Nestl promotes water as a healthy alternative to soda

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▶   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.
                                                                                             People in the News
    to soda
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
                                                                                             Entertainment 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
Description: Nestl, in an effort to boost its bottled water business, is trying to persuade consumers they should worry more about another drink: soda, according to The Wall Street Journal,...
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