Laxman Narasimhan Assumes Role of Starbucks Chief Executive Officer

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 20, 2023 Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced, effective today, Laxman Narasimhan has assumed the role of chief executive officer and will join the company’s board of directors. Narasimhan was named incoming ceo on September 1, 2022, succeeding company founder and now former ceo, Howard Schultz. This press release features multimedia. View the full release […]

Introducing Starbucks Oleato™ – a Revolutionary New Coffee Ritual

An unexpected alchemy of Starbucks® finest arabica coffee infused with Partanna® extra virgin olive oil offers a velvety smooth, deliciously lush new coffee experience Unveiled at the Starbucks Reserve® Roastery Milan and Starbucks Italy stores, Oleato to launch in select markets worldwide over the coming year MILAN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 22, 2023 Starbucks today unveiled a transformational innovation in coffee, […]

International Cannabis Brand Cookies Expands Global Footprint with its First Asia-Based Dispensary in Thailand

Partnership with Industry Leaders Natura, Golden Triangle Health and Great Earth International Ushers Cookies Into Southeast Asia’s Dynamic Cannabis Market BANGKOK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 18, 2023 International cannabis brand Cookies today announced its entrance into Thailand’s cannabis marketplace with the opening of its first dispensary in the region on Saturday, Jan. 21. Located in the internationally celebrated […]

Westrock Coffee to Participate in FHA-HoReCa’s Foodservice and Hospitality World Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 25, 2022 Westrock Coffee Company (Nasdaq: WEST) (“Westrock Coffee,” or the "Company”), announced today the Company will exhibit its leading beverage solutions at the FHA-HoReCa Foodservice and Hospitality World Expo. The event, held in Singapore and taking place from October 25 to October 28, features the most extensive line-up of leading […]

Japanese Sake Category Added to “ASI Bootcamp in Malaysia 2022”

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 04, 2022 The Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) held the “ASI Bootcamp in Malaysia 2022” three-day training event at “DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from September 12 to 14, to educate young sommeliers who will lead the industry in the future. This press release features multimedia. View the […]

Mom’s Touch Expands Into Global Fast Food Market Using Success Strategy That Made It Rise to the Top in Number of Stores in Korea Beating Major Global Brands

A Korean burger and chicken brand has ranked at the top of the domestic market where global giants are in heated competition. Thigh Burger with chicken thigh patty and rich vegetables offers a unique taste through the method of ‘after order cook’. It is now established in the U.S. market by using its know-how to […]

HappyFresh Digitally Transforms Warehouse Capabilities With Blue Yonder

Southeast Asia’s leading online grocery company is now powered by Blue Yonder’s WMS JAKARTA, Indonesia & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 16, 2022 Consumer grocery shopping habits changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic with many opting for delivery. To meet the increased demand for its services, HappyFresh, an online grocery startup company, digitally transformed its […]

SōRSE Technology Enters Thailand’s CBD Marketplace via Exclusive Partnership with Hempagoda

SōRSE Technology’s water-soluble emulsions for Consumer Packaged Goods available in Thailand through Hempagoda SōRSE will be the first US water-soluble cannabinoid and hemp emulsion technology available in Thailand The SōRSE/Hempogoda partnership creates exciting opportunities for Thai producers to develop unique, high quality and great-tasting products Powered by SōRSE Brands currently Powered by SōRSE can also […]

Texas Chicken™ Malaysia Earns Silver Putra Brand Award for Second Consecutive Year

Fast-growing brand proudly recognized by consumers for unending, high-quality service ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 30, 2022 Texas Chicken™, one of the largest quick service restaurant chicken chains in the world, is proud to announce that its franchisee in Malaysia, Texas Chicken (Malaysia) SDN BHD, a subsidiary of Envictus International Holdings Limited, received the Silver award in the […]

Wayback Burgers Opens in Japan

Launches Ambitious Asian Expansion with Meat and Vegan Menu TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 11, 2022 One of the fastest growing burger franchises in the United States is starting expansion into Asia with a restaurant opening in Omotesando, Japan. Wayback Burgers Japan plans to open 60 restaurants over the next 20 years, and also holds development options for […]