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17 April 2014

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

US: PepsiCo sees Q1 profits increase as beverages go flat

17 April 2014

PepsiCo has posted a jump in first-quarter group profits, despite flat global beverage volumes and continuing CSD declines in North America.

HAITI: Heineken moves forward with US$100m injection

7 April 2014

Heineken is to launch the second phase of a US$100m investment in its Haitian brewery, Brasserie Nationale d'Haiti, the Dutch group has confirmed.

GLOBAL: Pepsi releases soccer TV ad - video

2 April 2014

PepsiCo has launched its latest global television advert, featuring a raft of well-known soccer players, to promote its Pepsi cola brand.

GLOBAL: PepsiCo pledges to uphold sugar land rights

20 March 2014

PepsiCo has joined the Coca-Cola Co in committing to “a zero-tolerance” policy on the land displacements that have fuelled the sugar trade.

Round-Up - NPD: Plant Waters Rise to Challenge Coconut Water

17 March 2014

The growth of coconut water in the soft drinks category is just the start of it: The tide of plant-based offerings grows only stronger. Tom Vierhile surveys the scene.

GLOBAL: PepsiCo launches X-Men push for Mountain Dew

17 March 2014

PepsiCo has launched a global marketing campaign for Mountain Dew in the US, using the brand's tie-up with upcoming superhero movie X-Men: Days of Future Past.

US: Peltz demands PepsiCo shows data to back split rejection

14 March 2014

Nelson Peltz has called on PepsiCo to deliver “not just platitudes and rhetoric”, in an open letter demanding the soft drinks company outline in detail why it refuses to split its beverage and snacks units.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Asahi in Expansion Mode

13 March 2014

As its Japanese home market struggles to expand Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd looks at the recent overseas ventures that the Asahi Group has undertaken in its hunt for growth culminating in its latest foray, this time in the Indonesian soft drinks arena.

GLOBAL: PepsiCo readies home-carbonation move with Bevyz

10 March 2014

PepsiCo has confirmed to just-drinks that it is poised to enter the home-carbonation arena through a partnership with Bevyz.

US: Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo post diet soda declines - figures

7 March 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has outperformed PepsiCo in US regular CSD sales growth in the most recent quarter but both companies have seen diet soft drinks lose ground, new figures have shown.

US: PepsiCo board rejects latest split call

28 February 2014

PepsiCo has written directly to Trian Partners, rejecting the fund management company's latest demand to split the firm's beverage and snack divisions into two companies.

CHINA: PepsiCo signs beverage deal with Shanghai Disney Resort

27 February 2014

PepsiCo will be the primary beverage supplier of mainland China's first Disney resort when it opens in Shanghai next year.

Analysis - PepsiCo stays true to beverage, snacks union

14 February 2014

PepsiCo brought to a close one of the more disruptive chapters in its recent history yesterday, when, in its full-year results, it said it would not be splitting its stagnant North American Beverage (NAB) business from its fast-growing snacks units.

US: PepsiCo sees 2013 deliver profits rise on flat sales

13 February 2014

PepsiCo has reported a rise in group net profits for 2013, as group sales came in flat for the year.

Analysis - More cost cutting at Coca-Cola, PepsiCo expected this year

11 February 2014

As pressure on CSD volumes in the US continue, how significantly will the Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo look to cut costs and consolidate their separate businesses?

Comment - Coca-Cola Co Threatens SodaStream's Fizz with Keurig Deal

6 February 2014

Is SodaStream about to regret squaring up to the world's biggest soft drinks company?

Analysis - Coca-Cola Enterprises shapes up for possible acquisitions

6 February 2014

Is Coca-Cola Enterprises about to dive into the M&A arena?

US: Coca-Cola Co enters home carbonation with Green Mountain stake purchase

6 February 2014

The Coca-Cola Co is to move into the home carbonation machine market with a US$1.25bn investment in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - SodaStream Ban Highlights Sorry State of Affairs

4 February 2014

Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd reports on the recent controversy surrounding the SodaStream Super Bowl advert in the US and asks, who really gained from its rejection by the media?

MEXICO: PepsiCo plans US$5bn investment

27 January 2014

PepsiCo has announced plans to invest US$5bn in Mexico, which will include boosting production capacity for its beverage and food units.

RUSSIA: Pepsico targets X5 Retail Group in kvass patent claim

22 January 2014

PepsiCo has launched a patent claim in Russia over its Russkiy Dar kvass brand.

US: PepsiCo pulls 'natural' Gatorade line

20 January 2014

PepsiCo has confirmed that it has pulled a line of Gatorade it marketed as “natural” because the products did not “resonate” with the targeted consumer group.

Preview of the Year - 2014 - Part I: Bottled Water

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.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Will Shaking the Coca-Cola Bottle Return the Fizz?

9 January 2014

Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd starts 2014 with a look at the latest attempts by The Coca-Cola Co to reverse declining soda sales in its North American homeland.

INDIA: PepsiCo partnering with MTV to launch music channel

8 January 2014

PepsiCo has confirmed it is partnering with Viacom-owned MTV in India to launch a music channel.

UK: PepsiCo pulled up over Naked Juice health claims

8 January 2014

PepsiCo has fallen foul of the UK's advertising authorities over the term "antioxidant" used to market its Naked Juice brand.

MYANMAR: PepsiCo silent on possible Lotte Chilsung tie-up

19 December 2013

PepsiCo has declined to comment on a report claiming the company has agreed a partnership in Myanmar with South Korean beverage firm Lotte Chilsung.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

13 December 2013

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US: PepsiCo takes Buffalo Wild Wings from Coca-Cola Co - report

13 December 2013

PepsiCo is to replace the Coca-Cola Co as the non-alcoholic beverage provider for Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants in the US, according to reports.







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