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Olly Wehring

Olly WehringBiography

After 11 years of doing he doesn't know what, Olly Wehring's “Eureka!” moment arrived in 2003, when he decided to retrain as a journalist.

Following several freelance stints at such hallowed publications as the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Retail Week and The Daily Mirror, Olly boarded the good ship just-drinks in October 2003 as news editor.

Within only two years, he had moved up to the position of editor – a role he has assumed ever since.

Olly likes working for just-drinks, and likes drinks.

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The sale of a stake in its Vietnam business last year hit sales for Pepsico in Q2Focus - PepsiCo H1 & Q2 performance 23 July 2014

Earlier today (23 July), PepsiCo reported its half-year and second-quarter results, with profits in the half-year rising by 3% on flat sales, and Q2 profits dipping by 2%.

MEXICO: Coca-Cola FEMSA sees purchases lead in H1 23 July 2014

Coca-Cola FEMSA has seen sales in its half-year receive a boost from last year's purchases in Brazil and Mexico.

PepsiCo released its Q2 and H1 results earlier todayUS: PepsiCo drinks volumes rise but profits dip in Q2 23 July 2014

PepsiCo has reported a 1% lift in beverage volumes in its second quarter, although net profits in the three-month period fell slightly.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: Compania Licorera de Nicaragua's Flor de Cana Blanco Reserva 7 23 July 2014

Compañía Licorera de Nicaragua has lined up a seven-year-old white variant of its Flor de Caña rum brand.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: William Grant & Sons' Kininvie 17 Year Old Batch No 1 23 July 2014

William Grant has released its first batch of Kininvie 17 Year Old single malt Scotch whisky into Travel Retail.

Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCoThe just-drinks Interview: Dr Mehmood Khan, PepsiCo chief scientific officer, global research & development - Part II 22 July 2014

Last week, we published the first part of our interview with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo and head of global research & development. Here, in the second and final part, Dr Khan gives us a tour of the inner workings of PepsiCo's R&D approach and defines success and failure for his department.

The Coca-Cola Co reported its H1 and Q2 results earlier todayUS: Volumes hold firm, but Coca-Cola Co numbers dip in H1 and Q2 22 July 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has seen sales and profits struggle in both the first half of 2014 and the second quarter.

Remy CointreauAnalysis - Cleaning China's seedier side brings balance to Remy Cointreau 22 July 2014

While China's on-trade is cleaning up its act, Remy Cointreau expects the clientele in the country's bars to resume its love affair with Cognac - hopefully sooner rather than later.

Product Launch - US: CL Financial's Amaro di Angostura 21 July 2014

CL Financial's House of Angostura unit has lined up the US launch of an Amaro liqueur under the Angostura brand name.

Product Launch - UK: Denis Reinhardt's Ferdinand’s Saar Gin 21 July 2014

Denis Reinhardt has expanded the availability of his Ferdinand's gin brand to the UK.

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