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MegaBrew is go - SABMiller backs revised Anheuser-Busch InBev offer

SABMiller has said its board intends to recommend Anheuser-Busch InBev's revised offer of GBP45 per share....

SABMiller said to put brakes on Anheuser-Busch InBev integration planning

SABMiller has put its integration talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev on hold, just-drinks understands....

Drinks industry confidence hit hard by Brexit vote - just-drinks survey

Confidence in the global drinks industry has been dealt a significant blow by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), an exclusi...

Anheuser-Busch InBev seeks single buyer for Eastern European beers - report

Anheuser-Busch InBev wants to offload SABMiller's Eastern European beer assets as one package rather than piecemeal, according to a report....

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MegaBrew is go - SABMiller backs revised Anheuser-Busch InBev offer 29 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

SABMiller has said its board intends to recommend Anheuser-Busch InBev's revised offer of GBP45 per share. 


China clears Anheuser-Busch InBev's acquisition of SABMiller  29 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

Anheuser-Busch InBev has received conditional approval from China's Ministry of Commerce for the purchase of SABMiller. 


This week in soft drinks & bottled water featuring Coca-Cola Co's H1 results, Fever-Tree's continued success and Coca-Cola Femsa's sugar woes in Venezuela 29 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

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 Anheuser-Busch InBev's H1 results, MegaBrew clearance in China, Constellation's Corona and US craft beer 29 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

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.


This week in spirits & wine, featuring Diageo and Edrington's FY results, Moet Hennessy's H1s, Campari's pre-mixed Negroni and Australian wine 29 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

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.


Ballast Point CEO, CCO exit Constellation Brands 29 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands has confirmed the departure of Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits' CEO and CCO less than eight months after buying the craft brewer for US$1bn.


Oslo Handverksdestilleri's Vidda Torr Gin - Product Launch 29 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

Oslo Handverksdestilleri (OHD) has launched Vidda Torr (dry) Gin, made using Norwegian botanicals.


Sugar shortage hits Coca-Cola Femsa in Venezuela as H1 profits fall - results 29 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Femsa is to focus on diet CSDs in Venezuela amid a crippling sugar shortage in the country.


Currency headwinds dent Anheuser-Busch InBev's profits - H1 results 29 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

Anheuser-Busch InBev has reported a marked drop in first-half net profits as the company battled unfavourable currency translations and costs from its proposed SABMiller takeover.


"We tried for a long time to make Bushmills hot" - Diageo CEO Menezes 28 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes has said he has no regrets over the sale of Bushmills, admitting that the company couldn't make the Irish whiskey grow in the US.


Diageo sets sights on alcohol-alternative trends 28 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo's CEO, Ivan Menezes, has said he wants to be in the vanguard of the growing non-alcoholic beverage market.


Brexit "not a big deal" for Scotch - Diageo CEO 28 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes has said Brexit will not affect Scotch exports, and instead is an opportunity to open up whisky to new markets.


"We have great urgency to improve the performance of brand 7UP" - Dr Pepper Snapple Group CFO 28 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

Dr Pepper Snapple Group CFO Martin Ellen has said the company will revamp its 7UP brand in an effort to reverse declines. 


Champagne Bruno Paillard's NPU 2003 - Product Launch 28 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

Champagne Bruno Paillard has launched the fifth vintage of its prestige cuvee - NPU - to the UK market


Australian Vintage steps up McGuigan campaign in UK - video 28 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

McGuigan Wines will rollout its 'Bring a McGuigan' advertising campaign to UK television from September.


Dan Aykroyd's Crystal Head Aurora vodka - Product Launch 28 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

Actor Dan Aykroyd has launched a drier, spicier variant of his Crystal Head vodka brand.


Diageo gets FY back on track amid currency flux - results 28 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo's underlying sales returned to growth for the fiscal year but currency volatility continued to hamper top and bottom lines. 


SABMiller said to put brakes on Anheuser-Busch InBev integration planning 27 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

SABMiller has put its integration talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev on hold, just-drinks understands.


Drinks industry confidence hit hard by Brexit vote - just-drinks survey 27 Jul 2016

Richard Woodard

Confidence in the global drinks industry has been dealt a significant blow by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), an exclusive just-drinks survey shows.


The Coca-Cola Co cuts FY sales forecast as Q2 profits grow - results 27 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

A rise in price/mix and a Germany-related gain in the second quarter helped pull Coca-Cola Co's bottom line into growth for the first six months of this year.


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