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• The Associated Press reports that Diet Pepsi, looking to reinvigorate the brand after years of losing market share to Diet Coke, is adjusting its artificial sweetener component. According to the story, "Cans of Diet Pepsi around the country now list a mix of two artificial sweeteners, a pairing that is commonly found in newer diet sodas. Previously, Diet Pepsi used only aspartame, which is sensitive to heat and breaks down more easily."

• The New York Times reports that "Chobani, the yogurt company that grew from nothing five years ago to a roughly $1 billion powerhouse today," today plans to "formally open one of the world’s largest yogurt-processing plants in Twin Falls, Idaho ... The $450 million, 1 million square-foot plant is the company’s second."

• The Associated Press reports that CVS Caremark Corp. is buying 19 pharmacies in Texas, from the Medicine Chest drug chain. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Reuters reports that carrefour could be fined as much as $80,000 (US) "for misleading customers over prices at one of its outlets in northwestern China," which in this case meant charging higher prices at checkout than were advertised on the shelves. Carrefour has apologized "and agreed to accept punishment," the story says.
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