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Article | September 30, 1998
GPI names 12 Clear Choice winners
The Glass Packaging Institute (Washington, DC) named 12 Clear Choice Award Winners for 1998. New in '98 is the Glass Classics category, intended to highlight the competition's 10th anniversary, and the winner was Canandaigua Wine Co.
for successfully packaging Almaden wine in glass for a minimum of 10 years.
Other winners were Pepsi Co./North American Coffee Partners for its Frappuccino brand coffee drink; it won the Success Story award by increasing brand sales by 300% and market penetration by 40%. Winning the Package Design award was Jack Daniel's Monogram whiskey from Brown-Forman Beverage Worldwide.
Tying in the Beer Category were bottles from Coors: the Painted Label Longneck Bottle and Original Coors & Coors Light Pigskin Bottles. And tying in the Carbonated Beverage Category were Saratoga Sparkling Spring Water from Saratoga Beverage Group and Jones Soda from Urban Juice and Soda Co.
Winning in Cosmetics/Toiletries was SHE from Revlon. Smirnoff won in the Distilled Spirits Category. Triarc Beverages' WhipperSnapple won in the New Product Beverage Category while S&W won in the New Product Food Category with Growers' Private Reserve.
AriZona Honey Lemon Iced Tea from Ferolito Vultaggio & Sons won Non-Carbonated Beverage Category. Montevina from Sutter Home Winery won in the wine category. And Brianna's Fine Salad Dressings won in the Soup-to-Nuts Category.
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