Gallery: April’s New Product Launches

In this gallery, we highlight some of the notable new products that were launched or announced over the past month, including three new fruit-flavored sodas from Pepsi, a new batch of CBD-infused drinks, and the latest release from Dirty Lemon.

Hapi Drinks Lands PepsiCo Greenhouse Grant

PepsiCo concluded the inaugural edition of its North American Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program this week, naming Austin, Texas-based Hapi Drinks as the final recipient of a $100,000 grant from the soda giant.

Pepsi Announces New Berry, Mango and Lime Flavors

Pepsi is springing into warmer weather this season by introducing three new flavors: Pepsi Berry, Pepsi Lime and Pepsi Mango. The new flavors mark the first time Pepsi has added a splash of real fruit juice to its cola, creating a bolder flavor experience that will bring a fruity delight to your day.

PepsiCo Launches “Connected Hydration Platform” for Foodservice

Billed as the next step in the company’s efforts to reduce its PET bottle footprint, PepsiCo today announced the launch of a new internet-connected water cooler system which will debut in June in select workplaces, universities, and hospitality partners.

Nielsen: Sparkling Waters, CSDs Spur Growth in March

All channel sales for snacks and non-alcoholic beverages grew 5.1 percent during the four-week period ending Mar. 23, according to an analysis of Nielsen data by Wells Fargo Securities.

Expo West 2019: PepsiCo Evolves Key Natural Brands

In this interview recorded at Expo West 2019, BevNET spoke with Enrique Cortinas, senior marketing director for PepsiCo North America, about new products from Naked and KeVita, how PepsiCo is supporting the brands through internal reorganization and about Naked's first-ever TV advertising campaign.

Nielsen: CSD Pricing Holds Strong, Sparkling Water Posts Gains

Non-alcoholic beverage and snack sales across all retail channels grew by 7.9 percent in the four-week period ending January 26, according to an analysis of Nielsen data by Wells Fargo Securities. Analysts attributed the growth to “favorable New Year’s timing” and strong pricing for carbonated soft drinks (CSD).

Gassed Up: Pepsi To Launch Nitro Soda

Pepsi is the latest and biggest beverage maker to hit the gas, as the company today announced the launch of a nitrogen-infused version of its trademark soda called “Nitro Pepsi.”

Nielsen: 2018 Ends With Bump in CSD, Energy Sales

All three major beverage manufacturers enjoyed individual sales increases during the four-week period ending on Dec. 29, with all-channel dollar sales up 5.8 percent, according to an analysis of Nielsen data by Wells Fargo Securities.

The Top 10 Most Read BevNET Stories of 2018

It's time to look back at the past year by reminiscing on the exciting innovations, landmark deals, and major developments that changed the beverage industry. And there’s no more objective way to do that than list to our most read articles of 2018.

Nielsen: CSDs, Sparkling Water Make Gains

Snack and non-alcoholic beverages sales were up 4.1 percent in the four-week period ending on December 1, according to an analysis of Nielsen data by Wells Fargo Securities. The all channel report showed growing sales of carbonated soft drink (CSDs) across the category’s major players, including The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo, and Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP).

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