AriZona to Offer Five Popular Flavors in 11.5 oz. Sleek® Cans from Ball
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 28, 2013
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --AriZona's storied history of
offering premium teas and beverages in unique packaging continues with the
release of some of its most popular flavors in 11.5 oz. Sleek® cans from Ball
Corporation (NYSE: BLL).
"We strive to give our fans what they want and are excited to offer some of
our most iconic and popular flavors in a premium Sleek® package," said Jackie
Harrigan, global communications director.
The 11.5 oz. Sleek® can from Ball has the same profile as AriZona's 23.5 oz.
cans and provides a size option to consumers. These 207.5 diameter cans offer
a unique way for the AriZona brand to continue standing out on the shelf and
in consumers' hands.
"Ball cans are available in numerous shapes and sizes, ready to fulfill
consumers' changing needs," said Rob Miles, senior vice president, sales for
Ball's metal beverage packaging division, Americas. "In partnership with
AriZona, Ball's goal is to provide consumers with the best beverages in
premium, 100-percent recyclable packaging."
There will be five AriZona flavors available in the Ball 11.5 oz. Sleek® cans:
Arnold Palmer Lite Half & Half, Green Tea with Ginseng and Honey, Iced Tea
with Raspberry, Iced Tea with Lemon and Fruit Punch.
About Ball Corporation
Ball Corporation is a supplier of high quality packaging for beverage, food
and household products customers, and of aerospace and other technologies and
services, primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its
subsidiaries employ more than 15,000 people worldwide and reported 2011 sales
of more than $8.6 billion. For the latest Ball news and for other company
information, please visit http://www.ball.com.
Founded in Brooklyn, NY in 1992, AriZona's mission is to offer top quality
beverages in uniquely packaged designs that are accessible and affordable.
AriZona Beverages — makers of the number one Iced Tea in America, holds a
unique position in the global beverage industry with its iconic $0.99 big can
and "keeping it real" no frills approach to the consumer market. AriZona
never pays for glitzy advertising campaigns to gain consumer loyalty and is
constantly ahead of the curve, carving out trends without the use of focus
groups and market research. With a loyal following across various
demographics, AriZona pulls its own inspiration from its fierce social media
following and devoted fan base. To learn more about the AriZona lifestyle,
please visit drinkarizona.com; Facebook: AriZonaIcedTea; Twitter:
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