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A California federal judge has dismissed a class action lawsuit brought against Starbucks claiming that the company tricks customers by making its iced beverages appear full but underfilling the cup...
Scottish tea company, eteaket, has launched a new tea blend in the UK made with sea buckthorn, which has been widely used in other food and beverage products as a...
UK wholesaler and retailer Amathus Drinks has teamed up with distributor Proof Drinks for the launch of Mexican company Estancia Distillery’s agave spirit Raicilla.
Scottish craft brewer Harviestoun is to offer three of its top beer brands in cans.
Premium soda brand Joia has launched a line of premixed canned cocktails aimed at an on-the-go crowd looking to imbibe in a convenient and portable way.
Detroit-based startup Gäyo Kopi has introduced wild-certified Kopi Luwak coffee (sourced from wild civets in Indonesia) to the US market, completing pre-order shipments of the rare imported coffee this month, the...
Building an efficient packaging and distribution plan before opening its doors is proving as important as making a high-quality product for one of Australia’s fastest growing craft breweries.
Nestlé Waters has posted sales of CHF 3.9bn ($4.1bn) in its 2016 half yearly report, with 4.2% organic growth.
Thailand functional beverages manufacturer Sappe has taken a 40% stake coconut processor Coconut Factory Co Ltd for US$4 million.
Hip beverage brand Paper Boat has budged INR130m (US$2m) for research and development at a new science and technology facility in its native Bangalore.
Australia’s biggest independent brewery has won the right to be the exclusive beer provider at the Australian Open for the next five years.
Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company saw volumes grow by 3.5% in its developing markets over the first half of 2016; but a volume decline of 2.8% in its established markets segment.
DRINKmelon co-founder Kate Weiler’s primary goal is to make healthy hydration as accessible as possible in the beverage category with the launch of the watermelon water brand last week....
MillerCoors has launched Easy Tea Co, a lightly carbonated hard iced tea with a 5% ABV (alcohol by volume) kick.
A water-treatment company is using the “internet of things” to command an army of bacteria in the battle against polluted winery wastewater.
PepsiCo’s craft soda line, Stubborn Soda, is launching on shelves across the US today.
Scottish craft brewer BrewDog has launched a $50m crowdfunding round in the US to ‘turbo-charge’ its US expansion.
Nestlé’s Philippines operation is investing PHP2bn (US$43m) in a new plant south of Manila to manufacture a key ingredient for its popular Milo fortified chocolate drink.
Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam has been fined for various violations, including the manufacture of food supplements without the required safety certificates, following an inspection carried out by the health ministry last...
AB InBev has announced that the new group, created by the combination of AB InBev and SABMiller, will be based in Belgium. Meanwhile, other details of the combined group –...
A series of craft beers aged in barrels from the Barossa Valley will be launched by Pirate Life Brewing this month.
KRā, a 90-day-old sports drink company started by three business professionals in the Chicago area, says it is filling a void in the sports hydration market with its USDA Certified...
SodaStream’s second quarter net profits jumped 120.8% to $7.8m, compared to $3.5m accrued in the same period last year.
Gourmet coffee wholesaler DTS8 Coffee Company has plans to expand into the world’s fastest growing coffee-shop market by acquiring existing coffee chains.
AB InBev and SABMiller have set out a timeline for their merger, setting the date for completion of the deal as October 10, 2016.