Brynwood Partners Acquires Cold Spring Brewing Co.

Minnesota-based Cold Spring Brewing Company has been acquired by Brynwood Partners, a Connecticut-based private equity firm with existing investments in a variety of food and beverage companies.

Sunny Delight Beverages Co. to Launch Sparkling Fruit2O Lime Twists

Sunny Delight Beverages Co. (SDBC), the maker of Sparkling Fruit2O, has elevated the sparkling beverage category with a product unlike any other; a new line of fruit-flavored sparkling water that hits the consumer palette sweet spot, Sparkling Fruit2O Lime Twists.

American Beverage Association Celebrates ‘America Recycles Day’

WASHINGTON — On America Recycles Day, the non-alcoholic beverage industry reaffirms its longstanding commitment to further minimizing its environmental impact, and is making it easier for consumers to do the same.

“From our 100 percent recyclable packaging to our efforts to minimize waste and support recycling programs, our industry is leading the way and doing our part to reduce our environmental impact,” said Susan Neely, …

Sparkling Fruit2O Goes National With Dr Pepper Snapple As a Key Partner

Following a successful limited distribution launch in the Northeast, Sunny Delight Beverages Co. has announced plans to roll out Sparkling Fruit2O to the rest of the country. The line of zero-calorie, flavored, sparkling waters-- one of several new brands with marketing and positioning parallel to that of category juggernaut Sparkling ICE -- will be distributed through the Dr Pepper Snapple system as well as other existing DSD partners of Sunny Delight.

Sunny Delight Beverages Co. Releases Fourth Annual Sustainability Report

CINCINNATI, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Sunny Delight Beverages Co., a leading producer of fruit-based drinks in North America, today released its fourth annual Sustainability Report. The report details the company’s commitments, achievements and opportunities against its triple bottom line approach to sustainability—economic performance, environmental stewardship and social responsibility.

“Sunny Delight Beverage’s Co.’s commitment to sustainability is unwavering and we are pleased to share our …

Sunny Delight Uses Transplace to Implement Compressed Natural Gas Fleet

Leading Beverage Manufacturer Uses Clean Energy Trucks to Reduce Fuel Costs and Emissions, Employs Third Party Logistics Company to Manage Carriers, Fueling Options Within the Network

May 07, 2012 – DALLAS–(EON: Enhanced Online News)Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, and Sunny Delight Beverages Co. today announced the successful implementation of a compressed natural gas (CNG) …

Sunny Delight Beverages Co. Releases Annual Sustainability Report

CINCINNATI, OH (June 14, 2011) /PRNewswire/ — On Monday, Sunny Delight Beverages Co. (SDBC), a leading producer of fruit-based juices and juice drinks, released its third annual Sustainability Report, highlighting a growing list of accomplishments that showcase how the company’s entrepreneurial spirit is achieving results that bring a positive impact to the environment, not just the bottom line. Committed to sustainable development, transparent communication and …

Fruit2O to Give Lucky Winner ‘Unique Experience’ Vacation

CINCINNATI, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Fruit2O®, the original zero-calorie, fruit-flavored water is hosting the What’s Your Flavor Unique Experience Promotion, offering people the opportunity to choose their unique vacation, much like they choose their favorite Fruit2O flavor.

The makers of Fruit2O® know their consumers are looking for flavor and exciting experiences that fit into their lives and desires. Fans of the brand are asked …

Sunny Delight Beverages Co and ALPLA Inc. Announce Co-Manufacturing at Sherman, TX Site

 

CINCINNATI, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Sunny Delight Beverages Co.(SDBC) and ALPLA Inc., a global supplier of plastic packaging, announced today that they have signed a letter of agreement for ALPLA to provide on-site bottle manufacturing for the Sunny Delight beverages manufactured at SDBC’s Sherman, Texas plant.  This move is part of the $70 million investment SDBC announced in December to purchase the Sherman …

Sunny Delight Beverages Co. To Refocus North American Efforts

CINCINNATI – Sunny Delight Beverages Co. (SDBC) today announced that it is investing more than $70 million to upgrade all five of its North American manufacturing facilities and data systems and to acquire a plant in Sherman, Texas.  The company also announced today the pending sale of its Western European Sunny Delight juice drink business to Orangina Schweppes, a leading fruit drink firm in Western …

The Flow: No Tata for Nooyi; More New Leaf Distrib

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  • PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has dispelled rumors that she will leave her current position to become the chairman of the Tata Group. In a recent statement, she explained that she “loves” her job with PepsiCo. Link
  • New Leaf Brands has added 17 new distributors throughout the state of California as part of their agreement with Coast Brands Group. New Leaf Brands’ 11 tea

Sunny Delight Beverages Co. Plants Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill

CINCINNATI, April 21 /PRNewswire/ — The Sunny Delight Beverages Co. (SDBC) announced today that all six of its manufacturing sites have already reached their sustainability goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2013. This goal was achieved by the company’s Anaheim, Calif.; Littleton, Mass.; and Mataro, Spain plants in 2009 — four years ahead of schedule — its South Brunswick, N.J. and Atlanta, Ga. …

The Flow: Coke’s Innocent; des10ation

Financials
Celsius Holdings, Inc. announced that CDS Ventures of South Florida, LLC purchased $2,000,000 in shares. Carl DeSantis, formerly Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rexall Sundown, Inc. has additionally, through his majority-owned company CDS, provided $2 million in equity financing to fund Celsius continued expansion. Link Beverage-Air Corp. laid off about 70 workers. The company said the layoffs amount to about …


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