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Focus - Coca-Cola Amatil's FY Performance by Region, Sector 19 Feb 2013

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Today (19 February), Coca-Cola Amatil reported its full-year results, revealing a 22% drop in net profits as its packaged food unit SPC Ardmona suffered costs and write-downs.


Focus - Carlsberg's FY Performance by Region 18 Feb 2013

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Earlier today Carlsberg reported its full-year results, revealing single-digit rises in net profits and sales. Here just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region.


Focus - Pernod Ricard's H1 performance by region and brand 14 Feb 2013

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Earlier today, Pernod Ricard released its half-year results, which showed single-digit rises in sales and net profits. Here is a closer look at the company's performance by region and by brand.


Focus - Heineken's FY Performance by Region 13 Feb 2013

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Heineken reported healthy full-year numbers today (13 February). Here just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the Dutch brewer, courtesy of Bernstein analysis:


Focus - Soft Drinks & Water - The Tale of RTD Tea 8 Feb 2013

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Globally, RTD tea continues to outpace other soft drinks, reports Jonas Feliciano beverages industry research analyst at Euromonitor.


Focus - China's Beer Market 6 Feb 2013

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China may have the world's highest overall consumption, but leading brewers face an uphill struggle to find strong profits, an analyst claimed today. Here, just-drinks looks at the fragmented Chinese beer market with the help of Bernstein's figures and analysis.


Focus - Diageo's H1 Performance by Category 31 Jan 2013

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Diageo reported healthy first-half numbers earlier today. Here just-drinks takes a look at how each category is performing for the drinks giant:


Focus - Pilsner Urquell Learns Craft Beer Tricks at 170 10 Oct 2012

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It may be 170 years old, but the “original golden lager” is getting a new lease of life from the explosion in popularity of craft beer in Europe.


Focus - A World of Energy: The Landscape for Energy Drinks 21 Sep 2012

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The future remains bright for the energy drinks category, according to Richard Haffner.


Focus - Carlsberg's Next Russian Adventure 20 Sep 2012

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Carlsberg was keen to put on a show in Russia last week. The Danish company had invited the analyst community to its main Baltika brewery in St Petersburg and wanted to reassure folk that, despite recent travails in the country's beer market, the future looks bright for the market leader.


Focus - The South African Wine Industry 19 Sep 2012

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Next week the wine producers of South Africa get to tout their wares at the bi-ennial showcase that is Cape Wine. The three-day Cape Town trade show, back after a four-year break following 2010's football World Cup, is expecting visitors from as far afield as China, Japan and Latin America. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the current state of the country's wine industry.


Focus – The Beer Landscape in Russia 11 Sep 2012

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Later this week, Carlsberg is hosting a Capital Markets Day in St Petersburg, Russia. Ahead of the day of presentations, trade visits and a brewery tour, here's a look at the lay of the land in Russia's beer market.


Focus - Will Heineken or Kirin Win Race to Strong No.2 in Brazil Brewing? 4 Jul 2012

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Following the trajectory in other major markets, Brazil looks ripe for a round of beer consolidation to create a stronger number two behind Anheuser-Busch InBev's AmBev unit. It's an open question, however, as to whether Heineken or Kirin Holdings will win the race; the key could be in deal structuring and valuation.


Focus - China in the Hands for Drinks Firms? 4 May 2012

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So, how big is the opportunity for foreign drinks firms in China? And, are people getting a bit too over-excited by the lure of the East?


Focus - Bud Light Platinum puts smile on Anheuser-Busch InBev's face 1 May 2012

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It would have been around February time that Anheuser-Busch InBev first realised that it had a hit on its hands.


Focus - Alcohol Consumption Guidelines Under Scrutiny 12 Jan 2012

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The recommendation by a House of Commons committee that consumers take two days off from drinking a week has thrust the issue of safe alcohol consumption guidelines back into the media spotlight. Ben Cooper reports.


