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The tea leaves are sourced from China's Shaanxi province on the Daba Mountain where they grow at high altitudes. ©GettyImages/start0

Tea importer strikes deal to bring rare Chinese tea to US

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Cha Gardens has introduced a low-yield high-end tea, grown at an altitude of 2,100 to 2,300 meters in China’s Daba Mountain region, to the US market: available in select fine dining restaurants and online.

Barry Chevallier Guild, Aspall chairman, and Henry Chevallier Guild.

Molson Coors acquires Aspall Cyder

By Rachel Arthur

Molson Coors has acquired Suffolk-based Aspall Cyder in the UK, a move that will help boost the global brewer’s portfolio premiumization strategy.

Coca-Cola launches Fuze Tea in Europe

Coca-Cola launches Fuze Tea in Europe

By Rachel Arthur

Coca-Cola is rolling out one of its fastest growing brands - the low calorie premium iced tea, Fuze Tea - in Europe this month. In the UK the drink will escape the upcoming sugar tax thanks to its use of the sweetener stevia.


Campari Group acquires Bisquit Cognac

By Rachel Arthur

Campari Group will acquire Bisquit Dubouché et Cie, owner of Bisquit Cognac, from South Africa based Distell Group for €52.5m ($62.4m).


From plain to premium: Adding value in bottled water

By Rachel Arthur

While bottled water may fundamentally be the simplest of beverages, the category is evolving with an explosion of flavors, fortification and functionality to offer something more to today’s consumers.

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