Consumer packaging group, Rexam, has announced the acquisition of
Heineken glass plant Glas Moerdijk in the Netherlands. The company
has bought the plant for €43 million in a move that will strengthen
it's position with Heineken...
Coca Cola and Pepsi are to consider launching a 'mid-calorie' drink
that will sit in between their diet cola ranges and original drinks
section. The 'mid-calorie' drink is thought to be targeting those
As the days of blindingly fast growth in the Russian beer industry
begin to ebb away the market is starting to show signs of maturity.
In turn it is the premium and super premium sectors that are
increasingly showing signs of promise...
India looks set to consolidate its somewhat unexpected position as
the world's largest whisky market in 2003, stretching further ahead
of its nearest rivals, according to a new report from market
analysts Canadean. ...
European companies and researchers should share the profits made on
products using exotic plants such as ginseng and green tea with the
countries of origin, urges a European Commission communication
issued on Friday.
The spectacular growth rates of the late 1990s may be a thing of
the past, but the functional energy drink market in western Europe
shows little sign of running out of steam, according to a recent
Tetra Pak has been a pioneering force in the central and eastern
European food and beverage packaging sector. However, with
accession just around the corner a series of new challenges are
about to present themselves. We spoke to a...