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Research in Focus - Family Branding: Establishing Beverage Verticals for Parents and Children 25 Jul 14

Jonas Feliciano at Euromonitor International

Consumer concerns over calorie and sugar content have undoubtedly been a major contributor to shifting consumer beverage choices, particularly in developed markets like the US, UK, and France.


PepsiCo is under pressure from Nelson PeltzAnalysis - PepsiCo finds stability but Peltz factor lingers 24 Jul 14

Andy Morton

PepsiCo yesterday continued its financial year with another quarter of well-received results to follow April's estimate-beating Q1s.


Dr Pepper bottler case sales volumes dropped in Q2just On Call - Dr Pepper Snapple Group to tackle diet declines 24 Jul 14

Andy Morton

Dr Pepper Snapple Group is to tackle declines in sales of diet Dr Pepper with a range of marketing programmes, its CEO has said.


DPSG released its H1 & Q2 results todayFocus - Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q2 Performance 24 Jul 14

Andy Morton

Dr Pepper Snapple Group today (24 July) posted a rise in second-quarter profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period:


SABMiller saw a strong performance in Africa offset a weaker showing in  North America Focus - SABMiller's Q1 Performance by Region 24 Jul 14

James Wilmore

Earlier today (24 July), SABMiller reported a 6% rise in first quarter sales. Here just-drinks takes a closer at the figures by region:


Britvic saw a "weaker than expected" Q3 in international salesFocus - Britvic's Q3 & YTD Performance by Region 24 Jul 14

Andy Morton

Britvic today (24 July) posted a rise in sales and profits in its year-to-date results. Here just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region.


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just Five Years Ago just Five Years Ago

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Round-Up - The ICAP Digest Round-Up - The ICAP Digest

Once a month, the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), which covers alcohol policies worldwide, will look at what's going on in-market to promote a responsible role for alcohol in society.


just the Winners just the Winners

just-drinks brings you the winners of the main awards in the global drinks industry.


Round-Up - New Product Development in the Global Drinks Industry Round-Up - New Product Development in the Global Drinks Industry

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Comment - Beer - Nelson Comment - Beer - Nelson's Column

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Comment - Spirits - Buxton: Banging the Dram Comment - Spirits - Buxton: Banging the Dram

Augmenting our spirits coverage, Ian Buxton will be casting his eye over the brown side of the sector on a monthly basis.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett

Each month, Richard Corbett casts his eye over the soft drinks & water categories.


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The just-drinks Interview The just-drinks Interview

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In the Spotlight In the Spotlight

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just the Answer just the Answer

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