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Diageo 2015: Where is Guinness growing, what’s next for Mexico, and rising star Orijin

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes says he has confidence in what the alcoholic beverage giant can achieve in 2016, despite challenges on top line growth in FY2015. 

Beverage bites: News up to July 31, 2015

Tea with ‘alcohol at potentially intoxicating levels’ recall; Blue Moon in Canada; & if Carlsberg did cases

A fermented tea brand is recalling products which could contain alcohol ‘at levels that may be intoxicating,’ while Ball announces it will close its Bristol, US, can end plant. Meanwhile, Carlsberg has been surprising air passengers... read on for more beverage bites. 

‘Demand for standard 12oz can has been declining for several years’

Ball Corporation to close one of its oldest US plants as it admits: ‘We compete against plastic, glass and metal packaging in a highly competitive market’

Ball Corporation says it is closing one of its oldest North American beverage packaging plants because it ‘competes against plastic, glass and metal packaging in a highly competitive market’.

Tekni-Plex launches aluminum/foam liner for screwcaps to ‘support wine industry’s conversion to ROPP closures’

Tri-Seal, a division of Tekni-Plex has developed a laminated aluminum foil/foam barrier liner to replace tin/Saran barrier liners commonly used for ROPP (roll-on, pilfer-proof) screwcaps for wine.

Could beetroot juice help you exercise for longer?

Chronic consumption of beetroot juice may improve cardiovascular health and potentially delay the onset of fatigue in healthy people, says a new study.

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