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ABA represents Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr. Pepper. Pic: ©GettyImages/celsopupo

American Beverage Association appoints new CEO

By Beth Newhart

The American Beverage Association (ABA) has appointed Katherine Lugar as CEO and president, effective later this year. She will replace Susan K. Neely, who served in the role for 13 years.

It's been an action-packed year for the beverage world. Here are some of the highlights. (Pic:iStock/marekuliasz)

The year that was: Headlines of 2016

By Rachel Arthur

From mergers and acquisitions to innovations in packaging and flavors, we take a look back over some of the headlines of 2016. 

Launched in 2009, Bai Brands has grown extremely rapidly in the past three years, generating revenues of $5.2m in 2012; $17m in 2013, and a predicted $50m in 2014. In 2015, it's aiming for $100m

Dr Pepper invests $15m in minority stake in Bai Brands

By Elaine Watson

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has invested $15m in a minority stake in Bai Brands, which has generated explosive growth in multiple retail channels with its 'antioxidant infusion' low-calorie Bai5 beverages.

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