Carling were looking to stretch their brand into new occasions to defend against the craft beer and cider revolutions.


our approach.

We developed a number of white space opportunities which led to connecting 3 core consumer motivations – refreshment, flavour and lightness. We developed a number of ideas in the epicentre of these. One of which was Zest.



Carling Zest was intended to be a limited edition. Strong sales performance has ensured it has become a key part of the portfolio all year round and inspired launches from Carling’s competitors.

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