Bio Foods, KBL, Coca-Cola, KWAL, Capwell Industries, Sameer among big winners at Africa FOODEX Awards 2019

KENYA – This year has been a significant one for the food, beverage and milling industries across Sub-Saharan Africa, reflected by the upsurge in investments witnessed across the sectors, as companies pace towards repositioning their […]

Varun Beverages Zimbabwe commission US$20m manufacturing plant

ZIMBABWE – Varun Beverages Zimbabwe (Pvt) Limited, franchise bottler of PepsiCo in the country has officially commissioned the US$20 million second phase of its manufacturing plant in Harare. Varun Beverages produces brands that include Pepsi, […]

Canopy Growth names Constellation Brands’ veteran as new Chief Executive Officer

CANADA – Canopy Growth Corporation has appointed Constellation Brands’ executive vice president and chief financial officer David Klein as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 14, 2020. David will be replacing Mark Zekulin […]

Coca-Cola European Partners pilots Einride’s autonomous truck in Sweden

EUROPE – Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has teamed up with autonomous robotic road-riding cargo pod startup, Einride for a sustainable distribution system. Coca-Cola European Partners will deploy Einride’s autonomous, electric transport system to expand in […]

United Breweries forays into craft beer segment with Kingfisher Ultra Witbier

INDIA – Bangalore-based United Breweries Limited has ventured into the alternate beer category with the launch of the Kingfisher Ultra Witbier – the first non-lager beer from the house of Kingfisher. Brewed with the authentic […]

AB InBev to use electric Volvo Trucks to deliver beers with zero emissions

EUROPE – AB InBev, the world’s leading brewer and Volvo Trucks, have announced the order of a brand new in series produced Volvo Electric Truck, which will deliver its beers across Europe from April 2020 […]

Coca-Cola realigns its bottling operations in North India to improve efficiencies

INDIA – The Coca-Cola Company has announced an internal realignment of its bottling operations in North India, as the beverage giant moves to build a stronger and more sustainable local business. Under the new operation model, […]

Diageo’s United Spirits plans merger with its Indian subsidiary Pioneer Distilleries

INDIA – United Spirits Limited, the Indian unit of the global liquor company Diageo, has proposed a merger with its majority owned and listed subsidiary Poineer Distillers Limited, reports India Times. According to United Spirits, […]