SABMiller Americas’ Adami to retire
Billions of dollars spent on outdoor advertising in 2006, according to TNS Media Intelligence, and reported by USA Today. The 9 percent increase compares with a 4 percent increase in overall ad spending last year.
Percent per year the demand for beverage containers in China is expected to rise, according to the Freedonia Group, an industrial research firm based in Cleveland. By 2010, demand is anticipated to exceed 181 billion units, and packaged beverage production is expected to approach 108 billion liters.
Percent of U.S. food products that are private label, representing the largest market share for store brands among consumer packaged goods.
Years since Diet Coke made its debut in the U.S. market. As it celebrates its quarter-century anniversary, the brand is the leading diet soft drink brand, and Coca-Cola says its launch is viewed as one of the most successful in beverage history.
Percent probability of a merger between Anheuser-Busch and Belgium’s InBev during the next two years, according to Citigroup analysts. The company held a conference call earlier this month, during which it said the move is likely, as it would re-establish A-B’s global leadership position.
Billions of dollars the global organic food and beverage industry is predicted to be worth by 2009, according to a report by Global Industry Analysts Inc. That represents a compound annual growth rate of 17 percent between 1999 and 2009.