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Sustainability - Momentum Shifting on Soda Taxes

The publication of research into the impact of Mexico's soda tax and reports by the UK Government's Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutriti...

Diageo upbeat on Scotch prospects

The head of Diageo has forecast a return to growth for the company's Scotch whisky stable in its new fiscal year....

It's not all bad for Diageo - Analysis

Analysts didn’t come away from Diageo’s latest set of results with overwhelming praise for the company, but there are some signs of life for...

No diet woes for Coca-Cola Enterprises - On Call

Europe has not seen the same dip in consumer interest in diet soft drinks as the US, according to Coca-Cola Enterprises....


Brazil still in the game for Anheuser-Busch InBev - just On Call 31 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Brazil still offers a tremendous amount of opportunity, according to Anheuser-Busch InBev’s CEO Carlos Brito.


Focus - Diageo's FY Performance by Brand 31 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

Yesterday, Diageo reported a lift in full-year net profits on flat sales and dipping volumes. Here just-drinks takes a look at the performance of the group's brands:


Focus - Diageo's FY Performance by Region 30 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Diageo reported a lift in full-year net profits on flat sales and dipping volumes. Here just-drinks takes a look at the figures for each of the group's regions:


World Cup, Ritas, South Korea impact Anheuser-Busch InBev's H1 - analysis 30 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

What do Brazil, the US and Korea have in common? They all managed to make appearances in analysts’ notes on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Q2 and H1 performance - but not necessarily for positive reasons.


United Spirits: “We knew it would be complicated” - Diageo CEO 30 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

The head of Diageo has admitted that his company's eventual purchase of majority control of India's United Spirits had given the firm its fair share of headaches.


Focus - Anheuser-Busch InBev's Q2 & H1 Performance by Region 30 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

Today, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a slight lift in half-year profits on disappointing sales and volumes. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the brewer's performance in its global markets:


Anheuser-Busch InBev Q2 - just the Preview 29 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Anheuser-Busch InBev will report its first-half and second-quarter results tomorrow (30 July). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the brewer's highs and lows in the three months to the end of June:


China travails remain for Moet Hennessy - just On Call 29 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

China continues to impact LVMH’s Cognac business, according to CFO Jean-Jacques Guiony.


just the Facts - Diageo, Heineken and Namibian Breweries Ltd in South Africa and Namibia 28 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Diageo and Heineken announced the dissolution of their joint venture in South Africa and Namibia with Namibian Breweries Ltd (NBL). Here are the full details behind the transaction.


Diageo Q4 & FY - Preview 27 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

On Thursday (30 July), Diageo will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its final quarter, the three months to the end of June:


US flies the flag for Coca-Cola Co - Analysis 27 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

The star-spangled banner is a shining beacon for the Coca-Cola Co, as analysts hail the US in an otherwise-challenging environment for the company.


Technically speaking: Remy Cointreau inspires cautious optimism - Analysis 27 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

“Technical factors” formed the caveat to analysts’ notes following a challenging first quarter for Remy Cointreau.


SABMiller, Carlsberg, Heineken: Poland's beer itch – Focus 24 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

As the third-largest beer market in Europe, Poland plays a sizable part in the fortunes of three of the world's largest brewers. As market leader, SABMiller is particularly keen that the country's consumers keep on chugging.


Round-Up - NPD: Kombucha Vaults into the Mainstream 24 Jul 2015

Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director at Datamonitor

To the uninitiated, kombucha is a strange fermented tea beverage with a bracing vinegar taste that has always resided outside of the mainstream.


The doctor will see you now: Analysts buoyed by Dr Pepper Snapple Group results - Analysis 24 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Analysts were upbeat following Dr Pepper Snapple’s Q2 results, released yesterday (23 July).


International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 167: What Determines a Person’s Belief that "Alcohol is Heart-Healthy?" 24 Jul 2015

International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

The ISFAR forum considered a recent paper that was based on data from more than 5,000 adults participating in an internet-based survey, which sought to determine the perceptions of subjects on the relation of alcohol to heart disease, and how these perceptions resulted in particular behaviours related to alcohol consumption.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group sees merit in smaller packs - just On Call 24 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Dr Pepper Snapple Group will look at smaller pack sizes to improve price/mix.


SABMiller's Q1 Sales Performance by Region - Focus 23 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

In a trading update earlier today, SABMiller posted a 3% lift in group sales in its fiscal first quarter, as volumes held steady. Here we look at the three-month performance by region.


just the Facts - Empresa Brasileira de Bebidas e Alimentos 23 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Britvic announced the purchase of Brazilian soft drinks company Empresa Brasileira de Bebidas e Alimentos (EBBA).


Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q2 Performance - Focus 23 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Dr Pepper Snapple Group today posted an increase in second quarter profits and sales, although growth was slowed by negative ForEx.


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