PepsiCo buys Chinese snack brand Be & Cheery for $705 million
Monday, February 24, 2020, 11:05 PM
PepsiCo Inc has agreed to buy Chinese snack brand Be & Cheery from local-jujube-maker Haoxiangni Health Food Co Ltd for $705-million, companies said. The U.S. multinational food and beverage maker said the acquisition of Be & Cheery, which sells snacks from nuts to dried fruits mainly on Chinese e-commerce-platforms, was an important step in its goal to become China's leading consumer-focused food and beverage-company.
Babulal Marandi elected BJP-LP leader in Jharkhand
Monday, February 24, 2020, 11:02 PM
BJP's national general secretary Arun Singh told a press conference that Marandi was elected to the post by all the party MLAs. He said legislators will give a letter to the office of Speaker Rabindra Nath Mahato regarding election of Marandi as the Leader of the BJP-LP following which the JVM-P leader will be announced Leader of the Opposition in the 81-member House.
WHO says no longer uses pandemic category, but virus still emergency
Monday, February 24, 2020, 10:54 PM
The WHO no long