A deeper consideration of the issues making the headlines on just-drinks.
17 April 2013
The Coca-Cola Co reported disappointing first-quarter numbers yesterday (16 April). Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant.
18 March 2013
Late last week, Turkey-based Coca-Cola Icecek posted a healthy set of figures for 2012. Here's a breakdown of the figures by region for the Coca-Cola bottler.
7 March 2013
Earlier today, Gruppo Campari posted a slight dip in net profits but rising sales in 2012. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period by region and brand.
6 March 2013
Today (6 March), Brown-Forman posted a rise in profits for its fiscal year-to-date, with sales in the nine-month period growing by 4%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period by region and brand.
28 February 2013
Earlier today, Treasury Wine Estates posted a marked fall in profits for its fiscal half-year, with sales in the six-month period dipping by 3.3%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the six-month period by region and brand.
20 February 2013
Yesterday (19 February), Arca Continental reported its full-year results, revealing a strong rise in sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Mexico-based company's performance in the 12-month period by region and sector.
19 February 2013
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.
18 February 2013
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.
14 February 2013
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.
13 February 2013
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:
8 February 2013
Globally, RTD tea continues to outpace other soft drinks, reports Jonas Feliciano beverages industry research analyst at Euromonitor.
6 February 2013
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.
31 January 2013
Diageo reported healthy first-half numbers earlier today. Here just-drinks takes a look at how each category is performing for the drinks giant:
10 October 2012
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.
21 September 2012
The future remains bright for the energy drinks category, according to Richard Haffner.
20 September 2012
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.
19 September 2012
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.
11 September 2012
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.
4 July 2012
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.
4 May 2012
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?