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Comment - PepsiCo: Time to Split?

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...

Coca-Cola Co Goes For Dasani Fizz

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...

Comment - Sunshine Cheer for Soft Drinks Players

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...

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - PET Meltdown

This month, Ray Rowlands airs his concerns over the growing dependency of PET in the soft drinks industry and its negative impact on the env...

Latest Interviews

The Wehring Interview - EPI Champagne's CEO 5 Apr 2012

Chris Mercer

The first part of Chris Mercer's interview with Cecile Bonnefond, CEO of Societe Europeenne de Participations Industrielles' Champagne unit, ended with the Champagne veteran holding forth on the need to change consumer attitudes to the category outside of France. In part two, it's all about international markets, a “schizophrenic” supply situation, and women in boardrooms.


just the Answer – Tata Global Beverages 3 May 2011

Michelle Russell

In this month's just the Answer, just-drinks talks to Peter Unsworth, chief executive of Tata Global Beverages.

Latest News

Danone Waters of America poaches Heineken exec 14 Mar 2014

Andy Morton

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


Orangina Schweppes appoints France CEO 13 Mar 2014

Stuart Todd

Orangina Schweppes has lined up the next CEO for its unit in France, just-drinks has learned.


New product: Volvic Touch of Fruit Coco-Pineapple 27 Jan 2014

James Wilmore

Danone has announced details of two flavoured extensions of its Volvic water brand, to be launched exclusively in the UK.


Danone executive to head new Suntory Europe unit 9 Jan 2014

Stuart Todd

Japan's Suntory Beverage & Food has appointed Stanislas de Gramont to head its new European subsidiary.


Asahi expands Indonesian bottled water business 18 Nov 2013

Andy Morton

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).

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