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Highland Spring takes over Greencore Water

Highland Spring takes over Greencore Water

Highland Spring has bought Greencore’s loss-making bottled water business for £17.5m. The deal which includes Campsie Spring in Lennoxtown, near Glasgow, and Blaen Twyni in Wales will make Highland Spring the UK’s biggest bottled water company. It will have 400 employees, five bottling plants and 12 production lines with a capacity of 700 million litres a year. [...more]

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Nestle to close Calistoga Beverage Company

Nestle to close Calistoga Beverage Company

The Calistoga Beverage Company is closing its Calistoga bottling facility Nov. 19. Its parent company, Nestle Waters North America, announced the closure Monday in a press release. The closure will eliminate 24 jobs. According to the press release, employees will be offered severance packages and job search assistance. The plant is being closed not because […] [...more]

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Coca Cola buys back bottling rights from Indian franchisees

Coca Cola buys back bottling rights from Indian franchisees

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, the bottling subsidiary of Coca-Cola India, has acquired the bottling and distribution rights for its Kinley packaged water brand from franchisee bottlers in three states, ending a long-drawn dispute. [...more]

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Austria: Beer & Water Companies to merge

Austria: Beer & Water Companies to merge

Beer maker Ottakringer Brauerei AG and mineral water producer Vöslauer AG are to merge, the family brewery chief Sigi Menz announced today . [...more]

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Nestlé Waters to build new bottling plant in Oregon?

Nestlé Waters to build new bottling plant in Oregon?

Nestlé Waters North America is eyeing a nearby spring as a source for a bottling plant it proposes to build in Cascade Locks, The Oregonian reported recently. [...more]

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Whole – A “Functional Water” launched In NZ

Whole – A “Functional Water” launched In NZ

Fonterra Brands New Zealand (FBNZ) launched Whole, a flavoured water enriched with protein and fibre to help bridge the hunger gap between meals. Massey University conducted its own research to validate the claim. [...more]

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Heineken sells its Romanian Water Business

Heineken sells its Romanian Water Business

Heineken Romania announced it signed a contract with businessman Ioan Bălan to sell its mineral water division, part of the former Bere Mureş company, but the transaction price was not made public. [...more]

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New York: Account Manager

New York: Account Manager

Evian Natural Spring Water is a brand of Danone Group, a leader in the food industry and number one by volume in the world for packaged water and dairy products. Evian, the world’s leading brand of bottled water, first entered the U.S. market in 1978, where it was served in the finest bars and restaurants in distinctive glass bottles. Today, Evian is accepted as the natural spring water for those, including many of Hollywood’s elite, who like to treat themselves to the very best. [...more]

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Icelandic Water appoints new CEO

Icelandic Water appoints new CEO

celandic Water Holdings ehf, producer of leading CarbonNeutral® certified bottled water, Icelandic Glacial, announces today that its board of directors has appointed John K. Sheppard (pictured left) as CEO, effective March 12, 2009. [...more]

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Business Opportunity: Borjomi Waters

Business Opportunity: Borjomi Waters

The Georgian Ministry of Economy has set a date for the auction of the bottling licence for Borjomi mineral water to 20 March 2009. The licence currently held by Georgian Glass & Mineral Waters, a Salford Capital Partners Inc-owned company, will be sold for a minimum of $8m according to Civil Georgia, an online publisher. [...more]

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More Coke in Columbia

More Coke in Columbia

Coca-Cola have been given the regulatory all clear to acquire the Columbian Waters brand Agua Brisa... [...more]

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Suntory buys Frucor from Danone

Suntory buys Frucor from Danone

Suntory have succesfully completed the purchase of the New Zealand and Australia based Danone subsidiary Frucor. [...more]

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