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Comptetive Weekly News - July 3 to July 9 2018 

Global

ABF Issues Q3 Trading Update: Group Revenue from Continuing Businesses +3% at Constant Currency.

Starbucks Announces Strategic Priorities to Accelerate Growth.

North America

ITO En to Launch Organic Oi Ocha RTD Green Tea.

Coca-Cola Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics.

Keurig Dr Pepper Forms Board, to Begin Trading in New York.

LATAM

PepsiCo and AV SA Enter Partnership.

PepsiCo Chile Adheres to Food Labelling Laws.

Coca-Cola Femsa Acquires Montevideo Refrescos for $250mn.

Europe

PepsiCo Launches New AXL Bottle for Hospitality Channel.

Schweppes Promotes "Good Drinking" with Maytea.

AMEA

Starbucks to Open More Than 25 Outlets in FY19: Veetika Deoras.

Tata Global Beverages Appoints an Independent Director.

Tata Global Beverages to Exit Loss­Making Subsidiaries.

North Asia

Coca-Cola CEO: Digital and Data Driving New Approach to Business.

Coca-Cola launches first alcoholic drink in Japan

Coca-Cola is to produce the first alcoholic drink in its 132-year-history, with plans to launch an alcopop in Japan. The soft drinks company said it would start making a version of “Chu-Hi” – canned sparkling flavoured drinks that include a local spirit called Shochu. The company hopes to capitalise on the increase in popularity in Japan of Chu-Hi alcopops.