Coca-Cola Amatil and The Coca-Cola Company have announced a joint acquisition of a 45% minority interest in Australia’s Made Group, which is behind beverage and dairy brands such as Cocobella, Rokeby Farms, Impressed and NutrientWater.
Coffee brand Rise Brewing Co. has introduced a line of ready-to-drink nitro cold brew lattes, including two flavors made with oat beverages. Consumer demand and ‘flavor profile’ drove the decision to use dairy alternatives, the company said.
The use of PET as a packaging material is expected to grow globally within the liquid dairy sector, says Sidel, as it plans on showcasing its Aseptic Combi Predis blow fill seal filler, at Pack Expo 2018.
Japanese beer and beverage giant Kirin has announced a strategic review for Lion Dairy and Drinks - a producer and distributor of dairy products and beverages in Oceania – with the sale of the unit one of the options.
Just two months after California lawmakers passed a 12-year ban on soda taxes, the state has passed the nation’s first 'healthy kids' meal bill': with water and milk set to become the default drink choice with kids' meals.