Citations with the tag: BEVERAGE industry -- Mergers

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  • Going to the chapel of buys.
    Frank, John N. // Beverage Industry; Mar1995, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p24 

    Reports on the trend towards mergers in the beverage industry. Competition between beverage systems; Changes in franchising arrangements; Search for market niches; Creation of new products; Quaker Oats' acquisition of Snapple; Distribution and delivery services for beverages. INSET: Critical...

  • Merger mania, round 2.
    Miller, Hilary S. // Beverage Industry; Sep95, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p30 

    Focuses on the increasing number of mergers in the American beverage industry. Rising production and marketing costs; Restructuring of the beverage industry; Plans of many large bottlers to expand their businesses; Benefits of mergers and consolidations on franchise companies; Challenges faced...

  • Consolidation: The next round.
    Miller, Hilary S. // Beverage Industry; Feb97, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p10 

    Focuses on the consolidation trend in the beverage industry. Pepsi and Coke consolidation of their bottlers; Establishment of new age partnerships among various companies; Implications of consolidations that took place in 1996; Acquisition of Barq's Root Beer by Coca-Cola; Cadbury acquisition of...

  • Newsbriefs.
    Miller, Hilary S. // Beverage Industry; May97, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p13 

    Reports on various beverage companies. Teaming up of Grupo Cisneros with Coca-Cola after its relationship with Pepsi Cola; Winning of E&J Gallo Winery in a packaging war against Kendall-Jackson Vineyards & Winery; Agreement between PepsiCo's Argentina bottler, Buenos Aires Embotelladora SA, and...

  • Soft drink wars continue.
    Miller, Hilary S. // Newsweek; 3/3/86, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p53 

    As arch rival Pepsi Co. Inc. was planning to acquire Seven-Up Co, Coca Cola decided to buy Dr. Pepper, shelling out $470 million. The move left Coke assured of being no worse off than before Pepsi went into action. However, the deal raises antitrust questions because by going after Dr....

  • Cola mergers.
    Miller, Hilary S. // Newsweek; 6/30/86, Vol. 107 Issue 26, p48 

    By unanimously voting to block two proposed mergers in the soft-drink industry, the federal Trade Commission showed last week that when it comes to antitrust policy, even the Reagan Administration has a limit. The respective bids by Coca-Cola Co.and PepsiCo Inc. for Dr. Pepper and Seven-Up...

  • Control quest.
    Frank, John N. // Beverage Industry; Aug94, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p8 

    Comments on the United States beverage industry's consolidation of syrup production and end-product distribution channels. Pepsi's consolidation of business units dealing with independent Pepsi bottlers; Bottling operations of franchise companies; Specialization of American business.

  • Process design group effort.
    Frank, John N. // Beverage Industry; Dec94, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p79 

    Talks about the alliances between companies in the year 1994 in the beverage industry. Names of the companies who have made alliances.

  • Coca-cola 'es de aqui'
    Ryan, Frances // Caribbean Business; 3/28/1996, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p26 

    Presents information on changes at Coca-cola of Puerto Rico. Acquisition of Coca-cola by De la Cruz Company; Who Coca-cola was purchased from; Estimated cost of acquisition; Investment in restructuring; Move to surpass Pepsi's lead in the market; Where Coca-cola sales come from; Main...

  • Okay for ORANGINA.
    Bruss, Jill // Beverage Industry; Oct2001, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p8 

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  • Q: Can independent bottlers survive and prosper in a new, consolidated beverage industry?
    Bruss, Jill // Beverage Industry; Jul95, Vol. 86 Issue 7, p24 

    Presents the opinions of executives regarding the consolidated beverage industry's effects on independent bottlers. Consolidation as creating difficult situations for independent bottlers; Investing in technology and information power that retailers expect; Understanding and evaluating the key...

  • DATAMONITOR VIEW.
    Bruss, Jill // MarketWatch: Drinks; Jun2012, p1 

    The article offers information on various reports within the issue on topics related to the drinks industry worldwide including consolidation and mergers, regulatory and marketing issues, product launches.

  • Wheeling and dealing...
    Bruss, Jill // Beverage World; 07/15/98, Vol. 117 Issue 1661, p18 

    Presents news briefs concerning acquisitions and mergers in the beverage industry. Details on the antitrust clearance received by the purchase of Diageo's Dewar's Scotch and Bombay gin brands by Bacardi; Agreement between Guinness Import Company and Bass Beers Worldwide; Acquisition of United...

