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Produce News has a story about how Ahold Delhaize is testing a new vending machine at its Albert Heijn division in the Netherlands that “offers a variety of fresh, nutritious meals any time of day,” including meal boxes and salads designed to be appealing to customers seeking healthier products.

The machine was designed by a group at Albert Heijn charged with developing new and innovative concepts.


• The Wall Street Journal reports that Coca-Cola plans to raise prices on its soft drink products, saying that the move is “in response to rising costs, including higher freight rates and metal prices after the U.S. placed tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this year.” The company also said that it had “rising drink volumes in its latest quarter, boosted by demand for diet sodas in the U.S. and by experiments abroad.”
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