Chinese spirits market set to reach $450bn by 2021


The Chinese spirits market is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 15% over 2016-2021, reaching more than $450bn, according to GlobalData. 

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Schenck Process to expand its international footprint

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Prebiotic nanofibre matrix aids probiotic survival in functional beverages


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Processing & Packaging

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Graphic Packaging to close US Paperboard Mill, axing 120 jobs

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Constantia Flexibles to meet demand for specialty laminates in coffee, confectionery & snacks

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Hobgoblin beer expands mini keg format

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Regulation & Safety


PM dashes renewed calls for sugar tax

Appeals court blocks San Francisco law on soda ad warnings

Appeals court blocks San Francisco law on soda ad warnings

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Glanbia adds protein punch to hot drinks with heat stable & soluble hydrolyzed whey protein

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