Beverages

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Store Brand Beverage Trends

Beverage innovation related to K-cup concept extensions, upscale cold-pressed juices, sparkling waters, and next-generation sodas pose multiple opportunities for private label.
December 2, 2013

Once you move beyond the biggest revenue-driving beverage categories for private label—milk and water—a diverse playing field of opportunity opens itself to new degrees of innovation.


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New Products: November 2013

November 6, 2013

This month’s new food products include all-natural fruit snacks, seafood cocktail sauce, organic chocolate, waters in glass bottles, pound cake, pretzel dogs, natural lollipops, “lite” caffeine coffee capsules, break & bake cookie dough, strawberry banana gelatin snacks, combo pack mini muffins, six cheese pizza and autumn roast ground coffee.


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The Top 10 Trends in Private Label

Several targeted approaches to product development—including natural, storytelling, nostalgia and more—will help feed private label’s growth across a diverse set of food and non-food categories over the next year and beyond.
November 6, 2013

What is your private brand’s story?


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New Products: October 2013

October 2, 2013

This month’s new non-food products include holographic label materials and reclosure film facestocks.


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Category Insights: Beverages

Beverage Flavors Sparkle

From sparkling water, to soda, to cold-pressed juices, private label beverage flavors and packaging are anything but ordinary.
September 12, 2013

Last year I bought a juicer. I’d been hearing about juicing everywhere and decided it was time to see for myself if this was truly the magic path to a healthier life.


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Report Says Edeka Mulls Exporting Private Label

May 3, 2013

Planet Retail reported Friday that German retailer Edeka is considering exporting its private label energy drink, Booster, to retailers.


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Chek Soda Back For Summer

May 2, 2013

Bi-Lo supermarkets are bringing in a new private label soda to shelves this spring, but a familiar name in the Southeast.


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Convenience Store Sales Topped $700 Billion in 2012

April 10, 2013

 

The convenience store industry had record sales of $700.3 billion in 2012, according to figures released today by NACS.


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SIPP Industries To Buy Private Label Liquor Company

January 29, 2013

SIPP Industries Inc. announced Tuesday that it was finalizing an agreement to buy Spectre Worldwide Corp., an importer, licensor and marketer of private label liquors.


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Pumpkin Spice Tea Latte Mix

January 23, 2013

Trader Joe's Pumpkin Spice Flavored Chai Tea Latte Mix is Kosher certified and contains no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.


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July 2014 New Food Products

This month’s new food products include coffee, energy bars, healthy pizza for kids, specialty sauces, Greek yogurt dip, gelato, puffed grain snacks, snack seasonings, and much more.

Podcasts

Coming with a clear, comprehensive plan was the key to success for Longo Brothers Fruit Markets when the grocer decided to roll out a two-tier private label strategy, Jenny Longo and Robert Koss tell PLBuyer editor Chris Freeman in this podcast.

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Private Label Buyer Magazine

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July 2014

The July 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes articles on changing retail dynamics as well as category insights on store brand cosmetics and paper products. Check it out today!

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