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Fanta's 1940 birth in Germany had no association with Nazi Party, clarifies Coca-Cola, after advert backlash

Coca-Cola has apologised for any offence caused by an online Fanta video, after viewers suggested it referred to Nazi Germany as the ‘good old times.’

PepsiCo and Coca-Cola Hellenic announce Russian beverage plant closures

PepsiCo Russia and Coca-Cola Hellenic have both announced plans to shut down beverage plants in Russia, with Coca-Cola telling BeverageDaily.com the company has to enhance its competitiveness in ‘the new economic realities.’

Nestlé #notjustaboutfood! Multinational launches internship contest with Twitter

Nestlé UK & Ireland is launching a joint internship scheme with Twitter, a programme that will help it draw in talent from previously untapped areas. 

South Africa calls for bulk wine withdrawal to ‘create value at origin’

The South African wine industry is keen to raise the country’s reputation as a premium wine producer by shifting its export emphasis from bulk to bottled.

3-5 cups of coffee a day may help keep artery blockages away

People who consume between three to five cups of coffee a day may have a lower risk of coronary artery calcium build-up, which can lead to artery blockages, according to research published in the British Medical Journal’s publication Heart.

Poor dietary habits could raise disease risk from childhood

Children aged 6 to 8 may already be at increased risk of cardiometabolic disease if they eat a lot of low-fat margarine, red meat and sugary drinks and little vegetable oil, according to Finnish research.

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Jägermeister sales bomb: ‘Extremely aggressive’ US pricing hits herbal liqueur

Jägermeister sales bomb: ‘Extremely aggressive’ US pricing hits herbal liqueur

Sales of the world’s best-selling liqueur brand Jagermeister fell 5.6% in 2014 due to a slowdown in...

How Coke got its curves: Coca-Cola's contour bottle celebrates 100 years

How Coke got its curves: Coca-Cola's contour bottle celebrates 100 years

Coca-Cola has launched a global campaign featuring icons such as Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and Ray Charles,...

Not just any old bottle: Diageo ‘smart bottle’ thwarts counterfeiters and boosts consumer experience
Patent-pending technology on Johnnie Walker Blue Label goes beyond QR codes

Not just any old bottle: Diageo ‘smart bottle’ thwarts counterfeiters and boosts consumer experience

Diageo and Thin Film Electronics have released a prototype Johnnie Walker Blue Label ‘smart bottle,’ which can...

Beam Suntory fights ‘frivolous’ lawsuit attacking Jim Beam bourbon's handcrafted credentials

Beam Suntory fights ‘frivolous’ lawsuit attacking Jim Beam bourbon's handcrafted credentials

Beam Suntory insists it will fight a US class action filed last week accusing the company of...

‘We're not a commodity, we're a niche!’ Red Espresso puts rooibos tea in ‘coffee’ capsules
Red Espresso hopes to capitalise on European coffee capsule explosion – with tea

‘We're not a commodity, we're a niche!’ Red Espresso puts rooibos tea in ‘coffee’ capsules

Red Espresso is launching its rooibos tea capsules in Europe, eyeing up a continent with an ingrained...

‘Fairlife in every fridge in America!’ CEO predicts rebirth of US milk

‘Fairlife in every fridge in America!’ CEO predicts rebirth of US milk

Fairlife CEO Steve Jones believes his company’s new premium milk distributed through the Coca-Cola system can contribute...

'Semi-skimmed soft drinks!' Mid-calorie soda could become the mainstream choice, Zenith International

'Semi-skimmed soft drinks!' Mid-calorie soda could become the mainstream choice, Zenith International

Mid-calorie soft drinks have the potential to gain ground on traditional full calorie drinks – and could...

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