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just On Call - Brown-Forman head sees "upstarts" hamper vodka pricing in US 3 Dec 2014

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The CEO of Brown-Forman has flagged the growth of rival vodka “upstarts” such as Tito's Handmade Vodka as driving a “brutally competitive” vodka category in the US.


just On Call - Beer, soft drinks to stay separate - SABMiller CEO 27 Nov 2014

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SABMiller's CEO has said the company will continue to operate soft drinks separate to beer, despite its new tie-up with The Coca-Cola Co.


just On Call - Britvic CEO heralds 2015 as "year of innovation" 26 Nov 2014

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Britvic's CEO has said that the company's Robinsons brand will be a “big focus” for next year as it ramps up innovations across a number of products.


just On Call - SABMiller putting weight behind soft drinks - CEO 13 Nov 2014

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The head of SABMiller has said the company has upped its focus on soft drinks in emerging markets in a bid to mirror beer's growth in the same regions.


just On Call - US flavoured vodka slide can't stop Campari's Skyy - CEO 12 Nov 2014

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Gruppo Campari's Skyy vodka brand is recovering in the US despite a slowdown in flavoured vodka, according to the company's CEO.


just On Call - Russia ready to rethink beer regulation - Carlsberg CEO 10 Nov 2014

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Carlsberg's CEO has said that Russia may reverse some of the regulations that has seen the country's beer market shrink and brewers close production sites.


just on Call - MillerCoors 'very engaged' in looking at craft beer acquisitions - CEO 7 Nov 2014

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The head of MillerCoors has revealed the company remains “very engaged” in looking at acquiring US craft brewers but is being deterred by the price of potential new assets.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Co tie-up needs work - Monster Beverage CEO 7 Nov 2014

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Monster Beverage Corp's CEO has described its new partnership with The Coca-Cola Co as a “complicated matrix” that remains at an early stage.


just On Call - US cider on course to triple in ten years - Boston Beer Co CEO 31 Oct 2014

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The US hard cider category could triple over the next ten years despite an anticipated slowdown in current growth rates, according to the head of Boston Beer Co.


just On Call - C&C Group 'puzzled' by Spirit Pub Co rejection 29 Oct 2014

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The CEO of C&C Group has admitted the company is “puzzled” by the speed at which Spirit Pub Co rejected its takeover approach, but would not be drawn on whether this marks the end of the matter.


just On Call - Dr Pepper Snapple Group targets sparkling water growth with Peñafiel ramp-up 24 Oct 2014

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group's CEO has said that growing sparkling water trends are “here to stay” as the company expands Mexican brand Peñafiel in the US.


just On Call - Coca-Cola FEMSA cuts 1,300 jobs as Mexico soda tax bites 23 Oct 2014

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Coca-Cola FEMSA has had to cut around 1,300 jobs as its copes with Mexico's new soda tax, but volumes are not being as badly affected as predicted, according to its CFO.


just on Call - Heineken to stay "active player" in beer M&A - CFO 22 Oct 2014

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Heineken will remain an “active player” in seeking acquisitions, despite having fended off an approach itself from SABMiller, according to the Dutch brewer's CFO.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Co ready for the "new normal" - CEO 21 Oct 2014

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The Coca-Cola Co is facing the “new normal” as global consumers confront mounting concerns over issues such as disease and economic uncertainty, according to the company's CEO.


just On Call - PepsiCo playing waiting game in Russia - CEO 9 Oct 2014

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PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has said the company is “watching and waiting” in Russia as it deals with political tensions and a devalued rouble.


just On Call - Constellation Brand's beer margins "highest in North America" - CEO 2 Oct 2014

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Constellation Brand's CEO has boasted that a new glass production JV will give the company the biggest beer margins in North America.


just On Call - Private-equity bids "over", says Treasury Wine Estates CEO 29 Sep 2014

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The head of Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), which announced earlier today the end of takeover talks with two private-equity groups, has said he doesn't expect the bidders to return to the negotiating table.


just On Call - Pernod Ricard believes China potential still “huge” 3 Sep 2014

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Pernod Ricard has quantified its claim that China is showing signs of improvement, but conceded that growth will be driven by the more “affordable” SKUs in its spirits portfolio.


just On Call - Stock Spirits keen to up distribution partnerships 28 Aug 2014

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The head of Stock Spirits has indicated that the company is on the hunt for further distribution tie-ups with international spirits firms in Central and Eastern Europe.


just On Call - US craft vodka puts squeeze on Pernod Ricard's Absolut 28 Aug 2014

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Pernod Ricard has blamed the rise of craft spirits such as Tito's Handmade Vodka for a drop-off in US sales for its Absolut brand.


just On Call - Brown-Forman reaching out to Russia over Jack Daniel's move - CEO 27 Aug 2014

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Brown-Forman is trying to open talks with a regional Russian authority that reportedly confiscated some Jack Daniel's products over health fears, its CEO has said.


just On Call - FIFA effect fizzles out for Coca-Cola Amatil 21 Aug 2014

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


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

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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”.


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

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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

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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.


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

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


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

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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.


just On Call - Molson Coors targets Coors Light Canada woes 7 Aug 2014

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Molson Coors has said there is “more work to be done” on Coors Light in Canada despite a slight rally for the brand in the second quarter.


just On Call - Gruppo Campari CEO urges Italy caution 6 Aug 2014

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The head of Gruppo Campari has voiced caution about the company's domestic market as factors including bad weather look to “normalise” a strong start to the year.


just On Call - Anheuser-Busch InBev head seeks Rita balance for Budweiser 31 Jul 2014

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Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO has said Budweiser's market share in the US “remains an issue” but that the Rita extensions can balance the brand's portfolio.

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