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Treasury Wine Estates to "retire" brands that drag on core portfolio

Treasury Wines Estates (TWE) has confirmed it could “retire” or sell some of its “non-priority” brands as its looks to focus on its higher-e...

Belvédère group to sell assets, streamline portfolio in rescue plan

Belvédère, the France-based wine and spirits group, is to offload its production assets in Poland and strip down its portfolio as part of a...

Moët Hennessy agrees Belvedere vodka tie-up over new James Bond film

Belvedere will be the latest vodka to be linked with James Bond after brand owner Moët Hennessy signed a tie-up with the makers of 'Spectre'...

Monster Beverage Corp fails to sink Beastie Boys payout

A US court has refused to throw out a ruling that ordered Monster Beverage Corp's to pay US$1.7m to the Beastie Boys for its unauthorised us...

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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.


Jackson Family Wines buys Stellenbosch winery 17 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Jackson Family Wines (JFW) has acquired a property in South Africa's Stellenbosch region, its first foray into the country.


The Coca-Cola Co to sponsor Rugby World Cup 2015 17 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

The Coca-Cola Co has agreed to be one of the official sponsors of next year's Rugby World Cup, continuing a 20-year presence at the tournament.


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.


Molson Coors scores new five-year deal with Newcastle United FC 17 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Molson Coors has renewed a supply deal with Newcastle United FC in the UK.


Wessanen to buy dairy-free drinks maker Abafoods 17 Dec 2014

Dean Best

Dutch food group Wessanen is to acquire Italian dairy-free drinks maker Abafoods for EUR52m (US$65.1m).


Treasury Wine Estates to "retire" brands that drag on core portfolio 16 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Treasury Wines Estates (TWE) has confirmed it could “retire” or sell some of its “non-priority” brands as its looks to focus on its higher-end labels.


Belvédère group to sell assets, streamline portfolio in rescue plan 16 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

Belvédère, the France-based wine and spirits group, is to offload its production assets in Poland and strip down its portfolio as part of a new strategic plan to turnaround falling sales.


Moët Hennessy agrees Belvedere vodka tie-up over new James Bond film 16 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Belvedere will be the latest vodka to be linked with James Bond after brand owner Moët Hennessy signed a tie-up with the makers of 'Spectre', the next film in the franchise.


Diageo ups focus on China with Mortlach roll-out 16 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has revealed more plans for the global roll-out and promotion of its updated range of Mortlach single malt whiskies, including a major focus on China.


just a While Ago - On 16 December in... 16 Dec 2014

Olly Wehring

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


Brown-Forman links up with China's Wuliangye Yibin Co 16 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

Brown-Forman has signed a "co-operation agreement" with Chinese baijiu maker Wuliangye Yibin Co.


Carlsberg launches one-litre Tuborg Pilsener cans for sharing 16 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Carlsberg has launched one-litre and 75cl limited edition canned versions of its Tuborg Pilsener brand in Germany for Christmas.


Coca-Cola Co promotes CEO's exec assistant to senior sales role 16 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

The Coca-Cola Co has promoted its CEO's executive assistant to the dual role of chief customer & commercial leadership officer.


Coca-Cola Co to close Monster Beverage Corp deal in March 16 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has said it expects to complete its stake purchase in Monster Beverage Corp stake in March.


Coca-Cola Co defends CEO as shareholder demands replacement 16 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has accused investor David Winters of trying “to grab some headlines” after he called for CEO Muhtar Kent to be replaced.


Heaven Hill changes name to show portfolio depth 16 Dec 2014

Andy Morton

Heaven Hill Distilleries has changed its name to Heaven Hill Brands ahead of its 80th anniversary.


Super Bock to get UK push as Brookfield Drinks strikes deal with Unicer 15 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Super Bock, the Portuguese beer brand, is to get a wider launch in the UK after owner Unicer struck a deal with Brookfield Drinks.


Coca-Cola Co's board gives nod for Coca-Cola Amatil investment 15 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

The board of The Coca-Cola Co has approved a US$500m investment in Coca-Cola Amatil's Indonesian subsidiary.


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