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Mead Johnson to invest $35m in Indiana operations US-based infant formula producer Mead Johnson Nutrition is planning to invest $35m to expand production capacity at its facility in Evansville, Indiana. News
Mead Johnson to invest $35m in Indiana operations By DBR Staff Writer
US-based infant formula producer Mead Johnson Nutrition is planning to invest $35m to expand production capacity at its facility in Evansville, Indiana.
News Planet Smoothie to open new stores in Central Florida By DBR Staff Writer
American chain of smoothie stores Planet Smoothie has announced plans to open eight new stores in Central Florida over the next three years.
News United Spirits to divest two distilleries in India By DBR Staff Writer
Diageo-owned Indian alcoholic beverages company United Spirits is planning to divest two distilleries in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.
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Fonterra and MFAT partner to advance dairy in developing countries By DBR Staff Writer
Fonterra and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) have agreed to work together to help developing countries build viable dairy industries and increase dairy nutrition knowledge.
News Minibar expands to San Francisco and Chicago By DBR Staff Writer
Minibar (www.minibardelivery.com), the New York startup that allows users to easily order wine, spirits and beer for delivery in less than an hour, launches today in San Francisco and Chicago.
News Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated to expand distribution services to Lexington, Kentucky By DBR Staff Writer
Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated has signed a definitive agreement with The Coca-Cola Company to provide its distribution services in Lexington, Kentucky, which is currently being served by Coca-Cola Refreshments USA (CCR).
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Alcoholic

United Spirits to divest two distilleries in India
By DBR Staff Writer
Diageo-owned Indian alcoholic beverages company United Spirits is planning to divest two distilleries in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.
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Brew Hub to install MicroStar keg solution
By DBR Staff Writer
US-based establishment Brew Hub will install new keg solution by MicroStar, in a move to cater to its increasing keg needs.
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Non-alcoholic

Planet Smoothie to open new stores in Central Florida
By DBR Staff Writer
American chain of smoothie stores Planet Smoothie has announced plans to open eight new stores in Central Florida over the next three years.
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Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated to expand distribution services to Lexington, Kentucky
By DBR Staff Writer
Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated has signed a definitive agreement with The Coca-Cola Company to provide its distribution services in Lexington, Kentucky, which is currently being served by Coca-Cola Refreshments USA (CCR).
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Technology

Arcobräu Gräfliches installs Krones Modulfill HES filler in brewery
By DBR Staff Writer
Germany-based Arcobräu Gräfliches Brauhaus has equipped its brewery in the Lower Bavarian village of Moos with a new filler from packaging and bottling machine manufacturer Krones.
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Tetra Pak introduces plant-based carton
By DBR Staff Writer
Tetra Pak, a Switzerland-based provider of food processing and packaging solutions, has launched a new carton that is made from 100% plant based, renewable packaging materials.
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Markets & Regulations

France proposes jail term for people inciting excessive drinking
By DBR Staff Writer
France has proposed a new legislation to punish people who encourage excessive drinking with a fine and a jail term.
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Nigerian Breweries wins approval for Consolidated Breweries merger
By DBR Staff Writer
Nigerian Breweries has secured Securities and Exchange Commission approval for its previously announced merger with Consolidated Breweries.
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