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Andy Coyne

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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.

PepsiCo will fund its green initiatives with the US$1bn bondPepsiCo launches US$1bn bond to fund sustainability initiatives 8 October 2019

US snack and drinks giant PepsiCo has announced a US$1bn "green bond" to fund its sustainability programme.

Func Foods markets and distributes brands including Fast Sports Nutrition, which includes protein beveragesUS health drinks company Celsius snaps up Finland's Func Food Group 16 September 2019

Finland-based functional food and beverage business Func Food Group is to be acquired by Celsius Holdings, the US company behind the Celsius fitness drink brand, in a US$24.6m deal.

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