Capri Sun, a Kraft Foods brand, is appealing to parents by reducing the sugar in the portable juice drinks. The company claims that the drink offers 25% less sugar than many other juice drinks and no artificial sweeteners.
Spokandy, which operates shops in Washington and Idaho, has acquired Michele's Chocolate Truffles in Oregon for an undisclosed price. The deal will help expand Spokandy's wholesale presence, said the owner.
Coca-Cola has invested millions in research and testing on vending machines that are more eco-friendly, and it unveiled a new version last year. The beverage giant is working on other sustainability efforts as well, and some companies look to Coke for guidance.