just the Round-Up - The week in drinks
By just-drinks.com editorial team | 1 July 2011
The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week.
UK: Ian Macleod Distillers buys Tamdhu distillery
Ian Macleod Distillers has significantly increased its size after acquiring the Tamdhu distillery from The Edrington Group.
AUS: Ease off SABMiller over Foster's Group bid - analyst
Analysts at Investec Securities have argued that SABMiller's tilt at Foster's Group is more attractive than it first appears.
UK: Anheuser-Busch InBev sees Stella Artois Cidre apple supply struggle
Anhesuer-Busch InBev UK has warned that it is struggling to satisfy demand for its recently-launched Stella Artois Cidre variant.
BELGIUM: SABMiller dives into speciality beer with Van Steenberge deal
SABMiller has moved into Belgium's speciality beer sector by signing a global distribution deal with the Van Steenberge brewery.
FRANCE: Pernod Ricard sells Georgian Wine & Spirits stake
Pernod Ricard has announced that it has sold its stake in Georgian Wine & Spirits to local company JSC Marussia.
UPDATE - CHINA: Diageo not seeking full ShuiJingFang takeover
Diageo does not intend to acquire all outstanding shares in ShuiJingFang, even though Chinese regulators have cleared the drinks giant to pursue a full takeover of the premium white spirits producer.
UK: Diageo to expand Scotch whisky capacity
Diageo is to expand its Scotch whisky production capacity as part of a GBP20m (US$31.8m) investment in its facilities.
GLOBAL: Constellation Europe becomes Accolade Wines
Constellation Wines Australia & Europe has officially changed its name to Accolade Wines, following CHAMP Private Equity's takeover of the business.
just On Call: Coca-Cola FEMSA keeps eye on growth opportunities
Coca-Cola FEMSA has hailed its merger with Grupo Tampico and reiterated that it continues to look for acquisition opportunities.
In the Spotlight - New-Look Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands has reported a mixed start to life as a streamlined wine, beer and spirits operator in North America. Here, just-drinks exmaines the Robert Mondavi winemaker's first-quarter results and looks at the market reaction.
Ursus Breweries (SABMiller) Company Watch 2010
The Ursus Breweries (SABMiller) Company Watch report contains a detailed analysis of the company’s activities in the Romanian beer market, looking at their portfolio and identifying volumes by price segment, beer type, alcoholic strength, local segme...
SABMiller (Kaluga) Company Watch 2010
The SABMiller (Kaluga) Company Watch report contains a detailed analysis of the company’s activities in the Russian beer market, looking at their portfolio and identifying volumes by price segment, beer type, alcoholic strength, local segment and mod...
Alcoholic Drinks: Advanced Emerging Markets (Brazil, Hungary, Mexico, Poland, South Africa, Taiwan) Industry Guide
Datamonitor's Alcoholic Drinks: Advanced Emerging Markets (Brazil, Hungary, Mexico, Poland, South Africa, Taiwan) Industry Guide is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the Alcoholic Drinks industry in Brazil, Hungary, Mexic...