Well Yes is part of a canned soup revival at Campbell’s

Campbell Soup is planning to revive its canned soup sales with the launch in the US of Well Yes, a line with novel ingredients such as kale and quinoa, along with lean protein.Planned for launch in January 2017, the line is expected to invigorate sales in the company’s Americas Simple Meals and Beverages segment, which reported a 3 percent...

Winery targets female Millennials with four-packs of cans

Terlato Wines has launched in the US two of its Seven Daughters-branded wines in easy-open aluminium cans
Terlato Wines has launched in the US two of its Seven Daughters-branded wines in easy-open aluminium cans.The canned wine is aimed at the popular Millennial female-focused category dominated by value-priced wines.“Seven Daughters wine in cans is the perfect fit for our savvy, confident and connected consumer,” said William Terlato, chief executive of Terlato Wines based in Lake Bluff, Illinois....

Tangerine flavour for latest Red Bull energy drink

A new version of Red Bull’s energy drink has been launched in the US. Flavoured with tangerine, Red Bull Orange Edition augments the Editions product line and is said to demonstrate the brand’s commitment to offering consumers more flavour and variety.The Red Bull Editions flavoured line includes Red (cranberry), Blue (blueberry), Yellow (tropical fruits), and now Orange (tangerine).They are retailed...

Codi launches canning system for craft brewers

A semi-automatic, low-volume can filling system aimed at craft brewers and beverage producers has been launched by US-based Codi Manufacturing. The volumetric, counter-pressure canning system is claimed to be ideal for craft brewers, with an output of between 40cpm and 60cpm.Codi, located in Golden, Colorado, showcased the combined depalletising, filling and seaming system at the recent Craft Brewers Conference in...

Carlsberg to invest in Tuborg for success in Vietnam

Carlsberg is planning to launch its premium Tuborg beer brand in Vietnam, backed by a multi-million dollar marketing campaign. Sold in 70 countries, Tuborg is the leading international brand for the Danish-based global brewer, but it is weak in Vietnam. That is why Carlsberg is planning to spend VND450 billion (US$20.2 million) to make it the number one beer in...

Budweiser brewery starts up in Vietnam

Anheuser-Busch InBev has started production at its new brewery in Vietnam, where beer consumption is expected to grow by 50 percent in the next five years, reaching 4.5 billion litres in 2020. Vietnamese drinkers can now enjoy Beck’s and Budweiser that’s brewed at the Binh Duong facility, which is said to have capacity to produce 50 million litres a year.The...

UK filling plant for South Africa’s Kingsley Beverage

A South Africa-based soft drinks manufacturer is planning to build a bottling plant in Europe.Kingsley Beverage, which operates seven plants in Africa and the Middle East, has committed to constructing the plant in the UK.It is investing £36 million in the facility at Great Haddon, near Peterborough in Cambridgeshire, where the 150,000 sqft building will have filling lines, a...

Peroni celebrates 170 years with collectible cans

A series of six collectible beer cans has been launched by Peroni to celebrate the Italian brewer’s 170th anniversary. Available until October, the cans will feature label designs inspired by its packaging from the 1910s, 1930s, 1960s and 1980s.Currently owned by SABMiller, the Peroni brand will be sold, along with Grolsch, to Japan’s Asahi if the acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev...

Carlsberg pulls out of beer production in Malawi

French-based beer and wine manufacturer Castel is to buy Carlsberg’s controlling share of its brewing partnership in the African state of Malawi. Carlsberg Malawi Limited (CML, previously The Bottling and Brewing Group Limited) was the first overseas venture for the Danish brewer in 1968 and most recently produced 380,000 hectolitres a year of beer and soft drinks, including the Carlsberg...