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Heineken basks in praise despite H2 clouds

There was a general thumbs up from analysts in the wake of Heineken's H1 results yesterday. But while many praised the brewer's strong volum...

FIFA effect fizzles out for CCA

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has admitted that its FIFA World Cup marketing failed to deliver expected sales boosts as consumers in Australia suff...

Treasury Wine Estates FY Performance by Region

Earlier today, Treasury Wine Estates reported full-year losses of AUD100.9m (US$93.5m) after what it called a “challenging” year. Here, just...

How long must Carlsberg wait for Russia recovery?

Yesterday's headlines around Carlsberg were dominated by the group's half-year performance in Eastern Europe. And rightly so. The Danish bre...


just on Call - Treasury Wine Estates eyes US luxury acquisitions - CEO 21 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has revealed the company would consider acquisitions of luxury wine assets in the US after admitting its portfolio in the segment is “underdeveloped”.


Focus - Coca-Cola Amatil's H1 Performance by Region, Sector 20 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Coca-Cola Amatil reported its half-year results for 2014, revealing a 15.6% fall in net profits on flat sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Sydney-based company's performance in the six-month period by region and sector.


just On Call - Heineken CEO optimistic on Russia as premium beer sales rise 20 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Heineken is “in a good position” to grow premium beer sales in Russia despite a declining market and political tension, its CEO has said.


just on Call - Carlsberg "considering" Russian brewery closures as market bites 20 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Carlsberg is “considering” closing some of its breweries in Russia as the country's beer market continues to falter, the group's CEO has revealed.


Focus - Heineken's H1 Performance by Region 20 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Earlier today, Heineken reported a slight fall in H1 net profits and sales but a rise in global volumes. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region and brand:


Focus - Carlsberg's H1 Performance by Region 20 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported flat first-half profits and sales and issued a profits warning for the full-year as Eastern Europe remains challenging. Here just-drinks looks at the group's performance by region:


Analysis - Constellation Brands grapples with glass as reality bites with recall 19 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Constellation Brands has enjoyed quite a honeymoon period since taking full control of Grupo Modelo's brands in the US.


just The Preview - Treasury Wine Estates' Q4 & FY 19 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) will release it full-year results on Thursday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the Australia-headquartered winemaker's news in the 12 months to the end of June, including takeover speculation that culminated in potential bids this month from private equity groups.


just The Preview - Carlsberg's Q2 & H1 18 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Carlsberg will release it first-half and second-quarter results on Wednesday. Here just-drinks takes a look at the brewer's news in the three months to the end of June.


just The Preview - Heineken's H1 & Q2 18 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Heineken will release a first-half trading update on Wednesday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the Dutch brewer's highs and lows in the three months to the end of June, and recent financial results:


International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 144: Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Endometrial Cancer 18 Aug 2014

International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

In a new analysis from the Nurses’ Health Study, investigators have related repeatedly-assessed long-term alcohol intake, and related the cumulative average intake over time to the risk of invasive uterine cancer.


just On Call - Monster Beverage Corp sets sights on China - CEO 15 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Monster Beverage Corporation wants to launch its products in China after the Coca-Cola Co agreed to takes a minority stake in the company.


Analysis - Coca-Cola Co can unleash Monster with energy plunge 15 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

After years of speculation, the Coca-Cola Co yesterday finally took the plunge and agreed to snap up a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage Corporation.


just the Facts - Casa Noble Tequila 13 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Earlier today, Constellation Brands announced it is branching out into Tequila with the acquisition of Casa Noble . Here just-drinks takes a more detailed look at the brand:


Research in Focus - Cognac Rides the Recessionary Rollercoaster 13 Aug 2014

Ben Cooper

A new report from just-drinks and The IWSR suggests the Cognac sector has been on something of a rollercoaster ride during the recent economically turbulent years.


Focus - Coca-Cola HBC's Q2 & H1 Performance by Region 8 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Coca-Cola HBC released its Q2 and H1 results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region.


just On Call - Sugar fears push Monster Beverage to lower calorie options 8 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

The CEO of Monster Beverage Corps has said its new Ultra Sunrise will help capture trends for “lighter” energy drinks as health fears over sugar seep into the category.


Analysis - The yin and yang of Monster Beverage's fortunes 7 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Monster Beverage Corp has attracted a lot of conflicting viewpoints over the past month.


Focus - MillerCoors' Q2 results by Brand 7 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

MillerCoors yesterday reported a rise in first-half sales and profits, helped by a 2.2% lift in second quarter sales. Here, we take a look at the JV's Q2 results by brand:


Analysis - Molson Coors pleases market despite familiar woes 7 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

The results are in for Molson Coors and its US JV MillerCoors and the verdict is a familiar one. As in the past few quarters, sales for premium light lagers were down in North America despite promotional campaigns and innovations such as Miller Lite’s Original Can and Coors Light Summer Brew.


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