Focus - What's Eating PepsiCo? 16 Nov 2011

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PepsiCo's CEO, Indra Nooyi, is under pressure; the group's strategic review has been extended and, this week, talk of a business split has been fuelled by the arrival of activist investor Nelson Peltz. So, asks Michelle Russell, what's eating PepsiCo?


Focus - Spirits Industry Looks to Raise Game on Self-Regulation of Social Media 22 Sep 2011

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New guidelines for social media launched yesterday by the European Forum for Responsible Drinking (EFRD) and the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) set new standards of self-regulation in a challenging area for spirits marketers and take cooperation between the two organisations to a new level. Ben Cooper reports.


Focus - Travel Retail - Korean Air Steals March with Airborne Duty Free 'Showcase' 15 Sep 2011

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This Sunday, the travel retail channel congregates in Cannes for this year's TFWA World Exhibition. Ahead of the six-day event, Simon Warburton looks at how the new 'giants in the sky' are giving airlines the chance to exercise their innovation muscles when it comes to travel retail.


Focus - Molson Coors Enjoying Life at Sharp's Brewery 7 Sep 2011

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Big brewers are not known for buying businesses and leaving them to their own devices, but Molson Coors and Sharp's Brewery appear to have struck a reasonably happy medium. Chris Mercer reports on what has been happening since Molson Coors' acquisition.


Focus - Study gives Industry Food for Thought on Children’s Advertising 11 Aug 2011

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A study published last week shows that self-regulation in the US has brought about significant change regarding which food and drinks products are advertised directly to children, with soft drinks companies leading the way. But it also suggests there has been a far less marked change in the overall level of exposure children have to food and drink products high in sugar, fat or sodium. Ben Cooper reports.


Focus - Bacardi, Serralles and Rum Politics in Puerto Rico 10 Aug 2011

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The fallout from Diageo's decision to shift Captain Morgan to the US Virgin Islands still hangs thick in the Caribbean air, but are the opponents to the move becoming increasingly divided?


Focus - Russian Beer Story Takes Another Twist 26 Jul 2011

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Russians' taste for beer is again to be tested following the Government's decision to adopt fresh restrictions on sales. Here, just-drinks looks at the possible consequences.


Focus - US Drinks Companies Seize Initiative on Kids Marketing 22 Jul 2011

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US drinks manufacturers have launched uniformed, voluntary guidelines for food and drink products marketed to children in a response to mooted government voluntary standards. Ben Cooper examines whether the industry move can forestall government action.


Focus - Turkey Facing Tighter Restrictions on Alcohol 19 Jul 2011

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Having won a third term with an increased majority, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in a position to implement the tighter controls on alcohol that he has publicly advocated. However, Ben Cooper writes, concerns about Turkey’s tourism industry may moderate his reforming zeal.


Focus - Growing Pains for Chilean Wine 11 Jul 2011

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Chile's wine industry is facing enforced consolidation due to pressure on wineries' profitability, but the country's longer-term future looks much brighter.


Focus - Soda Taxes Back on US Agenda 6 May 2011

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The recent move by the City of Boston to ban sweetened soft drinks from City buildings bears witness to an increasingly assertive approach being taken towards soft drinks by public authorities which, Ben Cooper believes, may mean renewed political support for soda taxes.


Focus - Diageo and Pernod Ricard Q3: Score-Draw 5 May 2011

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The latest round in the battle of the world’s biggest spirit producers – Diageo and Pernod Ricard – could arguably be called a scoring draw.


Focus - Juices and Nectar Outlook to 2015 8 Apr 2011

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Having returned to pre-recession rates, the fruit/vegetable juice category is set to maintain its current strong growth trend - as long as producers can keep up with consumer needs, reports Richard Haffner.


Focus - FTC to Provide Test of Industry Control of Online Marketing 31 Mar 2011

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In its forthcoming review of alcohol advertising self-regulation, the Federal Trade Commission will look at digital and social media for the first time. Ben Cooper believes that, in spite of the industry expanding its codes to cover these media, the review may shine a spotlight on an area of particular sensitivity for the alcohol sector.

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