Taco Cabana names new leadership team to support growth

Mexican fast-casual chain promotes from within to name new VP of Operations and VP of Finance SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Taco Cabana, known for its Mexican patio cafe environment and true flavors of Mexico-inspired menu, announced today that two members of its leadership team were promoted to key roles within the company. Mark Phillips was […]

Coca‑Cola Recycles 10.5 Million Bottles As Part Of London 2012 Sustainability Pledge

Coca‑Cola Recycles 10.5 Million Bottles As Part Of London 2012 Sustainability Pledge

The Coca‑Cola System in Great Britain (‘Coca‑Cola’), has today announced that it has recycled 10.5 million bottles collected from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, returning them to GB shelves as part of new bottles. This will result in 42 million bottles, each containing 25% rPET. The success of this large-scale bottle-to-bottle recycling process […]

October is Fair Trade Month: Celebrities, brands, retailers and community organizers unite to celebrate and promote Fair Trade

Fair Trade USA launches campaign to increase awareness of Fair Trade and deliver record impact to farmers and workers across the globe Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, kicked off the ninth-annual Fair Trade Month today with the launch of a campaign that underscores the power consumers have […]

Guinness to launch ‘Made of More’ advertising campaign

Diageo, owner of Guinness, announces details of a new multimedia advertising campaign that will run in both Great Britain and Ireland. The new creative campaign reinforces the brand positioning – “Made of More” – and features a TV advert entitled “Cloud”, to be exclusively previewed on the UK and Irish Guinness Facebook page on 1st […]


The outstanding international growth of WILLIAM LAWSON’S® Blended Scotch whisky has been recognised by the IWSR (International Wine & Spirit Research) in its recently published 2011 Elite Brands list. The Bacardi-owned whisky has successfully established itself in the Elite Brands list for a 5th consecutive year and is proud to have risen three places to […]

Diageo reportedly offering Rs.1300 a share for 25% stake in Mallya’s United Spirits

The “will they”, “won’t they” suspense continues in this much reported deal. Should Diageo’s offer of Rs.1300 a share be accepted by Mallya, it will make the deal worth $800 million. Considering Kingfisher Airlines woes and further debts in his Spirits business, this time round, the mercurial Mallya might be easier to negotiate with. We […]

Survey shows majority of Americans are “value seekers” but refuse to swap quality for low prices

ore Americans than ever are choosing natural and/or organic foods according to the fifth annual Whole Foods Market® Food Shopping Trend Tracker Survey. The research revealed that nearly three out of four Americans (73 percent) don’t want to compromise on the quality of the food they buy regardless of current food prices and nearly two-thirds […]

Global study by Arc identifies the Parent-Shopper Paradox

The internal fight between the parent and the shopper A new global study into shopping behaviour has for the first time identified a paradox in the way parents shop for baby food and toys. When it comes to shopping for baby food and toys, parents suffer from a range of highly conflicting psychological impulses: highly […]

F&N shareholders approve HEINEKEN’s offer to acquire interests in APB and APIPL

Heineken N.V. (‘HEINEKEN’) announced that at today’s Extraordinary General Meeting (‘EGM’) in Singapore, shareholders of Fraser and Neave, Limited (‘F&N’) voted in favour of the proposed disposal by F&N of its direct and indirect interests in Asia Pacific Breweries Limited (‘APB’) and F&N’s interest in the non-APB assets held by Asia Pacific Investment Private Limited […]

Coca-Cola Company Accelerates Global Production of Plastic Packaging Made from Plants

Coca-Cola Company Accelerates Global Production of Plastic Packaging Made from Plants

The Coca-Cola Company today announced a partnership with JBF Industries Ltd. to further expand production of the plant-based material used in the Company’s PlantBottle™ packaging. The supply partnership will help Coca-Cola continue its leadership in bringing renewable, lower-carbon plastics to the marketplace and move the Company closer to its target of using PlantBottle™ packaging technology […]