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The announcement of the Queen's Birthday Honours List this weekend has seen accolades awarded to two drinks industry veterans.

Joe Beeston, chief executive of Highland Spring Limited, is to be awarded an OBE, while Glenn Cooper, executive chairman of Australia's family-owned Coopers Brewery, becomes a member of the Order of Australia (AM).

Beeston, 58, has been with Highland Spring since 1992.

Cooper is of the fifth-generation of the family that has owned Coopers Brewery since 1862.

Sectors: Beer & cider, Water

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