MarketWatch Drinks - June 2012
The Drinks MarketWatch contains the latest news, analysis, and opinion, covering all the month's major issues including new products and innovations, mergers and acquisitions, and marketing and regulatory issues. It covers the period from April 15 to May 14, 2012.
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Unusual vegetable-based drinks are the highlight of this month's roundup of innovative product launches from the drinks industry, as canned tomato and zucchini drinks hit the shelves. In other news, drinking chocolate is a focus of innovation, while concerns about pack security have extended to energy drinks with the launch of a lidded can design.
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Table of contentsDATAMONITOR VIEW
In this month's MarketWatch
•News in brief
NEW DRINKS REVIEW
•Canned drinks go healthy with vegetable innovations
•Concentrates, April 2011 to March 2012: top flavors in new products in North America
•New drinks launches by category, January to March 2012: juices go top in South and Central America
•Product claims: new drinks launches in Europe, January to March 2012
PepsiCo appoints new executive vice president of communications
Starbucks to be available at all Disney theme parks in Anaheim and Florida
SABMiller announces directorate and senior management changes
Kraft Foods announces new agreement with Costa Coffee
Arla Foods appoints Alpla to manufacture bottles at new dairy in Aylesbury
Coca-Cola appoints new vice president
Paulig Group annual net sales increase
Murree Brewery Q3 net profit increases
Starbucks Coffee Q2 net earnings increase 18%
PepsiCo reports lower Q1 net income, provides guidance for 2012
Coca Cola Q1 net income increases
Dr Pepper Snapple reports lower Q1 net income, provides guidance for 2012
•New products and innovations
Highland Park reintroduces 21-year-old single malt in UK
SodaStream unveils SodaCaps flavoring system and Source soda maker
Boyds announces introduction of Rwanda Lot-34 coffee
Phusion Projects announces addition of three new flavors to product line
Tropicana products announces expansion of Tropicana Trop50 line-up
COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: PERNOD RICARD SA
•Pernod Ricard Q3 total net sales increase
Top 14 brands offer strong leadership position
Decentralized business model
Sale of non-strategic brands strengthens financial position
The Innovations Driving Packaged Brands: What Sells
Consumer and Innovation Trends in Cider
Mainstream Lager: Re-engaging with LDA-24s
Resource Scarcity: Consumer and Innovation Trends
Experimentation: Consumer and Innovation Trends
Emerging Trends in Latin America
New Product Development Trends in Store Brands
•Ask the analyst
•Table: Top claims in new drinks launches in Europe, January to March 2012, and growth compared to January to March 2011
•Table: Key facts
•Table: SWOT analysis
•Figure: Kagome Tomash Sparkling Tomato Drink
•Figure: Chiao Kuo Green Pumpkin Juice
•Figure: Nestle Cocoa D’Or Shiro Cocoa Le Patissier Takagi Chocolate Drink Mix – Tomato & Strawberry
•Figure: Monbana Flavored Drinking Chocolate – Speculoos, Tiramisu
•Figure: Angelina Serie A Cachaca Drink with Cambuca
•Figure: Heavy Water Vodka
•Figure: Sensitum Energy Drink
•Figure: Concentrates: top flavors in new products in North America, April 2011 to March 2012
•Figure: Leading drinks launches by category in South and Central America, January to March 2012 and January to March 2011
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