All news articles for December 2017

Morinaga's Mt. Rainier logo has faced opposition from multiple brands claiming the trademark is too similar to their own.  ©GettyImages/TimArbaev

Starbucks challenge to Morinaga’s Mt. Rainier logo shot down

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has rejected Starbucks’ opposition to a trademark application filed by Japanese dairy manufacturer Morinaga Nyugo Kabushiki Kaisha (trading as Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.) for its RTD espresso...

The Aeolian Islands, Italy: a region which counts wine among its attractions. Pic:getty/luiginfosi

ARCHIVE ARTICLE. ‘A unique category produced under some of the most extreme viticultural conditions on the planet’

Establishing a volcanic wine category

By Rachel Arthur

Volcanic wine regions have the opportunity to come together and create a distinct volcanic wine category: highlighting such wines as premium, high quality and with a true sense of place, according to a Master Sommelier.

Heineken invests $100m in Mozambique brewery

Heineken invests $100m in Mozambique brewery

By Rachel Arthur

Heineken has laid the foundation stone of its first brewery in Mozambique, identifying 'promising long-term economic perspectives' in the African country.

The Cook County sweetened beverage tax has come to an end after four months. ©GettyImages/scanrai

NEWS IN BRIEF

Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax officially expires

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The sweetened beverage tax in Cook County, Illinois, expired on Friday after four months of “overwhelming and relentless opposition” from retailers, consumers and policy makers.

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