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56 min ago | NewsOK.com

Vitaminwater cries uncle, switches back formula

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, CocaCola

5 hrs ago | West Australian

Diageo drinks group says hit by weak sales in China

Diageo, the British maker of alcoholic drinks, announced a drop in annual net profit on Thursday, blaming the fall on sliding sales in China.

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9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

AB InBev Scores with World Cup

A surge of beer-drinking during the World Cup boosted profits at Anheuser-Busch InBev NV during the second-quarter, leaving the group optimistic about future sales after showcasing its brands to billions of people who watched the event.

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Related Topix: Drink, Beer, Anheuser Busch Companies

13 hrs ago | Reuters

Target to hire Pepsi executive Brian Cornell as CEO: WSJ

Target has been looking for a new chief executive after removing Gregg Steinhafel as chairman and CEO in May in the wake of a devastating data breach, which hurt the No.3 U.S. retailer's profit, shook customer confidence in the company and prompted congressional hearings.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail, PepsiCo

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Age

Coke boss gets up close to beer

Coca Cola chief Alison Watkins took took over from long-serving CC Amatil boss Terry Davis in March.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, CocaCola, Environmental, Casella Waste Systems, Waste Management, Australia, World News,

WTOC-TV Savannah

Stone Brewing declines to move to South Carolina

The brewing company whose flirtations with the Palmetto State prompted changes to the state's beer laws has decided against locating a brewery in South Carolina.

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TheStreet.com

Why Coca-Cola (KO) Stock Remains A 'Buy' At TheStreet

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Related Topix: CocaCola, TheStreet, Mozilla, Financial Markets, Business News

NorthJersey.com

Cedar Grove man sentenced to prison, home confinement for tax fraud scheme

A Cedar Grove man was sentenced today to six months in prison and half a year of home confinement for his involvement in a tax fraud scheme, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Pepsi Bottling Group, Marketing

The Baltimore Sun

The increasing irrelevance of corporate nationality [Commentary]

"You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said last week.

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Related Topix: Anheuser Busch Companies, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Opinion

Reuters

U.S. lawmaker takes soda tax battle to Capitol Hill

A Connecticut lawmaker on Wednesday will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda drinks, the latest bid by regulators and politicians to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New York, NY, Michael Bloomberh, CocaCola

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BeverageDaily

China and Co. driving New Zealand food and beverage exports

Consumer demand from East and Southeast Asia for high value foods and beverages is driving export growth and diversification for New Zealand's food and beverage industry, a new government report has revealed.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Wine, Drink

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Vending firm ex-official sentenced in Pepsi scheme

Cedar Grove resident Joseph Belasco was ordered Tuesday to serve six months in prison and six months of home confinement.

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Related Topix: Pepsi Bottling Group

Brandon Sun

Former vending firm official sentenced for scheme that defrauded Pepsi Bottling Group of $2.9M

A former official of a New Jersey-based vending company has been sentenced to prison time for his role in a scheme that defrauded the Pepsi Bottling Group of $2.9 million over a 10-year period.

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Related Topix: Pepsi Bottling Group

Forbes.com

Dow Movers: UNH, T

In early trading on Tuesday, shares of AT&T topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 3.8%.

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Related Topix: United Group, Financial Markets

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The dividend is payable on Sept. 10, 2014, ... )--Accuvant today announced that former Coca-Cola chief information security officer Renee Guttmann has joined the company as a vice president in the Accuvant Office of... )--On 8/16, the Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship will challenge pro eaters to eat as many Japanese potstic... )--Long ... (more)

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Related Topix: Energy, Exelon, CocaCola

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Constellation Story Pt. 2: Grupo Modelo Boogaloo

The Constellation Story Pt. 2: Grupo Modelo Boogaloo The Constellation Story Pt.

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Related Topix: Constellation Brands, Drink, Beer

FoodNavigator

Children see, children do: Will Mexican kids slim down by watching less candy ads?

Just a week after Mexico banned commercials for soda, snacks and confectionery products during cinema showings of children's movies and during children's TV programming, Mexican authorities say ads for Nestle, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Hershey s and Holanda products are already out of line with the new rules.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, Life, Food, Chocolate

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

China brands beat global rivals with tea toothpaste & pickled plums

With green-tea flavored toothpaste and pickled plum juice, an army of Chinese retailers is tapping local tastes to whittle away market share from global rivals that are banking their future growth on the world's second-largest consumer market.

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Related Topix: Tea, Drink, Bain & Company, Bain, Consulting, Kantar, CocaCola, PepsiCo

BeverageDaily

Amcor joins Coke, Ball, and Sonoco in packaging recycling group

Amcor Rigid Plastics is joining Coke, Ball, Sonoco, and other organizations in The Recycling Partnership to increase US recycling rates.

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Related Topix: Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola

Business Journal

Stone Brewing 'focusing on Virginia and Ohio,' passed-over mayor says

Supporters of the effort to get Stone Brewing Co. to put its coveted brewery project in Columbus can take heart in the comments of a North Carolina mayor who says the company may have narrowed its list to Virginia and Ohio.

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Related Topix: Stone Brewing, Norfolk, VA

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