All news articles for January 2018

Brands produced at the Milton Keynes site include Coca-Cola, Fanta and Capri-Sun. Pic:Getty/kwangmoozaa

Coca-Cola to close two UK sites

By Rachel Arthur

Coca-Cola has announced proposals to close two UK sites: its manufacturing plant in Milton Keynes and a distribution center in Northampton.

Duravant to acquire Key Technology. Pic: Duravant

Duravant to acquire Key Technology for $175m

By Jenny Eagle

Duravant has signed an agreement to acquire Key Technology, which designs and manufactures digital sorting, inspection, conveying and processing equipment.

Dr Pepper Snapple's portfolio includes Dr Pepper and 7UP

Dr Pepper Snapple and Keurig Green Mountain to merge

By Rachel Arthur

Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keurig Green Mountain are to merge and create Keurig Dr Pepper: a new beverage company with ‘a portfolio of iconic consumer brands and unrivalled distribution capability’ in North America.

The UK uses units to indicate the amount of alcohol per serve, but this is useless unless put in the context of government drinking guidelines, says the RSPH. Pic:iStock

Call for cigarette-style health warnings on alcohol

By Rachel Arthur

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is calling for the introduction of new labeling regulations – such as cigarette-style health warnings, drink drive warnings, and calorie content – on alcoholic drinks in the UK.

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