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Vita Coco aims to take brand, coconut water to the next level

By Ryan Daily

In the 20 years since the coconut water brand Vita Coco has been around, it has evolved from a start-up to a publicly traded company with about $380m in annual net sales. But like many food and beverage start-ups turned publicly traded companies, Vita...

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Diageo to acquire Don Papa Rum

By Rachel Arthur

Diageo will acquire Don Papa Rum, a super-premium dark rum from the Philippines, for up to €437.5m ($473m).

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Sucafina looks to AI to cut carbon footprint of coffee sales

By Oliver Morrison

The Swiss-based coffee company has teamed up with Singapore-based AI-driven food ingredient profiler ProfilePrint to invest in Csmart, a Brazil-based developer of AI-powered image recognition technologies for green coffee grading.

Waterloo Brewing. Pic: Carlsberg

Carlsberg acquires Waterloo Brewing in Canada

By Rachel Arthur

Carlsberg will acquire Waterloo Brewing for $144m CAD ($106m): helping it build up a ‘highly competitive company in the Canadian beer and RTD market’.

Diageo invests in The Oxford Artisan Distillery

Diageo invests in The Oxford Artisan Distillery

By Rachel Arthur

Diageo has made a minority investment in The Oxford Artisan Distillery, an ultra-premium English rye whisky producer ‘seeking to revolutionize farming practices in the category’.

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Functionality: The next big frontier in beverage innovation...

By Rachel Arthur

Functional beverages are a thriving category – but what exactly are consumers looking for in their drinks? From cannabis beverages to ‘think drinks’, hear from a panel of experts as this free-to-attend webinar explores the potential of the category.

Brewers are moving towards net zero

UK brewers focus on pathway to net zero

By Michelle Perrett

UK brewers are taking "huge steps" to be more environmentally-friendly with an expanded, targeted roadmap being launched to help the sector decarbonise at pace to reach net zero