Boston Beer Profits Up 80%? Truly.

Dave Burwick, president and CEO, noted "The growth of the Truly brand, led by Truly Lemonade Hard Seltzer, continues to be very strong and we expect the Truly brand to continue to lead the growth of the business into 2021.”

Ron Alvarado of Ficks Beverage Company – Interview Transcript

In a recent interview with Hard Seltzer News, Ficks co-founder Ron Alvarado talked about the company's origins, transitioning to an alcohol product, fermenting tips, and more.

Ficks Turns Oranges into Alcohol

When San Francisco-based Ficks Beverage Company began the transition from non-alcoholic cocktail mixers to hard seltzer, Ron Alvarado and his co-founder, Mike Williamson, had an important decision to make: Just how were they going to craft their product? 

Hard Seltzer C-Store Sales Up 190% in Q3

The latest Goldman Sachs retailer survey indicates continued meteoric rise in hard seltzer sales at convenience stores.

Bold Rock on Building a Seltzer Following

Brian Shanks, Bold Rock founder and head cidermaker, spoke to Hard Seltzer News in an exclusive interview about the company’s plan for hard seltzer and RTD distribution. 

Brown-Forman Acquires New Zealand’s Part Time Rangers RTD Brand

Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.A) (NYSE:BF-B), the parent company of Jack Daniels, plans to buy the New Zealand based ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktail brand Part Time Rangers. In addition...

Blue Marble Announces New CoPacking Facility

Blue Marble Productions, Inc. is a subsidiary of  Blue Marble Cocktails, Inc., which makes its own RTD cocktails and vodka seltzers, in addition to “co-packing and private labeling sparkling fruit juices, kombuchas, vitamin wellness drinks, canned waters, and other spirit based seltzers.”

Vizzy Comes Out for Human Rights Campaign

Vizzy celebrated National Coming Out Day in a big way this year; the hard seltzer company announced a $1 million commitment to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the country’s largest organization dedicated to LGBTQ civil rights.

BeatBox Kicks the Hard Seltzer Can

As the aluminum can shortage deepens, one company’s innovation is paying off in a big way; BeatBox Beverages, as the name implies, come in boxes instead of the traditional can.

Aluminum Can Shortage Deepens

Like everything from cleaning supplies and toilet paper to coins, the cause of the shortage can be attributed to the coronavirus pandemic.

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