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SABMiller CEO issues currency alert as Africa weakens 19 May 2016

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SABMiller's CEO has called 2016 "a year to watch" on currency as the company battles ForEx weakness in Africa.


Coca-Cola HBC readies Monster launch in Nigeria 16 May 2016

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Coca-Cola HBC has said it will launch the Monster energy brand in Nigeria during the second half of the year. 


Carlsberg to close more breweries in China - CEO 12 May 2016

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Carlsberg's CEO has said he expects to close more breweries in China, following yesterday's news that the group has already closed eight over the last 12 months.


C&C Group open to beer acquisitions as further consolidation looms - Exclusive 11 May 2016

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C&C Group has maintained that it remains strongly-placed to participate in the current round of consolidation in the beer industry, despite lining up a sizeable share buyback plan in the coming months.


Marnier-Lapostolle acquisition "on track" for Campari - CEO 10 May 2016

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The head of Gruppo Campari has said the company's takeover of Grand Marnier's parent, Marnier-Lapostolle, is on schedule. 


Gruppo Campari tests new spiced rum brand, Baron Samedi - CEO 10 May 2016

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Gruppo Campari is trialling a new spiced rum as it looks to extend its portfolio in the category. 


"We are poised for bright business in China" - Anheuser Busch InBev CEO 5 May 2016

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The CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev has said he expects growth in China to come from the top end of the company's portfolio, though he warned the market is still under pressure. 


Miller Lite to give Molson Coors "backbone" in global beer - CEO 4 May 2016

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Molson Coors's CEO Mark Hunter has said that gaining full control of Miller Lite will offer a "great backbone" of international brands as he looks to scale up overseas operations.


Coca-Cola Enterprises lines up Monster energy boost as European merger looms 29 Apr 2016

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Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is planning to roll out new Monster energy drinks in Europe, ahead of its expected bottler merger in the region.


US craft beer to hit saturation point soon - The Boston Beer Co founder 22 Apr 2016

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The Boston Beer Co's founder has said the US could "run out of space" for craft beer within two years as the number of brewers continues to grow.


Jameson growth "coming from everywhere" in US - Pernod Ricard 22 Apr 2016

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Pernod Ricard's MD of finance & operations has said the company will only innovate around its Jameson brand "with substance".


'One Brand' marketing boosts zero calorie Cokes in Mexico - Coca-Cola Co COO 21 Apr 2016

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The chief operating officer of the Coca-Cola Co has said the company's new 'One Brand' marketing strategy has helped drive sales of the company's zero calorie Coca-Cola variants in Mexico.


Remy Cointreau relishes "fighting year" in US Cognac 20 Apr 2016

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Remy Cointreau's CFO has said he is ready to fight it out with Pernod Ricard and Campari as investment floods into the competitive US Cognac category.


Chinese New Year "good, but not terrific" - Remy Cointreau CFO 20 Apr 2016

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Remy Cointreau has played down its Chinese New Year performance despite signalling a "clear improvement" in Greater China.


PepsiCo "future-proofing" its portfolio - CEO 19 Apr 2016

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PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has outlined the company's plans to capitalise on growing health and wellness trends. 


Cognac future brightens as LVMH CEO toasts Chinese New Year growth  13 Apr 2016

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LVMH's CEO has given the first official confirmation of a Chinese New Year rebound for Cognac, revealing at least mid-single digit growth during the critical selling period.


Constellation Brands eyes east-coast brewery for Ballast Point 7 Apr 2016

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Constellation Brands' management has said that an east-coast brewery could be on the cards for its Californian craft beer unit, Ballast Point.


Global spirits "not our sweet spot" - Constellation Brands CEO 7 Apr 2016

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The CEO of Constellation Brands has said he does not see his company operating in the global spirits brand arena, instead outlining potential for craft products. 


Emerging markets, Travel Retail drag on Brown-Forman's YTD - CFO 3 Mar 2016

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The CFO of Brown-Forman has flagged tough conditions in the company's emerging markets as well as weakness in the Travel Retail sector, as the group reduced growth forecasts for fiscal-2016.


"It's difficult to stretch existing vodka brands upwards" - Campari CEO 3 Mar 2016

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The CEO of Gruppo Campari has flagged the challenges in creating a more premium version of Skyy vodka, to drive growth for the brand.


Monster Beverage Corp poised for China launch - CEO 26 Feb 2016

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Monster Beverage Corp is awaiting formal approval for its China entry after authorities gave a preliminary nod to is formula, the company's CEO has said.


China tilts towards high-end beer growth - Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO 26 Feb 2016

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Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO has said he expects his beers to buck declines in China as the country's premium segment races ahead of "blue-collar" brands.


Treasury Wine Estates to take former Diageo brands to Asia 22 Feb 2016

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Treasury Wine Estates is to launch some of its recently-acquired Diageo wine brands in Asia as the company tries to grab volume share in the region.


Partner brands "important part of our strategy" - Dr Pepper Snapple Group  18 Feb 2016

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has said that its third-party brands portfolio will become much larger over the next decade. 


Coke Life technology to switch to other brands - Coca-Cola Amatil 17 Feb 2016

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The Australian bottler for The Coca-Cola Co has hinted at the future direction of the company's sugar-reduction plan, saying the technology used to make Coke Life will be applied to other sparkling and still beverages.


CCU to start Colombia brewery construction 17 Feb 2016

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South American drinks company Compania Cervecerias Unidas has said construction of its Colombia brewery is scheduled to start in the first half of this year.


Gatorade innovation set for 2016 - Pepsico CEO 16 Feb 2016

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The head of Pepsico has said that the company will "keep the pedal to the metal on innovation" when it comes to driving the growth of its Gatorade brand in 2016. 


Energy drinks category in Europe "underdeveloped" - Coca-Cola Enterprises 15 Feb 2016

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Coca-Cola Enterprises has described the energy drinks category across Europe as "meaningfully underdeveloped". 


Macro challenges set to continue - PepsiCo CEO 12 Feb 2016

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PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi has warned that the global macroeconomic challenges facing business will persist in 2016, claiming she has not seen trading conditions of this nature in her time in business.


PepsiCo's North America Beverages "best performance in recent memory" - CEO 12 Feb 2016

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PepsiCo has hailed the performance of its North America Beverages unit.

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