just On Call

just On Call

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



just On Call - SABMiller, Meantime Brewing Co say goodbye to 'craft' 15 May 2015

The term ‘craft beer’ will disappear, according to Meantime Brewery Co’s CEO, Nick Miller, and SABMiller’s MD of Europe, Sue Clark.


just On Call - SABMiller feels pressure to innovate 14 May 2015

Mature markets are placing greater pressure on mainstream beers, creating increased demand for innovation and premiumisation, according to SABMiller.


just On Call - Carlsberg CEO hails "healthy" beer debut 13 May 2015

Carlsberg's new focus on “healthy” beers is off to a strong start, with sales of the recently-launched Tourtel Twist performing “extremely well”, according to its CEO.


just On Call - Gruppo Campari’s taste for flavour 12 May 2015

The head of Gruppo Campari has said bourbon brand Wild Turkey is not destined for a plethora of flavour extensions.


just On Call - Cott Corp CEO predicts sharp fall in US CSD volumes 11 May 2015

The head of Cott Corp has said he expects North American carbonated soft drink volumes to sink by as much as 10% this year as the category continues to decline.


just On Call - Monster Beverage Corp CEO warns of "scepticism" over Coca-Cola deal 8 May 2015

The head of Monster Beverage has said distributors outside of the US have shown “scepticism” over the ongoing transition of The Coca-Cola Co's energy portfolio.


just On Call - Anheuser-Busch InBev will use China lessons in Vietnam - Brito 6 May 2015

The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has said the company will learn from its China operations as it prepares to open its first brewery in Vietnam.


just On Call - Currency woes hurt Latin American FTZs - Diageo 6 May 2015

Latin America has been split into two as destabilising currency fluctuations see free-trade zones (FTZs) fall behind to domestic performance, Diageo's Latin America & Caribbean head has said.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO shines light on pricing talks 30 Apr 2015

The CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said there is “no real mystery” surrounding its talks with The Coca-Cola Co over pricing.


just On Call - Dr Pepper Snapple Group tests "naturally-sweetened" range 27 Apr 2015

The CEO of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has said it is “still early days” for a new range of naturally-sweetened CSDs as the company launches US tests.


just On Call - Pernod Ricard shifts Scotch focus to find China growth 24 Apr 2015

Pernod Ricard has said it is looking beyond its Chivas range to find growth in China's struggling Scotch whisky market.


just On Call - Heineken seeks clearer rules in Indonesia after "substantial" hit 23 Apr 2015

Heineken's departing CFO has called for clarity in Indonesia after a ban on beer sales in convenience stores cut volumes by a third.


just On Call - Diet Coke "a work in progress" - Coca-Cola Co 23 Apr 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has said there is still work to be done on Diet Coke in the US despite a recent sales turnaround.


just On Call - Craft beer has "opened window" for can growth - Constellation Brands CEO 9 Apr 2015

Constellation Brands is upping its focus on beer in cans after craft brewers premiumised the format, the company's CEO has said.


just on Call - MillerCoors flags "exploding" gluten-free opportunity 7 Apr 2015

Gluten-free beer brands have the ability to attract “lost drinkers” back to the beer category in the US, according to MillerCoors.


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