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US antitrust officials probe AB InBev’s distributor incentive program The US antitrust officials are probing Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) regarding new incentives provided by the company to independent distributors to sell more of its own beer brands. News
Beach Whiskey closes oversubscribed $7.5m Series A financing round By DBR Staff Writer
Beach Whiskey has closed its oversubscribed $7.5m Series A financing round set to fund the national launch of its inaugural portfolio of naturally flavored American whiskey.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News Glen Grant to add three new Scotch whiskies to its portfolio By DBR Staff Writer
Glen Grant is planning to launch three new Scotch whiskies that are aged between 12 and 18 years old and redesign the packaging for its brand’s portfolio.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News Smirnoff releases Smirnoff Red, White & Berry Vodka specialty By DBR Staff Writer
The SMIRNOFF brand is releasing SMIRNOFF Red, White & Berry, the newest offering to celebrate freedom and bring everyone together under one party.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
US antitrust officials probe AB InBev’s distributor incentive program By DBR Staff Writer
The US antitrust officials are probing Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) regarding new incentives provided by the company to independent distributors to sell more of its own beer brands.
News Weis Supermarkets offers Pulse Beverage's coconut water product at 160 supermarkets By DBR Staff Writer
The Pulse Beverage Corporation, makers of Natural Cabana Lemonade/Limeade, and Coconut Waters and PULSE Heart & Body Health functional beverages, has announced that Weis Supermarkets is now offering, in its cold-box produce section, Natural Cabana Lemonade/Limeade in six flavors and Natural Cabana Coconut Water in two flavors at all 160 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey and West Virginia.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Fruit Juice > News BACARDÍ to launch two new rum flavors By DBR Staff Writer
BACARDÍ has unveiled its plans to debut of two new flavors – BACARDÍ Grapefruit and BACARDÍ Raspberry flavored rums.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News

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Beach Whiskey closes oversubscribed $7.5m Series A financing round
By DBR Staff Writer
Beach Whiskey has closed its oversubscribed $7.5m Series A financing round set to fund the national launch of its inaugural portfolio of naturally flavored American whiskey.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Glen Grant to add three new Scotch whiskies to its portfolio
By DBR Staff Writer
Glen Grant is planning to launch three new Scotch whiskies that are aged between 12 and 18 years old and redesign the packaging for its brand’s portfolio.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News

Non-alcoholic

Weis Supermarkets offers Pulse Beverage's coconut water product at 160 supermarkets
By DBR Staff Writer
The Pulse Beverage Corporation, makers of Natural Cabana Lemonade/Limeade, and Coconut Waters and PULSE Heart & Body Health functional beverages, has announced that Weis Supermarkets is now offering, in its cold-box produce section, Natural Cabana Lemonade/Limeade in six flavors and Natural Cabana Coconut Water in two flavors at all 160 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey and West Virginia.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Fruit Juice > News
Coca-Cola signs letters of intent to refranchise bottling operations in the US
By DBR Staff Writer
The Coca-Cola Company has signed letters of intent (LOI) to refranchise its bottling operations in the US.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Soft Drinks > News

Technology

Vertisense introduces world's most advanced mobile alcohol tracking solution
By DBR Staff Writer
Vertisense introduced Alcohoot Edge (#alcohootedge), the world's most advanced mobile alcohol tracking solution (#alcoholtracking).
Technology > Process Technology > News
Tetra Pak launches Tetra Pak TR/G7 filling machine for chilled distribution
Tetra Pak has introduced Tetra Pak TR/G7, a low-cost, easy to operate filling machine for chilled distribution.
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Markets & Regulations

Warrenton and Wort Hog team up to land state-backed support for new brew-pub
By DBR Staff Writer
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced state-backed support for four economic development projects, including Wort Hog Brewing Company’s plan to build a microbrewery in Old Town Warrenton.
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UK plans to introduce tax on sugary drinks to tackle obesity
The UK government has confirmed that tax on sugary drinks is being considered as part of the government's anti-obesity strategy.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Soft Drinks > News