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Coca-Cola FEMSA cuts 1,300 jobs as soda tax bites

Coca-Cola FEMSA has had to cut around 1,300 jobs as its copes with Mexico's new soda tax, but volumes are not being as badly affected as pre...

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...

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

just the Week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water 24 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

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.


Coca-Cola FEMSA posts nine-month profits lift 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Coca-Cola FEMSA has reported a healthy lift in nine-month sales as the group continued to benefit from its acquisitions in Brazil and Mexico last year.


Mexico's sugary drinks consumption falls - study 14 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Adults in Mexico claim to be drinking fewer sugary drinks since the introduction of a sugar tax, a new poll has revealed.


just a While Ago - On 3 October in... 3 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

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


Heineken agrees Empaque sale to Crown Holdings 1 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

Heineken is to sell its Mexican packaging business Empaque to Crown Holdings, in a deal valued at US$1.23bn.

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