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2010-05-24 01:01:00

PLANO, Texas, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Snapple says, "You're hired" to The Celebrity Apprentice-inspired teas handcrafted by finalists Bret Michaels and Holly Robinson Peete. Bret Michaels' Diet Snapple Trop-a-Rocka Tea and Holly Robinson Peete's Snapple Compassionberry Tea were created as part of the show's final task and are now available nationwide for a limited time only. To see a list of participating retailers, visit us online at Snapple.com. (Photo:...

2010-02-09 15:39:00

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) has joined First Lady Michelle Obama and other leading beverage companies to improve product labeling by listing calories more prominently on containers, vending machines and fountain equipment. In Washington, D.C. today, the First Lady announced her goal to eliminate childhood obesity in a generation. In launching the "Let's Move" campaign, the First Lady aims to help parents deal with what many consider...

2010-01-25 07:34:00

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raise a bottle of Dr Pepper today to toast the 125th anniversary of America's oldest major soft drink. Since its modest beginnings in 1885 as the concoction Charles Alderton created at Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas, the drink formerly known as the "Waco" has grown into a beloved national brand. After it was first poured, Dr Pepper gained such widespread consumer favor that other soda fountain operators began buying the...

2009-05-04 06:56:00

SEATTLE, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Zooppa.com, a social network for user-generated advertising, has successfully completed two ad campaigns for Seattle-based Jones Soda. User-generated content is second nature to Jones Soda, best known for printing real photos of their consumers on bottles of Jones. When it came time to extend this idea into advertising, it was only natural for Jones to team up with Zooppa and reach out to the creative minds of Zooppa members. In their first campaign, Jones...

2009-01-19 15:56:39

A Florida man says his boutique soda company, which began as an experiment 20 years ago, is starting to attract national attention. Jeff Kaplan, 50, a Pompano Beach insurance adjuster, said he started experimenting with home-brewed sodas as a hobby and has since turned the pastime into a company, Global Beverage Enterprises, which manufactures soda flavors such as cucumber, jasmine, elderflower, mavi tree bark and a sparkling milk concoction, The Miami Herald reported Monday. No one else is...

2008-11-07 06:00:15

Jones Soda has announced that its net revenue for the third quarter of 2008 was $8.7 million, compared to $11.7 million in the third quarter of 2007. For the third quarter of 2008, the company has reported a net loss of $5.3 million or $0.20 per diluted share, compared to net loss of $1.5 million or $0.06 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2007. Gross revenues decreased 25.4% to $9.7 million, compared to $13 million in the same period of 2007. For the first nine months of 2008, the...

2008-09-02 09:00:27

Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ:REED) announced today that it has formed an enhanced partnership with Quality Food Centers (QFC), a division of Kroger, the largest full service supermarket in the U.S. QFC carries a wide variety of natural and organic products, including select Reed's Ginger Brews & Virgil's All Natural Sodas. Christopher Reed, Founder and CEO of Reed's, Inc., stated, "This partnering with QFC reflects Reed's commitment and success in expanding into the mainstream marketplace....

2008-08-19 18:00:32

Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED) today announced its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2008. Second Quarter 2008 Highlights: -- Net sales increased 32% to $4.6 million from $3.5 million in the same period last year -- Gross profit increased 87% to $1.3 million from $0.7 million in the same period last year -- Gross margin expanded 820 basis points to 27.8% from 19.6% in the second quarter of 2007 -- Operating expenses decreased 110 basis...

2008-08-05 09:00:58

Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ: REED) announced today that it has formed an enhanced partnership with Big Y Supermarkets, a family owned and family operated retail food company, serving people's at home food needs. Big Y carries a wide variety of natural and organic products, including select Reed's Ginger Brews & Virgil's All Natural Sodas. Under the enhanced partnership, Big Y has committed to begin carrying Reed's full product line throughout all of its 57 Big Y locations and one Fresh Acres...

2008-07-25 09:01:02

Reed's, Inc. (NASDAQ:REED) announced today that Kroger Supermarkets, the largest full service supermarket in the US, which carries a wide variety of natural and organic products, has agreed to carry select Reed's and Virgil's beverage products in at least 815 locations operating under the retail banners of Kroger, Dillon's, Fry's, King Soopers and Smith's. The initial launch will make Reed's Premium Ginger Brew, Reed's Extra Ginger Brew, Virgil's Root Beer, Virgil's Cream Soda and Virgil's...