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TX Whiskey Launches Three Canned Cocktails

The makers of TX Blended Whiskey and TX Straight Bourbon announced the launch of TX Whiskey Canned Cocktails, their first ready-to-drink canned cocktails available exclusively in Texas.

People Moves: Jones Soda Names Eric Chastain President of Beverage Division

Longtime Jones Soda Co. COO Eric Chastain has been promoted to the role of president of the newly formed Jones Soda Beverage Division; Golden Grail Technology Corp. has hired Erin Heit to help develop its growing brand portfolio; Alkaline water company Flow Beverage Corp. announced the exit of president and COO David Mock; Seth Teply has been named president and CEO of Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada.

Widow Jane Releases Third Edition Of “The Vaults”

Widow Jane Distillery announced the release of The Vaults 2021, the third edition in an old-and-rare whiskey collection from the New York-based brand fast becoming a seasonal favorite. 

Michael Bublé Gets Bubly Sparkling Water To Change Its Name With Limited-Edition Holiday Flavor

bubly is giving a very special gift to singer Michael Bublé: his very own, limited-edition holiday flavor:merry berry bublé! Since 2019, fans of bubly sparkling water have had a front row seat to Bublé’s entertaining endeavors to change the “y” in bubly to an “é” -- thanks to his unrelenting conviction that bubly is, in fact, named after him.

Taste Radio: We Broke Bread With Andrew Zimmern. And He Was Happy To Share.

Award-winning television host, chef and writer Andrew Zimmern joined us for an expansive conversation about his new TV series “Family Dinner,” why he has an affinity for certain CPG brands, his belief that believes elitism is hampering solutions to issues of food accessibility and affordability and his position that GMOs – applied within reason – continue to play an important role in the food system.

“This is Soda”: Slice Returns — Again

As it prepares to reintroduce itself to consumers once again early next year, Slice is embracing its roots as a tried-and-true soda, albeit with some improvements made under the hood.

NielsenIQ: Non-Alc Beverage Retail Sales Remain ‘Broadly Strong’

All channel non-alcoholic beverage sales remained “broadly strong” across categories during the period ending November 20, according to an analysis of NielsenIQ data by Goldman Sachs Equity Research. Beverage retail dollar sales rose 11.4% in the two-week period and 11.1% in the four-week period. On a two-year stack basis, total dollar sales were up 27.4%.