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Saudi Arabia lines up 50% soft drinks tax - report 4 Jan 2017

Saudi Arabia is to slap a 50% tax on soft drinks to shore up falling revenues from oil, according to reports.

Saudi customs seize 17,000 bottles of vodka 27 May 2014

Customs officials in Saudi Arabia have seized nearly 17,000 bottles of vodka that were being smuggled through the country, according to reports.

Saudi beverage sales to get energy boost - report 8 Apr 2013

Energy drinks will help grow Saudi Arabia's soft drinks market by 8% a year, according to reports.

Almarai mulls PepsiCo JV stake increase 28 Feb 2012

Almarai has said it is in talks with PepsiCo to increase its stake in the joint-venture it formed with the US soft drinks firm in 2009.

Aujan Industries confident on 2012 sales target 21 Feb 2011

Dubai-based drinks firm Aujan Industries has said that it is on-track to meet its US$1bn sales target by 2012, according to a local report.