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AdeS soy-based beverages - The Facts

Yesterday, The Coca-Cola Co and Coca-Cola FEMSA agreed to acquire Unilever's AdeS soy-based beverage business, in a move to bolster their no...

The global beer category - The facts

Earlier this week, Bernstein released the fourth edition of its annual global beer guide. With commentary from the sell-side research and br...


Olly Wehring | 18 Aug 2015

The non-alcoholic bottling landscape in Latin America is ripe for consolidation. Reports out of the region this week, claiming three major Coca-Cola system bottlers have opened talks about a merger, are not surprising, then. What is of note, however, is that of the 25 major players in LatAm's Coke bottling system, the three concerned are the region's largest.


Olly Wehring | 7 Aug 2015

Yesterday saw the announcement of a merger of three Coca-Cola bottlers in Western Europe. Here, just-drinks looks at the details behind the deal:


Olly Wehring | 22 Jun 2015

SABMiller has expressed an interest in growing its partnership with The Coca-Cola Co in the Latin America region.


Ray Rowlands | 3 Feb 2015

It's to Mexico for Ray Rowlands this month. How have the soft drinks and bottled water categories fared, one year on from the introduction of a tax on full-sugar drinks in the country?

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 26 May 2011

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.


Olly Wehring | 26 May 2011

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.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 26 Oct 2016

Coca-Cola FEMSA has posted a jump in nine-month sales as it upped prices and found volumes growth in its domestic Mexican market.


Lucy Britner | 1 Jun 2016

The Coca-Cola Co and Coca-Cola FEMSA have agreed to acquire Unilever's AdeS soy-based beverage business, as the companies look to bolster their non-carbonates portfolio.


Andy Morton | 30 Oct 2015

Coca-Cola Andina has beaten currency headwinds to post a leap in nine-month profits.


Lucy Britner | 29 Oct 2015

Currency headwinds have hampered Coca-Cola FEMSA’s third quarter and year-to-date performance. 


Lucy Britner | 22 Oct 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has welcomed news that Mexico may cut its sugar tax.


Olly Wehring | 11 Sep 2015

Arca Continental has acquired majority control of Corporacion Lindley, the sole Coca-Cola bottler in Peru, in the latest bottler consolidation move in the Coca-Cola system.


Olly Wehring | 18 Aug 2015

Three of the four largest Coca-Cola bottlers in Latin and South America have opened initial talks about a possible merger, according to local reports.


Olly Wehring | 12 Aug 2015

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Olly Wehring | 11 Aug 2015

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Olly Wehring | 31 Jul 2015

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


Olly Wehring | 27 Jul 2015

Coca-Cola FEMSA has seen its half-year and second-quarter volumes flatline, as the decision to move its Venezuelan unit to a new government-regulated currency exchange rate continues to skew its numbers.


Andy Morton | 19 Jun 2015

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


Andy Morton | 19 Jun 2015

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


Olly Wehring | 15 Jun 2015

Coca-Cola FEMSA has officially opened two new production facilities, one in Brazil with the other in Colombia.


Olly Wehring | 28 May 2015

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Olly Wehring | 1 May 2015

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


Olly Wehring | 30 Apr 2015

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Andy Morton | 29 Apr 2015

Coca-Cola Femsa has taken a hit in Q1 sales and profits as the company switches its Venezuelan unit to a new government-regulated currency exchange rate.


Andy Morton | 26 Feb 2015

Coca-Cola FEMSA has posted a drop in full-year profits and sales after currency fluctuations in Venezuela hit performance.


Olly Wehring | 25 Feb 2015

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Olly Wehring | 17 Feb 2015

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Olly Wehring | 15 Jan 2015

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Company research

FEMSA (Fomento Economico Mexicano SA de CV) in Soft Drinks (Mexico)

FEMSA (Fomento Economico Mexicano SA de CV) in Soft Drinks (

Although the core business of the company is soft drinks production and it is the main bottler of brands owned by The Coca-Cola Co, FEMSA is seeking to diversify its business as the company has report...

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FEMSA (Fomento Economico Mexicano SA de CV) in Soft Drinks (Colombia)

FEMSA (Fomento Economico Mexicano SA de CV) in Soft Drinks (

FEMSA was the second most important player in soft drinks in 2015. It participates with strongly positioned brands such as Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta and Brisa (bottled water)....

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Better For You Beverages in Colombia

Better For You Beverages in Colombia

In 2015, better for you (BFY) beverages grew by 6% in current terms, boosted by an increase in disposable incomes, greater awareness of health and wellness among middle-income consumers and product in...

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