Kenyan county government sets up ready to drink juice processing plant

KENYA – Makueni County in Eastern Kenya is set to enter the ready to drink juice market in light of the arrival of the second fruit juice processing line at the Makueni Fruit Processing factory […]

PepsiCo to hire 6, 000 new employees and provide US$11m to COVID-19 affected communities

USA – Amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, PepsiCo has reinforced its strategies to ensure business continuity while contributing to mitigation efforts aimed at curbing the spread an impact of the disease in the US. […]

Keurig Dr Pepper names new head of International and Business Development

USA – Keurig Dr Pepper, a leading beverage company in North America has appointed Mauricio Leyva to the newly-created role of President, International and Business Development. Leyva will be responsible for leading KDP’s Canadian and Mexican […]

PepsiCo expands presence in the energy category with US$3.85bn acquisition of Rockstar

USA – PepsiCo has secured a deal to acquire Rockstar Energy Beverages, one of the popular energy drink maker, for US$3.85 billion in a move to expand its presence in the fast growing energy drink […]

CBD-infused beverage producer Canopy Growth to close facilities in Canada

CANADA – Canadian cannabis infused beverage producer, Canopy Growth Corporation has unveiled the company’s production optimization plan that will result into the elimination of approximately 500 positions. As part of the Canopy’s effort to align […]

Coca-Cola bundles logistics, simplifies structures and tasks in Germany

GERMANY – Coca-Cola European Partners Deutschland GmbH (CCEP DE), the German subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company has unveiled plans to further bundle its logistics network and close several locations in the country. The company intends […]

Canadian mushroom infused beverage maker Champignon Brands raises $2.8m

CANADA – Champignon Brands, a producer of mushroom infused beverage products has raised $2.83 million after successfully completing its initial public offering (IPO) on the Canadian Securities Exchange. Champignon floated 18,916,667 common shares on the […]

Keurig Dr Pepper partners Nestlé USA for Starbucks K-Cup Pods in North America

USA – Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) has entered into a long-term, strategic agreement with Nestlé USA to manufacture and distribute Starbucks branded packaged coffee in K-Cup pods in the U.S. and Canada. The new agreement […]