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What does the future hold for bottled water?

Bottled water looks set to overtake soda as the number one soft drink choice in the US. Here, Ray Rowlands examines how the global bottled w...

Can Ireland Realise its Soft Drinks Potential?

Ray Rowlands, of Drinksinfo Ltd, turns his attention to the oft-overlooked Irish soft drinks market and considers its potential, relative to...

Ray Rowlands | 7 Apr 2015

Following the announcement that Kraft Foods and Heinz are to merge, Ray Rowlands looks at some other actual - and would-be - company unions and asks, who might be next?

Consumer concerns over calorie and sugar content have undoubtedly been a major contributor to shifting consumer beverage choices, particularly in developed markets like the US, UK, and France.

Ray Rowlands | 4 Feb 2014

Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd reports on the recent controversy surrounding the SodaStream Super Bowl advert in the US and asks, who really gained from its rejection by the media?

Ray Rowlands | 5 Nov 2013

Following recent reports that PepsiCo is planning to launch a premium water brand in the US, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd takes a look at what arch rival Coca-Cola Co is up to in the country’s bottled water market.

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Andy Morton | 10 Apr 2013

Highland Spring Group's namesake brand was confirmed this week as the top-selling bottled water brand in the UK. just-drinks talked to the group's CEO, Les Montgomery, yesterday (9 April) about the brand's long fight to the top and how it is survival of the fittest in the water industry.

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Andy Morton | 8 Jan 2016

The UK division of Groupe Danone has launched a limited-edition packaging for its Evian bottled water that targets consumers who are abstaining from alcohol for January. 

Andy Morton | 27 Nov 2015

Groupe Danone is to launch a GBP2m marketing campaign in the UK next year to support its Volvic Touch of Fruit Sparkling range.

Andy Morton | 9 Sep 2015

Groupe Danone has unveiled two limited-edition Evian bottles designed by US fashion designer Alexander Wang.

Andy Morton | 12 Aug 2015

China's devaluation of its currency could squeeze profit margins for Scotch producers and other country-of-origin drinks makers, an analyst has warned.

Olly Wehring | 16 Feb 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in…

Andy Morton | 14 Mar 2014

Danone Waters' North American unit has appointed a new marketing VP.

Andy Morton | 21 Aug 2013

Highland Spring Group has appointed a new finance director four months after overtaking Evian as the UK's top-selling bottled water brand.

Andy Morton | 29 Jul 2013

Groupe Danone has reported a solid rise in H1 sales in its bottled water division, as “vigorous growth” in Asia boosted the unit's performance.

James Wilmore | 25 Jun 2013

Groupe Danone has unveiled a label-free new design for its Evian bottled water brand in the US.

Olly Wehring | 26 Apr 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

Andy Morton | 22 Apr 2013

Group Danone is supporting its latest Evian ad with a “babifier” app that promises to turn consumers into their "inner babies".

James Wilmore | 16 Apr 2013

Groupe Danone has reported a "solid" rise in Q1 sales in its bottled waters division with emerging markets continuing to boost the unit's performance.

Andy Morton | 9 Apr 2013

Highland Spring Group's “finger in all the channels” helped its namesake brand overtake Evian as the UK's top-selling bottled water last year, the company's CEO has said.

Andy Morton | 8 Apr 2013

UK bottled water volumes grew by 3.3% last year as the industry continued its recovery from the 2006 slump, new figures have revealed.

Dean Best | 14 Dec 2012

Danone is to cut EUR200m (US$261m) in costs from its European operations in a bid to "win back its competitive edge" in the region after falling sales.

Olly Wehring | 17 Oct 2012

The bottled water division of Groupe Danone has continued its strong performance in 2012, with a healthy rise in sales in the third quarter.

Olly Wehring | 27 Jul 2012

Danone's bottled water unit has posted a healthy set of numbers for the first half of this year, despite robust comparatives in Q2 last year.

Andy Morton | 3 May 2012

UK bottled water sales grew by 2.1% last year, an annual survey has said.

Michelle Russell | 15 Feb 2012

Danone Waters has recorded an increase in full-year sales, boosted by good growth in Western Europe and its top emerging markets.

Michelle Russell | 18 Oct 2011

Danone Waters has reported an increase in third-quarter sales and confirmed its full-year growth targets.

Michelle Russell | 18 Oct 2011

Danone has said that its water division is still a strategic part of the business, despite reports suggesting the company is looking to dispose of it.

Stuart Todd | 13 May 2011

Danone is investing around EUR6m (US$8.6m) to build an innovation centre for bottled water on the site of its Evian bottling plant south-east France.

Danone Waters of America has launched a new television advertising campaign for its Evian water brand in the US.

Company research

Société Anonyme des Eaux Minérales d'Evian (SAEME) in Soft Drinks (France)

Société Anonyme des Eaux Minérales d'Evian (SAEME) in Soft D

Société Anonyme des Eaux Minérales d’Evian (SAEME) has to face many challenges in the short term...

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Better For You Beverages in France

Better For You Beverages in France

Many areas of better for you beverages are struggling to maintain consumer interest, chiefly due to health-conscious consumers increasingly seeking more natural diets....

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Naturally Healthy Beverages in France

Naturally Healthy Beverages in France

Sales of NH bottled water benefited strongly from a hot spring and summer in France in 2015....

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