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Analyst warns of CCE's 'challenged start' with smaller 1.75 L Coke bottle

Coca-Cola Enterprises' 1.75 liter Coke bottle was launched last March in Great Britain

23-Apr-2014 - A US analyst warns that Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has suffered a ‘slightly challenged start’ with its new 1.75 liter contoured PET bottle in Great Britain.

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Are glass manufacturers feeling the pinch?

The plastic bottle has been recognised for its flexibility and the easy way consumers can get a product out of a container, controlling the amount dispensed.

Mess-free starch molding: The dirty tray menace will be history, says LHT

LHT Consultancy and Eagle Vision have developed a system that can help gummie manufacturers save upwards of $50,000 a year by detecting problems on starch molding lines.

Facebook campaign to choose 100 people for gluten-free product

How to get your face on a pack of sausages

A former BBC director who owns The Black Farmer, a gluten free brand known for its pork sausages, has launched a special edition Pork, Bramley Apple & Cider pack dedicated to its fan-base this month.  

British wholesaler fined £15k for illegally repackaging milk powder

A wholesaler who illegally repackaged powdered milk has been slapped with a fine of more than £15,000 ($25,200, €18,300) by a British court.

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Indian government urged to probe Nutricia India doctor bribery allegations from

The Indian government has been urged to investigate claims that infant formula manufacturer Nutricia India, a subsidiary of the Danone Group, approved illegal payments by its employees to doctors.

‘Double whammy’: Senator insists FDA rule could cripple craft brewers from

Senator Charles Schumer is calling on US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Margaret Hamburg to strike out a new rule that will hinder brewers selling spent grain to farmers for animal feed.

General Mills apologizes and backtracks on consumer legal policy from

General Mills has reverted back to its old online legal terms following backlash and media outcry over its arbitration clause.


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