PepsiCo's plans to open a 4,000 sq ft laboratory at the North Carolina Research Campus are apparently on hold. The company announced last autumn that it would join the $1.5bn biotechnology complex in Kannapolis, making it the campus' highest pro... Read more
Kellogg’s entered the weight management arena at the beginning of May in the US, with its first protein shake under its female-focused 'Special K' brand. Read more
The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Better Beverages Ltd. Read more
Australia's biggest-selling snack – the Mars Bar – is becoming 11% smaller, and it's all in the interests of consumer health (according to its maker). The price, however, remains the same. Read more
Frito-Lay North America and the Oberto Sausage Company have agreed to end their partnership of the last 10 years for distribution and sales of 'Oh Boy! Oberto' brand meat snack products in the US and Canada. Read more
Dean Foods has launched Swiss Premium Tea – available in gallon and half-gallon jugs, as well as single-serve pints. It's available in an array of flavours, including regular and diet with lemon, sweetened tea/southern style and green tea with g... Read more
A three-year, undercover investigation by Greenpeace into Brazil's booming cattle industry has exposed links between some of Britain's biggest brands and the destruction of the Amazon rainforest. Read more
Whether wine drinkers prefer red or white, they'll have the opportunity to 'go green' with the new Eco Series bottles, sold by Caliber WinePak and manufactured by Saint-Gobain Containers. Read more
Hawaiian Springs has announced it has expanded operations to the US mainland. Distributed predominately in the Hawaiian Islands since 1995, the bottled water is now sold at health food retailers, including Whole Foods and Mother’s Market, and wi... Read more
American brewer Molson Coors has acquired a majority stake in the Karan Bilimoria-owned Cobra Beer in Britain. It will pay £14m for a 50.1% stake in a new joint venture company called Cobra Beer Partnership. Bilimoria will own the remaining 49.9... Read more
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