Food & Drink (183)
A taste of nostalgia
Austrian drinks manufacturer Almdudler has been producing the lemonade of the same name for over 50 years. The brand has recently launched a special retro edition can featuring the original 1957 design.
Why it matters
This move suggests a strategy aiming to acknowledge the renewed importance of comfortable and trusted brands to consumers in these complicated and uncertain times. Will this re-emergence of retro replace the recent preference for experimenting with new and novelty endeavours? Will other brands follow?
14. October 2009
The desert brand Danette is turning 40 in 2010. To celebrate, it has launched an operation called “Smile, you are a Danette”. The consumer is invited to post a picture of his best smile on a dedicated website. The 480 first net users will be assured to have their pictures selected. 1000 pictures in all will be printed on packs in February 2010.
Cocktails are having a makeover in some parts of the world. Beer is being incorporated to add effervescence and contribute flavour. Chicago’s new cocktails like Beermosa are proving very popular.