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Coke CEO Promises Transparency in Response to GEBN Controversy

In an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, Coke’s chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent said that the company had made mistakes in the way it has “engaged the public health and scientific communities to tackle the global obesity epidemic that is plaguing our children, our families and our communities,” saying that the approach “is not working.”

Heaven Hill Brands Acquires Deep Eddy Vodka

Heaven Hill Brands, the nation’s largest independent, family-owned and operated distilled spirits supplier has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Deep Eddy Vodka, the #1 fastest-growing spirits brand in the US, according to IRI, and its distillery from Eliza Spring, LLC, for an undisclosed amount.