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Campari’s H1 Performance by Region, Brand

Earlier today (4 August), Gruppo Campari announced its first half results, including a 36% hike in net profits and a 10.5% sales increase....

Heineken's premium power soothes football hangover

When Heineken released its first-quarter results early this year, analysts warned that the company's self-described “solid progress” would s...

Boston Beer Co on future for cider - just On Call

Overall growth of the cider category in the US is slowing down but the rise of craft producers could spark renewed opportunity, according to...

Heineken CEO spies trouble ahead for UK

Heineken's CEO has warned of a tough year ahead in the UK but said that overall the European market is improving....


Gruppo Campari Q2 & H1 - Preview 3 Aug 2015

Lucy Britner

Tomorrow (4 August), Gruppo Campari will report its second-quarter and first-half results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the Milan-headquartered company has fared in the three months to the end of June.


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.


Sustainability in Drinks - Momentum Shifting on Soda Taxes 31 Jul 2015

Ben Cooper

The publication of research into the impact of Mexico's soda tax and reports by the UK Government's Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition and the British Medical Association have again put soda taxes in the spotlight. Ben Cooper reports


Diageo upbeat on Scotch prospects despite category downturn - just On Call 31 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

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


"Two miserable years" but it's not all bad for Diageo - Analysis 31 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

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 the drinks behemoth.


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:


No diet woes for Coca-Cola Enterprises - just On Call 31 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

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


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).


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