Zielonko comes to Southern from Accenture where he focused on Route-to-Market/Perfect Sales Solutions for North American clients. Zielonko has more than 30 years of experience working on Category Management projects for both national retailers and large Consumer Packaged Goods companies, including 16 years with Anheuser-Busch, InBev.
Spirits Capital Partners (SCP), launched last fall by spirits industry veteran Todd Martin, has formed its second investment partnership, with Spud Partners. SCP earlier had announced its first investment partnership with Real McCoy Spirits.
Along with its original line of cold-pressed juices, Garden of Flavor now includes living probiotic cultures in four of its recipes.
Domenick Vultaggio and John Ferolito have reached a settlement in what has been an eight-year long dispute over the value of the company they founded together in 1992.
Fresh Direct is the leading online grocer in NYC and is known for delivering the highest quality fresh food to homes and offices to save consumers time and money.
A tribute to the rich botanical heritage of “The Flower City” and home of the annual Rochester Lilac Festival, Black Button’s Lilac Gin is made with hand picked fresh lilac petals and complimentary botanicals.
For the quarter, reported net sales increased 4%, as a sales volume increase of 2% and favorable segment and product mix were partially offset by 1 percentage point of unfavorable foreign currency translation.
The company announced the news today, revealing that the aspartame-free versions of Diet Pepsi, Caffeine Free Diet Pepsi, and Wild Cherry Diet Pepsi are slated to hit shelves in August.
The popular 100% organic coconut water is now available in Albertsons Market stores across the United States.
Red Bull Editions were a big winner in the convenience store channel, where the products racked up $238.9 million in year-one dollar sales.
The project is a collaborative effort between three Oregon distillers: Big Bottom Distilling, Bull Run Distilling and Indio Spirits and Distillery. The Big Bottom Starka Vodka, ABV 91 proof, is produced in small batches and is finished in oak casks.
After nearly 20 years abroad, the brand will release two new whiskeys nationwide. I.W. Harper Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey and Limited Edition I.W. Harper 15-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey were both inspired by the original I.W. Harper variants.
tanziale brings to the position 20 years of foodservice and premium beverage brand experience with various senior leadership positions at Nabisco, General Mills, Kraft, PepsiCo, Diageo-Guinness USA, and most recently as president and general manager of organic category leader Hain-Celestial.
PepsiCo today reported organic revenue growth of 4.4 percent and core earnings per share of $0.83 for the first quarter.