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EXCLUSIVE - Whisky downturn slows Diageo's Scotch expansion spend

The downturn in sales of Scotch globally has prompted Diageo to slow the pace of its whisky production expansion in Scotland, just-drinks ha...

The Coca-Cola Co to announce job cuts by early next year

The Coca-Cola Co is to start laying off employees early next year as part of a fresh cost-cutting drive....

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EXCLUSIVE - Whisky downturn slows Diageo's Scotch expansion spend 24 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

The downturn in sales of Scotch globally has prompted Diageo to slow the pace of its whisky production expansion in Scotland, just-drinks has learned.


Miller Brands launches wine-style Peroni bottle 24 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Miller Brands, the UK unit of SABMiller, has a launched a new 75cl bottle for its Peroni lager brand.


The Coca-Cola Co to announce job cuts by early next year 24 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co is to start laying off employees early next year as part of a fresh cost-cutting drive.


SABMiller announces management reshuffle 24 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

SABMiller has confirmed a fresh raft of management changes, with its corporate affairs director leaving the group and its CFO taking over investor relations duties.


Spirit Pub Co rejects C&C Group initial approach 24 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

The possible takeover of Spirit Pub Co in the UK looks set to become a battle, with C&C Group considering making a firm offer for the pub operator, despite having an initial approach rejected.


just the Week in - Spirits & Wine 24 Oct 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 24 Oct 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 24 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category.


Product Launch - Spencerfield Spirit Co's Rhubarb & Ginger Edinburgh Gin Liqueur 24 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Spencerfield Spirit Co has added another flavour to its Edinburgh Gin liqueur range.


Product Launch - La Martiniquaise-Bardinet's Poliakov Vodka Vanilla 24 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

La Martiniquaise-Bardinet has launched a new Poliakov flavour as it overhauls the vodka brand's flavoured portfolio to combat “flavour fatigue”.


Treasury Wine Estates targets "underdeveloped" Travel Retail channel 24 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has unveiled a new strategy to boost its Global Travel Retail sales as it claims the channel for wine producers is “underdeveloped” and has a “lack of focus”.


The Coca-Cola Co names new CMO as Tripodi retires 24 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co's chief marketing & commercial officer is to retire next year with the company's Iberia unit head set to take over.


Product Launch - William Grant & Sons' Drambuie Hot Apple Toddy 23 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has launched a UK-exclusive ready-to-serve Drambuie extension.


Product Launch - Diageo's Guinness The 1759 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

A 9% abv version of Guinness containing peated whisky malt is being launched in the US by Diageo as the first in a series of limited releases for the stout brand.


Spirits volumes recover in US on-trade in Q3 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Spirits volumes in the US on-trade returned to growth in the third-quarter, while craft brands continued to grab share, according to new figures.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group boosts FY estimates after strong YTD 23 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has raised its full-year sales estimates after year-to-date profits jumped on a slight sales rise.


SABMiller steps up Zambia investment with new US$32.6m malting plant 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Zambian Breweries, the SABMiller subsidiary, has started work on a new US$32.6m malting plant in Lusaka.


Q3 holds back Coca-Cola Enterprises but FY profits still set to rise 23 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola Enterprises has reported a tough set of figures for its third quarter, but year-to-date performance remains in the black.


William Grant & Sons refreshes Glenfiddich logo 23 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has redesigned its Glenfiddich stag logo as part of an overhaul of the Scotch brand's packaging and labelling.


Coca-Cola FEMSA posts nine-month sales, profits increase 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Coca-Cola FEMSA has reported a healthy lift in nine-month sales as the group continued to benefit from its acquisitions in Brazil and Mexico last year.


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