  • Will Pepsi and Starbucks coffee mix? Doubtful.
    Berko, Malcolm // San Diego Business Journal; 7/23/97 Supplement, Vol. 18 Issue 29, p37 

    Presents a question an answer segment relating to Pepsi taking over Starbucks Coffee.

  • GSK issues warning over 'harmful' Britvic and AG Barr merger.
    Montague-Jones, Guy // Grocer; 5/25/2013, p9 

    The article reports on the response by pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline to the proposed merger between beverages manufacturers Britvic and AG Barr.

  • CANADA: VMF Estates to acquire CedarCreek.
    Wilmore, James // Aroq - Just-Drinks.com (Global News); 1/27/2014, p8 

    The article reports that Canadian wine company von Mandl Family Estates (VMF) will acquire CedarCreek Estate Winery for an undisclosed sum.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions as the New Growth Strategy: A Case Study of the Wholesale Alcohol Industry.
    Barnes, Nora Ganim // American Business Review; Jun2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p126 

    There has been a great deal of speculation regarding consolidation in the alcohol industry. To date, however, there has been scant scientific research on the subject. This study attempts to evaluate mergers and acquisitions activity among alcohol wholesaler-distributors. If the industry trend is...

  • Hansen's pik't by fresh juice.
    Barnes, Nora Ganim // Beverage Industry; Jan1997, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p22 

    Focuses on acquisition of Fresh Juice Company, Incorporated, Clark, New Jersey of all the common stock of Hansen's Juices Incorporated, Asuza, California. Approximated annual revenue of the combined company.

  • Odom to buy Inland NW operations of Columbia.
    Hatch, Addy // Journal of Business (10756124); 10/30/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 22, pA3 

    Reports on Seattle, Washington-based beer-and-wine company Odom Corp.'s purchase of a division of Columbia Distributing Co. Terms and conditions of the deal; Odom's plan to hire some of the division's employees.

  • Pasco adds McCain Citrus, sells `Old South' brand.
    Hatch, Addy // Nation's Restaurant News; 05/08/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 19, p134 

    Announces the completion of Pasco Beverages Group's purchase of McCain Citrus Inc. Value of the deal; Other details in the transaction.

  • U.S. Filter to buy Culligan.
    Hatch, Addy // Beverage Industry; Mar1998, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p17 

    Announces the merger of United States Filter company and Culligan Water Technologies Inc. Amount invested on the merger; Conditions under the merger.

  • Rumors fly over pernod, allied deal.
    Hatch, Addy // Beverage Industry; Nov99, Vol. 90 Issue 11, p15 

    Reports impending merger between Pernod-Ricard and Allied Domecq in the beverage industry. Impact of the merger on the companies; Business ventures of both companies; Estimated combined worldwide beverage sales.

  • Another big one FOR CADBURY.
    Hatch, Addy // Beverage Industry; Oct2000, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p10 

    Reports on the plans of Cadbury Schweppes, the beverage and confectionery giant, to buy the carbonated orange drink Orangina from Pernod Ricard SA. Pernod Ricard's work with Cadbury to complete the sale; Other news at Cadbury in Australia.

  • Score another round for PepsiCo.
    Bachmann, Tom // Beverage Industry; Nov2000, Vol. 91 Issue 11, p6 

    Commends Pepsi Cola Co.'s purchase of the non-carbonated beverage company, South Beach. Company's rounding out of its beverage portfolio; Prospects for success of the acquisition.

  • Pepsi snags SoBe, MISSES QUAKER.
    Bruss, Jill // Beverage Industry; Nov2000, Vol. 91 Issue 11, p8 

    Reports on PepsiCo Inc.'s acquisition of South Beach Beverage Co. (SoBe). Gaining of foothold in the herb and vitamin-fortified beverage category; Sampling of product line of SoBe; Quaker Oats Co.'s rejection of PepsiCo's multi-billion dollar buyout offer for Quaker Oats Co.'s Gatorade brand.

  • Perrier acquires CANADIAN OPERATION.
    Bruss, Jill // Beverage Industry; Nov2000, Vol. 91 Issue 11, p18 

    Reports on the Connecticut-based Perrier Group of America's acquisition of Ontario-based natural spring water bottler, Aberfoyle Springs Ltd.

  • A SO BIG DEAL.
    Holleran, Joan // Beverage Industry; Dec2000, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p24 

    Reports on issues and developments related to Pepsico's acquisition of South Beach Beverage Co. Similar interest expressed by Coca-Cola on South Beach; Significance of the acquisition to Pepsico; Product development at Pepsico.

