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Heineken looks to expand Lagunitas beyond US - CEO 11 Feb 2016

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Heineken has signalled plans to roll out Californian craft beer Lagunitas beyond its US heartland, this year. 


Carlsberg builds momentum in India, Tuborg takes number two spot 11 Feb 2016

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Carlsberg has confirmed plans to build an eighth brewery in India, as it lays claim to the number two beer brand spot in the country for Tuborg.


China "next logical step" for Coca-Cola Co re-franchising programme - CEO 10 Feb 2016

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The CEO of The Coca-Cola Co has said the company's bottling system in China has evolved to the point where re-franchising is the "next logical step".


Remy Cointreau predicts eau de vie price jump as Cognac rebounds 22 Jan 2016

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Remy Cointreau's CFO has warned that it "won't be a cheap year" for eau de vie as a revitalised Cognac industry competes for stock.


US$1bn "pretty reasonable" for Ballast Point - Constellation Brands CEO 7 Jan 2016

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Constellation Brands' CEO has defended the US$1bn his company paid for craft brewer Ballast Point, saying the price tag was "reasonable" for such a high-growth brand.


Brown-Forman targets non-US growth for Jack Daniel's range - CEO 3 Dec 2015

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Brown-Forman's CEO has cooled talk of introducing new flavours to the Jack Daniel's whiskey range, saying the existing extensions "still have a lot of gold to be mined" outside of the US.


Keurig Green Mountain to play around on Kold price - just On Call 19 Nov 2015

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Keurig Green Mountain has said it will test different price points for the recently-launched Keurig Kold home-carbonation platform amid concerns it is too expensive. 


Regulatory concerns remain as AB InBev parries US, China questions on SABMiller deal - just On Call 11 Nov 2015

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The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has refused to be drawn on the outcome of global regulatory reviews that could change the shape of his company's recently-confirmed takeover of SABMiller.


MillerCoors hints at value-brand cull - just On Call 6 Nov 2015

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MillerCoors may cut SKUs from its value portfolio as fresh investment in premium brand Coors Light finds success.


Molson Coors sells old brewery for new site in Canada - just On Call 6 Nov 2015

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Molson Coors is set to build a new brewery in Canada, in order to better meet the needs of a changing market.


Brito admits Bud Light neglect as Anheuser-Busch InBev lines up overhaul - just On Call 2 Nov 2015

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The CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev, Carlos Brito, has said the company has been “unfair” to Bud Light, and is to give the brand an overhaul following the variant's US market share loss.


Understand the changing consumer - Dr Pepper Snapple CEO - just On Call 23 Oct 2015

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Making sure you understand a changing consumer is the key to success, according to Dr Pepper Snapple's president & CEO Larry D Young. 


Coca-Cola Co welcomes possible sugar tax cut in Mexico - just On Call 22 Oct 2015

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The Coca-Cola Co has welcomed news that Mexico may cut its sugar tax.


Q1 sparks US recovery hope for Pernod Ricard's Absolut - just On Call 22 Oct 2015

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Pernod Ricard has said its Absolut brand is on course to stablise in the US despite continued double-digit sales falls for flavours.


Africa to play 'vital role' in proposed AB InBev SABMiller mega-brewer 7 Oct 2015

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Anheuser-Busch InBev’s CEO Carlos Brito has said Africa would play a “vital role” in the future of a combined AB InBev/SABMiller entity.


“New normal” sees Pernod Ricard target premium over prestige in China 2 Sep 2015

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The international spirits category in China has embarked on a “new normal”, according to Pernod Ricard, with lower-priced offerings set to drive future growth.


Pernod Ricard keen to stem Absolut US declines 2 Sep 2015

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Pernod Ricard has admitted that it needs to improve its marketing of Absolut in the US to connect with Millenial consumers as craft vodka continues to take share.


Heineken integrates cider and beer, targets global growth 1 Sep 2015

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Heineken is looking to premiumise the global cider category by incorporating cider production within its existing breweries.


India leapfrogs France to become Pernod Ricard's third largest market 27 Aug 2015

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India has overtaken France to become Pernod Ricard's third largest market.


Brown-Forman CEO unfazed by FX headwinds 26 Aug 2015

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Brown-Forman CEO Paul Varga has said he is “not obsessed” with foreign currency fluctuations, despite seeing them cut into the company's first-quarter profits.


Craft beer "underdeveloped" in Australia - Coca-Cola Amatil 24 Aug 2015

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The head of Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has praised her company's latest craft beer launch but warned the category in Australia remains “underdeveloped”.


How Treasury Wine Estates won in Asia - CEO 20 Aug 2015

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The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has said that in the next 18 months, Asia will become the biggest profit contributor to the company.


Russian consumers hamper Carlsberg's outlook - CFO 19 Aug 2015

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Carlsberg's CFO has said the company is “a little more negative” on Russia's consumers after continued problems in the country forced a full-year forecast downgrade.


Canada a game of two halves for Molson Coors - just On Call 7 Aug 2015

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Negative ForEx movements may have impacted Molson Coor’s performance in Canada but the year is a game of two halves, according to Mark Hunter, president & CEO of the company.


Synergy seals the deal for world's largest independent Coca-Cola bottler - just On Call 7 Aug 2015

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Yesterday saw the formation of the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, when Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke agreed to combine their businesses to form a new company called Coca-Cola European Partners.


Skyy vodka makes US recovery for Gruppo Campari - just On Call 4 Aug 2015

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Skyy vodka has returned to growth in the US, according to the head of the brand's parent company, Gruppo Campari.


How do you like them apples? Boston Beer Co sees future for cider - just On Call 4 Aug 2015

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Overall growth of the cider category in the US is slowing down but the rise of craft producers could spark renewed opportunity, according to Martin Roper, president & CEO of Boston Beer Co.


Heineken CEO spies trouble ahead for UK - just On Call 3 Aug 2015

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Heineken's CEO has warned of a tough year ahead in the UK but said that overall the European market is improving.


Brazil still in the game for Anheuser-Busch InBev - just On Call 31 Jul 2015

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Brazil still offers a tremendous amount of opportunity, according to Anheuser-Busch InBev’s CEO Carlos Brito.


Diageo upbeat on Scotch prospects despite category downturn - just On Call 31 Jul 2015

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The head of Diageo has forecast a return to growth for the company's Scotch whisky stable in its new fiscal year.

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