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Michelle Russell

Articles by Michelle Russell

Del Monte says it is not speaking to Suntory SINGAPORE: Del Monte Pacific denies Suntory takeover talks 22 July 2013

Singapore-based Del Monte Pacific has denied it has held discussions over a possible takeover with Japanese firm Suntory.

Danone has revealed the extent of its cost-cutting plans FRANCE: Groupe Danone to cut 900 jobs in Europe 19 February 2013

Danone today (19 February) revealed it plans to cut 900 jobs from its operations in Europe in a bid to revitalise its business in a region where sales fell in 2012.

Campbell is to cut 260 jobsUS: Campbell Mexico deals to result in 260 job cuts 15 February 2013

Campbell Soup Co has signed a deal with Grupo Jumex and Conservas La Costeña that will expand its beverage manufacturing and distribution capabilities in Mexico but result in the loss of 260 jobs.

CHINA: The Hangzhou Wahaha Group eyes global acquisitions - report 14 September 2012

The Hangzhou Wahaha Group has said it will look at global acquisitions in a bid to expand overseas, according to reports.

Sapporo is on the hunt for takeoversJAPAN: Sapporo eyes foreign acquisitions with US$2.5bn investment 10 September 2012

Japanese brewer Sapporo Holdings is to invest about US$2.5bn over the next five years with an eye on foreign acquisitions, the company confirmed today (10 September).

Warnsteiner has secured a deal to sponsor the European Golf Tour  UK: Warsteiner secures European golf tie-up 23 March 2012

Warsteiner Group's namesake Ge rman beer has been named official supplier to The European Tour for golf.

A-B InBev is on track to reach its own green targets GLOBAL: Anheuser-Busch InBev closes in on "ambitious" green targets 23 March 2012

Anheuser-Busch InBev has said it is two-thirds of the way towards achieving the three-year global environmental goals it set itself in 2009.

BMC blamed the weakened economy for hindering beverages' performance in 2008 and 2009US: FY soft drinks sales slow - data 22 March 2012

The US soft drinks market grew by less than 1% during 2011, according to data from Beverage Marketing Corp (BMC).

US: Campari America signs up with DISCUS 22 March 2012

Campari America has joined the Distilled Spirits Council of the US (DISCUS).

Product Launch - US: International Delight's RTD Half Gallon Iced Coffee 22 March 2012

International Delight's RTD Half Gallon Iced Coffee

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