10 April 2014
Last month, Nelson Peltz of Trian Fund Management sent a 37-page letter to PepsiCo's board urging it to spin off, what he described as, its struggling beverage business. Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd looks at the pros and cons of such a monumental undertaking and draws his own conclusions.
14 March 2014
Danone Waters' North American unit has appointed a new marketing VP.
13 March 2014
Orangina Schweppes has lined up the next CEO for its unit in France, just-drinks has learned.
27 January 2014
Danone has announced details of two flavoured extensions of its Volvic water brand, to be launched exclusively in the UK.
17 January 2014
As we welcome in the New Year, we invite Euromonitor to cast its eye over what 2014 holds for the drinks industry. In the first part of this month's management briefing, the global market research and analysis provider looks at the bottled water category.
9 January 2014
Japan's Suntory Beverage & Food has appointed Stanislas de Gramont to head its new European subsidiary.
26 November 2013
Returning from Mexico, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor shares his thoughts on what plastic packaging has to offer, going forward.
18 November 2013
An Asahi Group joint-venture in Indonesia is to take control of bottled water producer Tirta Bahagia Group in a deal worth IDR2.2tn (US$193m).
5 November 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.
24 October 2013
The sun is about to turn in for the winter here in the northern hemisphere. As he waves goodbye to a good Summer, Richard Corbett considers what the weather does for consumption across the soft drinks and bottled water categories.
18 October 2013
Danone's water unit has posted a strong jump in year-to-date sales as good weather in Europe helped boost volumes.
10 October 2013
This month, Ray Rowlands airs his concerns over the growing dependency of PET in the soft drinks industry and its negative impact on the environment.
21 August 2013
Highland Spring Group has appointed a new finance director four months after overtaking Evian as the UK's top-selling bottled water brand.
5 August 2013
The Coca-Cola Co's Greater China unit has recalled 19,000 cases of Minute Maid dairy drink after fears they are contaminated with a bacteria that can cause botulism.
2 August 2013
Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:
30 July 2013
PepsiCo has declined to comment on a report claiming that it will enter the premium bottled water category with new product Om.
29 July 2013
Groupe Danone's CEO has defended its flavoured water brands from accusations they contain too much sugar, saying they sit “at the heart” of the company's health strategy.
29 July 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.
25 June 2013
Groupe Danone has unveiled a label-free new design for its Evian bottled water brand in the US.
20 June 2013
Mintel offers an insight into the impact on functional foods and beverages, following the European Food Safety Authority's ruling on health claims last year.
19 June 2013
This month's management briefing continues with our look at environmental sustainability in the drinks industry. Following his look at the brewing sector earlier this year, Ben Cooper turns his attention to the soft drinks & bottled water category.
22 May 2013
A new bio-plant closure for wine bottles could replace plastic corks if oil prices continue to rise, its maker has claimed.
17 May 2013
Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:
26 April 2013
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:
22 April 2013
Group Danone is supporting its latest Evian ad with a “babifier” app that promises to turn consumers into their "inner babies".
16 April 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.
9 April 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.
3 April 2013
Danone has confirmed that its JV with Chiquita Brands International, Danone Chiquita Fruits, has sold its smoothie operations to German fruit company Gebruder Bagusat.
14 March 2013
Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd looks at some of the pack designs being implemented for soft drinks and asks, is the industry in the business of selling beverages, or has it inappropriately diversified into the art world?
26 February 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile at Datamonitor considers the appeal of a liquid breakfast amongst consumers.