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Can C&C Group weather the storm? - Analysis

Asked yesterday what disappointed him the most about C&C Group's first-half results, CEO Stephen Glancey told just-drinks he preferred to lo...

C&C Group's H1 performance by region - Focus

Earlier today, C&C Group reported a drop in first-half sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance by reg...


Lucy Britner | 26 Oct 2015

C&C Group will announce its half-year and second-quarter results on Wednesday. Here, just-drinks looks at the drinks producer's activities in the three months to the end of August:


Lucy Britner | 25 Jun 2015

As the US looks set to start imbibing cider like its friends across the pond, we look at the key messages from this year’s campaign crop.


Andy Morton | 13 May 2015

Earlier today, C&C Group reported a rise in full-year sales. But the company slipped into the red as impairment charges damaged the bottom line. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance by region:


James Wilmore | 29 Oct 2014

The CEO of C&C Group has admitted the company is “puzzled” by the speed at which Spirit Pub Co rejected its takeover approach, but would not be drawn on whether this marks the end of the matter.

Latest Interviews

James Wilmore | 4 Nov 2014

Sue Clark has spent the last two-and-a-half years heading up SABMiller's European business. It's been a tough introduction to the world of P&L, after ten years in a corporate affairs role. Here, just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore speaks to Clark on how she manages the region, her aim to attract more women to beer and her intriguing hobby.


Olly Wehring | 27 Jan 2011

Every month, managing editor Olly Wehring turns his spotlight into the eyes of a senior drinks executive. First up in 2011 is the CEO of William Grant & Sons, Stella David.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 22 Apr 2016

Small Town Brewery has launched a high-strength version of its successful Not Your Father's Root Beer in the US.


Lucy Britner | 5 Apr 2016

C&C Group has offloaded part of its English cider production facility to Brothers Drinks Co. 


Andy Morton | 22 Mar 2016

C&C Group has extended its two-year-old distribution deal with Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand for its Magners and Tennent's brands.


Andy Morton | 11 Mar 2016

Small Town Brewery's hugely successful Not Your Father's Root Beer is to go on sale outside of the US for the first time.


Andy Morton | 10 Mar 2016

C&C Group is to distribute Pabst Brewing Co's (PBC) portfolio in the UK & Ireland.


Andy Morton | 4 Mar 2016

C&C Group has switched distribution partners for Magners in Thailand, dropping a previous agreement for a tie-up with San Miguel Brewery.


Andy Morton | 2 Feb 2016

C&C Group has rebranded Scottish sales and distribution company Wallaces TCB to Tennent’s.


Lucy Britner | 12 Jan 2016

C&C Group is to close cider packaging and production facilities in England and Ireland, with the net loss of 180 jobs. 


Olly Wehring | 11 Dec 2015

C&C Group has teamed up with Pabst Brewing Co in the US, with its new partner gaining the option to buy C&C US cider brands.


Andy Morton | 10 Dec 2015

AG Barr has looked to the past in a packaging overhaul for Irn-Bru.


Andy Morton | 7 Dec 2015

C&C Group's Tennent Caledonian unit has gone back to the 80s with retro packaging for its Tennent's Lager range in Scotland.


Andy Morton | 30 Oct 2015

Boston Beer Co increased both margins and volumes to post a nine-month sales and profits jump, but increased competition for Samuel Adams saw it cut back on its full-year outlook.


Andy Morton | 28 Oct 2015

C&C Group has said its Woodchuck cider brand will find space to grow in the US as mainstream brewers leave the category to chase hard root beer sales and other new trends.


Andy Morton | 28 Oct 2015

C&C Group is to strike deeper into Asia and Africa after declines in its core Scottish and Irish markets drove down sales and profits.


Lucy Britner | 28 Oct 2015

C&C Group is to release a low-carb, 99% sugar free cider in Australia under its Magners brand. 


Andy Morton | 25 Sep 2015

Carlsberg has declined to comment on a report it had held talks over selling its UK unit to C&C Group.


Olly Wehring | 4 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


Andy Morton | 1 Sep 2015

C&C Group has unveiled new packaging for its underperforming Woodchuck Hard Cider brand in the US.


Andy Morton | 26 Aug 2015

C&C Group's on-trade wine range Oliver & Greg's has overhauled its packaging, including a new slimline bottle.


Andy Morton | 14 Aug 2015

Heineken has declined to comment on reports linking it to Irish drinks distributor Comans Wholesale.


Andy Morton | 6 Aug 2015

C&C Brands has changed the name of its National Blackthorn cider brand to Blackthorn Gold.


Andy Morton | 6 Jul 2015

C&C Group's chairman has reportedly given his CEO a vote of confidence as the company contends with pressures in its core markets and shareholder concern over US cider assets.

Latest blogs

James Wilmore | 3 Oct 2014

Is Heineken hoping to repeat the trick that shot Magners to fame with its new Strongbow campaign in the US?


James Wilmore | 22 Aug 2014

Poland is hardly noted for its cider consumption, but all this could be about to change.

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