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Sewer water beer gets Oregon regulators' approval The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission has approved the use of recycled sewage water to brew beer. News
Evolution Fresh launches new cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juices By DBR Staff Writer
US based Evolution Fresh, a subsidiary of Starbucks Corporation, has announced a new suite of fruit and vegetable juices in 11 fl. oz. bottles.
News Big Bottom Distilling unveils Starka vodka By DBR Staff Writer
Big Bottom Distilling has released three new aged vodkas under Oregon Starka Project, result of collaborative effort between three Oregon distillers.
News Sewer water beer gets Oregon regulators' approval By DBR Staff Writer
The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission has approved the use of recycled sewage water to brew beer.
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Moët Hennessy in trademark tussle over Chandon Délice brand By DBR Staff Writer
France based luxury wine and spirits maker Moët Hennessy, the drinks division of LVMH, is facing a trademark lawsuit in California, US over its Chandon Délice sparkling wine brand, launched in November 2014.
News Fonterra pursues the idea of investment in New Zealand farms By DBR Staff Writer
New Zealand based multinational dairy co-operative Fonterra Group is looking to invest in the country’s farms through a new fund later this year.
News Coca-Cola to acquire China Culiangwang Beverages for $400m By DBR Staff Writer
Global beverage giant Coca-Cola Company has agreed to acquire multi-grain drink China Culiangwang Beverages for $400m including debt, to boost its sales in the Chinese market.
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Alcoholic

Big Bottom Distilling unveils Starka vodka
By DBR Staff Writer
Big Bottom Distilling has released three new aged vodkas under Oregon Starka Project, result of collaborative effort between three Oregon distillers.
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Sewer water beer gets Oregon regulators' approval
By DBR Staff Writer
The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission has approved the use of recycled sewage water to brew beer.
News

Non-alcoholic

Dr Pepper Snapple buys stake worth $15m in Bai Brands
By DBR Staff Writer
American soft drink company Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) has bought a minority stake in Bai Brands worth $15 mn.
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Temple Turmeric launches two new offerings
By DBR Staff Writer
Maker of turmeric-based beverages Temple Turmeric has launched two new Super Blend line Matcha Latte and Mexican Chocolate for Whole Foods Market in the US.
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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

French National Assembly votes for ban on unlimited refills of soft drinks
By DBR Staff Writer
The French National Assembly has voted in favor of a ban on unlimited refills of sugary drinks at fast food chains and stores, as part of its efforts to tackle growing obesity levels.
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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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