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China to axe duty on Australian wine in free trade deal

China is to drop duty on Australian wine imports after the two countries signed a “landmark” free trade agreement....

SABMiller H1 profits, sales up but challenges remain

SABMiller has reported a healthy rise in first-half net profits but warned that trading conditions will remain "challenging"....

Casella Family Brands agrees US$50m deal for Peter Lehmann Wines

Casella Family Brands is set to acquire fellow Australian wine firm Peter Lehmann Wines (PLW)....

Campari YTD profits slip as Q3 costs bite

Gruppo Campari has reported a drop in year-to-date profits as one-off Q3 acquisition costs hit its bottom line....

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just the Week in - Spirits & Wine 21 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

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


just the Week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water 21 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

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.


just the Week in - Beer 21 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

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


just a While Ago - On 21 November in... 21 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

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


PepsiCo carves out bottler footprint in north, south India 21 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has completed the franchising of its bottling operations in north and south India after expanding a partnership with Varun Beverages.


The Cola-Cola Co to sell Fairlife Ultra-Filtered at double price of milk 21 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has said the dairy category can “rain money” as the company revealed its upcoming Fairlife Ultra-Filtered Milk will sell for twice the price of regular milk.


Sharon Rockefeller to stand down from PepsiCo board 21 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

PepsiCo's longest-serving board member, Sharon Rockefeller, will not stand for re-election, the company has said.


Keurig Cold set for Autumn 2015 release 21 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co's Keurig Cold will be released next Autumn, the home carbonation system's co-developer has said, but details on how it will work remain vague.


Anheuser-Busch InBev cuts jobs in US shake-up 20 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Anheuser-Busch InBev has confirmed that it is making an unspecified number of redundancies in its US business as it looks to improve “competitiveness”.


just a While Ago - On 20 November in... 20 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

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


Cider of Sweden head resigns, Kopparberg Brewery CEO steps in 20 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

The MD of Kopparberg Brewery's UK subsidiary has resigned, with company owner Peter Bronsman taking over.


Diageo targets 'Millennial' women with new Baileys push - video 20 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has unveiled a new global ad campaign for Baileys brand aiming to “reignite” the brand and attract 'Millennial' women.


Anheuser-Busch InBev appoints South Korea head 20 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev has appointed a president for its South Korea unit.


Paula Erickson becomes chief HR officer at Beam Suntory 20 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

Beam Suntory has confirmed the permanent appointment of Paula Erickson to the role of global chief human resources officer.


Product Launch - Diageo and Combs Wine & Spirits' DeLeon Tequila's Platinum and Reposado 20 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Diageo and Combs Wine & Spirits have launched the first new expressions in the DeLeón range since they formed a JV for the Tequila brand.


Sean Combs delivers Times Square push to Diageo's Ciroc 20 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Diageo has taken over New York's Times Square in a campaign for the Sean “Diddy” Combs-backed Ciroc Vodka.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group installs new board member, declares dividend 20 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has appointed a new director to its board and declared its latest dividend.


Beer declines slow in US on-trade - figures 20 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Beer volumes declines in the US on-trade slowed slightly last month but the category continued to lose share to wines and spirits, latest figures show.


Diageo opens Colombia airport store to showcase brands 20 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Diageo has launched a store exclusively for its own brands in Colombia's main international airport.


Exclusive - Treasury Wine Estates pulls out of London Wine Fair 2015 19 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has confirmed to just-drinks that it will not be exhibiting at next year's London Wine Fair (LWF).


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