just On Call

just On Call

We report back from drinks companies' conference calls post-results announcement.



just On Call - US beer looks better for 2015 - Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO 26 Feb 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO has said he is confident the US beer market will continue to improve this year.


just On Call - Cott Corp CEO predicts end of "value destructive" pricing 26 Feb 2015

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.


just On Call - SodaStream's new platform has "everything but a back rub" - CEO 26 Feb 2015

SodaStream is to raise the stakes in the battle for the home carbonation market with a platform that dispenses both hot and cold drinks.


just On Call - CSD sales set to shine as consumers dig deeper - Coca-Cola Co CEO 23 Feb 2015

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.


just On Call - "It takes two to tango" on Germany - Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO 20 Feb 2015

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.


just On Call - PepsiCo eyes measured approach to home carbonation - CFO 20 Feb 2015

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”.


just On Call - M&A "low priority" for Carlsberg - CEO 19 Feb 2015

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.


just on Call - Diageo still banks on wider gifting culture in China 18 Feb 2015

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.


just On Call - Coca-Cola HBC "not cutting Greece investment" - CEO 18 Feb 2015

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.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Amatil bets on natural sweeteners in CSD push 17 Feb 2015

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.


just On Call – Pernod Ricard monitoring US craft spirits “very closely” 16 Feb 2015

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.


just On Call - Diet struggles remain, but Dr Pepper Snapple Group upbeat on Ten 13 Feb 2015

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.


just on Call - Coca-Cola Enterprises targets smart phones in new digital push 13 Feb 2015

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is to hand out millions of “mobile coupons” this year as part of a ramp up in digital marketing.


just on Call - Molson Coors warns of profits hurt from distribution deal losses 12 Feb 2015

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.


just On Call - Coca-Cola CEO warns 2015 conditions could be even tougher 11 Feb 2015

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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