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Carlsberg is saying goodbye to Khalil Younes DENMARK: Carlsberg appoints global sales, marketing head

12 March 2014

Carlsberg has lined up a new head of global sales, marketing & innovation as the present incumbent prepares to leave the group.

Focus - Graham Mackay, former SABMiller CEO - 1949-2013

19 December 2013

Graham Mackay, who died yesterday aged 64, leaves behind an impressive legacy at the company he joined 35 years ago, then called South African Breweries Ltd.

UK: Carlsberg appoints new UK chief as Slay moves on

13 December 2013

Carlsberg has appointed a new CEO for its UK unit as the current incumbent is leaving to “pursue other interests”.

AUS: Coca-Cola Amatil to handle Boston Beer Co's Samuel Adams

4 November 2013

Coca-Cola Amatil has signed a “long-term exclusive” agreement with The Boston Beer Co to distribute its Samuel Adams brand in Australia.

AUS: Ex-Treasury Wine Estates chief defends himself after departure - report

31 October 2013

The former boss of Treasury Wine Estates has spoken out for the first time following his departure from the group last month.

Comment - Wehring's Way - The Devil's in the Detail for Today's CEOs

23 September 2013

When it comes to being the CEO of a company, knowing where the stapler is kept - and how to order replacement staples - is way more important than the sweeping, quotable gesture.

AUS: Treasury Wine Estates parts company with CEO

23 September 2013

Treasury Wine Estates has confirmed the departure of its CEO with immediate effect.

UK: Heineken, Britvic deliveries under threat from strike action - Unite

5 September 2013

UK deliveries of Heineken and Britvic brands could be affected by a 24-hour strike by workers at logistics firm Kuehne + Nagel, according to trade union Unite.

Product Launch - UK: Bavaria's Bavaria Radler Lemon and Radler Grapefruit

7 August 2013

Dutch brewer Bavaria has launched two radlers on to the UK market, its first 2% radler releases in the country.

just the Facts - SABMiller in Asia Pacific

18 July 2013

SABMiller presented its current thoughts on its Asia-Pacific unit at a seminar in London yesterday (17 July). Here, just drinks takes a closer look at the company's businesses in the region:

ASIA PACIFIC: SABMiller positive on China, but "still a long way to go"

17 July 2013

SABMiller is predicting medium-term mid-single digit volume growth in its Asia Pacific region, with China driving the rise but Australia impacting more on its bottom line.

AUS/US: Treasury Wine Estates to take US$145m hit on US stock clear-out

15 July 2013

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has announced plans to destroy its old and out-of-date stock in the US, which it estimates will result in a AUD160m (US$145.7m) hit to fiscal 2013 pre-tax profits.

FINLAND: Heineken lines up Hartwall sale to Royal Unibrew

11 July 2013

Heineken is to sell Hartwall to Denmark's Royal Unibrew for EUR470m (US$613m) in a deal expected to close before the end of the year.

Analysis - Castel could fetch US$27bn if sold to SABMiller

27 June 2013

SABMiller would have to pay up to US$27bn for Africa's second-largest brewer, Castel, if the family-run company chose to sell up, an analyst has estimated.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

7 June 2013

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

AUS: Treasury Wine Estates appoints ex-Foster's exec as CFO

5 June 2013

Treasury Wine Estates has appointed the man who played a key role in its demerger from the Foster's Group as its new CFO.

Analysis - SABMiller outpaces rivals in FY but headwinds persist

24 May 2013

SABMiller has delivered a strong set of full-year results but problems loom, such as pressure on Miller Lite in the US loom, an analyst has warned.

Round-Up - NPD: 2013 - The 'Summer of Shandy'

20 May 2013

This month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor considers the recent swathe of NPD in the shandy - or radler - sub-category.

AUS: Brewers push for tax freeze - report

22 April 2013

Brewers in Australia are urging the Government to follow the UK's lead by taking action on beer duty, according to local reports.

UK: Europe surprises as SABMiller FY sales rise

18 April 2013

SABMiller has said that its latest fiscal full-year performed in line with expectations, as sales delivered a year-on-year increase of 7% in value terms.

GLOBAL: Treasury Wine Estates eyes vineyards in cooler regions - report

15 April 2013

Treasury Wine Estates is looking to buy vineyards in cooler areas as the impact of climate change takes effect, the company's CEO has revealed.

Comment - Wine - Our Survey Said...?

4 April 2013

Last month, Chris Losh was one of the experts on just-drinks' ‘state of the industry’ webinar. While the webinar looked at the drinks industry as a whole, Chris thinks the results provide plenty of food for thought for the wine companies of this world.

AUS: Penfolds MD leaves Treasury Wine Estates

15 March 2013

The head of Treasury Wine Estates' Penfolds wine brand has left the company with “immediate effect” after a year in the role, the company has confirmed.

AUS: Carlton & United Breweries axes Victoria Pale Lager

14 March 2013

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) has confirmed it has pulled the brand Victoria Pale Lager as it steps its focus on reviving Victoria Bitter.

SRI LANKA: Cargills agrees deal to distribute Foster's

5 March 2013

Cargills (Ceylon) has agreed a deal with Carlton United Brewers (CUB) to brew and distribute Foster's in Sri Lanka.

AUS: Sales, profits slide in H1 for Treasury Wine Estates

28 February 2013

Treasury Wine Estates has posted a marked fall in net profits for the first half of its fiscal year, with sales also slipping in the period.

Product Launch - UK: Heineken's Foster’s Radler

7 February 2013

Heineken's Foster’s Radler

GLOBAL: Bacardi appoints new CMO

4 February 2013

Bacardi has appointed a former Foster's Group and Diageo executive as its new chief marketing officer.

UK: Treasury Wine Estates picks Bibendum Wines for Penfolds in UK

30 January 2013

Bibendum Wines is to distribute Treasury Wine Estates' Penfolds label in the UK from next month.

GLOBAL: SABMiller Q3 sales rise but rain dampens China

22 January 2013

SABMiller has posted a jump in third-quarter sales despite bad weather in China that saw its volumes in the country dip.

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