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Weak blended Scotch whisky sales hit Brown-Forman's barrel business 8 Dec 2016

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The CEO of Brown-Forman has said a 'soft' blended Scotch whisky market has lead to a decrease in sales of the company's used barrels.


Coca-Cola European Partners eyes new consumers in Coke Zero Sugar Europe-wide roll out 11 Nov 2016

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The CEO of Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has given more detail behind the company's decision to extend the newly-reformulated Coca-Cola Zero brand to Europe. 


Carlsberg deepens European ties with Brooklyn Brewery 10 Nov 2016

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The CEO of Carlsberg has confirmed that the brewer will continue to strengthen its ties with Brooklyn Brewery in Europe, despite Kirin's recent purchase of a stake in the US company.


Monster Beverage Corp rolls out Monster to China 7 Nov 2016

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Monster Beverage Corp has confirmed that the long-awaited launch of its namesake energy drinks brand into China is underway.


"Consumers are trying to make sense of choice" in craft beer - Molson Coors CEO 2 Nov 2016

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The president & CEO of Molson Coors has echoed comments made last week by Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO, claiming that US beer consumers are striving to make sense of the array of options in the craft beer space.


Lil' Sweet campaign pays off for DPSG's Diet Dr Pepper  28 Oct 2016

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The CEO of Dr Pepper Snapple Group has said the company's Diet Dr Pepper brand "continued to significantly outperform the diet category", growing just under 1% in the company's third quarter. 


The Coca-Cola Co has "over 200 reformulation initiatives" to reduce sugar - COO 28 Oct 2016

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The Coca-Cola Co's chief operating officer has said the company is taking "multiple actions" to address changing consumer preferences around added sugar. 


Boston Beer Co outlines Samuel Adams innovation plans 24 Oct 2016

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The founder of Boston Beer Co has unveiled plans for the company's Samuel Adams beer, following an announcement in April to review the brand. 


China security boost drives Travel Retail woes - Remy Cointreau 19 Oct 2016

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Remy Cointreau's CFO has said stricter border controls helped drive down Travel Retail sales this year as the channel failed to match strong growth elsewhere for the company.


Constellation Brands "in position to attack" all drinks category acquisitions - CEO 6 Oct 2016

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Constellation Brands' CEO has said the company is ready to add even more brands to its growing portfolio, with a a spirit-mix beer a potential first target.


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. 

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