▶ Nestlé promotes water Management L.P., the company’s sin-
as a healthy alternative gle largest creditor, and Pierre’s ofﬁcial
committee of unsecured creditors.
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Nestlé, in an effort to boost its ROWE/AMI TABS CRANE’S BRYAN
▶ Sabra Dipping Co. to AUNE FOR SALES POSITION
bottled water business, is trying to
Bryan Aune recently
persuade consumers they should open manufacturing left his role as regional
worry more about another drink: soda, plant in Virginia sales director at Crane
according to The Wall Street Journal. Sabra Dipping Co., a U.S./Canadian Merchandising Systems
and has joined AMI
The company recently began adver- joint venture between Pepsico Inc. and
tising its Nestlé Pure Life on U.S. Israel-based Strauss Group that has Rowe International as Aune
Spanish-language TV channels such exhibited hummus at vending trade regional sales man-
as Univision and TeleFutura, touting shows, plans to open a new manufac- ager. He will oversee the sales of
water as a healthier alternative to AMI-powered jukeboxes throughout
turing facility in Chesterﬁeld County,
the Midwest region.
sugar-ﬁlled soda drinks. It will expand Va., creating an estimated 260 jobs
the campaign into English-language by mid-2010, according to Virginia CAMPBELL SOUP CO. ANNOUNCES
TV and print ads across the U.S. Business, based in Richmond, Va. MANAGEMENT CHANGES
in the ﬁrst quarter of next year, Campbell Soup Co. announced
a spokesman said. the appointment of Sean Connolly as
▶ Shamrock Farms president, Campbell USA and Irene
prepares nationwide Chang Britt as president, North
▶ Aramark acquires Brand America Foodservice.
distribution Connolly, 43, will be responsible
Coffee Service Inc. in Shamrock Farms, which supplies for Campbell’s $3.7 billion U.S. soup,
Houston, Texas the vending trade in addition to sauces and beverages business.
Aramark Refreshment Services, LLC, other retailers, announced plans to
acquired Brand Coffee Service, Inc., a HERSHEY CO. NAMES ANDY