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Will Bai take Dr Pepper to the next level?

On a conference call following the company's full-year results announcement this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group CEO Larry Young said newly-ac...

Heineken goes from strength to strength - Analysis

In the notes that followed Heineken's full-year 2016 results yesterday, several analysts use the word 'strong' to illustrate the brewer's pe...

Molson Coors' Q4 & FY 2016 results - Preview

Ahead of the release tomorrow of Molson Coors' results for the fourth quarter and the 12 months of 2016, here's a look at the events that sh...

Dr Pepper Snapple Group FY 2016 results - Preview

Ahead of the release on Tuesday of Dr Pepper Snapple Group's (DPSG) results for the fourth quarter and the 12 months of 2016, here's a look...


Heineken 2012-2016 - results data 17 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Heineken released its full-year results for 2016. The brewer saw its sales in the year rise by almost 5% in organic terms, although profits fell, against a 2015 boosted by a one-off income. Here, just-drinks considers Heineken's performance over the last five years.


Key trends for the alcohol category in 2017 - Focus 17 Feb 2017

Spiros Malandrakis at Euromonitor International

What trends can the beer, spirits and wine sectors expect to shape the year ahead? Here, Euromonitor's senior alcoholic drinks analyst, Spiros Malandrakis, previews what 2017 has in store.


Coca-Cola HBC FY 2016 by market - results data 17 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Coca-Cola HBC issued its results for 2016. The group saw its 12-month sales rise by 3% on an organic basis, with net profits leaping by over 20%. Here, just-drinks breaks down Coca-Cola HBC's figures for last year by region.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2012-2016 - results data 16 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group released its full-year results for 2016. The soft drinks group posted a near-11% jump in net profits for the 12 months, with sales on an organic basis increasing by 4%. Here, just-drinks considers DPSG's performance over the last five years.


Heineken FY 2016 by region - results data 16 Feb 2017

Lucy Britner

Earlier this week, Heineken was the latest global brewer to release its results for the 12 months of 2016. While sales rose in organic terms, by almost 5%, the bottom line battled with currency headwinds and tough comparatives. Here, just-drinks breaks down Heineken's figures for last year by region.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group FY 2016 - results data 16 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group released its results for 2016. While net profits in the 12-month period rose by almost 11%, net sales growth was a slightly less impressive 4%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the soft drinks company's figures for last year by segment and brand.


Molson Coors 2012-2016 - results data 15 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Molson Coors released its full-year results for 2016; the year in which the brewer took full control of the MillerCoors joint-venture in the US. While the transaction has skewed the numbers for last year - full details of which can be found here - the results from the four years prior provide an interesting guide to Molson Coors' longer-term performance.


Treasury Wine Estates H1 2017 by region - results data 15 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Treasury Wine Estates released its first-half results, with sales in the six months jumping by almost 25% and net profits more than doubling to AUD136.2m. Here, just-drinks reviews the group's performance in the first half of fiscal-2017 on a by-region basis.


Molson Coors FY 2016 by region - results data 15 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

On a pro-forma basis, Molson Coors' sales and volumes both fell by low single-digits in 2016. In reported terms, net sales were down by 2.3% last year, while volumes slipped by 0.8%. Here, just-drinks looks at the brewer's full-year results, released earlier this week, by region.


Why Heineken is buying Brasil Kirin - The data 13 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Heineken announced that it will purchase Kirin Holdings' Brazilian beer and soft drinks assets for just over US$705m. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at Brazil's beer market and the rationale behind the deal.


Same old song for The Coca-Cola Co - Analysis 10 Feb 2017

Andy Morton

There was a bit of sparkle around The Coca-Cola Co's full-year results release yesterday as it was the first since CEO Muhtar Kent announced he would be replaced this Spring by COO James Quincey.


How India's demonetisation measures have affected Pernod Ricard - Analysis  10 Feb 2017

Lucy Britner

In November, the Indian Government passed reforms withdrawing the INR500 (US$7.40) and INR1,000 notes as legal tender in the country. The snap move was brought in to tackle counterfeit currency and so-called "black money" - undeclared payments.


The soft drinks trends shaping the year ahead - Research in Focus 10 Feb 2017

Euromonitor International

For the soft drinks industry as a whole, 2016 proved to be a year of changing consumer attitudes and aggressive innovation to meet new consumer needs.


The Coca-Cola Co FY 2016 - results data 9 Feb 2017

Andy Morton

Today, The Coca-Cola Co reported full-year and Q4 results, with sales in 2016 falling by 5%. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in the 12 months to the end of December.


The Coca-Cola Co 2012-2016 - results data 9 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co released its full-year results for 2016. While organic sales in the 12-month period rose by 3%, reported top-line performance fell as the group attempts to find growth against stuttering mature market demand for CSDs. Here, just-drinks considers Coca-Cola's performance over the last five years.


Pernod Ricard H1 Fiscal-2017 - results data 9 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported results for the first half of its fiscal-2017. Group sales rose by 4% in the six months to the end of December, while net and operating profits were up similarly. Here, just-drinks considers Pernod's results on a by-region and -brand basis.


Will 2017 be Carlsberg's comeback year? - Analysis 9 Feb 2017

Lucy Britner

Yesterday, Carlsberg released its full-year results for 2017. The brewer saw net profits return after reporting losses in 2016, although sales in the 12 months of last year slipped by 4%. 


Carlsberg 2012-2016 - results data 8 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Carlsberg released its full-year results for 2016. The brewer saw net profits return after reporting losses in 2016, although sales in the 12 months of last year slipped by 4%. Here, just-drinks considers Carlsberg's performance over the last five years.


Carlsberg FY 2016 by region - results data 8 Feb 2017

Andy Morton

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported a 4% dip in sales in 2016, with operating profits in the year falling by 3%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the brewer's figures for last year by region.


The Vodka Category - Everything you need to know - just-drinks Spirits Essentials 7 Feb 2017

Richard Woodard

As part of our Spirits Essentials series, just-drinks and The IWSR present a comprehensive guide to the vodka category. Sourced from the joint Global Vodka Insights report, published in December, we look at both market and category trends for vodka globally, the performance of the key brands, as well as the challenges facing the category going forward.


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