The FSA has repeated its warning that children should not eat mini cup fruit jelly products that contain Konjac because of the risk of choking on the sweets. Scottish & Newcastle has taken a 46% stake in Greek brewing company Mythos, the number two player in the local market in a £16m investment. Nestlé has created a E150m venture capital fund ­ Life Ventures ­ to provide it with better access to science and technology opportunities. Areas of interest include GM technology and functional foods. Coca-Cola has rewarded chief executive Douglas Daft with a $3.5m bonus for his "highly effective leadership" during 2001. His salary remains unchanged at $1.5m. Cargill is building a £3.85m masa flour plant in Seaforth, Liverpool, to meet EU demand for masa-based snack foods such as tortilla chips. Previously, the flour was imported from the US. Richmond Frozen Confectionery has invested almost £1m in new kit for its plant in Crossgates, Leeds. Richmond is also recruiting 40 new staff to meet increased demand. Nestlé has signed a deal with IBM to centralise IT into five data centres as part of its ongoing Globe reorganisation project. The project will help harmonise supplier and customer product data globally. Procter & Gamble has announced plans to slash the workforce at new acquisition Clairol by half in a bid to cut costs. Plants will close in the UK, New Jersey and Latin America. Miller and Allied Domecq are introducing two new ready to drink flavoured malt beverages to the US market in May. Vodka based Stolichnaya Citrona and tequila based Sauza Diablo will be brewed and distributed by Miller. French retailer Casino has announced plans to take a 37.6% stake in ailing Dutch chain Laurus with an option to take complete control in the next six years. The two will also begin some joint purchasing activities. Casino's full year pre-tax profit before exceptionals rose 35.6% to E447.5m on sales up 15.3% to E22bn. Hazlewood Foods has incorporated a segregated nut free production area into its bakery at Hull. The move follows work with The Anaphylaxis Campaign, which works to raise awareness of food allergies. Tesco Personal Finance has attracted 100,000 customers to its home insurance package. New customers applying online will receive a 5% discount. Soft paper products maker LPC has bought Inveresk's Scottish waste paper recycling plant Kilbagie Mills for an undisclosed sum. US grocer Albertson's has taken its store based online shopping service into Oregon, the launchpad for Safeway Inc's new service. {{NEWS }}