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Diageo to expand spirits business in Africa Diageo is planning to expand in Africa by increasing the production of spirits such as Johnnie Walker whiskey and Smirnoff vodka. Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Carlsberg halts production at Russian brewery as demand declines By DBR Staff Writer
Danish brewer Carlsberg's Russian arm Baltika has suspended beer production at one of its breweries citing slump in demand.
Technology > Process Technology > News Sparkling Drink Systems, Marley Coffee to co-develop coffee pods for ViBEration By DBR Staff Writer
Sparkling Drink Systems International (SDS), the Drinking Experience Company specializing in beverages and at-home carbonation products, has signed a Letter of Intent with Marley Coffee (OTCQB: JAMN), the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, to create a strategic partnership to produce a range of Marley Coffee-branded coffee pods for use with SDS's ViBEration system.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Hot Drinks > News DS Services appoints new members to management team By DBR Staff Writer
DS Services Holdings appointed Edward J. Merklen as Chief Operating Officer and Brian Miller as Chief Commercial Officer, with each to assume their positions effective October 27, 2014.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Bottled Water > News
Highland Brewing to expand production in US By DBR Staff Writer
US-based Highland Brewing has announced plans to expand its production facility, in a move to increase its production capacity by 60,000 barrels annually.
Alcoholic Beverages > Beer > News PepsiCo unveils new R&D center in Dubai By DBR Staff Writer
Global drinks and food major PepsiCo has opened its new R&D center in Dubai, which is said to be the company's first such facility in the Middle East region.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Fruit Juice > News Diageo to expand spirits business in Africa By DBR Staff Writer
Diageo is planning to expand in Africa by increasing the production of spirits such as Johnnie Walker whiskey and Smirnoff vodka.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News

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Highland Brewing to expand production in US
By DBR Staff Writer
US-based Highland Brewing has announced plans to expand its production facility, in a move to increase its production capacity by 60,000 barrels annually.
Alcoholic Beverages > Beer > News
Diageo to expand spirits business in Africa
By DBR Staff Writer
Diageo is planning to expand in Africa by increasing the production of spirits such as Johnnie Walker whiskey and Smirnoff vodka.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News

Non-alcoholic

Sparkling Drink Systems, Marley Coffee to co-develop coffee pods for ViBEration
By DBR Staff Writer
Sparkling Drink Systems International (SDS), the Drinking Experience Company specializing in beverages and at-home carbonation products, has signed a Letter of Intent with Marley Coffee (OTCQB: JAMN), the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, to create a strategic partnership to produce a range of Marley Coffee-branded coffee pods for use with SDS's ViBEration system.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Hot Drinks > News
DS Services appoints new members to management team
By DBR Staff Writer
DS Services Holdings appointed Edward J. Merklen as Chief Operating Officer and Brian Miller as Chief Commercial Officer, with each to assume their positions effective October 27, 2014.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Bottled Water > News

Technology

Carlsberg halts production at Russian brewery as demand declines
By DBR Staff Writer
Danish brewer Carlsberg's Russian arm Baltika has suspended beer production at one of its breweries citing slump in demand.
Technology > Process Technology > News
Brown-Forman to open Old Forester distillery in Kentucky
By DBR Staff Writer
Alcoholic beverage producer Brown-Forman will open a new distillery in Louisville, Kentucky for its bottled bourbon brand Old Forester.
Technology > Process Technology > News

Markets & Regulations

Soft drink makers pledge to cut calorie consumption by 20% in US
By DBR Staff Writer
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple have agreed to work towards reducing calorie consumption by soft drink consumers in the US by 2025, in order for the country to tackle increasing rate of obesity and related diseases.
Markets & Regulations > Regulatory & Safety > News
Russia eases ban on Serbian dairy imports
By DBR Staff Writer
Russia has lifted ban on dairy imports from two Serbian companies, which were recently restricted for unspecified violation of regulations.
Markets & Regulations > Regulatory & Safety > News

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