Interbrew is set to become the third largest brewer in China with
the acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in Malaysia's Lion group.
The Belgian group will now brew 21 million hl of beer in China each
Every segment of the Brazilian soft drinks sector showed excellent
growth in 2002, with the young population, good weather and growing
health awareness helping to maintain the annual double digit
Danone and Suntory are to combine their US home and office delivery
bottled water businesses, a move which will make them the leading
global players and which lays down a challenge to European rival
Ambitious Israeli soy ingredients company Solbar Industries keeps
the new products rolling out with the launch this week of Solpro
900, a soy protein isolate for infant formula, nutritional foods
and beverages, as its investment programme...
Despite a slight drop in sales packaging giant Rexam has announced
that H1 pretax profits have risen significantly. Profits jumped to
£71 million compared with a loss of £169 million for the same
period last year.