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Analysis - Mexico on track for Heineken

Mexico is a “good story” for Heineken as it continues to integrate FEMSA Cerveza, an analyst has said....

Sugar tax will cost Coca-Cola FEMSA jobs - CFO

Coca-Cola FEMSA's CFO has said a proposed tax on sugary beverages in its domestic market of Mexico will reduce volumes and lead to job losse...

just The Preview - Heineken Q3 & YTD

Heineken will report its third-quarter and year-to-date results on Wednesday (23 October). Here just-drinks takes a look at the company's h...

'Modelo to fare worse after Mexico probe'

Grupo Modelo is likely to be worse affected than its rival Heineken by the opening up of Mexico's beer market, according to an analyst....

Latest Interviews

The Wehring Interview – Heineken – Part II 26 May 2011

Olly Wehring

In part one of my interview with Heineken's CEO, Jean-François van Boxmeer, which ran earlier this week, we took a close look at the brewer's purchase of FEMSA Cerveza last year. We also started a world tour of beer markets, discussing Europe, Russia, Brazil and Mexico.


The Wehring Interview – Heineken – Part I 24 May 2011

Olly Wehring

This month, we have decided to run The Wehring Interview over two instalments. After all, having waited so long to speak to Heineken's CEO, I have a lot of questions for him. Luckily, I've been granted plenty of time in which to ask them.

Latest News

FEMSA approves annual dividend 10 Dec 2013

Andy Morton

Shareholders at Fomento Economico Mexicano (FEMSA) have approved the Mexican company's annual dividend payment.


Coca-Cola FEMSA completes US$2.15bn notes issue 20 Nov 2013

James Wilmore

Coca-Cola FEMSA, the world's largest Coca-Cola bottler, has completed the placement of US$2.15bn worth of senior notes, in three tranches, in the international capital markets.


Soft drinks tax plan passes Senate hurdle - report 1 Nov 2013

Andy Morton

Mexico's proposed tax on sugary drinks is close to becoming law after it won approval from the country's Senate, according to reports.


BSDA hits back at tax claim over obesity 1 Nov 2013

Andy Morton

The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has criticised new research calling for a soft drinks tax, saying higher levies will not curb obesity.


Coca-Cola FEMSA lines up new CEO 25 Oct 2013

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola FEMSA has appointed a new CEO after the current incumbent was appointed head of the Mexican bottler's parent company.

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