just On Call

just On Call

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



just On Call - Heineken CEO optimistic on Russia as premium beer sales rise 20 Aug 2014

Heineken is “in a good position” to grow premium beer sales in Russia despite a declining market and political tension, its CEO has said.


just On Call - Heineken CEO optimistic on Russia as premium beer sales rise 20 Aug 2014

Heineken is “in a good position” to grow premium beer sales in Russia despite a declining market and political tension, its CEO has said.


just on Call - Carlsberg "considering" Russian brewery closures as market bites 20 Aug 2014

Carlsberg is “considering” closing some of its breweries in Russia as the country's beer market continues to falter, the group's CEO has revealed.


just On Call - Monster Beverage Corp sets sights on China - CEO 15 Aug 2014

Monster Beverage Corporation wants to launch its products in China after the Coca-Cola Co agreed to takes a minority stake in the company.


just On Call - Sugar fears push Monster Beverage to lower calorie options 8 Aug 2014

The CEO of Monster Beverage Corps has said its new Ultra Sunrise will help capture trends for “lighter” energy drinks as health fears over sugar seep into the category.


just On Call - Molson Coors targets Coors Light Canada woes 7 Aug 2014

Molson Coors has said there is “more work to be done” on Coors Light in Canada despite a slight rally for the brand in the second quarter.


just On Call - Gruppo Campari CEO urges Italy caution 6 Aug 2014

The head of Gruppo Campari has voiced caution about the company's domestic market as factors including bad weather look to “normalise” a strong start to the year.


just On Call - Anheuser-Busch InBev head seeks Rita balance for Budweiser 31 Jul 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO has said Budweiser's market share in the US “remains an issue” but that the Rita extensions can balance the brand's portfolio.


just On Call - Diageo chief admits "tougher than expected" year as China bites 31 Jul 2014

Diageo's CEO has admitted the year has been “tougher than expected” and defended the company's stake in baijiu brand Shuijingfang.


just On Call - PepsiCo to consider more re-franchising - CEO 23 Jul 2014

PepsiCo’s CEO has hinted the group is looking at re-franchising more of its operations globally after successful partnerships in Vietnam and Mexico.


just On Call - Brazil could have been worse - Coca-Cola Co CEO 23 Jul 2014

The head of Coca-Cola Co has defended his company's performance in Brazil after a major World Cup sponsorship investment failed to lift Q2 volumes.


just on Call - Constellation Brands focussed on clearing debt, not M&A - CEO 2 Jul 2014

The boss of Constellation Brands has played down rumours linking the company to a possible buy-out of Treasury Wine Estates by saying it is focussed on paying down its debt.


just On Call - Treasury Wine Estates changes "irrespective of ownership" - CEO 25 Jun 2014

Treasury Wine Estates' CEO has refused to rule out a takeover, telling reporters that new changes to company structure will happen “independent of who may or may not own the business”.


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

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

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.


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