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Belvedere Vodka to divest non-strategic operational assets across Europe Belvedere Vodka, a brand of Polish rye vodka produced and distributed by LVMH, is planning to divest its non-strategic and operational loss-making assets, in a move to boost profits. News
Starbucks China opens new flagship store By DBR Staff Writer
Starbucks China has opened the Chengdu Taikoo Li store, as well as anounced an enhanced partner experience through new opportunities with the launch of the new Starbucks Talent Exchange Program.
News Big Rock Brewery announces quarterly dividend By DBR Staff Writer
Big Rock Brewery has announced that a dividend of $0.20 per common share will be paid on January 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as at December 31, 2014.
News DTS8 Coffee revenue increases in second quarter By DBR Staff Writer
DTS8 Coffee Company announced that revenue from its fresh, artisan roasted coffee grew by 22%, for the six months ended October 31, 2014 when compared to October 31, 2013. Revenue increased to $173,839 compared to $142,235 which is consistent with growth experienced for the year ended April 30, 2014.
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Constellation Brands acquires Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Nava brewery operations By DBR Staff Writer
Constellation Brands has completed the previously announced acquisition of glass plant and associated warehouse in Nava, Mexico from Belgian brewing major Anheuser-Busch InBev for $300m.
News True Drinks announces new distribution partnership with Inland Beverage By DBR Staff Writer
True Drinks, a healthy beverage provider with major entertainment and media company licensing agreements with Disney and Marvel for use of their characters on its proprietary, patented bottles, today announced a distribution partnership with Inland Beverage in the Texas Market.
News Living Essentials introduces Extra Strength Strawberry Watermelon 5-hour ENERGY shot By DBR Staff Writer
Living Essentials has introduced its new Strawberry Watermelon flavored Extra Strength 5-hour ENERGY shot, which is available now in a wide variety of retailers including convenience, food, drug, and mass merchants.
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Big Rock Brewery announces quarterly dividend
By DBR Staff Writer
Big Rock Brewery has announced that a dividend of $0.20 per common share will be paid on January 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as at December 31, 2014.
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Belvedere Vodka to divest non-strategic operational assets across Europe
By DBR Staff Writer
Belvedere Vodka, a brand of Polish rye vodka produced and distributed by LVMH, is planning to divest its non-strategic and operational loss-making assets, in a move to boost profits.
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Non-alcoholic

DTS8 Coffee revenue increases in second quarter
By DBR Staff Writer
DTS8 Coffee Company announced that revenue from its fresh, artisan roasted coffee grew by 22%, for the six months ended October 31, 2014 when compared to October 31, 2013. Revenue increased to $173,839 compared to $142,235 which is consistent with growth experienced for the year ended April 30, 2014.
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Living Essentials introduces Extra Strength Strawberry Watermelon 5-hour ENERGY shot
By DBR Staff Writer
Living Essentials has introduced its new Strawberry Watermelon flavored Extra Strength 5-hour ENERGY shot, which is available now in a wide variety of retailers including convenience, food, drug, and mass merchants.
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Technology

Constellation Brands acquires Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Nava brewery operations
By DBR Staff Writer
Constellation Brands has completed the previously announced acquisition of glass plant and associated warehouse in Nava, Mexico from Belgian brewing major Anheuser-Busch InBev for $300m.
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Saint Louis Brewery to procure glass bottles from Ardagh for beer packaging
By DBR Staff Writer
The Saint Louis Brewery in the US will procure glass bottles for its Schlafly Beer from rigid packaging firm Ardagh Group.
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Markets & Regulations

European Commission to investigate proposed coffee joint venture between DEMB and Mondelez
By DBR Staff Writer
The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into a proposal by Douwe Egberts Master Blenders (DEMB) and Mondelēz International to merge their coffee businesses.
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Canadean’s top trends for 2015
By FBR Staff Writer
As the end of 2014 draws near, Canadean forecasts the top trends which will influence consumer behaviour in 2015, and provides an insight into how manufacturers and marketers can target these evolving consumer needs to drive sales over the next year.
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