Articles Tagged with ''acquisition''

Coca-Cola fully acquires Zico

G. Scott Uzzell becomes president of coconut water company

The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, acquired the outstanding ownership stake in Zico Beverages LLC, El Segundo, Calif.


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Duvel Moortgat acquires Boulevard Brewing Co.

Craft brewery acquires resources to grow in the United States and Europe

Kansas City, Mo.-based Boulevard Brewing Co. announced that Belgium-based Duvel Moortgat has acquired the craft brewery.


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Southern Wine & Spirits of Utah acquires Phoenix Wine & Spirits

New deal creates largest wine broker in Utah

Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc., Miami, announced that Phoenix Wine & Spirits, Salt Lake City, joined its Southern Wine & Spirits of Utah (SWS-Utah) division. The combined entity, which will operate under the SWS-Utah name, will be the largest wine broker in the state, according to the company.


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Anheuser-Busch InBev completes acquisition of Grupo Modelo

Constellation Brands transaction expected to close June 7

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), Leuven, Belgium, has completed its acquisition of Grupo Modelo, Mexico City, in a transaction valued at $20.1 billion.


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Starbucks to acquire Teavana for $620 million

Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle, has agreed to acquire Teavana Holdings Inc., Atlanta, for $620 million in cash.


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C&C Group to acquire Vermont Hard Cider Co.

Dublin-based C&C Group, manufacturer of cider brands in Ireland and the U.K., will acquire Vermont Hard Cider Co., Middlebury, Vt., for $305 million.


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Campbell to acquire Bolthouse Farms for $1.55 billion

Campbell Soup Co., Camden, N.J., has entered into an agreement to acquire Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield, Calif., from a fund managed by private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners LLC for $1.55 billion in cash.


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Starbucks acquires Evolution Fresh, plans to expand into juice category

Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle, announced the acquisition of Evolution Fresh Inc., San Bernardino, Calif. The $30 million acquisition is part of the coffee company’s commitment to evolve and enhance the customer experience with innovative and wholesome products, the company says. It announced plans to reinvent the $1.6 billion super-premium juice segment and said the acquisition is a significant step in entering the more than $50 billion health and wellness sector.


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Foster’s Group board recommends SABMiller takeover offer

On Sept. 21, SABMiller plc, London, entered into an agreement with Melbourne, Australia-based Foster Group Ltd. to acquire all shares in the company.


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Coca-Cola's juice brands ripe for growth

Coca-Cola positions its Minute Maid, Simply and Odwalla brands for consumers' needs.
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Top Beverage Flavors of 2014

Traditional flavors make up a large portion of beverage-makers’ selections, but tropical and exotic ones aren’t trailing too far behind. That’s according to research by BNP Media’s Market Research Division for Beverage Industry’s 2014 Product Development Outlook survey. Also see what's anticipated for top-selling flavors of 2015.

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A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.

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Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

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2015 January

The January 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our bottler of the year, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Luverne, as well as articles about juice drinks, the 2015 New Product Development Outlook, and more. Check it out today!

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