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Coca-Cola Co fights flat volumes - Analysis

In its first-half results yesterday, The Coca-Cola Co noted a strong performance in some of its largest and most developed markets - includi...

Diageo's FY performance by region - Focus

Today, Diageo reported a lift in full-year underlying net sales. Here just-drinks takes a look at the figures for each of the group's region...

The future for drinks industry's waste products

A fledgling partnership between Jose Cuervo and the Ford Motor Co underlines the potential for the innovative and environmentally positive r...

Anheuser-Busch InBev Q2/H1 2016 results - Preview

On Friday, Anheuser-Busch InBev will announce its second-quarter and half-year results. Here, just-drinks looks at the global beer company's...


Diageo's Q4/FY 2016 results - Preview 27 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

On Thursday (28 July), Diageo will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its fourth quarter, the three months to the end of June:


Coca-Cola Co's H1 & Q2 performance by region - Focus 27 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Earlier today (27 July), The Coca-Cola Co posted a near-5% dip in sales for the first six months of 2015. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in the three months and six months to the end of June.


The importance of the drinking pattern on wine’s health effects - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 189 26 Jul 2016

International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

A recent review article appearing in Food & Function, a publication of the Royal Society of Chemistry in the UK, presents a summary of evidence-based scientific data relating the moderate consumption of wine and other alcoholic beverages to health.


The Coca-Cola Co's Q2/H1 2016 results - Preview 25 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

On Wednesday, the Coca-Cola Co will release its results for the second quarter - and first half - of 2016. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of June.


SABMiller's Q1 sales performance by region - Focus 21 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, SABMiller released a trading update, with sales in the three months to the end of June rising by 2% year-on-year. Here, just-drinks looks at the company's top-line performance by region.


SABMiller's Q1 2017 results - Preview 20 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

SABMiller will release its first-quarter trading update on Thursday (21 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the beer producer's activities in the three months to the end of June.


Remy Cointreau's Q1 performance by brand and region - Focus 20 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Remy Cointreau posted flat sales for the three months to the end of June. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by brand and on a regional basis in the period.


A snapshot of the UK spirits market - Focus 20 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

This month, William Grant & Sons launched its annual UK market report. Here, just-drinks looks at the report's findings on the UK's main spirits categories.


Remy Cointreau's Q1 sales results - Preview 18 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

On Wednesday, Remy Cointreau will report its first-quarter sales figures. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of June.


How to Brexit-proof your beverage company - Focus 8 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Earlier today, Rabobank released a report on what it predicts will be the effects on global beverage companies of the UK's exit from the European Union. Here, just-drinks looks at what the financial group believes are the alternatives facing companies looking to mitigate the effects of last month's referendum.


The potential impact of Brexit by drinks category - Focus 8 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

In a note released today, analysts at Rabobank have outlined the possible repercussions on each of the major drinks categories of the UK's decision to leave the EU. Here, just-drinks summarises the financial services company's findings:


CSDs still rule PepsiCo, despite Indra Nooyi's scolding - Analysis 8 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

You don't manage ten years at the top of PepsiCo without having a bit of bite. And yesterday, Indra Nooyi, who is due to celebrate a decade in charge of the beverage giant in October, showed she's got enough edge for another ten as analysts peppered her with questions over career and company.


PepsiCo’s Q2 & half-year results - Preview 5 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

On Thursday, PepsiCo will report its second-quarter and first-half results. Here, just-drinks looks at the major developments for the group in the three months to the end of June.


Constellation Brands Q1 results by category - Focus 30 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Constellation Brands reported a bumper fiscal first-quarter, with net profits rising by a third. Here, we take a closer look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of May by category.


Why has Heineken made a Formula 1 U-turn? - Sustainability Spotlight 30 Jun 2016

Ben Cooper

Corporate sustainability strategies are about balancing commercial priorities with environmental and social concerns. Ben Cooper asks whether Heineken has struck the right balance with its decision to embrace motorsport sponsorship.


Brazil puts better-for-you beverages to the test - Research in Focus 30 Jun 2016

Euromonitor International

Alll eyes are on Brazil at the moment as the country gears up for the Rio Olympics. Euromonitor International's senior beverage analyst, Hope Lee, looks at which brands and categories can win in Brazil's beverage market over the next few years. 


Constellation Brands' Q1 results - Preview 28 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

Constellation Brands will report its first-quarter results on Thursday. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the three months to the end of May:


Pulling apart poor research linking alcohol consumption and cancer - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 188 28 Jun 2016

International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

Previous scientific research has shown that heavy alcohol consumption is a major risk factor for upper aero-digestive cancers, and even light drinking increases slightly the risk of breast cancer in women. A recent study is based on a very small number of cases of cancer in New Zealand, tabulated separately for Maori and non-Maori subjects. The research applies estimates of alcohol effects from other population-based studies.


The drinks industry's post-Brexit winners and losers - Analysis 27 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

The markets have had the weekend to digest the possible implications of the UK's decision to leave the EU. Here is a summation of what the analysts are saying about UK-listed beverage companies, and those that have an interest in the UK consumer.


Customisable drinks - The next consumer trend - NPD round-up 27 Jun 2016

Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director at Canadean

It wasn't supposed to end like this – a refund of the full purchase price and a chance to forget the whole thing. Keurig Kold was viewed as a potential game-changer by The Coca-Cola Co; a "consumer engagement platform with unlimited potential". For Keurig Green Mountain, Keurig Kold was the entry ramp to a cold, non-alcoholic beverage category said to be five times larger than the hot drinks market. But, it didn't work out that way for either company and the experience offers a chance to reflect on beverage innovation itself.


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