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The just-drinks Analyst - 2017 forecasts

Former Nomura analyst Ian Shackleton returns today for his first look at the drinks industry in 2017. How well-buffed is his crystal ball?...

Britvic FY 2015/16 results by region - Focus

Today, Britvic posted a rise in its full-year sales and profits, boosted by the integration of Brazilian soft drinks producer Empresa Brasil...

Ian Shackleton | 15 Feb 2017

In his latest commentary for just-drinks, former drinks analyst Ian Shackleton considers the tobacco model for drinks companies. He also gives us his tip of the stock to watch in 2017.

Andy Morton | 2 Feb 2017

The 51st Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, and once again beverage companies are among the top spenders in the gaps during the game.

Ben Cooper | 30 Nov 2016

The latest report from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), assessing companies' efforts on water, reveals a strong representation from drinks companies among those companies the project considers to be leaders in water stewardship. Ben Cooper reports.

Ray Rowlands | 16 Nov 2016

This month, Ray Rowlands focuses his attention on the recent announcement that carbonated soft drinks are to be classified as luxury items in India, and considers the disastrous effect the move could have on the country’s soda market.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 22 Jul 2014

Last week, we published the first part of our interview with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo and head of global research & development. Here, in the second and final part, Dr Khan gives us a tour of the inner workings of PepsiCo's R&D approach and defines success and failure for his department.

Olly Wehring | 10 Jul 2014

Late last month, editor Olly Wehring spoke with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo. In part one of this interview, Khan discusses the changing role of Research & Development in recent years, and where R&D sits in the company's armoury for growth.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 22 Feb 2017

PepsiCo has agreed to make changes to its Naked Juice labels in the US after settling a court battle over the brand's nutritional content.

Lucy Britner | 16 Feb 2017

The election of Donald Trump in the US and the UK's decision to leave the European Union are unlikely to have any material effect on PepsiCo, according to the group's CEO.

Lucy Britner | 15 Feb 2017

PepsiCo's North America Beverages (NAB) unit has reported an increase in sales and profits in both its fourth quarter and full year.

Andy Morton | 14 Feb 2017

On Wednesday, PepsiCo will release its results for the fourth quarter - and full year - of 2016. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of December:

Lucy Britner | 6 Feb 2017

PepsiCo has released two new flavours under its Mountain Dew Kickstart brand.

Lucy Britner | 1 Feb 2017

An analyst has said Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) is not a probable suitor for partner brand Vita Coco, following speculation that the coconut water is considering a sale. 

Lucy Britner | 25 Jan 2017

PepsiCo has said it will highlight two zero-calorie brands during this year's Super Bowl as it looks to capitalise on the trend towards healthier drinks. 

Lucy Britner | 11 Jan 2017

PepsiCo has launched a fresh global marketing activity and new pack design for its Mountain Dew brand.

Andy Morton | 14 Dec 2016

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is reportedly set to join an advisory panel for Donald Trump just weeks after she unwittingly sparked a social media storm over the US president-elect.

Lucy Britner | 12 Dec 2016

PepsiCo is to roll out a new water brand in the US. Lifewtr is purified, pH-balanced and contains electrolytes, the company said.

Andy Morton | 2 Dec 2016

An Indian court has ruled that contract bottlers for PepsiCo and The Coca-Cola Co cannot divert water from a drought-hit river as water scarcity in the country continues to trouble beverage makers.

Andy Morton | 30 Nov 2016

A strong 12 months for low-sugar CSDs in the UK helped lift Britvic's FY performance, but the company has warned of a tough 2017 ahead.

Lucy Britner | 23 Nov 2016

Yesterday, PepsiCo bought US probiotic and kombucha drinks producer KeVita for an undisclosed sum. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at what PepsiCo has purchased. 

Andy Morton | 22 Nov 2016

PepsiCo has bought US probiotic and kombucha drinks producer KeVita for an undisclosed sum.

Lucy Britner | 1 Nov 2016

PepsiCo has closed its only bottling operation in Greece, as it looks to adapt to challenging market conditions in the country.

Andy Morton | 1 Nov 2016

The American Beverage Association (ABA) has appointed PepsiCo executive Jeff Honickman as the new chair of its board.

Andy Morton | 20 Oct 2016

PepsiCo has pooled its beverages sales forces in France with Danone Waters in the out-of-home food channel.

Andy Morton | 17 Oct 2016

PepsiCo is ready to launch a US$500m bid for probiotic and kombucha drinks producer Kevita, according to Reuters.

Olly Wehring | 11 Oct 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has followed today's completion of its takeover of SABMiller with the announcement of its intention to offload SAB's stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa to The Coca-Cola Co.

Andy Morton | 10 Oct 2016

PepsiCo has attacked a lawsuit alleging its Naked Juice range misleads consumers over the type of fruit and vegetables it contains.

Andy Morton | 7 Oct 2016

Diageo's Johnnie Walker and Smirnoff have continued their slide down a list of the world's most valuable brands.

Lucy Britner | 30 Sep 2016

The CEO of PepsiCo has hailed healthy beverages, as the company continues to transform its business to keep up with consumer demand for health drinks. 

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 31 Mar 2016

The soft drinks world is abuzz today over what an executive shake-up at PepsiCo might mean to on-going speculation over CEO Indra Nooyi's successor.

Andy Morton | 21 Mar 2016

PepsiCo has unveiled footage of its upcoming soda, Pepsi 1893.

Company research

Pepsi-Cola Egypt / Alkan Bugshan in Soft Drinks (Egypt)

Pepsi-Cola Egypt / Alkan Bugshan in Soft Drinks (Egypt)

Pepsi-Cola Egypt provides a range of soft drinks in the country, especially in carbonates, bottled water, mixers and tonic water....

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Carbonates in Egypt

Carbonates in Egypt

Carbonates were the most popular soft drinks in Egypt in 2015. Carbonates consumption was driven by Egypt’s teenagers and the growing population....

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Bottled Water in Egypt

Bottled Water in Egypt

Bottled water increased by 8% in off-trade current value terms in 2015, compared with the review period CAGR of 13%....

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