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Bryant signs stronger-beer legislation into law

JACKSON — Mississippi’s sole brewery will soon be able to make stronger beer to sell outside the state. Gov. Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2370 into law yesterday, which allows breweries to manufacture and sell beer with more than 8 percent alcohol by weight to states that allow sales of stronger beer. Mark Henderson, co-owner of Mississippi’s only brewery, Lazy ...

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Barq's launching new look to pay homage to Coast history

BILOXI — In its first redesign in more than 20 years, Barq’s root beer is unveiling a completely new look to pay homage to the brand’s Gulf Coast heritage. The new design will be featured on all of Barq’s packaging and is currently rolling-out nationwide. While the cans will maintain their silver color, the new look features a diamond pattern ...

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Pepsi returning to the Super Bowl

NEW YORK — Pepsi is back in the game. The soft drink brand will advertise in next year’s Super Bowl after sitting out last year for the first time in more than two decades. Pepsi said today it will air three ads created by fans for its Pepsi MAX brand. The company has been marketing its no-calorie version of namesake ...

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Distributors ink deal with drink-maker

MERIDIAN and HATTIESBURG — Bond Laboratories Inc., an Omaha, Neb.-based manufacturer of functional beverages and nutritional products, announced that its Fusion Premium Beverages division has entered into agreements with Stokes Distributing of Hattiesburg and Magnolia Beverage Company of Meridian to distribute Resurrection, Fusion’s hangover-prevention drink. Terms were not disclosed. The distributors bring nearly 1,400 new accounts covering a 12-county region ...

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