Kenya seeks to solve stalemate on dairy and oil exports to Zambia

KENYA - Kenya is expecting to host government officials from Zambia this month to deliberate on trading solutions including possibilities of exporting dairy and oil products to Zambia. Business Daily reported that although a consensus may be reached on oil products, dairy exports to the Southern Africa nation may remain strenuous due to differences in…

Coca-Cola to launch new Schweppes variant that enhances taste of dark spirits

UK - Coca-Cola European Partners is set to launch a new mixer variant of its Schweppes 1783 range, Muscovado created to enhance the taste of dark spirts like rum and whiskey. With plans to roll it out in September, Coca-Cola claim the mixer is naturally flavored through a combination of vanilla, caramel and butterscotch. According…

Coca-Cola Spain relaunches its Nordic Mist line with new packaging

SPAIN - The world’s largest soft-drink manufacturer, Coca-Cola has re-introduced Nordic Mist mixer range with the launch of a new soft drink line in Spain, featuring a new recipe and packaging. Nordic Mist Fruits soft drinks is said to be low in calories, designed for Spanish tastes and are available in four flavors: lemon with…

Carlsberg, Brooklyn Brewery collaborate to open new craft brewery in Lithuania

UK - Carlsberg A/S, the Denmark based global brewer has collaborated with Brooklyn Brewery to open a new craft beer site at Svyturys Brewery set to begin production in Lithuania. The site, located in Klaipeda port area in Lithuania features a modern craft beer line, beer museum, gastrobar and shop, and conference and degustation halls.…

Nestle’s new wind farm to help meet renewable energy goals in UK and Ireland

UK - The Swiss food and drink conglomerate, Nestle SA has opened a new wind farm at Sanquhar in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland to power half of its UK and Ireland factories using renewable energy. According to Nestle, the facility is a nine turbine wind farm with the ability to generate 125 gigawatt hours of…

Emmi to cut its global CO2 emissions by 25% by 2020

SWITZERLAND - Emmi Group, the Swiss milk processor and dairy products company aims to reduce its global CO₂ emissions by 25% by 2020 as it benefits from the progress of its Swiss subsidiary Mittelland Molkerei. Emmi acquired the remaining 40% share in the Swiss dairy Mittelland Molkerei from the investment firm of the Mittelland Milk…

Organic India considering to buy 20-40% stake in NutriHealth

INDIA - The organic foods and products company, Organic India is eyeing a 20-40% stake in NutriHealth, a personalized nutrition management services provider, according to Economic Times India. Citing a person familiar with the matter, ET Retail reported that the Delhi-based NutriHealth and Organic India have already signed a term sheet for the deal. Acquisition…