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  • Coca-Cola Amatil adjusts its supply chain

    Alison Watkins, group MD of Coca-Cola Amatil, says the company will be adapting its portfolio to meet consumer preferences.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- A California state senator is taking another stab at introducing a law that would require sugary drink manufacturers to put a warning label on their products, the latest effort in the "War on Sugar." Officials and public health advocates have heightened their criticism of sugar as a key contributor to health epidemics like obesity and diabetes,...

  • Get professional-grade cocktails delivered right to your door

    Do-it-yourself drink kit services deliver the necessary ingredients for a delicious, professional-grade cocktail right to your door.

  • Feb 9- Coca-Cola Co reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales of its sodas in North America, its biggest market. Volume sales rose 1 percent in North America, including a 1 percent growth in sales of its carbonated soda drinks such as Sprite and Fanta. The fourth quarter included a $919 million charge related to the refranchising of...

  • Wells Fargo lowers its Coca-Cola 2017 earnings per share estimate to $1.94 from $2.04.

  • An employee delivers cases of Coca-Cola Co. brand soda in Miami Beach, Florida.

    Goldman's Coca-Cola 2017 earnings-per-share estimate is 3 percent below Wall Street consensus.

  • LONDON, Dec 5- Britain moved forward with its planned sugar tax on Monday, publishing draft legislation confirming a two-band levy for sugar-added soft drinks aimed at fighting obesity. In opting for a sugar tax, Britain joins Belgium, France, Hungary and Mexico, all of which have imposed some form of tax on drinks with added sugar. Britain's tax, announced in March,...

  • *Deal value includes tax benefit of about $400 mln. *Bai to add $132 mln to 2017 net sales. Nov 22- Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc said on Tuesday it would buy antioxidant beverages maker Bai Brands LLC for $1.7 billion in cash, the latest example of a soft-drinks maker investing in products that are perceived to be healthier.

  • Nov 22- PepsiCo Inc said on Tuesday it would buy health beverage maker KeVita Inc, in an effort to diversify its soft drinks business and tap health conscious consumers. California- based KeVita offers more than two dozen flavors of probiotic drinks, and all its drinks are certified organic, gluten-free and vegan, PepsiCo said in a statement.

  • Nov 22- Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc said on Tuesday it would buy antioxidant beverages maker Bai Brands LLC for $1.7 billion, in cash, in the latest example of a soft-drinks maker investing in products that are perceived to be healthier. Dr Pepper Snapple, which also makes the 7 UP and Schweppes soft drinks, already has a roughly 3 percent stake in Bai.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- Chicagoans and other residents of Cook County will see soft-drink prices rise after a new tax on sugary beverages was narrowly approved by county officials on Thursday, aimed at both addressing health issues linked to sugar consumption and trimming a budget shortfall. Voters in San Francisco and two other northern California cities, Oakland...

  • The votes on so-called soda taxes in San Francisco, Albany and Oakland in California and in Boulder, Colorado, came a month after the World Health Organization recommended governments impose such taxes to battle obesity, diabetes and other diet-related diseases. Larry Tramutola, a California political strategist who organized the pro-tax campaigns in San...

  • Nov 9- Voters in San Francisco, California passed a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages on Tuesday, unofficial results showed, as the push by local governments to target soda to stem obesity and diabetes gathered speed. San Francisco Bay Area neighbor Albany, California passed a similar measure, preliminary figures showed and measures in Oakland, California and...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- As Americans vote for a new president on Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of voters in California's Bay Area and Boulder, Colorado, will also decide whether they want levies on sugary drinks, another step toward making soda taxes a norm. Three cities in California- San Francisco, Berkeley and Albany- and Boulder, Colorado, have become the latest...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- As Americans vote for a new president on Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of voters in California's Bay Area and Boulder, Colorado, will also decide whether they want levies on sugary drinks, another step toward making soda taxes a norm. Three cities in California- San Francisco, Berkeley and Albany- and Boulder, Colorado, have become the latest...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- As Americans vote for a new president on Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of voters in California's Bay Area and Boulder, Colorado, will also decide whether they want levies on sugary drinks, another step toward making soda taxes a norm. Three cities in California- San Francisco, Berkeley and Albany- and Boulder, Colorado, have become the latest...

  • Oct 26- Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc is in talks to acquire Bai Brands LLC, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, a move that would break its track record of only investing small stakes in growth drinks brands. Dr Pepper Snapple may be willing to value Bai at more than $1.5 billion, one of the people said. It was founded in 2009 by entrepreneur Ben Weiss, who...

  • Oct 26- Coca-Cola Co reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Wednesday, helped by higher prices for sodas and strong demand for water and sports drinks in North America. Total sales in North America rose 3 percent to $2.66 billion for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. Coca-Cola has been building its non-carbonated drinks portfolio and offloading...

  • Oct 26- Coca-Cola Co reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by higher prices for sodas and strong demand for water and sports drinks in North America. Sales in North America rose 3 percent for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. However, the company's net income attributable to shareholders fell to $1.05 billion, or 24 cents per share, from $1.45...

  • Pernod's China growth not what they hoped

    Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, discusses different environments in Perno Ricard's regional markets.