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Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated increases franchise footprint

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (CCBCC) has further increased its franchise territory in the US as part of its agreement with The Coca-Co...

Wines of South Africa unveils US campaign

A new campaign from Wines of South Africa (WoSA) is hoping to educate US consumers on the quality and heritage of South African vineyards....

Government crime unit to probe UK wine fraud

The issue of wine fraud is moving up the UK political agenda after it emerged a newly-established unit of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is...

Coca-Cola Amatil plans "up to" 260 job cuts

Coca-Cola Amatil has revealed it will cut “up to” 260 jobs as part of its AUD100m (US$83m) cost-savings programme....

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UK industry hits alcohol unit pledge ahead of schedule 19 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

The UK alcoholic drinks industry has delivered on an alcohol-unit reduction pledge two years early, according to a new report.


Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated increases franchise footprint 19 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (CCBCC) has further increased its franchise territory in the US as part of its agreement with The Coca-Cola Co.


Wines of South Africa unveils US campaign 19 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

A new campaign from Wines of South Africa (WoSA) is hoping to educate US consumers on the quality and heritage of South African vineyards.


just the Week in - Spirits & Wine 19 Dec 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 19 Dec 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 19 Dec 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 19 December in... 19 Dec 2014

Olly Wehring

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


Maspex agrees to Tarczyn, Dr Witt acquisition with Agros Nova 19 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

Polish food and beverage group Maspex is to buy two drinks brands from Agros Nova Group for an undisclosed sum.


Ca di Rajo to launch Epsilon sparkling wine in US 19 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

Italian vineyard Ca di Rajo is to launch its Italian sparkling rose wine Epsilon into the US.


Diageo's United Spirits goes back to shareholders for distribution deal approval 18 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

United Spirits is again asking shareholders to vote on plans to allow it to produce and sell the spirits brands of parent Diageo in India.


Bacardi, Pernod Ricard welcome US-Cuba normalisation deal 18 Dec 2014

Olly Wehring

Bacardi and Pernod Ricard have each expressed their support for yesterday's agreement between Cuba and the US to normalise relations.


Gruppo Campari US unit head, Roy Danis, steps down 18 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Gruppo Campari has confirmed that the head of its US division has left the company.


just a While Ago - On 18 December in... 18 Dec 2014

Olly Wehring

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


Mahou San Miguel to take 30% stake in US craft brewer Founders 18 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Mahou San Miguel, the Spanish brewer, is capitalising on the growth of the US craft brewing market by taking a 30% stake in Founders.


Diageo welcomes verdict on Crown Royal "confusion" lawsuit 18 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has claimed victory in a legal battle with Mexcor over its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand.


Bebida Beverage Co plans stock restructure 18 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Bebida Beverage Co (BeBevCo) is to push ahead with a stock restructure to boost its chances of making acquisitions.


Coca-Cola Co lines up Fanta Frozen launch for Europe 18 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co is to roll out a frozen carbonated version of Fanta across Europe in partnership with Slush Puppie.


Coca-Cola Co cancels American Idol tie-up 18 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has ended its 13-year sponsorship of US TV show American Idol.


Constellation Brands forms Owens-Illinois JV, buys glass plant 17 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands has completed its US$300m acquisition of Anheuser-Busch InBev's glass production plant in Mexico with new JV partner Owens-Illinois.


Scotch Whisky Association eyes London boost with new office 17 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

The head of the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has said the group's new base in London will help cultivate stronger links in the UK capital.


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