Beverage manufacturing

May 17, 2018 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices. The battle over the sugar program, a web of price supports, loans and tariffs that critics say gouges...
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May 14, 2018 - 1:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York state officials say they've busted a Brooklyn winery for allegedly making illegal moonshine — the first bootlegger bust in the state since 1960. The New York State Liquor Authority says the Red Hook Winery was illegally making and distributing distilled spirits. Liquor...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2014, file photo, singer Brian McKnight arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre, in Los Angeles. Kevin Foster, of Montclair, N.J., is accused of running a multimillion dollar scam that bilked singers Ne-Yo and McKnight who invested in a sports drink company. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 8:37 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A New Jersey man is accused of running a multimillion-dollar scam that bilked singers Ne-Yo and Brian McKnight, who invested in a sports drink company. Kevin Foster, of Montclair, faces 16 charges including wire fraud, money laundering, bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion. Six of...
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May 08, 2018 - 8:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story May 7 about a court ruling that will require cancer warnings on coffee sold in California, The Associated Press erroneously reported some details about the chemical acrylamide. As part of a court settlement, potato chip makers agreed to reduce the chemical from their...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, a barista pours steamed milk in a coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle issued his final decision Monday, May 7, 2018, that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any risks. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
May 07, 2018 - 10:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A court ruling that gave coffee drinkers a jolt earlier this year was finalized Monday when a Los Angeles judge said coffee sold in California must carry cancer warnings. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Starbucks Corp. and other roasters and retailers failed to show that...
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Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, May 7, 2018. U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Monday, adding to solid gains at the end of last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 07, 2018 - 4:40 pm
U.S. stocks closed modestly higher Monday, extending the market's gains from last week. Technology companies and banks accounted for much of the latest gains, outweighing losses among beverage makers and other consumer goods companies. Energy stocks got a boost from U.S. crude oil prices, which...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2016, file photo Nestle's directors speak in front of the Nestle's logo during the general meeting of Nestle Group, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Nestle has entered an agreement to bring Starbucks products to millions of homes worldwide, announced Monday, May 7, 2018. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP, File)
May 07, 2018 - 12:17 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Nestle is paying more than $7 billion to buy the rights to sell Starbucks coffee and tea in supermarkets and other stores outside its coffee shops. The deal comes with a huge price tag for Nestle, but it could pay off big for the Swiss company. Its Nescafe and Nespresso don't carry...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2012, file photo, Bob Dylan performs in Los Angeles. A distillery is partnering with Dylan to distill whiskey at a 140-year-old Tennessee church and bottle it under the name Heaven's Door. Media outlets reported Dylan partnered with Angel’s Envy Bourbon co-founder Marc Bushala in the venture. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
May 02, 2018 - 8:59 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Music icon Bob Dylan is partnering with a distillery to make whiskey at a 140-year-old Tennessee church and bottle it under the name Heaven's Door. News outlets report Dylan has partnered with Angel's Envy Bourbon co-founder Marc Bushala in the venture. The New York Times...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Trevor Richards throws to the plate during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 26, 2018 - 1:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trevor Richards has worked as a substitute teacher and in a brewery, just trying to make ends meet while he chased a major league career. He outworked three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday night, and it seems his days of offseason odd jobs to help pay rent...
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FILE- This Feb. 23, 2017, file photo shows a delivery van is painted with artwork for Classic Coca-Cola in downtown Pittsburgh. Coca-Cola Co. reports earnings Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
April 24, 2018 - 7:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola's first-quarter profit jumped as the company introduced new flavors and continues to discard its bottling operations. Coca-Cola's began selling Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, a reformulated replacement for Coca-Cola Zero, in 20 markets last year. It reported a "double-digit" growth...
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