  • CONSOLIDATION AFTERSHOCKS.
    Holleran, Joan // Beverage Industry; Feb2001, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p12 

    Considers the impact that consolidation has had on the United States beverage industry. Major distribution shifts that occur following acquisitions; Types of consolidations that are occurring in the industry; Consolidation in the distributor end of the business; Shakeout in the beer...

  • Pepsi's sitting on trop of the world after making juicy deal with Seagram.
    Holleran, Joan // Beverage World; 08/15/98, Vol. 117 Issue 1662, p14 

    Offers a look on the merger plans of PepsiCo Inc. with Tropicana Products of Seagram Co. in the United States. Goals of the deal; Conditions of the deal; Other plans of PepsiCo.

  • US filter flowing to French owner.
    Holleran, Joan // Beverage World; 05/15/99, Vol. 118 Issue 1676, p16 

    Reports the acquisition of beverage company US Filter by France's Vivendi SA. Amount paid for the acquisition; Rank of US Filter among the packaged hydro marketer in America.

  • Thinking healthy, Saratoga flows from water to juice.
    Holleran, Joan // Beverage World; 07/15/99, Vol. 118 Issue 1678, p20 

    Reports on the acquisition of The Fresh Juice Company by Saratoga Beverage Group. Remarks from Saratoga President and Chief Executive Officer Robin Prever; Why Saratoga's drinks are coming out in zero-oxygen PET bottles.

  • PepsiCo and Suntory dispense good feelings in new Ventures.
    Holleran, Joan // Beverage World; 08/15/99, Vol. 118 Issue 1679, p14 

    Reports on the announcement of PepsiCo about the formation of its fourth and final United States anchor bottler, Pepsi Bottling Ventures. Ownership for PVB, a combination of the former PepCom and some erstwhile Pepsi Bottling Group territory; Details on the deal between PepsiCo and Suntory;...

  • Across `The Pond,' there's an ocean of regulatory difference.
    Cherkassky, Irene // Beverage World; 10/15/99, Vol. 118 Issue 1681, p30 

    Reports on the decision of Coca-Cola to exclude most European Union member countries from its planned acquisition of Cadbury Schweppes' non-United States (US) beverage business. Reason for the decision; Accusation of the Italian antitrust authorities to the company; Differences between the US...

  • One spends the money, two in the show, three to get ready--now go Cadbury go.
    Prince, Greg W.; Butler, Rachael // Beverage World; 10/15/2000, Vol. 119 Issue 1695, p12 

    Focuses on the acquisition of Snapple Beverage Group of Triarc company by Cadbury Schweppes. Worth of the investment; Beverage portfolio; Overview of the brands included in the acquisition.

  • Brewers merge e-business platforms in search of profit.
    Thomas, Daniel // Computer Weekly; 2/14/2002, p10 

    Reports the merger of electronic-business divisions of drink manufacturers Coors Brewers and Bulmers to increase profit. Development of online marketplace in the hospitality sector; Benefit of one-stop shop approach; Problems on the integration of conflicting technologies in the merging companies.

  • Turner swallows 7 up hole.
    Thomas, Daniel // Beverage Industry; Apr97, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p10 

    Announces that Jim Turner, principal and chairman of Dr Pepper Bottling Company of Texas will acquire the beleaguered SevenUp/RC Bottling Company of Southern California. Percentage increase in Dr Pepper Bottling's annual sales since the merger started; Statement given by Jack Kilduff, chief...

  • SABMiller gains foothold in Maghreb drinks market.
    Thomas, Daniel // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 3/26/2004, Vol. 48 Issue 13, p23 

    States that SABMiller will establish two joint ventures with Castel in Morocco and Algeria. Acquisition of Castel-operated carbonated soft drinks plants; Corporate share of SABMiller in the Algerienne de Bavaroise brewery; Amount of direct investment of SABMiller.

  • Fresh Juice Company buys Hansen's Juices.
    Thomas, Daniel // Frozen Food Age; Jan1997, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p20 

    Reports on the acquisition of Hansen's Juices Incorporated by the Fresh Juice Company Incorporated. Cost of the acquisition; Effects of the deal; Brief profile on Hansen; Details on the operation of the Fresh Juice Company Incorporated.

  • Business Briefs.
    Arbouw, John // Bulletin with Newsweek; 04/13/99, Vol. 117 Issue 6169, p73 

    Presents business news briefs for April 13, 1999. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) rejecting the proposed merger between Rothmans Holdings and WD & HO Wills; Highland Distillers, Remey-Cointreau and Jim Beam Brand Worldwide to form an alliance; LibertyOne joining the...

