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Boston Beer Asks for Small-Brewer Tax Break

At the heart of the company’s Washington strategy is an attempt to persuade Congress to expand the size of “small brewers’’ who can qualify for a discounted excise tax on beer sales, seeking to raise the current limit from brewers who produce 2 million barrels a year to those who produce 6 million barrels. (The Boston Globe)

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Boosting African Women's Appetite for Beer

One brewer, Heineken, is attempting to woo the elusive female African drinker with a sweeter, low-alcohol beer made from malt and lemon that it hopes will persuade them to try its other lagers. (Chicago Tribune)

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Coke Putting Price Tag on Nature

Companies like Coca-Cola are working one-on-one with organizations such as The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the World Wildlife Fund to assign a monetary value to natural resources, such as clean water, and the services they provide and then use these calculations in making business decisions. (Bloomberg)

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Man Claims Find is Coke's Recipe

It may be the most sought-after recipe in the world: the recipe to Coca-Cola, known by very few people. The recipe is held in a safe at the World of Coca-Cola in downtown Atlanta. But now, one Georgia man believes he may have accidentally discovered the secret formula. (WTSP.com)

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