Bee Movie inspires new honey bottle design
HILLSBORO, Kan. Golden Heritage Foods has released its newest line of honey products, just in time for the buzz of “Bee Movie’s” DVD release. Each of the Dreamworks licensed products was designed to look like a character from Bee Movie—including Barry Bee, whose familiar voice is that of comedian Jerry Seinfeld.
The Barry Bee 2-ounce honey bottle is the first of its size to be carried in grocery stores. It will be stocked nationwide by such retailers as Safeway and Wal-Mart. The creators said it is the perfect size for active families and those on the go.
GHF is also using attention generated by OBee MovieO and the Barry Bee honey bottle to educate consumers about recent threats to honeybee colonies and the importance of bees to the food supply.
Honey and other bee-produced byproducts appear in everything from cereal to lip gloss. GHF said bees are the greatest pollinator in nature, increasing the quality and amount of agriculture produced each year by billions of dollars. Bees are vital to the food supply; such crops s almonds, apples, avocados and several types of berries depend on them for pollination.
Innovative Brolly helps create authentic Black and Tan at home
St. Louis Staying true to its English roots, Bass Pale Ale introduces this month its own version of the umbrella — or brolly, as the British call it —that won’t block the rain, but will help adult beer drinkers create perfect, authentic Black & Tans at home parties and get-togethers this St. Patrick’s Day.
The authentic Black & Tan has been made with Bass Pale Ale and Guinness stout since the 1800s. For nearly as long, adults have attempted to pour their Bass Black & Tan by placing a bar spoon over the lip of their pint glass, which often results in a caramel color rather than the authentic Black & Tan.
The Bass Brolly sits atop the pint glass and allows the stout beer to flow through slowly, resulting in the desired layered effect.
The Brolly’s magic comes from a series of small holes that help prevent the stout beer from mixing with the Bass Pale Ale. To use the brolly, pour the Bass Pale Ale down the center of the glass to create an ample amount of foam, filling it about two-thirds full, place the Brolly on the lip of the glass. and slowly pour the stout through the Brolly, being careful not to let the two layers mix. Adults 21 and older will receive a Brolly free of charge with the purchase of Bass (where legal).
Bass Pale Ale is a full-flavored ale that is still brewed to according to its original recipe. English malts, aromatic hops, and water rich in essential salts and minerals combine to give Bass its slight burnt roast aroma and high-quality, full-bodied flavor. Available in bars, restaurants and grocery stores nationwide, Bass Pale Ale is 5.1 percent alcohol by volume.
Aquafina Alive water is reborn with additional nutrients
PURCHASE, N.Y. PepsiCo said that in response to demands for beverages that outperform soft drinks when it comes to health and hydration, it has redesigned its line of Aquafina Alive Nutrient Enhanced Water Beverages to feature more nutrients—one flavor even contains the daily recommended amount of fiber.
All of the Aquafina Alive waters contain such health and performance additives as caffeine, electrolytes, antioxidants, fiber and vitamins.
The four new low- and zero-calorie beverages also have health-minded names. Satisfy is peach mango-flavored and contains 10 percent of the daily recommended amount of fiber; Protect is berry pomegranate-flavored with 10 percent the daily dose of vitamins E and C; Energize is orange lime-flavored with added caffeine and 10 percent the daily dose of vitamin B; and calorie-free, lemon-flavored Hydrate has electrolytes, sodium and potassium.
Aquafina Alive’s new labels also feature clean, simple graphics. PepsiCo says the new labels are the best way to bring the taste and benefits of Aquafina Alive “to life.”