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Coca-Cola Europe Partners sets sights on fix for regular Coke 23 Sep 2016

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Coca-Cola Europe Partners has said it will work with The Coca-Cola Co to fix declines for regular Coke after the full-sugar brand dropped volumes in the first six months of the year.


Pernod Ricard "very happy" over baijiu miss 6 Sep 2016

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Pernod Ricard's CFO has welcomed a return to growth for baijiu in China but said he is happy the company had not yet bought into the category.


Pernod Ricard attacks UK health guidelines, issues label warning  6 Sep 2016

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Pernod Ricard has said it may keep new UK health guidelines off its labels and bottles because the company does not agree with them.


More trouble ahead for Travel Retail as pressures combine - Pernod Ricard CFO 6 Sep 2016

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Pernod Ricard's CFO has forecast another difficult year for global Travel Retail as the channel continues to face pressure from all sides.


Brown-Forman CEO defends Tennessee Fire slide, blames price concerns 1 Sep 2016

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Brown-Forman's CEO has blamed consumer price fears for a Q1 double-digits US sales slide on Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire.


Diageo brands need "fixing and nurturing" - Treasury Wine Estates CEO 22 Aug 2016

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The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has said the company has had to "reset" the recently-purchased Diageo wine brands, as it moves to increase margins and move away from loss-leading deals. 


Honey extensions sour Wild Turkey growth - Campari CEO 3 Aug 2016

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Gruppo Campari's CEO has warned that Wild Turkey's honey extensions are dragging down performance for the otherwise fast-growing Bourbon brand.


"We are poised" - Molson Coors CEO on MillerCoors buy  3 Aug 2016

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The CEO of Molson Coors has said his company has made "substantial progress" on the pending acquisition of SABMiller's stake in joint venture MillerCoors. 


"We continue to be bullish on Brazil" - Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO 1 Aug 2016

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The CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev has said the company remains committed to Brazil, despite continued struggles in the market. 


US cider on course to stabilise - Boston Beer CEO  22 Jul 2016

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Boston Beer Co's CEO has said cider trends in the US may stabilise over the year as the impact from hard soda fades away.


"Real beer aficionados" driving Constellation Brands' Ballast Point - CEO 1 Jul 2016

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The CEO of Constellation Brands has said craft beer acquisition Ballast Point's strong performance is down to "real beer aficionados" who are looking for a "real beer". 


Remy Cointreau has hit the bottom in China - CEO 10 Jun 2016

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Remy Cointreau has bottomed out in China, the company's CEO has said as she predicted improved results in the country for 2017.


Brown-Forman shows faith in Finlandia 9 Jun 2016

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The CEO of Brown-Forman has said the company is continuing to invest in Finlandia, a brand that was recently reported to be up for sale.


Brown-Forman CEO dismisses Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire, Honey slide 9 Jun 2016

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Brown-Forman's CEO has defended flavoured whiskey as US figures show the previously-rampant growth for Tennessee Fire and Tennessee Honey fading.


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.

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