TORONTO, Sept 16- McDonald's Corp is making its McCafe ground coffee available in Canadian grocery stores this month, the fast-food giant said on Tuesday, part of its broader campaign to win market share in a country long dominated by rivals like Tim Hortons Inc and Starbucks Corp..» Read More
AMSTERDAM/ BRUSSELS, Sept 1- Dutch brewer Heineken has agreed to sell its Mexican packaging business Empaque to Crown for $1.23 billion including debt, shedding a non-core business it acquired when entering the Mexican market in 2010..
Cocktail mixers are going high end. When to buy, and how to make the most of syrups and shrubs at home.
New small-batch syrups and mixers make it easier for consumers to craft cocktails at home.
The "Squawk Box" crew conducts its own wine in a can taste test. It's not bad, says Becky. I feel like I'm at mass, quips Joe.
Ryan Harms, Union Wine Company is trying to make wine more accessible for the masses and appeal to a new "varietal" of wine drinkers by offering consumers wine sold in a can.
Banks fear competition for top talent from tech companies that can offer similarly high pay combined with luxurious benefits. The NYT reports.
NEW YORK, Aug 15- Coca-Cola Co's $2.15 billion wager on a stake in Monster Beverage Corp highlights the growth-starved soft drink company's embrace of deals that fall short of a full-blown merger and acquisition but allow it to test-drive potentially risky targets.
Discussing the deal with Monster Beverage and who Coke should be looking to acquire, with Robert Luna, SureVest Wealth Management, and William Chappell, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
Jeff Cioletti, Beverage World, discusses Coca-Cola's stake in Monster Beverage. Cioletti explains why it makes sense for Coke to get involved with Monster.
TORONTO, Aug 14- Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons, which has offered only one coffee blend in its 50- year history, hopes to lure new coffee drinkers and fend off rivals such as Starbucks Corp and McDonald's Corp with the launch throughout North America of its new dark roast blend.
*Putin strikes conciliatory tone on Ukraine. NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday after conciliatory comments from Russia helped ease concerns about escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and offset some uninspiring earnings.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Keurig Green Mountain Inc said on Thursday it will hike coffee prices by up to 9 percent in November, becoming the latest major drinks maker trying to cover soaring coffee costs.
Colin Valentine, chairman at CAMRA, explains why more and more U.K. breweries are opening while there is an increasing number of pubs closing down.
SAO PAULO, Aug 12- Brazilian-Lebanese financier Joseph Safra's push to diversify his $16 billion fortune out of banking and real estate is taking the world's richest banker to the fruit stand.
*KKR teams up with Rhone Capital for $3.1 bln takeover offer. HONG KONG, Aug 12- A KKR& Co- led takeover of Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd would likely lead to a long and drastic overhaul, resulting in a much smaller but more profitable company, bankers familiar with the matter said.
SYDNEY/ HONG KONG, Aug 11- Private equity giant TPG Capital Management LP made a $3.1 billion approach for Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd, a source said, setting the scene for a possible bid war for the world's No.2 winemaker with rival KKR& Co..
SYDNEY, Aug 11- Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd said on Monday it received a second, unsolicited $3.13 billion takeover approach, from a suitor it didn't identify, setting the scene for a potential bidding war for the world's No.2 winemaker. The offer matches last week's bid from private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts& Co LP and Rhone Capital LLC.
*Major indexes at session high after Russia report. NEW YORK, Aug 8- U.S. stocks rose Friday, with major indexes hitting session highs and erasing losses from the week, buoyed by news that Russia was ending military drills near the Ukrainian border that the U.S. had rapped as being "provocative."
LONDON, Aug 8- European dairy firms halted production of cheese and butter destined for Russia and Norwegian salmon prices fell, as a wide array of small fresh food producers felt the first impact from Moscow's tit for tat ban on their goods.
Can energy-efficient distilling produce a better vodka? One Brooklyn distillery is giving it a try.