  • Snapple Deal Burnishes Alt-Beverages' Allure.
    Khermouch, Gerry // Brandweek; 09/25/2000, Vol. 41 Issue 37, p10 

    Reports on the acquisition of Snapple Beverage Group of Triarc by Cadbury Schweppes, which put a burnish to the allure of alternative beverages in the United States. Value of the deal; Opinion on the deal; Position of Snapple on Cadbury.

  • Acirca Acquires Mountain Sun Organic Juices.
    Khermouch, Gerry // Gourmet Retailer; Dec2001, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p8 

    Reports the acquisition of Mountain Sun, maker of organic juices, by Acirca Inc. in the United States. Comments of Mark S. Rodriguez, chief executive officer of Acirca; Response of Bill Russell, founder of Mountain Sun; Benefits gained by Mountain Sun. INSET: Untitle (Bodum, the danish...

  • Saratoga picks up juice concern.
    Khermouch, Gerry // Beverage Industry; Oct98, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p9 

    Reports on Saratoga Beverage Co.'s purchase of Fresh Juice Co. of Newark, New Jersey for $21.8 million.

  • Diageo: could Chinese consumers' increasing influence bring baijiu to the West?
    Khermouch, Gerry // MarketWatch: Drinks; Aug2011, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p11 

    In this article, the author discusses Diageo PLC's acquisition of Shui Jing Fang, the Chinese baijiu drink brand. It notes that the deal will enhance China's influence in the alcoholic beverage market worldwide, particularly in the U.S. and Europe. It also mentions that the polarization of...

  • Christmas BONUS.
    Bruss, Jill // Beverage Industry; Dec2001, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p8 

    Reports the decision of the antitrust officials to allow beverage industries Pernod-Ricard and Diageo to purchase Seagram drinks business in the United States. Advantage of the deal for Diageo; Effects of the merger on the prices of rum for consumers; Plans of Diageo to sell rum brands.

  • Cott Corp. Acquires Concord, Expanding Private Label Lead.
    Prince, Greg W. // Beverage World; 11/15/2000, Vol. 119 Issue 1696, p16 

    Announces the sale of Concord Beverage to Cott Corp. Amount involved in the transaction; Background information on Cott; Terms of the deal.

  • Sunsweet Growers expands with Function acquisition.
    Prince, Greg W. // Beverage Industry; Sep2011, Vol. 102 Issue 9, p14 

    The article reports on the acquisition of Los Angeles-based Function Drinks by Yuba City, California-based Sunsweet Growers Inc. as part of its effort to expand and ongoing initiative to leverage its set of skills and resources.

  • Grand Met and Guinness: About as big as it gets.
    Prince, Greg W. // Beverage World; 06/15/97, Vol. 116 Issue 1639, p14 

    Reports on the proposed merger of Grand Metropolitan and Guinness, two British-based alcohol beverage giants. Listing of some of the products of the two companies; Information on the management of the merged company.

  • A pint of Guinness with that Whopper?
    Greenwald, John; Kadlec, Daniel // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 05/26/97, Issue 21, p57 

    Reports on the merger of alcoholic beverage companies Guinness and Grand Metropolitan in May 1997. Joining of labels from Guinness' stout and Gordon's Gin to Grand Metropolitan's J&B Scotch and Smirnoff vodka; Other divisions included in the merger, such as Grand Metropolitan's Pillsbury and...

  • The billion-dollar British cocktail.
    Ito, Timothy M.; Mallory, Maria // U.S. News & World Report; 05/26/97, Vol. 122 Issue 20, p52 

    Reports on the merger of Grand Metropolitan PLC, whose brands include Burger King, Pillsbury, J&B whisky and others and Guinness PLC, maker of the famous Guinness stout and Dewar's Scotch. The combined company, GMG Brands, to be the largest maker of branded spirits in the world; Percentage of...

  • A pint of Guinness with that Whopper?
    Greenwald, John; Kadlec, Daniel; al, et // Time; 5/26/1997, Vol. 149 Issue 21, p62 

    Reports on the merger of alcoholic beverage companies Guinness and Grand Metropolitan in May 1997. Joining of labels from Guinness' stout and Gordon's Gin to Grand Metropolitan's J&B Scotch and Smirnoff vodka; Other divisions included in the merger, such as Grand Metropolitan's Pillsbury and...

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