Bud Light Kicks Off 2017 NFL Season With New Team Packaging

Bud Light said it will continue its tradition of NFL team-themed packaging in both cans and aluminum bottles. In total, there will be 28 new designs to celebrate 28 NFL teams across the country and a special 36-pack with all 32 NFL teams represented.  The updated looks are already on shelves in certain markets and will be available nationwide later this month.

This year’s unique team can and aluminum bottle design prominently features each team logo as well as a catch phrase or rallying cry for each NFL franchise. Additionally, each can will feature Snapcodes that when consumers take a photo of them using Snapchat, it will unlock a chance to win Super Bowl LII Continue reading

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Diageo Names 2 as Distributors of the Year

Southern Glazer’s Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Division, Florida, was named Spirits Distributor of the Year by Diageo, and Beechwood Distributors, Wisconsin, was named the Beer Distributor of the Year at Diageo’s annual Golden Bar Awards celebration.

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GDP Up 2.6% in 2d Quarter as Prices Rose Modestly

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an 2.6% annual rate in the second quarter of 2017 after increasing 1.2% (revised) in the first quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis estimated.  

The increase in real GDP in the second quarter re­flected positive contributions from consumer spend­ing, nonresidential fixed investment, exports, and federal government spending that were partly offset by negative contributions from private residential fixed investment, inventory investment, Continue reading

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Treasury Wine Estate’s Sales Rise 10.4% in Americas, Volume Up 3.1%

Treasury Wine Estates reports a “robust” growth in volume, up 3.1% to 15.45 million cases, driven by the acquisition of Diageo Wine and underlying portfolio growth.

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Gallo Acquires Germain-Robin California Brandy

  1. & J. Gallo Winery said it purchase Germain-Robin, California’s first luxury brandy.

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Willamette Valley Vineyards Net Jumps 27% in 2d Quarter

Willamette Valley Vineyards reports net of $461,668, or 9 cents a share, for the second quarter of 2017, up from $362,481, or 7 cents a share, a year earlier.

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