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Nespresso agrees with French regulator to allow rivals make coffee pods By DBR Staff Writer
Nestlé Group's Nespresso has reached an agreement with French Competition Authority (AdIC)to pave way for competition by allowing other companies to manufacture coffee pods that are compatible with its machines.
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Coca-Cola adopts three-colour calorie labeling scheme in UK By DBR Staff Writer
Coca Cola Great Britain has volunteered to adopt UK Government’s ‘traffic light’ labeling scheme that gives details about the fat and calorie content in its products.
Non-alcoholic > Soft Drinks > News Dunkin’ Donuts to introduce first hot dark-roasted coffee By DBR Staff Writer
American global doughnut company Dunkin’ Donuts is introducing its first dark-roast hot coffee, in a bid to increase its product offerings.
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Braintrust Investments acquires Inko’s iced tea business
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Private investment firm Braintrust Investments has acquired US-based Inko’s iced tea business.
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Coca-Cola Bottling to expand distribution services in US
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Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated has signed a definitive agreement with The Coca-Cola Company to expand its distribution services to Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Coca-Cola introduces mid-calorie soda in Mexico
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Coca-Cola has introduced mid-calorie soda Life in Mexico, where carbonated beverage sales are declining due to a new tax imposed on sugary beverages.
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20% sugar tax on drinks could lower obesity risk: South African researchers
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Researchers from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, have found that a 20% tax imposed on sugar sweetened beverages (SSB) could reduce obesity in young adults.
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Tropical Smoothie Cafe debuts UnBEETable Berry smoothie
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Tropical Smoothie Cafe has introduced new UnBEETable Berry smoothie, whihc will be available starting 25 August 2014.
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Coca-Cola buys a 16% stake in Monster Beverage for $2.15bn
Coca-Cola has signed an agreement to buy a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage wit for a long-term strategic partnership.
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Coca-Cola plans to set up new bottling plant in Telangana, India
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Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, the Coca-Cola’s largest bottling partner in India, is planning to set up a new INR10bn ($163.5m) bottling plant in the Telangana state of India.
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Lifeway Foods expands Kefir presence to Canada
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US-based producer of probiotic dairy products Lifeway Foods has expanded the availability of its probiotic kefir line, Lifeway Kefir, into Canada.
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China Mist to develop ice tea blends using RealCup capsule technology
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US-based iced tea maker China Mist Tea has announced plans to develop new tea blends using RealCup single-serve capsule technology, developed by Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee.
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LANXESS Facility Receives Internationally Valid Certificates for Velcorin Production
The beverage industry can reliably assume that food safety is maintained in the supply chain when the cold sterilization agent Velcorin is used: the LANXESS Material Protection Products (MPP) business unit's production facility in Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany, has been audited to FSSC 22000 and EN ISO 22000 by the certifier Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Zertifizierung von Managementsystemen GmbH (DQS) based in Frankfurt.
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