Pepsi has acquired Pioneer Foods Group Limited, the company that owns Nigerian bread brand, Butterfield. The deal is the first major international purchase under Pepsi’s new Chief Executive Officer, Ramon Laguarta. Pepsi coughed out $1.8 billion to seal the acquisition of Pioneer Foods, almost a year after it acquired Israel’s SodaStream International Ltd in a $3.2 billion buyout deal in…
At least 130 people have died and more than 200 are being treated in hospital after drinking toxic bootleg alcohol in north-eastern India, officials said. Some 35 people were reported dead in the state of Assam on Sunday, days after about 100 people died in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Ten people have been arrested over the bootleg drink, a police official said.
Giving up alcohol can be tough—but the benefits make it worth the effort, says Damon Raskin, M.D., a Los Angeles-based physician who is board-certified in addiction medicine.
When you drink red wine, you’re encountering a triple threat to your teeth’s whiteness: anthocyanins, the pigments in grapes that give red wine its rich color; tannins, which help bind the pigment to your teeth; and the acidity found in wine, which etches your enamel, making it more porous and it easier for the stain to stick
Green tea is the healthiest beverage on the planet.
Coca-Cola is moving ahead with plans to take over Nigeria’s leading juice company Chi Ltd and aims to complete the deal early next year.