Saputo completes $1.45bn Morningstar acquisition

Saputo completes $1.45bn Morningstar acquisition

By Mark Astley

Saputo has completed its $1.45bn acquisition of Dean Foods’ Morningstar dairy division – a move the Canadian dairy giant hopes will help to expand its US manufacturing and distribution footprint.

Picture Copyright: Jsome1/Flickr predictions for 2013: part one

Killer chords that could rock the beverage industry in 2013: Part 1


If the beverage world were a band poised on the brink of super stardom, here are some of the killer chords and rollickin’ riffs that could shake up the scene in 2013, as we solo on everything from carbonates to beauty drinks and beyond...

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Budweiser takes Black Crown…to US drinkers


AB InBev plans to breathe new life into Budweiser by releasing a stronger version of the beer in 2013, which it claims will offer US drinkers a more distinct flavor and taste.

Food Recalls 2012

The recalls that have hit the headlines in 2012

Recalls of 2012: A recap

By Joe Whitworth

This year has been quite eventful for recalls of food and beverage products, some due to foodborne contamination and others due to packaging faults.

American Sugar Alliance: ‘The country is swimming in sugar’

American Sugar Alliance: ‘The country is swimming in sugar’

By Elaine WATSON

Sugar prices in the US have fallen more than 40% since last summer and are now at “dangerously low levels for producers who are facing ever-increasing input costs”, according to Jack Roney, an economist with the American Sugar Alliance (ASA).

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