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just On Call - PepsiCo to consider more re-franchising - CEO 23 Jul 2014

Column: just On Call

PepsiCo’s CEO has hinted the group is looking at re-franchising more of its operations globally after successful partnerships in Vietnam and Mexico.


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

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

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 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

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


Focus - PepsiCo H1 & Q2 performance 23 Jul 2014

Column: Focus

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%.


just On Call - Brazil could have been worse - Coca-Cola Co CEO 23 Jul 2014

Column: just On Call

The head of Coca-Cola Co has defended his company's performance in Brazil after a major World Cup sponsorship investment failed to lift Q2 volumes.


Focus - Coca-Cola Co's H1 & Q2 Performance by Region 22 Jul 2014

Column: Focus

Earlier today (22 July), The Coca-Cola Co reported a drop in first-half profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant:


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

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

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


just Five Years Ago: Anheuser-Busch InBev sells Oriental Brewery 21 Jul 2014

Column: just Five Years Ago

Private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) was revealed in May to have had a bid for Treasury Wine Estates knocked back.


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

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

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


just The Preview - SABMiller's Q1 21 Jul 2014

Column: just the Preview

On Thursday (24 July), SABMiller will give a trading update for its first quarter. The company also hosts its AGM on the same day. Here, just-drinks looks at how the UK-headquartered brewer and soft drinks firm has fared in the three months to the end of June.


International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 143: Is Alcohol's Cardio-Protective Effect Still Valid? 21 Jul 2014

Column: Critiques from the International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

A recent paper, which uses a very large dataset from subjects of European descent, uses a Mendelian randomisation analysis to estimate the effects of alcohol consumption on cardiovascular disease (CVD), using as the instrumental variable an uncommon allele affecting alcohol metabolism, the ADH1B rs1229984 variant.


just The Preview - PepsiCo's Q2 & H1 21 Jul 2014

Column: just the Preview

PepsiCo will report its first-half results on Wednesday (23 July). Here just-drinks takes a look at the group's highs and lows in beverages for the three months to the end of June.


just The Preview - Coca-Cola Co's Q2 & H1 21 Jul 2014

Column: just the Preview

The Coca-Cola Co will report its first-half results tomorrow (22 July). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of June:


Product Launch - UK: Treasury Wine Estates' Rosemount Estate Shiraz Grenache Tempranillo 18 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has launched a new Rosemount Estate blend that was “crowd-sourced” with consumers.


Product Launch - US: Madhava Natural Sweeteners' All-Natural AgaveFive Drink Mixes 17 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Madhava Natural Sweeteners has launched a range of drink mix flavours that use a stevia-based sweetener.


just the Answer: Australian Vintage's CEO, Neil McGuigan 17 Jul 2014

Column: just the Answer

Neil McGuigan, Australian Vintage's CEO, is not a man short of words. The affable, 55 year-old Aussie, who has been in charge for four years and is part of the family that started the company, is happy to tell it like it is on most subjects. Here, just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, talks to McGuigan about the state of the global wine market, the company's plans to get back into the US and the on-going tribulations at rival Treasury Wine Estates


Product Launch - UK: Edrington's Glenturret 1986 Cask Strength 17 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Edrington has released a limited-edition single malt to mark its Famous Grouse brand's sponsorship of next week's Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.


Product Launch - US: VeeV Spirits' VeeV 2.0 17 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

VeeV Spirits has replaced its namesake brand with a reformulated version that is attempting to position itself in the vodka category.


Product Launch - US: Patron Spirits' Roca Tequila range 16 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Patrón Spirits has launched a new range of high-strength "artisanal" Tequilas made from the process know as "tahona".


Product Launch - US: Don Sebastiani & Sons' The Queens Peak 2011 16 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Sonoma family wine producer Don Sebastiani & Sons is set to launch a Cabernet Sauvignon addition to its 'Fifth Generation' wine collection.


Product Launch - US: FAL Healthy Beverages' Coco Joy Kids 16 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

FAL Healthy Beverages has launched a coconut water in the US designed to appeal to children.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Coke Life: Hit or Miss? 16 Jul 2014

Column: Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett

A year on from its South American debut, The Coca-Cola Co is taking Coca-Cola Life to the west. Richard Corbett considers the new brand extension, and its prospects for success.


Product Launch - GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard's Midleton Very Rare 2014 15 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pernod Ricard's Irish Distillers division is set to release this year's iteration of the Midleton Very Rare line.


Product Launch - GLOBAL: Berry Bros & Rudd Spirits' The Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve 15 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The spirits division of Berry Bros & Rudd has announced the launch of the latest expression from its The Glenrothes Scotch whisky portfolio.


Product Launch - UK: Moët Hennessy's Maison Ruinart Dom Ruinart 04 15 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Champagne house Maison Ruinart has released a 2004 expression in the UK.


Product Launch - US: Nestle Waters' Nestle Pure Life Exotics Sparkling Water 15 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Nestle Waters has launched a zero-calorie tropical fruit-flavoured sparkling water range under its Nestle Pure Life brand.


Product Launch - GLOBAL: Gonzalez Byass' Nomad Outland Whisky 14 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

González Byass has announced the launch of a whisky produced in Scotland but aged in Spain.


Product Launch - FRANCE: Leclerc's Frucci Marque Repere 14 Jul 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Leclerc has become the first retailer in France to launch a CSD concentrate, which has been designed not to require a carbonation machine.


International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 142: A Study on Alcohol Consumption and Mortality 14 Jul 2014

Column: Critiques from the International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

The large European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Study (EPIC) has released a new analysis of the relation of alcohol consumption to mortality.


just the Answer: Pernod Ricard's international marketing director for Havana Club, Nick Blacknell 14 Jul 2014

Column: just the Answer

Earlier this year, the Worshipful Company of Distillers held a lively debate in London on the future of rum. Afterwards, just-drinks spoke to Nick Blacknell, Havana Club's international marketing director for Pernod Ricard, to discuss digital, diversity and the debate's motion “The future for rum lies with connoisseurs not clubbers”.

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