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Coca-Cola starts production at plant in Gaza Strip
December 7: As the first Coca-Cola filling plant started production in Gaza City last week, its manager said the venture would send a “message to investors” that the beleaguered Palestinian enclave was open for business.

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Can-Pack completes its acquisition of the Metalic plant in Brazil
December 7: One of Europe’s leading canmakers, Can-Pack SA, has completed the acquisition of its first beverage can plant in South America, from steelmaker Cia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN).

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Global reorganisation for food group General Mills
December 6: General Mills, the food company behind brands such as Betty Crocker, Nesquik, Green Giant and Häagen-Dazs, is restructuring its business globally from the beginning of next year in a bid to support growth and drive greater efficiency by streamlining the company’s leadership, maximising global scale, and increasing operational agility.

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New chief executive for Starbucks
December 2: Chief executive of coffee chain Starbucks Howard Schulz will be relinquishing the job next April so that he can focus on innovation, and the acceleration of ultra-premium retail formats.

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Coca-Cola continues its investments in Scotland
December 1: The installation of a new water treatment facility at one of Coca-Cola’s bottling plants in Scotland provided an opportunity to invite Linda Fabiani MSP and Dr Lisa Cameron MP to the site.The facility represents an investment of £2.3 million at the East Kilbride

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Del Monte plans more bio-gas power for Filipino cannery
November 28: The pineapple canning plant run by Del Monte Philippines Inc (DMPI) is planning to cut its electricity consumption with the installation of more bio-gas powered generators.

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The Heinz baked bean advert ban: a publicity success
November 23: The ‘banning’ of a television advertisement for Heinz baked beans by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) may have backfired.

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Dr Pepper Snapple to buy Bai Brands for $1.7bn
November 23: Bai Brands, the fast-growing US-based producer of premium antioxidant-infused beverages, is to be acquired by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) in a deal worth US$1.7bn.

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Budweiser bottles go red for the holiday season
November 23: Lightweight aluminium bottles are being used by Budweiser to promote the 140th Christmas holiday season for the market-leading lager in the US.

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Coca-Cola to refranchise its bottling operations in China
November 22: Coca-Cola has agreed to refranchise its company-owned bottling operations in China as part of its effort to focus increasingly on building brands.

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Main News
Friday, November 18
· Tetra Pak expands in Asia
· Hip-hop star expands his energy drink empire
Tuesday, November 15
· More US cities vote for taxes on sugary soft drinks
· It’s all in the name for ‘more focused’ US food giant
· Program integrates processes in food and drinks filling plants
Thursday, November 10
· Groups line up to bid for Eastern Europe beer brands
Wednesday, November 09
· Thai-style cold-brew coffee is canned with a nitro fizz
· Karbach is latest craft brewing acquisition for Anheuser-Busch
· Third quarter seafood sales up for Thai Union
· Fast-track brewery expansion plan at Constellation Brands
Monday, October 31
· New Mexico’s oldest craft brewery switches over to cans
Friday, October 28
· Premium brands boost Anheuser-Busch InBev sales in the third quarter
· Global economic and political volatility hits Coca-Cola results
Wednesday, October 26
· Budweiser beer is the first load to be shipped by a self-driving truck
· Craft beer canner helps with water for emergency relief
· Rebrand for Progresso canned food range
Monday, October 24
· Justin Timberlake backs flavoured water brand Bai
Thursday, October 20
· Trimarine to close its tuna cannery in American Samoa
Tuesday, October 18
· Drinks sugar content to be cut in latest PepsiCo sustainability plan
Monday, October 17
· Kirin to set up craft beer US joint venture with Brooklyn Brewery
· Asahi completes acquisition of Miller Brands UK
· Third canned beer from Florida’s Saltwater
Thursday, October 13
· Vietnam to float brewing stakes before sale
· Dos Pinos first in Americas to use Tetra Brik Aseptic Slim Leaf
Wednesday, October 12
· Private label soft drinks under threat from brands
Tuesday, October 11
· Anheuser-Busch InBev completes takeover of SABMiller
Monday, October 10
· Falling prices hit sales at Irn-Bru producer A G Barr
Friday, October 07
· Nestlé triples infant formula production in Mexico
Wednesday, October 05
· More promotions as Snee takes over at Hormel Foods
· Asahi raises its bid for the SABMiller businesses in Eastern Europe
Tuesday, October 04
· Coca-Cola starts up canning plant in Corsica
Monday, October 03
· Traditional flavours for Crosse & Blackwell’s canned soup range
· PepsiCo results return to some normality after last year’s Venezuela hit
Thursday, September 29
· Coca-Cola Femsa grows its soft drinks share in Brazil
Wednesday, September 28
· Anheuser-Busch InBev acquisition of SABMiller clear to go ahead
Tuesday, September 27
· Japan’s two leading Coke bottlers to join forces
Wednesday, September 21
· Seaming machine giant turns to the craft brewing business
· Campden BRI appoints new Director of Technology
· Canned mixer range offered with resealability
Monday, September 19
· Canned craft beers that honour the Scots Irish settlers
Thursday, September 15
· Easy-open Fizzsaver retains canned drink carbonation
· Two more bottle styles for craft brewers from Ardagh in US
Wednesday, September 14
· Global beers to be marketed in US by Heineken’s Five Points
Tuesday, September 13
· UK filling plant for South Africa’s Kingsley Beverage
· Packaging system suppliers join up to better serve craft brewers
· Premium foil lids offer more promotional opportunities on drinks cans
Friday, September 09
· Brewing giants line up to bid for Vietnam’s state-owned assets
Thursday, September 08
· Be one of a kind with Diet Coke’s promotion in Canada
Wednesday, September 07
· Regional UK brewer doubles filling capacity to meet demand
Tuesday, September 06
· Snow Brand infant formula maker joins Australia’s INC

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