LONDON, Aug 28- Global coffee exports fell 3.6 percent in July from a year earlier to total 9.59 million 60 kg bags, the International Coffee Organization said on Friday. For the first 10 months of the 2014/ 15 season, which began on Oct. 1 last year, coffee exports were down 2.8 percent at 92.85 million bags. Robusta coffee exports fell 8.4 percent in July from a year...» Read More
*Europe bourses in 2015: http://link.reuters.com/pap87v. LONDON, Aug 27- European shares rose on Thursday, recouping all of their losses this week, with gains across the board after market expectations of a U.S. rate hike were pushed back and as growth figures were revised sharply upwards. Bouygues was one of the best performing stocks, rising 5.4 percent after...
*Folgers, Dunkin' Donuts coffee prices cut 6 pct. Aug 27- Sales at J.M. Smucker Co's U.S. coffee business rose 12 percent in the first quarter, increasing for the first time in 11 quarters, helped by price cuts of its Folgers and Dunkin' Donuts coffee and strong sales of Dunkin' Donuts K-Cup pods. Smucker, the biggest U.S. roaster, cut prices for Folgers and Dunkin' Donuts...
FOLGERS BRAND COFFEE SALES VOLUME FELL 9 PCT IN FISCAL Q1 2016 DUE TO HIGHER PRICES- J.M. SMUCKER.
SAN FRANCISCO— A group of neighbors and activists has sued bottled water company Crystal Geyser and Siskiyou County over plans to build a bottling plant near Mount Shasta in parched Northern California. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Wednesday that the suit accuses Crystal Geyser of pushing through an illegal plan to suck thousands of gallons of water...
Judge dismisses false advertising claims against Jim Beam bourbon.
The Hive Winery in Layton has rolled out its first distilling products this year, and owner Jay Yahne told Utah's liquor commissioners Tuesday that by allowing his distillery to sell smaller bottles of brandy, customers may be more likely to spend $70 to $130 to purchase a full bottle. Under Utah liquor laws, sales of mini-bottles of alcohol are generally...
Craft brewer 21st Amendment hops on the breakfast-flavored beer bandwagon.
Anheuser-Busch is fighting a trademark registration for She Beverage's "Queen of Beer."
ST. LOUIS— Budweiser has long been known as the "King of Beers," and Anheuser-Busch is taking exception to a craft brewer declaring itself holder of the "Queen of Beer" crown. She Beverage Co. of Lancaster, California, applied in December to register "The Queen of Beer" phrase with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.— A white whiskey named after a legendary Tennessee moonshiner is introducing a new bottle after a legal dispute over similarities to Jack Daniel's shape and design. A subsidiary of Brown-Forman Corp. of Louisville, Kentucky, filed a federal lawsuit in 2013 claiming that the Popcorn Sutton bottling and labelling were "confusingly similar" and...
Pope Francis' upcoming U.S. visit inspires local craft beermakers.
There's a papal buzz brewing in the craft beer business ahead of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States.
Aug 19- Suja Life LLC said on Wednesday that Coca-Cola Co has bought a minority stake in the organic juice maker and will distribute its products. San Diego- based Suja, founded in 2012 by entrepreneurs Annie Lawless, Eric Ethans, Jeff Church and James Brennan, makes juices and smoothies under cold pressure to kill harmful bacteria and preserve nutrients and taste.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Danish brewer Carlsberg has lowered its full-year earnings forecast after declining beer sales in Russia and Ukraine hurt second-quarter profits. Carlsberg, which had previously forecast single-digit growth in operating profit in 2015, said Wednesday it now expects a slight decline, citing "challenging market conditions" in Eastern...
NEW YORK, Aug 19- Brooklyn Brewery, the craft beer maker operating from New York City's most populous borough, resisted taking money from investment firms for almost three decades, according to co-founder and Chairman Steve Hindy. The $19.6 billion U.S. craft beer market grew by about 18 percent in barrel volume in 2014, according to the Brewers Association.
It's the Great Pumpkin Spice Latte Wars, Charlie Brown!
MillerCoors, the country's second-largest brewer, launching hard sodas in early 2016.
Sun King Brewing was in the spotlight after 20,000 cans of its Wee Mac Scottish-style Ale were stamped with a born on date that was a little too fresh.
Cape May, NJ brewer releases Pope Francis commemorative beer.
Peter Gordon, director of William Grant & Sons, says there is a growing interest in whisky among Asian consumers. He also introduces the special edition of Glenfiddich created to mark Singapore's 50th birthday.