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C&C Group readies Tennent's for India with Mahou San Miguel tie-up

C&C Group has teamed up with the Indian division of Mahou San Miguel to prepare the launch of two variants in its Tennent's beer brand stabl...

Dr Pepper Snapple Group adds two new allied brands

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has added a ready-to-drink coffee and a purified water to its portfolio of partner brands, as it looks to keep apace...

Global brewers suffer as US on-trade sales slip - figures

On-trade beer sales in the US have had a bad start to the year, with Anheuser-Busch InBev and MillerCoors hit hardest by declines, new figur...

SABMiller toasts strong fiscal-2016, despite Anheuser-Busch InBev "distraction"

SABMiller has reported a healthy end to its fiscal full-year, ahead of its pending takeover by Anheuser-Busch Inbev....

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This week in spirits & wine, featuring Brown-Forman's return to single malt, Martini's new global ad and Germany's thirst for wine 29 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.


This week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring bottled water's premium potential, AmBev's Brazilian soft drinks play and Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q1 smiles 29 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

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


This week in beer & cider, featuring consolidation's squeeze on craft, beer's future according to Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller's latest strip-sale 29 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

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


Private equity most likely SABMiller Central & Eastern Europe buyer – analyst 29 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

Competitive issues among the world's larger brewers may result in a private equity company leading the race for SABMiller's assets in Central & Eastern Europe, an analyst has told just-drinks.


Anheuser-Busch InBev readies SABMiller Central, Eastern Europe sell-off 29 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

Anheuser-Busch InBev is looking to divest virtually all of SABMiller's operations in Europe, with SAB's total presence in Central and Eastern Europe set to follow the Grolsch, Peroni Nastro Azzuro and Meantime brands in being put up for sale.


Coca-Cola Enterprises lines up Monster energy boost as European merger looms 29 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is planning to roll out new Monster energy drinks in Europe, ahead of its expected bottler merger in the region.


Kirin Brewery eyes expansion after Byron Bay Brewing Co buy 29 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

Kirin Brewery's Australia unit, Lion, is looking to expand Byron Bay Brewing Co's distribution after adding the east coast brewer to its craft beer portfolio.


C&C Group's Woodchuck Hard Cider Day Chaser - Product Launch 29 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

C&C Group's US cider unit Vermont Hard Cider has released a new extension under its struggling Woodchuck brand.


eBay launches eBay Wine in Drync partnership 29 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

eBay has linked up with mobile wine app Drync to expand its US online wine platform.


Heineken gives UK marketing push to John Smith's Golden Ale 29 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

Heineken has unveiled a UK marketing campaign for John Smith's Golden Ale alongside football commentator and former Wales captain Robbie Savage.


California set to become 32nd US state to ban powdered alcohol 29 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

Almost two-thirds of US states have now banned powdered alcohol, as California moves closer to its own prohibition.


C&C Group readies Tennent's for India with Mahou San Miguel tie-up 28 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

C&C Group has teamed up with the Indian division of Mahou San Miguel to prepare the launch of two variants in its Tennent's beer brand stable in the country.


Yalumba Wine Co switches Summergate for Suntory in China 28 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

The Yalumba Wine Co has switched distributors in China after 11 years with Summergate.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group adds two new allied brands 28 Apr 2016

Lucy Britner

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has added a ready-to-drink coffee and a purified water to its portfolio of partner brands, as it looks to keep apace with consumer trends. 


Coca-Cola Enterprises bemoans "soft" Q1 as profits tumble 28 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola Enterprises has seen its bottom line struggle in the first quarter, with sales and volumes posting single-digit declines.


The Coca-Cola Co's Dasani Sparkling flavours - Product Launch 28 Apr 2016

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola Co has added two flavours to its Dasani Sparkling flavours range. Raspberry Lemonade and Tropical Pineapple join Lime, Berry, Black Cherry and Lemon. 


Brazil drags for Coca-Cola Femsa but Q1 sales, profits up 28 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Femsa has posted a jump in Q1 sales and profits despite volumes declines in Brazil.


Asahi loses Q1 sales overseas as SABMiller deal looms 28 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

Asahi's overseas businesses have posted a drop in Q1 sales ahead of the Japanese brewer's takeover of SABMiller's European beer brands.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group launches slim cans in US 28 Apr 2016

Lucy Britner

Dr Pepper Snapple Group is rolling out slimline cans across its key CSD brands in the US. 


Dr Pepper Snapple Group toasts "good start" with Q1 sales, profits lift 28 Apr 2016

Lucy Britner

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has reported a lift in sales and profits for the first quarter of 2016, as prices and volumes increased. 


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