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March 2nd, 2021

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Kraft Heinz Q3 Revenue Rises 6.3% to US $6.44B

Kraft Heinz beat third-quarter revenue expectations as consumers bought more of its packaged foods and condiments for at-home cooking. Thanks…

Absolut Vodka Launches Paper Bottle Prototype Trial in Sweden & UK

The bottles are made with 57% paper and 43% recycled plastic, are recyclable and will be tested with two products, Absolut Vodka and Absolut Mixt.

Del Monte Launches Pink Pineapple and Veggieful Pocket Pies

Del Monte has launched its newest product, Pinkglow pineapple with a pink interior, new and uniquely grown by Fresh Del Monte.

Hélène Antoinette Appointed Guinness Ghana Managing Director

Ms Hélène Elizabeth Antoinette Weesie has been appointed as the new Managing Director and an Executive Director on the Board of Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited, a subsidiary of Diageo Plc.

PepsiCo Records 5.3% Rise in Net Revenue for Third Quarter of 2020

PepsiCo has reported a 5.3% year-on-year rise in net revenue for its third-quarter results for the latest quarter as its beverage business rebounded and strong demand continued amid the pandemic for its snacks and packaged foods.

Nespresso Launches Organic Coffee Range in the US

Nespresso has announced a long-term commitment to revive the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) coffee industry, under its unique Reviving Origins program, with the launch of the first organic coffee of the range, KAHAWA YA CONGO, in the US.

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Key Leadership Appointments

The Coca-Cola Company has announced new leadership appointments as part of an ongoing project to create an organisation that is highly networked, less hierarchical and future-facing.

Chr. Hansen Launches New Cheese Pizza Creation Culture

Chr. Hansen, a bioscience company, has launched a new culture for the creation of pizza cheeses, which it claims can reduce the degree of browning by up to 100%.

Beyond Meat to Build Two Production Facilities in China

The move makes it the first foreign plant-based protein maker to establish a major production facility in China, the company said. It also gives Beyond Meat an edge over rival Impossible Foods Inc., whose “magic ingredient” of heme — made from genetically modified yeast — requires government approval in China.

Halewood Artisanal Opens US$6.5M New Distillery in Russia

The new distillery has been established to enhance the provenance and quality of the J.J Whitley Vodka portfolio, and the full range will be produced and bottled at the site for distribution to markets around the world, including the UK & Russia.

Heineken Towards 100% Circular Packaging

The brewer set the target in 2010 and has been working on its global sustainable ambition ‘Brewing a Better World’, among other things, including reducing the CO2 emissions of the breweries.

Diageo Set to Acquire Davos Brands for US$610M

Drinks giant Diageo has agreed to buy Davos Brands, which co-owns Aviation American Gin with Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds, in a deal worth up to US$610 million.