Beverage Products


Legal Issues

Three Men Charged in Dr. Pepper Syrup Theft, Resale Scheme

Dec. 6, 2023
Former employees charged with stealing pallets of Dr. Pepper syrup and reselling the product to an Oklahoma City gas station for approximately half the price.
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Capital Spending

Anheuser-Busch’s Cartersville, Georgia, Brewery Gets $13 Million in Upgrades

Nov. 29, 2023
Enhancements to energy systems, dry-hopping, bottling and can-packaging operations among the significant investments made by Anheuser-Busch.
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Business Strategies

Nestlé to Shutter Freehold, N.J., Instant Coffee Plant

Nov. 16, 2023
75-year-old plant will shut down and be decommissioned over the next few months, Nestlé confirms.
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Anheuser-Busch InBev U.S. Chief Marketing Officer to Resign as Bud Light Still Slides

Nov. 16, 2023
CMO Benoit Garbe will leave the company at the end of the year, a casualty of the backlash over the Dylan Mulvaney partnership and response.
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Business Strategies

Oatly Cancels Construction of Two New Plants, Meeting Demand in Current Facilities

Nov. 14, 2023
The projects in the Americas and EMEA segments have been shelved in conjunction with Oatly’s “asset-light” strategy.
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Canada’s Blender Bites Acquires Sports Nutrition Company, Clinical Trial on CBD and Athletic Recovery

Nov. 6, 2023
Makers of frozen smoothie, frappe beverage products looks to expand into CBD wellness and athletic drink markets with acquisition of Advanced Sports Nutrition Inc.
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Regulatory Compliance

FDA: Brominated Vegetable Oil No Longer Considered Safe for Use in Foods

Nov. 2, 2023
Agency proposes to revoke authorization for use of brominated vegetable oil, following its own analysis of research and the ban of products using the embattled ingredient in California...
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Plant Expansion

HP Hood to Invest $120 Million to Expand Batavia, N.Y., Processing Plant

Sept. 13, 2023
Project includes a 32,500-square-foot addition and new systems that will allow for production of extended-shelf-life beverages.
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Beverage Products

Splash Beverage Group Intends to Expand Portfolio by Adding Western Son Vodka

Sept. 11, 2023
Definitive agreement not yet reached, but the beverage brand owner has executed a letter of intent to acquire JEM Beverage Management Co., owners of the Texas-based vodka brand...
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Beverage Products

Coca-Cola Cutting Nearly 60 jobs at Pennsylvania Syrup Plant

Sept. 8, 2023
Company gave notice that a portion of the Allentown, Pa., syrup plant’s operations would be shut down in the coming months.
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Plant Expansion

DreamPak Ramps Up Construction of Plant Expansion in Wisconsin

Sept. 7, 2023
Private-label and co-manufacturer of drink mixes, liquid creamers, shelf-stable meals and dietary supplements will add 50,000 square feet to its New Berlin, Wis., plant.