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Investment funds KKR and CVC submit top bids for Slovenia's Pivovarna Lasko Two investment funds KKR and CVC Capital Partners have emerged as top bidders for Pivovarna Lasko, a Slovenian brewery. News
Coca-Cola opens sales and distribution center in Kentucky, US By DBR Staff Writer
Coca-Cola Consolidated has opened its sales and distribution center in Louisville, Kentucky, the US . Additionally, it has made a formal debut as Louisville’s new Coca-Cola bottler.
News Investment funds KKR and CVC submit top bids for Slovenia's Pivovarna Lasko By DBR Staff Writer
Two investment funds KKR and CVC Capital Partners have emerged as top bidders for Pivovarna Lasko, a Slovenian brewery.
News Woodford Reserve unveils Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle in US By DBR Staff Writer
Woodford Reserve, a bourbon brand, has unveiled its 2015 Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle, honoring this year’s 'Run for the Roses' in the US.
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Alchemist to construct brewery in Vermont, US By DBR Staff Writer
Alchemist Brewery has received a land use permit to construct a new brewery at Stowe, Vermont, the US.
News Molson Coors UK acquires Thomas Hardy's Burtonwood Brewery By DBR Staff Writer
Molson Coors has acquired Thomas Hardy's brewing and kegging facilities at the Burtonwood Brewery in the UK.
News SanTan Brewing launches Mr. Pineapple Wheat Ale in redesigned Rexam can in US By DBR Staff Writer
SanTan Brewing Company's seasonal Mr. Pineapple Wheat Ale is back in redesigned Rexam 12 oz. cans.
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Investment funds KKR and CVC submit top bids for Slovenia's Pivovarna Lasko
By DBR Staff Writer
Two investment funds KKR and CVC Capital Partners have emerged as top bidders for Pivovarna Lasko, a Slovenian brewery.
News
Woodford Reserve unveils Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle in US
By DBR Staff Writer
Woodford Reserve, a bourbon brand, has unveiled its 2015 Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle, honoring this year’s 'Run for the Roses' in the US.
News

Non-alcoholic

Coca-Cola opens sales and distribution center in Kentucky, US
By DBR Staff Writer
Coca-Cola Consolidated has opened its sales and distribution center in Louisville, Kentucky, the US . Additionally, it has made a formal debut as Louisville’s new Coca-Cola bottler.
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Highlander Partners acquires juice maker Lemon-X
By DBR Staff Writer
US-based private investment firm Highlander Partners has acquired Lemon-X, a manufacturer and supplier of juices, juice blends, lemonades, teas and cocktail mixes.
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Technology

Diageo to list nutritional information on alcohol bottles
By DBR Staff Writer
Diageo is set to be the first alcohol company to voluntarily provide nutritional information including calories per typical serve and alcohol content on all of its products.
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Heineken to set up $470m brewery in Mexico
By DBR Staff Writer
Dutch brewing company Heineken is planning to build a new brewery in northern Mexico, which will see an investment of around $470m.
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Markets & Regulations

UK Chancellor reduces cider and spirits duty by 2% and freezes wine duty
By DBR Staff Writer
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has cut duty on spirits and cider by 2% and froze duty on wine and slashed the price of beer by a penny a pint for the third year now.
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Scotch Whisky market in UK drops 5% in 2014, industry demands fairer tax
By DBR Staff Writer
The Scotch whisky market in the UK has shrunk by almost 5% as consumers and industry continue to be impacted by the heavy tax regime.
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