Lisa Marie, founder of ReddRox, says her sports hydration drink is superior to others because it contains rooibos, a South African shrub used to make a red tea high in antioxidants and containing no caffeine. The drink already has a following with Boston Red Sox players and others.
A packaging-research center proposed for Michigan State University got a $400,000 boost from The Coca-Cola Co. The Center for Packaging Innovation and Sustainability will serve as a think tank on packaging.
To celebrate 150 years, Eight O'Clock Coffee is getting a new look and is asking customers to help pick the packaging. When consumers vote online, they register to win $5,000 in groceries or 150 other prizes.
Tata Tea Ltd., which markets Tetley, Goodearth and Eight O'Clock Coffee brands in the U.S., is consolidating manufacturing operations in order to bring down costs. The facilities would be run under a unified entity, a company official said.