Drinks world hit by inflationary pressure

Inflation and economic uncertainty is hitting consumer markets across Europe, with retailers telling wine companies that value is more important to shoppers than ever. But Chris Losh points out that even during the good times, the wine sector has been too price-led, and with consumers now tightening their belts it will be that much harder for wine companies to push through necessary price increases.

The Losh Cause – Inflationary pressures

17 June 2008

Inflation and economic uncertainty is hitting consumer markets across Europe, with retailers telling wine companies that value is more important to shoppers than ever. But Chris Losh points out that even during the good times, the wine sector has been too price-led, and with consumers now tightening their belts it will be that much harder for wine companies to push through necessary price increases.

US: Magnotta Winery sees profits drop amid high cost pressure

13 June 2008

Magnotta Winery Corporation saw its profit margin drop as a result of increased cost pressures and higher grape prices.

GREECE: Weather and costs affect Coca-Cola Hellenic H1 estimates

13 June 2008

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling today warned that several external factors have led to a weakness in the performance of its first half of the year.

US: Pepsi calls for cost inflation action

12 June 2008

The head of PepsiCo has called on the US government to take action over rising commodity prices, warning that she sees no end in sight to the trend.

AUS: Foster's CEO quits as earnings revised

10 June 2008

The CEO of Foster's has quit the Australian drinks company.

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