just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

By | 1 July 2011

The week in drinks

The week in drinks

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.

Sectors: Beer & cider, Soft drinks, Spirits, Water, Wine

Companies: SABMiller, InBev, Diageo, Ian Macleod Distillers, Foster’s, Pernod, Ricard, Constellation, The Edrington Group, FEMSA

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