IBWA: Bottled Water Consumption, Sales Increase

Posted by Terrie // the shelby report The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), in conjunction with research, consulting and financial services firm Beverage Marketing Corp. (BMC), has released 2015 bottled water statistics, which show that Americans’ consumption of bottled water increased by 7.9 percent and bottled water sales rose 8.9 percent vs. the previous year. BMC…

Anheuser-Busch, Starbucks Hit the Bottle

The two companies are joining forces to brew bottled Teavana tea NACS Online Anheuser-Busch and Starbucks announced that they are working together to produce, bottle, distribute and market the first Teavana Ready-to-Drink (RTD) tea in the United States, with an anticipated product launch in the first half of 2017. According to a Beverage Marketing Corporation…

Updates to the Ohio Uniform Food Safety Code Chapter 3717-1 Ohio Administrative Code

Changes effective March 1, 2016 By The Food Protection Team The following sections have been updated: 3717-1-01 Definition of the word “Packaged” was changed. The packaged food is no longer being defined as securely bagged or securely wrapped, only that it is bottled, canned, cartoned, bagged, or wrapped. It also excludes food that is wrapped or placed in…