Toronto – Energy drinks have been thoroughly tested and are considered safe by the world’s leading health authorities, the Canadian Beverage Association said in response to the release of Canadian survey results citing adverse effects of caffeinated energy drinks among youth and young adults.
Mountain View, CA – Google is combining its payment platforms, including Android Pay and Google Wallet, together under the single brand Google Pay.
Toronto and Tampa, FL – Cott Corporation has encountered a regulatory issue with the announced sale of its traditional beverage manufacturing business to Refresco for USD $1.25 billion, the company said in a news release.
Toronto – Second Cup Coffee Co. today committed to eliminate artificial colours and flavours, preservatives, and high-fructose corn syrup from all beverages on its menu.
Amsterdam, Netherlands – When people encounter stimuli they have learned to associate with certain snacks, they tend to choose those products, even when they know these are unhealthy, according to research carried out by psychologists from the University of Amsterdam.
Toronto – The Tea and Herbal Association of Canada is offering a slate of classes focused on tea online and at several community colleges.
Zaandam, Netherlands – Beginning this month, Dutch supermarket brand Albert Heijn is testing "tap to go" technology at one of its convenience stores, allowing customers to pay for items without going through the checkout.
Toronto – GreenSpace Brands Inc. will acquire Galaxy Nutritional Foods Inc., owner of the Go Veggie brand of alternative cheese products.
Toronto – Payments Canada has issued an in-depth report on its vision for payment system modernization in Canada, including infrastructure, rules and standards.
Ottawa – The Bank of Canada has issued a reminder to Canadians to be vigilant in checking bank notes this holiday season.
Victoria – A vending machine that distributes hydromorphone pills to people with opioid addictions is one idea being explored in a pilot project to curb overdose deaths. The Times-Colonist reports. | READ MORE
Hershey, PA, and Austin, TX – The Hershey Company will acquire Amplify Snack Brands, parent company of popcorn maker SkinnyPop, in a deal valued at $1.6 billion, including debt, Hershey said in a news release.
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