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just On Call: Europe “not getting any easier” for Diageo 9 Feb 2012

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The economic strife affecting western Europe is continuing to give Diageo a headache, with uptake in the south of the region in particular bouncing along the bottom.


just On Call - Buoyant Beam Inc to invest behind Bourbon boom 3 Feb 2012

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Beam Inc expects Bourbon sales to continue heading north and is planning to invest in infrastructure to support growth.


just On Call - Constellation Brands sees better times ahead 5 Jan 2012

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Constellation Brands remains confident that its wine sales will improve in the near future, amid signs that investors are nervous.


just On Call - Kirin Holdings outlines Schincariol sales target 22 Dec 2011

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Kirin Holdings has said it is overhauling Schincariol's business plan in order to help the Brazilian brewer deliver annual net sales growth of 10%.


just On Call - Brown-Forman toasts US whisk(e)y boom 9 Dec 2011

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Brown-Forman's CEO has voiced his excitement at a resurgent whisk(e)y market in the US, driven by consumers' taste for luxury and innovations around flavour.


just On Call: Britvic pins high hopes on US venture 30 Nov 2011

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Britvic has said that it hopes to one day launch its Fruit Shoot brand nationwide in the US, as part of a strategy to expand beyond the UK soft drinks market.


just On Call: Caution reigns at two-speed SABMiller 17 Nov 2011

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SABMiller is preparing for higher raw materials costs and more weak beer sales in Europe and North America in the second half of its fiscal year, but emerging markets continue to be strong.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Hellenic confident despite drop in profits 9 Nov 2011

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Coca-Cola Hellenic has remained upbeat about its future, despite the company recording a drop in nine-month profits.


just On Call - Carlsberg in Russia: Bear with us 9 Nov 2011

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Carlsberg has attempted to reassure investors that it can steer its way out of trouble in Russia, but there is concern that the brewer does not have control over the accelerator pedal.


just On Call - Hansen Natural points to Europe operational issues 4 Nov 2011

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Hansen Natural Corp has said that operational problems in some of its European regions contributed to a drop in profits in the first nine months of the year.


just On Call - Agile Beam Inc is all smiles 3 Nov 2011

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Beam Inc has made a strong case for its viability as a free-floating spirits company, but analysts continue to question how long the drinks industry's bigger fish allow the firm to continue.


just On Call: Cott Corp eyes price hikes to offset cost increases 3 Nov 2011

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Cott Corp has said that it may have to raise its prices in 2012 to offset the rising cost of raw materials like apple juice concentrate and PET resin.


just On Call - Diageo "turning the corner" in Europe 28 Oct 2011

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Diageo hopes to improve its sales performance in Europe this year by shifting more resources to fast-growth eastern markets and selling more super-premium spirits in western countries.


just On Call - Coca-Cola FEMSA Faces Cost Pressures Heading into 2012 28 Oct 2011

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Coca-Cola FEMSA has said that it faces higher operating costs due to raw materials, marketing and wages.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Enterprises slams "unjust, unfair" soft drinks tax 27 Oct 2011

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Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has labelled the proposed French soft drinks tax as "unjust, unfair and not the best way to proceed".


just On Call - Dr Pepper Snapple Group to focus on brand building 26 Oct 2011

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has said that its focus remains on building its leading brands, despite pulling back on marketing spend in the quarter.


just On Call - Nestle eyes improvements in North America business 20 Oct 2011

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Nestle has said that it is seeing improving momentum in its North America business, despite competition in the region hitting nine-month sales at its waters division.


just On Call: Coca-Cola Co confident on Europe performance 18 Oct 2011

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The Coca-Cola Co has said that it remains upbeat on its performance across Europe, despite recording volume declines in Central and Southern Europe in the third quarter of 2011.


just On Call - North America a work in progress for PepsiCo 12 Oct 2011

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The CEO of PepsiCo has said that the company has more work to do in its North America beverages division, despite a small rise in volumes in the region during the firm's latest quarter.


just On Call - Constellation Brands to maintain inner focus 6 Oct 2011

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Constellation Brands will continue to focus on organic growth as it seeks to develop its premium wine business in a competitive US market.


just On Call - PepsiCo CFO warns over weak western economies 8 Sep 2011

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PepsiCo's CFO has warned that weak economies in the developed world are making it increasingly difficult for soft drinks companies to offset lower volume sales with price increases.


just On Call - Pernod Ricard Plans Absolut Push 1 Sep 2011

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Pernod Ricard is planning to build on fresh momentum for Absolut vodka by launching one variant of the brand in a spate of new markets, following a strong set of full-year results.


just On Call - Russia flattens Carlsberg fizz in H1 17 Aug 2011

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Carlsberg's shares have taken a battering after the brewer chopped full-year profits guidance following a "disappointing and unexpected" performance in Russia.


just On Call - Don't worry about Brazil - Anheuser-Busch InBev 11 Aug 2011

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Beer sales in Brazil are struggling in 2011, but Anheuser-Busch InBev has said that it sees no cause for alarm in the country.


just On Call: Nestle keeps eye on M&A opportunities 10 Aug 2011

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Nestle has said that it will continue to focus on merger and acquisition opportunities this year, with a focus on bolt-on deals.


just On Call - Hansen Natural Corp readies Asia entry 5 Aug 2011

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The CEO of Hansen Natural Corp has said that the company is planning to take its flagship Monster Energy drink to Asia in the second half of the year.


just On Call: No let-up in US spirits resurgence - Beam Global 4 Aug 2011

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The faulty US economy has not shaken Fortune Brands' confidence in Beam Global Spirits & Wine as it prepares to recreate the company as a standalone spirits business.


just On Call - Gruppo Campari eyes premium cachaça growth 4 Aug 2011

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Gruppo Campari plans to market its new cachaça brand, Sagatiba, more strongly in Brazil to take advantage of emerging demand for premium drinks in the country.


just On Call - MillerCoors stirred, but not shaken 2 Aug 2011

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SABMiller and Molson Coors' US joint-venture, MillerCoors, is adamant that innovation, marketing plans and higher prices will provide some tonic for the continuing weakness of the US beer market.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Enterprises confident on pricing 28 Jul 2011

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Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said that the firm's brand strength in Europe gives it enough clout to use pricing to fend of higher commodity costs for the rest of 2011.

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