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Investors pressure drinks companies on water use

World Water Week is an opportunity for companies to convene with other stakeholders to discuss the importance of water stewardship, and also...

Butch, Sundance and the Battle to Keep Beer Share

It might be insomnia, it might be the light evenings, but Larry Nelson has taken to his television this month and found a classic film with...


Molson Coors' Q2 & H1 Performance by Region

Olly Wehring | 10 Aug 2015

Late last week, Molson Coors reported a marked fall in half-year net profits on a near-15% drop in sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the brewer’s Q2 & H1 performance by region:


SABMiller, Carlsberg, Heineken: Poland's beer itch

Olly Wehring | 24 Jul 2015

As the third-largest beer market in Europe, Poland plays a sizable part in the fortunes of three of the world's largest brewers. As market leader, SABMiller is particularly keen that the country's consumers keep on chugging.


SABMiller's Q1 Sales Performance by Region

Olly Wehring | 23 Jul 2015

In a trading update earlier today, SABMiller posted a 3% lift in group sales in its fiscal first quarter, as volumes held steady. Here we look at the three-month performance by region.


just the Preview - SABMiller's Q1

Lucy Britner | 20 Jul 2015

SABMiller will release a first-quarter trading update on Thursday (23 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the beer producer's activities in the three months to the end of June.

Latest Interviews

Interview - SABMiller's Europe MD Sue Clark

James Wilmore | 4 Nov 2014

Sue Clark has spent the last two-and-a-half years heading up SABMiller's European business. It's been a tough introduction to the world of P&L, after ten years in a corporate affairs role. Here, just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore speaks to Clark on how she manages the region, her aim to attract more women to beer and her intriguing hobby.


The just-drinks Interview - Portman Group CEO

James Wilmore | 23 May 2014

Henry Ashworth has faced plenty of challenges since taking the reins at the Portman Group in 2011. Dealing with the fall-out from decisions by the group's independent complaints panel and the ever-agitating UK health lobby means life is rarely dull. Here, Ashworth talks to just-drinks' deputy editor James Wilmore about the watchdog's work, and a certain Scottish brewer.

Latest News

MillerCoors sidesteps 'hard' root beer

Andy Morton | 18 Aug 2015

MillerCoors has said it has no plans to launch a “hard” root beer ahead of the roll out of a new alcoholic soda range.


On this day in drinks history

Olly Wehring | 14 Aug 2015

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On this day in drinks history

Olly Wehring | 12 Aug 2015

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On this day in drinks history

Olly Wehring | 11 Aug 2015

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On this day in drinks history

Olly Wehring | 10 Aug 2015

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just the week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 7 Aug 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


SABMiller appoints group HR director

Lucy Britner | 7 Aug 2015

Global brewer SABMiller has re-appointed Johann Nel to head up its HR department.


On this day in drinks history...

Olly Wehring | 6 Aug 2015

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NPD: MillerCoors' Redd’s Wicked Black Cherry

Olly Wehring | 4 Aug 2015

The US joint-venture between Molson Coors and SABMiller has lined up the release of an extension to its flavoured-beer brand, Redd's.


just a While Ago - On 3 August in...

Olly Wehring | 3 Aug 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


SABMiller completes AUD700m bond issue

Andy Morton | 3 Aug 2015

SABMiller has raised AUD700m (US$509m) after completing its first bond issue in Australia.


just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Olly Wehring | 31 Jul 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.


Britvic appoints SABMiller's Dunn as CFO

Lucy Britner | 30 Jul 2015

Britvic has appointed SABMiller's Mathew Dunn to the role of chief financial officer.


Molson Coors takes Blue Moon to Canada

Olly Wehring | 29 Jul 2015

The Canadian unit of Molson Coors has lined up the roll-out of its Blue Moon brand in the country, under the name Belgian Moon.


just a While Ago - On 27 July in...

Olly Wehring | 27 Jul 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just the week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 24 Jul 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


just a While Ago - On 24 July in...

Olly Wehring | 24 Jul 2015

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SABMiller sees Q1 sales rise on flat volumes

Olly Wehring | 23 Jul 2015

SABMiller has flagged a "difficult" Europe and a "softer" China as hampering performance in its latest fiscal first-quarter.


just a While Ago - On 8 July in...

Olly Wehring | 8 Jul 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


SABMiller lines up De Lorenzo for vacent CFO post

Andy Morton | 8 Jul 2015

SABMiller is to install Domenic De Lorenzo as its permanent CFO five months after Jamie Wilson resigned from the post.


just a While Ago - On 6 July in...

Olly Wehring | 6 Jul 2015

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MillerCoors changes CMOs with immediate effect

Olly Wehring | 3 Jul 2015

MillerCoors has expressed dissatisfaction at its recent performance as current chief marketing officer Andy England steps down to be replaced by David Kroll.

Latest blogs

Season of goodwill? Not if you're the UK health lobby

James Wilmore | 15 Dec 2014

The UK health lobby is always very vocal on alcohol at this time of year, predictably so, and this year is no different.


The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up

Olly Wehring | 18 Nov 2014

Here's a round-up of the big stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Carlsberg, SABMiller, Campari, Monster Beverage Corp and the Australian wine industry.

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