just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

By | 22 June 2012

The week in drinks

The week in drinks

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

A downward trend for cachaça in its home market of Brazil is pushing producers of the domestic white spirit to look abroad for growth, according to a new report.

This year's wine harvest in New Zealand has come in lower than 2011, returning the country to the levels it hit in 2010, according to figures released late last week.

Heineken is taking legal action against competitor brewers in Czech, in a bid to stop them using the term 'Radler' on their products.
PepsiCo will appoint a former executive to oversee legal work and government dealings, the company said late yesterday (18 June).
The head of Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has promised “evolution, not revolution” as it overhauls distribution and marketing in Europe.
A group representing South Africa's alcohol producers has spoken out after it emerged the government is pressing ahead with plans to ban alcohol advertising in the country.
Heineken has confirmed that it has targeted the Desperados brand for a major push, including releasing it outside of Europe for the first time.
Major beer brands in the US have been "asleep at the wheel" for the last 20 years and it will take years of innovation for them to recover, an analyst has argued.
Diageo has confirmed the addition of a new non-executive board member.
Carlsberg's beer sales at stadiums hosting the European Football Championships have already topped that from the entire last tournament, with consumption up 49% per spectator.

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

Companies: Heineken, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Diageo, Carlsberg

There are currently no comments on this article

Be the first to comment on this article

Related research

Heineken: the battle for Asia Pacific Breweries

Asia Pacific Breweries is Heineken’s joint venture in Singapore, with a variety of brands and consumer beverages that enjoy prominence in their local markets. The venture is crucial to the firm's growth strategy. This has been compromised following a...

Related articles

Review of the Year 2012 - Part I: Beer & Cider

With Christmas fast approaching, it's the time of year when just-drinks takes its annual look back at the past 12 months. Between now and the end of the year we'll assess how the soft drinks, spirits, wine and bottled water sectors have fared in 2012. Up first, however, is beer and cider. just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, takes us through the highs and lows for the long alcoholic beverage (LAB) category.

just the Ten - Top Hot Topics of 2012

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read Hot Topics on just-drinks in 2012.

Review of the Year 2012 - Part II: Soft Drinks

In the second part of just-drinks' review of 2012, Andy Morton looks at how the soft drinks category has fared in the past 12 months.

just-drinks tagline

Not a member? Join here

Decrease font sizeDecrease font sizeDecrease font size Increase font sizeIncrease font sizeIncrease font size Comment on this article Email this to a friend Print this page