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Last year, the global soft drinks and bottled water category was valued at US$867bnPreview of the Year - 2015 - Part I: Soft Drinks & Bottled Water 30 Jan 15

Howard Telford At Euromonitor International

While it may come as a surprise to the beleaguered beverage industry in North America and Western Europe, global soft drinks had an extremely successful year in 2014. Total volumes in soft drinks last year, including retail and foodservice, grew by 3.5%, and by 6% in value terms – the best performance of the past five years.


HerePreview of the Year - 2015 - Part II: Beer, Chapter I 30 Jan 15

Euromonitor International

The second part of January's management briefing, which previews the year ahead for the global drinks industry, is itself a two-parter. Here, Spiros Malandrakis, senior alcoholic drinks analyst at Euromonitor International considers the four key trends facing the beer category.


HerePreview of the Year - 2015 - Part II: Beer, Chapter II 30 Jan 15

Amin Alkhatib, alcoholic drinks analyst at Euromonitor International

In this second chapter of Euromonitor International's preview of the year ahead for the beer category, alcoholic drinks analyst Amin Alkhatib considers the top strategies for global beer and cider/perry companies in 2015.


What does the year ahead hold for the spirits category?Preview of the Year - 2015 - Part III: Spirits, Chapter I 30 Jan 15

Spiros Malandrakis at Euromonitor International

Part three of Euromonitor International's preview of the year ahead sees the company's senior alcoholic drinks analyst, Spiros Malandrakis, forecast the five key trends that will come to bear on the overall spirits category.


HerePreview of the Year - 2015 - Part III: Spirits, Chapter II 30 Jan 15

Jeremy Cunnington at Euromonitor International

In this, the second chapter of Euromonitor International's preview of the year ahead for the spirits category, senior alcoholic drinks analyst Jeremy Cunnington predicts a period of M&A calm in 2015.


What will affect the wine industry in 2015?Preview of the Year - 2015 - Part IV: Wine 30 Jan 15

Jeremy Cunnington and Spiros Malandrakis at Euromonitor International

The final part of Euromonitor International's preview of the year ahead for the global drinks industry focuses on wine. First, senior alcoholic drinka analyst Spiros Malandrakis considers the key trends that could affect the category in 2015. This is followed by Jeremy Cunnington's look at wine companies’ universal strategy to M&A.


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