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Absolut's Latest Mixes White Wine and Vodka

Absolut Vodka is launching Absolut Tune, a fusion of white wine and premium vodka. The blend mixes a fruit-forward Sauvignon Blanc from the world-renowned Marlborough region of New Zealand and Absolut vodka.


Soda Makers to Post Calories on Vending Machines

Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple Group will start displaying their drinks' calories on vending machines next year and point consumers toward less sugary versions, their latest response to critics who have singled them out for contributing to the nation's obesity epidemic. (Wall Street Journal)


Bismarck Man is Pepsi’s Longest Lasting Employee

Alex Benz is at work at Pepsi-Cola Co. in Mandan by 6 a.m., restocking the shelves with a pallet jack. That is far from the only thing he’s done for the company though. After 60 years, Benz is Pepsi-Co’s longest tenured employee. (The Bismarck Tribune)