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Andy Coyne

Articles by Andy Coyne

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.

PepsiCo's Ram Krishnan will step into the CCO role as part of the executive shufflePepsiCo names Ram Krishnan CCO as Laxman Narasimhan departs 12 June 2019

PepsiCo has appointed Ram Krishnan, currently CEO for Greater China, as its new global chief commercial officer.

US President Donald Trump has threatened new tariffs ahead of planned trade talks with ChinaPresident Trump raises China trade stakes with fresh tariff threat 7 May 2019

Tweets from US President Donald Trump over the weekend suggest he is willing to escalate the on-going trade war between his country and China.

PepsiCo is one of the soft drinks companies involved in the plastics initiativeBeverage giants sign up to new plastic recycling initiative 30 April 2019

PepsiCo, Nestlé Waters and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe have joined a consortium founded by Carbios and L'Oréal to support the use of enzymatic technology for the recycling of plastics.

Time for drinks companies to switch from Millennials to Generation Z - research 15 March 2019

Brand owners will need to keep up with the endless list of food and drink 'I wants' in order to connect with Generation Z consumers determined to express themselves through what they buy, according to the latest report from FUTURES, the new insights service from just-food and sister site just-drinks. 

PepsiCo has made several leadership changesPepsiCo shakes up executive team to support "growth agenda" 5 March 2019

PepsiCo has announced changes at senior executive level, designed to "support the company's strategic priorities and growth agenda".

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