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Andy Coyne

Articles by Andy Coyne

Bluebell has called for the replacement of Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber Danone investor calls for CEO to step down - report 19 January 2021

Evian bottled water producer Danone is reportedly facing calls from an activist investor to make further changes to the way the company is run.


Kirin said Bega Cheese is one of a number of suitors it is talking toKirin Holdings cools talk of imminent Lion Dairy & Drinks sale to Bega Cheese 24 November 2020

Kirin Holdings has confirmed it held conversations with Bega Cheese over selling the Lion Dairy & Drinks business while also dampening speculation the deal will go ahead.


Kirin initially agreed to sell Lion Dairy & Drinks to China Mengniu Dairy last yearKirin cancels Lion Dairy & Drinks sale to China Mengniu Dairy Co 25 August 2020

Japan's Kirin Holdings has terminated a deal to sell Australian business Lion Dairy & Drinks to China Mengniu Dairy Co.


The soft drinks law is the first of its kind for a Mexican stateMexican state outlaws high-sugar soft drinks sales to under-18s 6 August 2020

The Mexican state of Oaxaca has banned the sale of sugary soft drinks to minors.


Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber praised the shareholder supportDanone investors back 'enterprise a mission' status 1 July 2020

Shareholders in bottled water producer Danone have overwhelmingly voted in favour of the company gaining 'enterprise à mission' status.


Vital Proteins makes a range of collagen-enhanced food & drink productsNestle buys majority stake in US collagen business 11 June 2020

Nestle has taken a majority stake in US nutrition business Vital Proteins, which makes food & drink products using collagen.


The latest report from just-drinks' FUTURES service has been published this weekEverything you need to know about AI and the drinks industry - FUTURES report 24 March 2020

Artificial Intelligence has already infiltrated many areas of food and drinks production but has only scratched the surface in terms of its potential, according to the latest edition of just-drinks' FUTURES service.


Welch's makes a range of grape-based beveragesWelch's appoints Chris Caswell as chief financial officer 14 February 2020

Welch's, the US-based grape product business, has appointed former Keurig Green Mountain chief auditor Chris Caswell as its new CFO.


Michael Gove is the UK's de facto Deputy Prime MinisterUK to introduce border checks on EU trade, including drinks 11 February 2020

The UK Government has confirmed its intention to impose trade barriers on goods coming into the country from the European Union.


Nestle also said it will reduce its use of new plastics by one third by 2025Nestle commits US$2.1bn to recycled plastic packaging pledge 16 January 2020

Switzerland-based food and beverage giant Nestlé is to invest up to CHF2bn (US$2.1bn) in a shift to recycled plastic packaging.




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