just On Call
We report back from drinks companies' conference calls post-results announcement.
Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO has said he is confident the US beer market will continue to improve this year.
US soft drinks companies will continue to increase their per-litre prices after realising that low prices have been damaging the industry, the head of Cott Corp has said.
SodaStream is to raise the stakes in the battle for the home carbonation market with a platform that dispenses both hot and cold drinks.
The CEO of Coca-Cola Co has said the next decade will provide a “tremendous” growth opportunity for sparkling beverages, as global consumers prove willing to pay more for them.
The head of Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said it “takes two to tango” when asked why his company is yet to buy Coca-Cola Co's German bottling franchise.
PepsiCo's CFO has said he expects the at-home carbonation category, which includes the Coca-Cola Co's newly-named Keurig Kold, to be a “slow build”.
Carlsberg's CEO has said M&A will be a “low priority” this year as the company reels from profits slumps in Russia and Ukraine.
Gifting is still an “integral” part of wider Chinese culture, but the country's anti-extravagance campaign has been “incredibly disruptive”, Diageo's Asia head has told analysts.
Coca-Cola HBC's CEO has said he is cautious over Greece's “fragile” political environment, but has insisted the company will not cut back on investment in the country.
Coca-Cola Amatil's (CCA) launch of Coca-Cola Life in Australia is the first round in a fight to entice consumers back into the CSD category with natural sweeteners, the company has said.
Pernod Ricard is keeping watch on the craft spirits segment in the US for future growth, but has maintained it is well-placed in the country with its current portfolio.
The soft drinks industry continues to have a battle on its hands with the diet segment, admits Dr Pepper Snapple Group, but the company remains firmly committed to its diet platform, Ten.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is to hand out millions of “mobile coupons” this year as part of a ramp up in digital marketing.
Molson Coors has warned that its pre-tax profits will take a US$40m hit this financial year from the loss of three key distribution deals in the UK and Canada.
Coca-Cola's CEO has admitted he expects the global macroeconomic environment in 2015 to be even more volatile than the last two years, particularly in the Eurozone.
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