29-Aug-2014 - Derek Herrera signed on as CEO of US energy drink company RuckPack this month. He is a veteran Marine Special Operations Officer and paraplegic, who was injured taking an enemy bullet in the spine in 2012 while leading his team during combat operations in Afghanistan.
29-Aug-2014 - Austin Beerworks has launched a ‘99-pack for $99’ deal as part of a social media campaign to relaunch its Peacemaker Beer, now called Peacemaker Anytime Ale, the very first beer the brewery ever made.
28-Aug-2014 - Diageo has launched a whisky retail training course for unemployed young people in Scotland this week, alongside youth employment charity, The Prince’s Trust.
28-Aug-2014 - Consuming Nawgan, the ‘alertness beverage’ containing citicoline and caffeine, can boost attention and alertness in young adults, according to results of a randomized clinical trial.
28-Aug-2014 - Pernod Ricard says a slump in China, and unfavourable foreign exchange effect, is responsible for an overall 7% fall in sales, as it released its full year 2013/14 results today.
28-Aug-2014 - Tetra Pak will close a packaging factory in Lund, Sweden, due to come into effect in February 2015, axing 250 jobs.
28-Aug-2014 - Australia’s wine industry needs to turn to the perfume industry to learn how wines affect a consumer’s emotions, according to a researcher from Adelaide.
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27-Aug-2014 - Coffee wastewater can be used to generate energy and protect water resources, while tackling climate change, according to UTZ Certified.
27-Aug-2014 - Anton Paar has created an alcohol measurement device to check the concentration in microdistilleries.
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27-Aug-2014 - Nebraska Cultures has joined the ranks of probiotics suppliers competing in the functional food realm with spore-forming bacterial ingredients with the announcement of GRAS status on its ProDura Bacillus coagulans ingredient.
27-Aug-2014 - Nespresso has launched a sustainability strategy, ‘The Positive Cup,’ which sets out the steps the company will take to meet its sustainability goals by 2020, and is based on a CHF500m ($550m USD) investment over six years.
27-Aug-2014 - The ASA (Advertising Standards Authority, UK) has backed a TV advert from Wells & Young’s Brewing Company, after the Youth Alcohol Advertising Council (YAAC) challenged whether the ad ‘encouraged irresponsible and immoderate drinking.’
26-Aug-2014 - While there is no shortage of high-protein shakes gracing shelves at mainstream as well as specialty retailers these days, there is a gap in the market for more refreshing beverages that pack in a meaningful amount of protein, without the calories, says the boss of one of the fastest-growing new entrants to the market.
26-Aug-2014 - The rapidly broadening energy category has a new platform – energy toothpaste which has been launched in Russia.
26-Aug-2014 - Oak Hill Capital Partners (Oak Hill), a private equity firm will acquire Berlin Packaging for $1.43bn.
26-Aug-2014 - Constellation Brands Beer Division has expanded the list of production codes in a voluntary recall of Corona Extra, which was originally issued on August 15 because some bottles may contain small particles of glass.
26-Aug-2014 - Wine producers in California are assessing the damage after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit the region.
25-Aug-2014 - China’s craft beer market might not yet be as dominant as its Australian counterpart, but this will change as a growing and affluent middle-class opens its eyes and palates to craft beer imports.