Jusu acquires Canadian beverage company Westbloom to expand offering

CANADA – Jusu Bars, a health and wellness company based in Victoria, Canada, has acquired Westbloom Inc., a Calgary based beverage company specializing in coffees, teas and cold brew beverages. The acquisition will allow Jusu […]

Coca-Cola to invest US$1.11bn in France over the next five years

FRANCE – The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), the primary bottling partner in the France, have unveiled plans of investing upto €1 billion (USS$1.11bn) in the country’s economic ecosystem over the next five […]

Coca-Cola expands its Powerade lineup with two new zero-sugar innovations

USA – The Coca-Cola Company is expanding its sports drink brand, Powerade for the first time in over a decade with two new zero-sugar innovations plus a new packaging design to meet the fast-changing needs […]

PepsiCo to use 100% renewable electricity for its US operations

USA – PepsiCo has unveiled plans of using 100% renewable energy for its US direct operations this year as part of the company’s progress towards switching to renewable electricity across its global operations. According to […]

Cott Corporation acquires Clearwater expanding its presence to Hungary

HUNGARY – Eden Springs, a wholly-owned subsidiary of bottled water delivery services company, Cott Corporation has fully acquired Hungarian company, Clearwater. Through the acquisition of ClearWater Kereskedelmi és Szolgáltató Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság, Eden Springs will […]

Winning with purpose: PepsiCo expands convenient foods and beverage offerings

USA – PepsiCo, the American food and beverage giant behind the Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana brands has popped into the new year with multiple launches across some of its leading food and beverage […]

Cott evaluates potential sale of its coffee, tea and extract solutions segment

CANADA – Cott Corporation has announced that it is evaluating certain strategic alternatives for S&D Coffee and Tea, including a sale of the segment. Cott said that the move is part of the company’s strategic planning […]

Coca-Cola acquires Chicago-based dairy beverage brand fairlife

USA – The Coca-Cola Company has acquired full ownership in American dairy beverage brand, fairlife after purchasing the remaining 57.5% stake in the company from joint venture partner Select Milk Producers. fairlife will continue to […]

Coca-Cola’s Chief Growth Officer Francisco Crespo to retire, unveils new structure

USA – The Coca-Cola Company has announced that its Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, Francisco Crespo will retire in 2020, stepping down after a three-decade career with the company. Crespo was appointed to […]