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Cognac exports reach record high

Cognac exports rose in 2016 to reach record levels in both value and volume, according to figures from the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC).  The US continues to be the largest market for Cognac exports.

The Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac has released 2016 export data. Pic:iStock/Shaiith
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Fuze Tea’s new Aussie campaign focuses on food moments

Coca-Cola South Pacific’s summer campaign for Fuze Tea will focus on matching the ice tea with food and social occasions in Australia.

Manufacturers take purist approach as European demand for variety-specific juice increases

Consumers are selecting premium juices based on the type of fruit used, particularly in apple juice, leading juice manufacturers to offer variety-specific products. 

SPOTLIGHT JAPAN

Asahi ambitious for more acquisitions despite European buying spree

Japan’s biggest beer firm Asahi is weighing up further European acquisitions following last year’s two bumper deals with AB InBev.

Olam flexes its ‘soft power’ through approach to certification

The world of produce certification has shifted considerably in recent years, with a raft of new sustainability marks entering the market and “raising the benchmark of what is happening on the ground”.

China

Treasury Wine Estates awarded Ben Fu trademark after legal battle

Treasury Wine Estates has won a landmark legal dispute in Beijing over its right to use the Chinese transliteration as a brand name for its flagship Penfolds wine.

Ocean Spray expands presence in US hospitals with higher potency cranberry juice

Ocean Spray is leveraging its existing presence in hospitals to promote its Cranberry +health juice drink as a 'potential nutritional approach' to help reduce urinary tract infections (UTIs).

BillerudKorsnäs expands into the Internet of Packaging

BillerudKorsnäs, which manufactures beverage, snacks and confectionery packaging, is further expanding into the Internet of Packaging by investing in a minority holding in UK technology firm Hanhaa.

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