Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Bickford’s craft distillery is banking on brandy resurgence

Category : Food & Beverage

Making brandy cool again and appealing to millennials with a growing appreciation for boutique spirits are the goals of a new distillery opened by a leading Australian beverage company.

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‘Megabrew’ will retain AB InBev name

Category : Food & Beverage

AB InBev shareholders have approved the company’s proposed merger with SABMiller, while SABMiller shareholders are due to vote on the deal today (September 28). 

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Coca-Cola to train 350k grocery students with emphasis on food safety

Category : Food & Beverage

Coca-Cola University aims to train 350,000 students how to run groceries and convenience stores by the end of next year.

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Nestlé Health Science founding chief retires after 40 years

Category : Food & Beverage

Luis Cantarell, who headed up €500m+ food-pharma crossover research centre Nestlé Health Science when it launched in 2010, is retiring after 40 years at the Swiss food giant.

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Brewers add ingredient & nutrition info in Europe

Category : Food & Beverage

By the end of 2017, more than half the beer brewed in the EU will carry ingredients and nutrition information, according to The Brewers of Europe. 

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Detained foodstuff doubles but decrease for beverages

Category : Food & Beverage

EU customs authorities seized an estimated five million more counterfeit items in 2015 than the previous year, according to figures from the European Commission.

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What’s hitting the shelves? Protein Nesquik; vegetable brandy; and Baileys pumpkin spice

Category : Food & Beverage

In the southern hemisphere Coca-Cola is heralding the first signs of spring with its ‘superfruity vavavoom’ (Glaceau fruitdropwater); while in the northern hemisphere, Baileys is embracing the autumnal months with Baileys Pumpkin Spice. We take a look at some of the new products hitting the shelves around the globe this month.   

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Turkmenistan brewer Berk Group extending into potato chips market

Category : Food & Beverage

Berk Group, a brewer in former soviet republic Turkmenistan, has secured a loan to expand into the potato chips market.

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Is all fair in love & war, logos & lobbying? France begins nutrition label trial

Category : Food & Beverage

Amid cries of conflicts of interest and fierce industry lobbying, France will test out four different nutrition labels for a trial period to see which is the most efficient in encouraging healthier food choices.

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Calls for Asian sugar tax as Kiwi review awards poor marks to Mexico

Category : Food & Beverage

The World Health Organisation has asked countries on the west side of the Pacific to consider imposing a tax on all soft drinks in a bid to tackle rising rates of obesity. 

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