Zenith International acquires US based Beverage Digest
In August 2015, Zenith International acquired Beverage Digest, the influential news, data and conference company based in the US. Duane Stanford has been named editor. Mr. Stanford has deep expertise in the beverage business, having covered it for almost a decade with Bloomberg News and before that with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Beverage Digest publishes one of the industry’s most influential newsletters covering the non-alcoholic beverage industry and holds two conferences a year - Future Smarts and Wall Street Smarts.
Beverage Digest is also a leading provider of industry data, publishing several reference volumes including the comprehensive annual Fact Book. Its Coke System and Pepsi System map books profile the companies’ bottling systems in the US.