Coke's Got Milk in IsraelThe Central Bottling Company (Coca Cola Israel) is buying out Israel's third-largest dairy for $39 million. Tara Diary Cooperative has annual sales of more than $100 million. Central Bottling Co. says it plans to expand its product range into the milk-based beverage sector.
Cajun Milk, Anyone?Louisiana lawmakers last month approved a measure creating a Louisiana trademark for milk.
Senate Bill 42 creates a trademark logo that allows dairies to sell "Louisiana" milk. Funds from purchasing the trademarks would be used by the agriculture commissioner to market milk produced in the state, which then could be sold at premium prices.