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Suntory has launched the Merchant's Heart range of cocktail mixers into the UK off-trade after an initial roll-out in selected London bars.
Lucozade Ribena Suntory unit has rolled out a Lucozade Sport commercial in the UK directed by acclaimed Hollywood cinematographer Wally Pfister.
Lucozade Ribena Suntory will launch 20cl and 25cl resealable Ribena bottles in a bid to avoid spillage.
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Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.
Lucozade Ribena Suntory's UK unit has rolled out the next phase of a marketing campaign for its Ribena brand.
Suntory will pay about JPY7bn (US$68.8m) for GlaxoSmithKline's remaining Lucozade and Ribena assets in Nigeria.
GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria's board of directors has accepted Suntory's offer to buy the remaining Lucozade Ribena business in the country.
Beam Suntory has appointed a new CFO as it makes a number of management changes and restructures regional units.
Suntory's UK soft drinks unit, Lucozade Ribena Suntory, has launched Orangina Light into the UK on-trade.
A sharp decline in domestic sales for Kirin Brewery dragged down the Japanese beer market in the first quarter of the year as rival brewers posted growth, according to a report.
Pepsi Bottling Ventures has consolidated two of its facilities in North Carolina into a new site in Harrisburg.
Suntory has launched a matcha-flavoured liqueur as it targets the growing trend for green-tea flavoured products in Japan.
Lucozade Ribena Suntory has launched Lucozade Zero in the UK as it looks to offer low- and no-calorie alternatives.
Lucozade Ribena Suntory has launched its first stevia-sweetened Ribena product.
Suntory has reorganised its Spirits and Liquors units and announced several new appointments.
Suntory has launched a pineapple and passionfruit flavour in its Ribena Light range.
Suntory Holdings' spirits unit, Beam Suntory, has posted a strong full-year sales rise as continued demand for Bourbon drove performance.
Suntory's beverage unit is trying to complete its global takeover of Lucozade and Ribena with a swoop for the brands' leftover bottling and distribution rights in Nigeria.
Suntory Holdings is to build a testing plant in Texas to help develop new, greener PET bottles.
Suntory is to increase its Japanese whisky storage capacity by a further 12% with a JPY5bn (US$41m) investment in a new warehouse, a report has said.
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