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just On Call - Soft drinks trade "mobilised" to fight taxes - Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO 20 Jun 2014

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The head of Coca-Cola Enterprises has said the soft drinks industry is “in a far better position today” to fight legislation such as sugar taxes than it was three years ago.


just On Call: Spirits teaching Heineken to innovate - CFO 18 Jun 2014

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Heineken's CFO has praised innovation in the spirits industry for “showing us the way” to new products, including an alcohol-free radler aimed at stealing share from soft drinks.


just On Call - "Transitional" Remy Cointreau takes focus away from Asia 5 Jun 2014

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The interim CEO of Remy Cointreau has admitted the company depends too much on sales in Asia and will instead seek a “geographical balance”.


just On Call - Flavoured whiskey to be "larger than Scotch" - Brown-Forman CEO 4 Jun 2014

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The US flavoured whiskey category is on course to be “larger than Scotch”, Brown-Forman's CEO has claimed, after its full-year results showed continued growth for Jack Daniel's variant, Tennessee Honey.


just On Call - Africa issues to "moderate" - SABMiller 22 May 2014

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SABMiller expects the disruption it has faced in some African markets to “moderate”, but Zimbabwe is likely to still prove problematic, according to the group's CEO.


just On Call - "Hundreds" of jobs on line as Treasury Wine Estates prepares cuts 21 May 2014

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Treasury Wine Estates may cut up to 5% of its workforce as part of a cost-cutting plan intended to turnaround falling profits and stave off takeover bids.


just On Call - Britvic CEO seeks more US growth after Fruit Shoot milestone 21 May 2014

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Britvic's CEO has said it is trialling its dilute brands in the US, but the focus remains on Fruit Shoot after securing nation-wide distribution.


just On Call - C&C Group to push Woodchuck's craft credentials 20 May 2014

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C&C Group is looking to differentiate its Woodchuck cider brand from major new launches in the US market by upping its focus on craft consumers.


just On Call - Diageo Lat Am seeks spirits safety net for Scotch slip 16 May 2014

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Diageo's Latin America head is keen to dilute the company's dependence on Scotch whisky sales in the region to guard against potential slowdowns.


just On Call - SodaStream CEO defends free-pour model 15 May 2014

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SodaStream has hit back at suggestions that soft drinks firms refuse to partner with it because its soda machines do not allow for exact dosages.


just On Call - Gruppo Campari hails Italy's signs of life 13 May 2014

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Political change in Italy has brought renewed consumer confidence to the country, according to Gruppo Campari's CEO.


just On Call - Jones Soda "trending in the right direction" - CEO 9 May 2014

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The head of Jones Soda Co believes the group is “trending in the right direction” but admitted investors could be “tiring” as a long-promised turnaround has yet to emerge.


just On Call - Monster Beverage puts brakes on global budget - CEO 9 May 2014

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A cutback on international promotions and sponsorships has helped return Monster Beverage Corp to profits growth, its CEO has said.


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.

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