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  • Business events scheduled for the coming week Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 1:57 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases retail sales data for March, 8:30 a.m. Eastern time; Commerce Department releases business inventories for February, 10 a.m..

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 9- A California bill to require sugary soft drinks to carry labels warning of obesity, diabetes and tooth decay passed its first legislative hurdle on Wednesday, the latest move by lawmakers nationwide aimed at persuading people to drink less soda pop.

  • Beer sales fuel Constellation Q4 rise     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    Rob Sands, Constellation Brands president & CEO, talks about the acquiring U.S. ownership of the Modelo Corona brand and its contribution to the company's strong quarterly earnings.

  • April 9- Constellation Brands Inc said it expects to spend upto $1.1 billion- almost double its previous forecast- to increase capacity at a Mexican brewery, hurting its full-year profit and cash flow forecasts and sending its shares down 5 percent.

  • Analyst lowers rating on Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. declined Tuesday as an analyst lowered her rating on the beverage company, saying she believes it is overexposed to the U.S. carbonated soft drink category. Like other soft drink companies, Dr. Pepper Snapple has been dealing with Americans cutting back on both regular soda and diet soda.

  • LONDON, April 8- Forced by the UK High Court to put the safety-catch back on its "bazooka" solution to long load-out queues, the London Metal Exchange has just unveiled the other weapons in its arsenal.

  • Atlantic City casino earnings down 35 percent Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Not even a boost from Internet gambling money and the comparison with an extremely slow period after Superstorm Sandy could prevent Atlantic City's casinos from seeing a big decline in their earnings in 2013..

  • *Diageo says biomass an' integral part' of strategy. SPEYSIDE, Scotland, April 4- Scotch whisky distillers are burning their unwanted grain byproducts, wood chips and other types of biomass for a source of energy in remote areas of the Highlands, where gas links are scarce and fuel oil is pricey.

  • LONDON, April 3- Kuwait's billionaire al-Kharafi family is looking to sell Americana, one of the Middle East's largest food companies, and has hired bankers to explore a deal, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • ORLANDO, Fla., April 3- Beer fans line up every winter at Intuition Ale Works in north Florida for the annual tapping of Underdark, a world-class dark brew aged for a year in bourbon barrels that sells out quickly even at $15 a bottle.

  • A new study shows older women who drink 2 or more diet drinks per day are 30 percent more likely to suffer from a heart attack and 50 percent more likely to die from heart disease. Dr. Kevin Campbell, North Carolina Heart and Vascular; CNBC's Sara Eisen and Dominic Chu weigh in.

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Americans cut back on drinking carbonated soft drinks again last year with soda sales reaching their lowest levels in nearly two decades, according to a leading beverage industry newsletter. Soda sales in the United States grew throughout most of the 1990 s, before beginning to slow in 1999. Sales have been in decline since 2005..

  • Soda volumes down 9th straight year     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    A report from Beverage Digest shows a decline in U.S. sales of carbonated beverages in 2013, with CNBC's Sara Eisen.

  • Brooklyn Brewery co-founder and President Steve Hindy, provides insight on "franchise laws," which he says limit the distribution of craft beer brands.

  • Migration away from diet cola: Report     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Beverage Digest released new data showing a decline in U.S. sales of carbonated beverages, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen. Also, a look at the association with postmenopausal women and diet soda.

  • How to get the best caffeine buzz for your buck Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Not all coffee is created equally, which means it matters where you go if you are looking for a pick-me-up.

  • Air travel gets 'sweeter' for craft beer drinkers Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 3:53 PM ET

    SweetWater is partnering with Delta to offer the brewery's 420 Extra Pale Ale on Delta's 34 daily flights between Atlanta New York.

  • March 26- Saputo Inc, Canada's largest dairy producer, said it would close four factories this year, affecting about 180 employees. Saputo, which recently won control of Australian dairy Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Co, said it would shutter two facilities in Alberta and one each in the U.S. states of Wisconsin and Maryland.

  • Canadian dairy producer Saputo to close four factories Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    March 26- Saputo Inc, Canada's largest dairy producer, said it would close four factories, affecting about 180 employees. The company will shutter two facilities in Alberta and two in the United States- in Wisconsin and Maryland. Some of the employees will be laid off while others are offered a transfer to other locations, Saputo said.

  • Bank stocks, earnings push Hong Kong index up 0.7 pct Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 4:07 AM ET

    HONG KONG, March 26- Hong Kong shares closed at a two-week high on Wednesday, buoyed by financial counters and strong gains from dairy giant China Mengniu on its earnings results. The Hang Seng Index ended up 0.7 percent at 21,887.75, its highest close since March 12.

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