ThaiBev Bets Big in Vietnam With $4.8 Billion Brewery Stake

Thai Beverage Pcl is doubling down on Vietnam after it partnered with a local company to buy a $4.8 billion stake in the country’s largest brewer, a key step for the company controlled by billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi as it seeks to dominate Southeast Asia’s beverage market.  Vietnam Beverage, the local unit which ThaiBev holds a stake in, said

Food scientist industry link attacks unfair: professor

Nutrition scientists must not be “pilloried” for working with industry on research projects that could lead to advances in public health and a reduction in obesity, a leading academic in the field has argued. Original article can be accessed here: