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Analysis - Remy's new CEO "a very good hiring"

During last week's full-year results conference call, Remy Cointreau chairman & interim CEO François Hériard Dubreuil said he expected a new...

Where will Anheuser-Busch InBev cast its eye next?

Where next for Anheuser-Busch InBev?...

Is Nelson Peltz eyeing a fresh PepsiCo coup bid?

The so-called activist investor Nelson Peltz has already had a huge bearing on the last 12 months at PepsiCo. That was when he wen public wi...

Comment - Asahi in Expansion Mode

As its Japanese home market struggles to expand Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd looks at the recent overseas ventures that the Asahi Group ha...

Latest Interviews

Interview - PepsiCo chief scientific officer 10 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

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.

The just-drinks Interview - Jones Soda's CEO 16 Aug 2013

Andy Morton

Seattle's Jones Soda has been on a financial roller-coaster over the past few years. But with the group edging closer to turning a profit and costs trimmed to more manageable levels, a candid CEO Jennifer Cue tells just-drinks what went wrong, and of the new challenges facing US soft drinks firms in a changing CSD market.

Latest News

Scotch whisky gets Myanmar legal protection boost 11 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Scotch whisky will receive better legal protection in Myanmar under new rules, while efforts to crack down on fake supplies are being stepped up.

PepsiCo CEO sees "profound" change in US consumers 9 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

The CEO of PepsiCo has acknowledged that the US is seeing a “profound” change in eating and drinking habits, but suggested the media and bloggers are partly to blame for a mistrust of food and drinks producers.

Vietnam soda tax proposals "discriminatory" 7 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

A proposed “bubble tax” on carbonated sodas in Vietnam is unfair as it will fall “almost exclusively” on US soft drink brands, a US trade body has argued.

PepsiCo's Mountain Dew Solar Flare 4 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has launched a new Mountain Dew flavour exclusive to 7-Eleven's Big Gulp vending machines and which has been partnered with one of the company's snacks.

Diageo appoints chief for new South-East Asia unit 1 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has appointed a boss to lead its newly-created business unit for South-East Asia's emerging markets.

Latest blogs

Indra Nooyi - a bare-footed hippie maybe, but don't call her company Pepsi 10 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

I'd imagine the term "hippie" is rarely used in a positive way in business circles.

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 18 Nov 2013

James Wilmore

A round-up of the stories hitting the headlines on just-drinks last week

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