Month: May 2018

Coca-Cola introduces its first alcoholic drinks in Japan

BUSINESS
Coca-Cola for the first time has deviated from its popular soda drinks to launch a lemon flavoured alcopop, a spirits-based beverage that is mixed with fruit juices in Japan. The beverage giant announced in March it would start making the drinks in Japan as it tries to tap into new markets and consumers. Three lemon-based variants of the new drink went on sale on Monday. The company is targeting young drinkers, especially women. The three drinks alcohol level range from 3% to 8%. Chu-Hi drinks as they are called have become very popular in Japan with local companies such as Suntory, Asahi and Kirin currently dominating the sector. However, Coca-Cola says there are no plans to sell the drinks outside of Japan. Source: products

Coca-Cola introduces its first alcohol drinks in Japan

BUSINESS
Coca-Cola for the first time has deviated from its popular soda drinks to launch a lemon flavoured alcopop, a spirits-based beverage that is mixed with fruit juices in Japan. The beverage giant announced in March it would start making the drinks in Japan as it tries to tap into new markets and consumers. Three lemon-based variants of the new drink went on sale on Monday. The company is targeting young drinkers, especially women. The three drinks alcohol level range from 3% to 8%. Chu-Hi drinks as they are called have become very popular in Japan with local companies such as Suntory, Asahi and Kirin currently dominating the sector. However, Coca-Cola says there are no plans to sell the drinks outside of Japan. Source: products

Peak Milk marks World Milk Day with Unveiling of Nigeria’s Largest Chocolate Cup

BUSINESS
FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, makers of Peak Chocolate Full Cream Milk Powder and Peak 456 Growing Up Milk unveiled a 10-foot high chocolate cup, Nigeria’s largest, in celebration of Children’s Day and ahead of the World Milk Day on June 1. The unveiling which took place at JJT Park in Lagos in partnership with the Nutrition Society of Nigeria was attended by more than 2,000 children, parents and guardians. Speaking at the event, Gloria Jacobs, Brand Manager of Peak Chocolate Full Cream Milk Powder, stated that the essence of unveiling the giant chocolate cup was to re-emphasize the importance of nutrition whilst creating excitement among the children. “With this year’s event, we wanted to show something spectacular and never-been-done feat to Nigerian children and particularly impre