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

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...

SABMiller's Q1 sales performance by region - Focus

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-...

SABMiller's Q1 2017 results - Preview

SABMiller will release its first-quarter trading update on Thursday (21 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the beer producer's activitie...

Remy Cointreau's Q1 performance by brand, region

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 compan...


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.


What does Brexit mean for the drinks industry? - Analysis 24 Jun 2016

Keith Nuthall

The UK's vote yesterday (June 23) to quit the European Union (EU) creates deep uncertainty, not only over the shape of future food and drink regulations in the country itself, but also export market access for companies operating in the UK or those outside the country looking to import in.


What does Brexit mean for Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover of SABMiller? - Analysis 24 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

Immediately following the UK's decision yesterday to leave the European Union, the Pound dropped to its lowest point against the US Dollar since 1985. The referendum on the UK's membership of the EU has sent shockwaves across Europe and caused UK Prime Minister David Cameron to tender his resignation.


Can fruit cider survive UK slowdown? - Focus 22 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

It was 1997 and Anders Nanne knew Rekorderlig had hit the big time. The co-creator of the Swedish cider was driving out of Gothenburg airport and saw an empty Rekordelig can in a small wood. "When you see it as garbage, that's when you know it's a big brand."


Today's Market Trends - Non-Scotch Whisky Essentials, Part II 22 Jun 2016

Richard Woodard

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this seven-part review of the non-Scotch whisky category. In part two, we consider the sector's performance on a by-market basis.


Tomorrow's Market Trends - Non-Scotch Whisky Essentials, Part III 22 Jun 2016

Richard Woodard

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the non-Scotch whisky category. In part three, we look at what the future trends will be for the sector.


Key Brands Performance - Non-Scotch Whisky Essentials, Part IV 22 Jun 2016

Richard Woodard

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the non-Scotch whisky category. In part four, we turn our attention to the major whisk(e)y brands.


Category Trends - Non-Scotch Whisky Essentials, Part V 22 Jun 2016

Richard Woodard

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the non-Scotch whisky category. In part five, we look at the consumer and category trends that have come into play for the sector.


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