Beverage maker Stewart’s Enterprise Inc. (SEI) announced late last week that it has named industry veteran Tony Gaines as the company’s new CEO. In his new role, Gaines will help the craft soda maker increase momentum behind its alcoholic beverage brands, including its recently launched Stewart’s Spiked Seltzers and the upcoming launch of a RTD Hard Rock-branded hard seltzer line.
As the world works its way back to pre-pandemic operations, lawmakers across the country are looking to make to-go sales of alcoholic beverages from bars and restaurants a lasting legacy, and DoorDash has launched its latest innovation in support of that effort. The on-demand food delivery service announced Monday that it has expanded its marketplace offerings into the alcoholic beverage category allowing consumers to pair a restaurant meal with a beer, wine or cocktail.
Having already innovated its way through the ready-to-drink category with everything from a classic hard seltzer to Natty Daddy Lemonade, Natural Light is looking beyond canned categories for its latest product launch. The beer maker announced this week it has launched into the spirits world with a line of lemonade-flavored Natty Vodka.