International Dispensing Corp., a developer of proprietary dispensing solutions in Hanover, MD, and Steuben Foods, one of the nation's largest low-acid aseptic producers based in Jamaica, NY, have entered into a long-term agreement under which Steuben will market three aseptic bag-in-box product lines featuring IDC's Fresh Flow Tap. Under the agreement, Steuben Foods has the exclusive right in North America to manufacture and sell bag-in-box coffee creamers, iced-coffee beverages and acidified milk products using the Fresh Flow Tap for any non-refrigerated end-use.
Seagram's Cooler Escapes, the brand managed and marketed by United States Beverage, L.L.C. of Stamford, CT, has released the first green tea-flavored malt beverage. Called Tea Breeze, it's a blend of peach, mango and green tea. The introduction comes on the heels of the 20th anniversary of Seagram's Cooler Escapes. Losing the classic wide neck bottle of coolers past, the new modern bottle design has been combined with beach themed graphics to give the brand a more contemporary and chic look.
DuPont and the China Academy of Safety Science & Technology (CASST) have signed a memorandum of understanding that sets forth the roles, responsibilities and parameters for working collaboratively to improve industrial safety performance in China. Initially, CASST and DuPont will focus their attention on the areas of chemical production, chemical handling and industrial flash fire safety and protection.