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EU sparks row with Israel over settlement made goods labels

A row has erupted between the European Union and Israel over the labelling of products “Made in Israel.” New guidelines mean Israeli producers must

A row has erupted between the European Union and Israel over the labelling of products “Made in Israel.” New guidelines mean Israeli producers must

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Christmas cup blackens Starbucks image in online attacks

In the ‘tempest in a teacup’ category — only here it’s a coffee cup — some American conservatives are seeing red. They have accused the

In the ‘tempest in a teacup’ category — only here it’s a coffee cup — some American conservatives are seeing red. They have accused the

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Beer giants AB InBev and SABMiller agree terms for mega merger

The mega beer merger is a step closer. The world’s biggest brewer AB InBev has launched its bid of over 100 billion dollars for its nearest rival

The mega beer merger is a step closer. The world’s biggest brewer AB InBev has launched its bid of over 100 billion dollars for its nearest rival

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Italy becomes world's largest wine producer ahead of France

Italy has overtaken France to become the world’s largest wine producer this year, according to European Union data. Moderate weather conditions have

Italy has overtaken France to become the world’s largest wine producer this year, according to European Union data. Moderate weather conditions have

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SABMiller rejects latest AB InBev bid in big beer battle

The battle of the brewers between the world’s two biggest beer producers has taken another twist. SABMiller – owners of Peroni – has rejected the

The battle of the brewers between the world’s two biggest beer producers has taken another twist. SABMiller – owners of Peroni – has rejected the

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Fonterra profit up 183% despite dairy industry woes

The world’s largest dairy exporter and New Zealand’s largest company, Fonterra, has reported a rise in full-year profit of 183 percent. In the year

The world’s largest dairy exporter and New Zealand’s largest company, Fonterra, has reported a rise in full-year profit of 183 percent. In the year

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Milk protest in Brussels

Dairy farmer protest calls for greater EU support Dairy farmers from across Europe have staged a demonstration outside the EU headquarters in

Dairy farmer protest calls for greater EU support Dairy farmers from across Europe have staged a demonstration outside the EU headquarters in

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Finnish brewers aim to recreate 170-year-old beer from shipwreck

A shipwreck found in Finnish waters in 2010 revealed a treasure of 100 bottles of 1840s champagne and five bottles of more humble beer. While some

A shipwreck found in Finnish waters in 2010 revealed a treasure of 100 bottles of 1840s champagne and five bottles of more humble beer. While some

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Rain pours, beer flows as Munich Oktoberfest begins

The 181st Oktoberfest is underway in Munich, following its opening amid pouring rain on Saturday. Long ago, the festival was brought forward to

The 181st Oktoberfest is underway in Munich, following its opening amid pouring rain on Saturday. Long ago, the festival was brought forward to

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Carlsberg warns falling Russia sales will hit 2014 profit

Carlsberg has warned that its operating profit this year is set to decline compared with 2013. It blamed that on deteriorating conditions in

Carlsberg has warned that its operating profit this year is set to decline compared with 2013. It blamed that on deteriorating conditions in

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France: Nespresso changes its commercial ways

Nespresso has agreed to change its commercial ways in France after concerns from an anti-trust watchdog that the coffee-capsule maker may be abusing

Nespresso has agreed to change its commercial ways in France after concerns from an anti-trust watchdog that the coffee-capsule maker may be abusing

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East meets west as Suntory buys Beam

Japanese distiller Suntory is buying the US spirits company that makes Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark bourbons, as well as Courvoisier cognac and Sauza

Japanese distiller Suntory is buying the US spirits company that makes Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark bourbons, as well as Courvoisier cognac and Sauza

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Anti-dumping moves overshadow world's biggest wine fair

There is a whole lot of drinking going on this week in the French city of Bordeaux as the wine world gathered for Vinexpo, but also some worrying as

There is a whole lot of drinking going on this week in the French city of Bordeaux as the wine world gathered for Vinexpo, but also some worrying as

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Brewer's figures fizz for investors

The world’s second largest brewer SABMiller has delighted investors with the company’s results for the first half of the financial year. The

The world’s second largest brewer SABMiller has delighted investors with the company’s results for the first half of the financial year. The

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Beaujolais brings deep November cheer

It may be looked down on by many wine experts but every year Beaujolais Nouveau still gets the world’s tills ringing. This year’s annual tapping

It may be looked down on by many wine experts but every year Beaujolais Nouveau still gets the world’s tills ringing. This year’s annual tapping

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Hard-drinking Czechs go soft on beer with 'radler'

Brewers in the world’s number one beer drinking nation the Czech Republic say consumers are shifting irreversibly towards softer mixed

Brewers in the world’s number one beer drinking nation the Czech Republic say consumers are shifting irreversibly towards softer mixed

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Mayor reassures Burgundy locals over Chinese vineyard sale

The French far-right Front National has attacked the sale of an historic Burgundy vineyard to a Chinese gambling tycoon. It says the government

The French far-right Front National has attacked the sale of an historic Burgundy vineyard to a Chinese gambling tycoon. It says the government

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Tybeh Beer Festival in West Bank

Foreign tourists and locals flocked to the opening of the 7th annual Taybeh Beer Festival in the West Bank.

Foreign tourists and locals flocked to the opening of the 7th annual Taybeh Beer Festival in the West Bank.

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Briton buys the world's oldest bottle of bubbly

At 170 years of age it is the oldest known bottle of champagne in the world. Now, having been bought for 30,000 euros at auction, it is also the

At 170 years of age it is the oldest known bottle of champagne in the world. Now, having been bought for 30,000 euros at auction, it is also the