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Lavazza to Acquire Mars Drinks Business

Consolidation in the coffee industry continues as the Lavazza Group is acquiring Mars’ Drinks business, including the Flavia and Klix systems, leading brands in the office coffee service (OCS) and vending segments.

Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws Globally by 2020

Today, Starbucks Coffee Company announced it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company-operated and licensed stores by making a straw-less lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world by 2020.

Port NOLA Celebrates Special Tri-Centennial Maritime Month

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) is celebrating its second annual Maritime Month through May and National Maritime Day on 22 May to pay tribute to the region’s rich maritime history and to recognise the hardworking men and women who serve in the industry.

Sealand Launches Central America Service from Port NOLA

Sealand, the Intra-Americas regional ocean carrier of the Maersk Group, will operate a new direct, all-water service, the Gulf Ocean Express (GOEX) service, that connects Central America, Panama and Colombia to and from the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA).