the Nasdaq under TLRY and will begin trading on Toronto Stock Exchange under the same ticker symbol beginning May 5.