Pepsi and Beckham end endorsement relationship
Publish on 3/6/2009 02:03:41 PMBEVERAGE major Pepsi Co Inc said it is ending its 10-year endorsement relationship with football star David Beckham in a move described as mutual by both sides. "We wish David well with the many projects he i s pursuing and look for ward to the possibility of partnering together with him again some day, " the soft drink maker said in a statement . Beckham, who is on loan to AC Milan from Los Angeles Galaxy, said he had nothing but good memories of his year send or sing Pepsi .
More Dunkin Donuts in UAE
Publish on 3/6/2009 02:03:43 PMFOLLOWING a massive expansion drive in the UAE, Dunkin'' Donuts, the largest coffee and baked goods chain in the emirate, has embarked on a nationwide marketing blitz to drive home the message that its freshly made coffee and doughnuts fuels the unprecedented development of the country . "The massive popularity of the Dunkin'' Donuts brand in the UAE necessitated an expansion drive in the UAE to cope with demand.
New Danone Bangladesh plant well underway
Publish on 3/6/2009 02:03:30 PMGROUP Danone''s second dairy project with microfinancing institution Grameen Bank in Bangladesh is well underway, CEO Franck Riboud told reporters at the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Grameen Danone Foods Ltd. buy the main ingredients of fresh cow''s milk and date molasses from local producers, provide factory jobs and involve local villagers in marketing. Farmers are given microcredit to buy cows or automate molasses production to improve their supplies.
ISO 22000 for Quality Food Company
Publish on 3/6/2009 02:03:35 PMMEAT processor Quality Food Company was recently accredited by SGS with the ISO 22000 certificate, the most recent food safety and quality ISO standard. The company, a member of the Nuqul Group, is the first in the Jordanian food industry to acquire the certification.
Anticipating and resolving resource overloads
Publish on 3/5/2009 03:03:55 PMIn the context of project management, a resource is any entity that contributes to the accomplishment of project activities. Most project resources perform work and include such entities as personnel , equipment and contractors. However, the concept of a resource (and the techniques of resource management presented in this paper) can also be applied to entities that do not perform work, but which must be available in order for work to be performed. Examples include materials, cash, and workspace.
PMMA still in high demand
Publish on 3/5/2009 03:03:13 PMThe overall amount of Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) molding compounds and semi-finished products reached approx. 1.5 million tons in 2007. PMMA offers a vast range of applications, which, in the medium term, is expected to increase. Regions will grow at different speeds, though. Growth in the Far East region will be above average, most of all in China, while increase in Europe and NAFTA will be more or les s moderate.
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