Coca-Cola and Disney have joined forces to launch a new soft drink
for young children in the Spanish market. The drink, which is
fortified with vitamins, features characters from Disney cartoons
and has already been successfully launched...
Ball Corporation, the US packaging group has said that it will ask
for consentfrom its senior note holders to launch a $200 million
(€201.5m) offering of senior notes with a maturity of 10 years, in
connection with its proposed acquisition...
Australia's CUB group has been awarded a 10-year contract to brew,
distribute and market the premium Belgian beer Stella Artois, one
of the drivers of growth in the increasingly important premium beer
Cognac Godet is pushing ahead with its exports to the potentially
huge Russian market following an agreement with its new distributor
there, Ladoga. The St Petersburg-based firm will now market three
Godet brands in major Russian...
SABMiller, the giant brewing group, has taken 100 per cent control
of the Chinese beer brand Snow after buying out the minority
shareholder in three Chinese breweries. And while there is still
work to do to improve the situation at...
Drinking grape juice may be a better alternative to taking
supplements, say researchers, who report that concord grape juice's
powerful antioxidant effects may offer extra benefits that
supplements do not.
Interbrew has a new licensed producer for its Kloster beer brand in
Thailand - Boon Rawd, the country's leading brewer. The change of
marketer for Kloster shows Interbrew's commitment to Thailand, but
building a substantial...
Lactobacillus plantarum 299v (LP299v) bacteria, used in the
probiotic drink ProViva, can reduce several of the most common risk
factors associated with cardiovascular disease, according to a
study by researchers in Poland. The makers...
Scotland's Kyndal Spirits, the group formed just a year ago by a
management buyout of Jim Beam Brands' European business, has
launched a new vodka product, in both full-size and RTD formats, to
commemorate its first birthday...
Coors, the US brewer which acquired the Bass Brewers business in
the UK earlier this year, is to invest £35m in increasing capacity
at its Burton-on-Trent brewery, a move designed to help it meet the
demands of the increasingly important...
Already a major player in the Polish vodka market, French company
Belvedere has strengthened its position there with the acquisition
of the Polmos Krakow distillery, taking its market share to 15 per
Recent research suggests that coffee may be beneficial for heart
health. Now, a team of Swiss scientists say that it is ingredients
other than caffeine which are responsible for the stimulating
effects of the beverage on the cardiovascular...
The consolidation of the German beer market continued this week
with Belgium's Interbrew strengthening its position as the
country's leading foreign player, adding the Hannover-based Gilde
brewery to its Beck's and...