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just On Call - Budweiser still needs work to reverse decline - A-B InBev chief 8 May 2014

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Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO has admitted the company still has “work to do” to stem the decline of Budweiser's US market share, but is “heading in the right direction”.


just On Call - US soft drinks market in "structural decline" - Cott Corp chief 8 May 2014

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Cott Corp is tracking up to 20 potential acquisitions in the wake of a strategic review that described the US sparkling beverage market as “in structural decline”.


just On Call - Fortune favours MillerCoors in fight to boost beer category - CEO 8 May 2014

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Miller Fortune, MillerCoor's new high abv beer, has succeeded in attracting fresh consumers to the category three months on from its launch, the brewer's CEO has claimed.


just On Call - Boston Beer Co remains cautious despite strong Q1 1 May 2014

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Boston Beer Co has resisted raising its full-year profits outlook as the threat of major players launching new ciders and investing in other brands means “uncertainty” for the group, according to its CEO.


just On Call - Coca-Cola FEMSA warns of price jump on tax "adjustment" 1 May 2014

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A tax change on soft drinks in Brazil will force Coca-Cola FEMSA to raise prices in the country by up to 2%, according to the group's CFO.


just On Call - Diageo targets value beer as Nigeria back on track 29 Apr 2014

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Diageo is to broaden its value beer portfolio in Africa as Nigeria returns to strong growth and the low-price segment increases its market share.


just On Call - Pernod Ricard looks for "critical mass" with Kenwood Vineyards buy 25 Apr 2014

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Pernod Ricard has said its purchase of California's Kenwood Vineyards will give it the “critical mass” its US portfolio lacked.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Enterprises puts faith in UK PET shake-up 25 Apr 2014

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Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is to continue adding new bottle sizes to its UK portfolio despite a first-quarter volumes drop partly blamed on the introduction of a 1.75-litre PET bottle.


just On Call - Vietnam volume slip disappoints Heineken in Q1 24 Apr 2014

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Heineken's CFO has admitted being disappointed at the group's first-quarter performance in one of its key markets, Vietnam, but said the company is still stealing marketshare in the country.


just On Call - "I'm still in the chair" - PepsiCo CEO 22 Apr 2014

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PepsiCo head Indra Nooyi has deflected a question on who will succeed her as CEO, telling analysts that she is still “in the chair”.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Co puts faith in marketing after Q1 declines 15 Apr 2014

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The Coca-Cola Co's CEO has said the full weight of his company's marketing will get the group back on track after a disappointing first quarter.


just On Call - Gruppo Campari CEO silent on Whyte & Mackay bid 15 Apr 2014

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Gruppo Campari's CEO has sidestepped questions over a possible swoop for Whyte & Mackay (W&M), insisting the company will first focus on assimilating new acquisitions.


just On Call - Constellation Brands fast-tracks Mexican brewery as beer unit booms 10 Apr 2014

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The head of Constellation Brands has said the company is paying a “premium” to speed up a capacity upgrade on its Mexican brewery.


just On Call - SABMiller eyes growth for SA soft drinks unit, but challenges loom 31 Mar 2014

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SABMiller’s South African soft drinks business is aiming for up to 5% medium-term annual volume growth, but has warned of current challenges such as a weakening Rand and social unrest in the lead-up to elections.


just On Call - SABMiller aims to capture growing number of women drinkers in South Africa 31 Mar 2014

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An on-going rise in the number of women in South Africa choosing to drink alcohol has been identified as an opportunity for SABMiller, with the brewer upping its focus on sweeter beers to capitalise on the trend.


just On Call: Pernod Ricard targets women as China crackdown intensifies 28 Mar 2014

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Pernod Ricard is to target female consumers in China after increasing pressure from a government crackdown pushed down expected profits in the country.


Just On Call - Polish headache awaits, but Stock Spirits upbeat on years ahead 27 Mar 2014

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Stock Spirits has said it expects its performance in Poland to struggle in the first part of 2014, although the longer-term prognosis in the country remains strong.


just On Call - Campari CEO eyes global growth after Canadian whiskey buy 12 Mar 2014

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Campari's CEO has said Canadian whiskey can follow its Japanese and Irish counterparts in grabbing a larger share of the global brown spirits market.


just On Call - Brown-Forman CEO warns of social media threat to US on-trade 6 Mar 2014

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The head of Brown-Forman has suggested on-trade softness in the US spirits market may be long-term as new trends see younger consumers share drinks over social networks instead of in bars.


just On Call - SodaStream says gas platform won't be left out in cold 28 Feb 2014

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The head of SodaStream has denied that the Coca-Cola Co will have a better quality home carbonation system when it launches the Keurig Cold next year.


just On Call - Bitter wind blows for Monster Beverage Corp? 28 Feb 2014

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The CEO of Monster Beverage Corp has said extreme climates in the US have turned company management into “weathermen” for the first time.


just On Call - Anheuser-Busch InBev treads carefully on Corona switch 26 Feb 2014

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The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has said the brewer is “taking very careful steps” as it transfers Grupo Modelo's Corona brand into its global distribution network.


just On Call - Boston Beer Co content with can sales, but less than 10% of volumes 26 Feb 2014

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Boston Beer Co’s CEO has said volume sales for the canned format of its brands have met the company’s expectations, but claims the opportunity for the format among craft brewers has been overstated.


just On Call - Treasury Wine Estates backs new CEO as flak flies 21 Feb 2014

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Treasury Wine Estates has defended its decision to appoint a CEO with no alcohol retail experience, saying new head Michael Clarke is a “heavy hitter” with a proven track record.


just On Call - Carlsberg CEO eyes China consolidation 19 Feb 2014

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The CEO of Carlsberg has said that the brewer could start consolidating its expanded interests in China in the next few years.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Co charts smoother course for 2014 18 Feb 2014

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Coca-Cola Co's CEO has said that 2014 will be “a year of steady improvements” as the company looks to recover from struggling volumes in key markets.


just On Call - Pernod Ricard upbeat on Martell, cool on Whyte & Mackay 18 Feb 2014

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Pernod Ricard maintains that the reliance of its Martell Cognac brand on the Chinese market is not a concern, despite a marked fall in the brand's performance there in the company's fiscal first half.


just On Call - Molson Coors to remain focussed on innovation - CEO 13 Feb 2014

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Molson Coors’ CEO has declared that innovation remains the company’s “top priority” in 2014 as part of a bid to attract new drinkers.


just On Call - PepsiCo CEO takes aim at "premature" home carbonation tie-ups 13 Feb 2014

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PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has said the company has been running “multiple” at-home carbonation tests, but will only go with technology that has already proven to work.


just On Call - Cott Corp chief warns of 'challenging' 2014 12 Feb 2014

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The CEO of Cott Corp has said he expects the CSD category in North America to remain “challenging” in 2014 after his company saw volumes in the segment fall “mid to high-teens” last year.

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