Nestlé sells North American bottled water business for $4.3B
Nestlé is selling its North American bottled water business, including brands such as Poland Spring, Deer Park and Pure Life, to private-equity firms One Rock Capital Partners and Metropoulos &… Lire la suite >>
Nature Valley makes recyclable wrappers for granola bars
Nature Valley Crunchy granola bars will have fully recyclable plastic wrappers starting this spring, a first for the category. The new wrappers are a step toward the General Mills brand’s… Lire la suite >>
Coca-Cola transitions to bottles made from 100% recycled plastic
Coca-Cola is introducing new bottles made from 100% recycled plastic material across its portfolio, the beverage giant said in a statement. Its new innovations will reduce the use of new… Lire la suite >>
Uber buys alcohol delivery platform Drizly for $1.1B
Uber Technologies is buying alcohol delivery startup Drizly for about $1.1 billion in stock and cash, the companies said in a statement. Drizly’s on-demand alcohol marketplace is available in more… Lire la suite >>
Aux États-Unis, les travailleurs de l’industrie alimentaire priorisés pour le vaccin contre la pandémie
Each state is developing its own vaccine distribution plans, often including prioritization for workers in the food and beverage industry, from agriculture to meatpacking. Lire la suite >>
Could 2021 be the breakout year for cannabis-infused food and beverages?
Although the pandemic slowed progress, the outlook is brighter as more companies enter the market and the regulatory environment has the potential to change. Lire la suite >>
Molson Coors enters crowded energy drink space with distribution deal for ZOA
Molson Coors Beverage signed an exclusive distribution deal to launch ZOA, a nonalcoholic energy drink made with better-for-you, natural ingredients, the company said in a blog post. It will be… Lire la suite >>
Danone’s So Delicious launches plant-based cheese
Danone’s plant-based So Delicious Dairy Free brand has expanded its offerings to include shredded and sliced cheeses, as well as creamy spreads. The shreds and slices are available at some… Lire la suite >>
Gluten Free Oreos coming to stores in January
Oreo will make a gluten-free variety, according to a post on the cookie brand’s official Twitter account and company representatives. Mondelez-owned Oreo said it would share further details about the… Lire la suite >>
Mars buys Kind North America
Mars, Incorporated is fully acquiring Kind North America, the companies announced. The deal was first reported by The New York Times. Lire la suite >>
Meat processors expedite plans to implement robotics as pandemic increases pressure
The future of meat manufacturing could include 3D scanners and automated cutting. Tyson, Smithfield, Cargill and JBS are all looking at ways to incorporate more automation. Lire la suite >>
Nestlé moves to keep rights to sell California Pizza Kitchen’s frozen line
Nestlé filed a lawsuit disputing California Pizza Kitchen’s (CPK) efforts to rescind its trademark contract that authorizes the Swiss food giant to sell its frozen pizzas in retail, Bloomberg reported.… Lire la suite >>