The week in drinks

The week in drinks

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

A new UK industry campaign has been launched aiming to highlight "unfair" minimum pricing and galvanise public opposition to the measure.

A call for an international consensus on drinking guidelines has been voiced, after a study found a "remarkable" lack of agreement among 57 countries.

PepsiCo is to change its formula for Gatorade in the wake of health concerns over one of the product's ingredients.

SodaStream has been forced to change its Super Bowl ad because it takes a swipe at rivals the Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo.

The head of Australian Vintage has warned that the country's wine industry should not rely on an improvement in the exchange rate to return the sector to export growth.

The European Commission has proposed introducing a legal definition for the absinthe spirit category in the region.

Monster's entry into the Japanese market has seen initial success, but competition in the country's energy drinks sector remains “fierce”, according to an analyst.

Rising commodity costs this year will leave drinks companies “thirsting for growth”, a new report has claimed.

Diageo's half-year sales came in slightly below analysts' consensus today, with one warning that the firm's medium-term guidance is "too challenging" for this fiscal year.

The US Department of Justice has moved to block Anheuser-Busch InBev's proposed takeover of Mexico's Grupo Modelo.