just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

By | 22 February 2013

The week in drinks

The week in drinks

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

Carlsberg is being “very cautious” in its earnings estimates for 2013, according to an analyst.

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has posted a sharp drop in full-year net profits as write-downs in its packaged food business offset beverage gains in Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

The head of Pernod Ricard has proclaimed his confidence in the company's position in the spirits market in India, despite Diageo's recently-announced tie-up with United Spirits in the country.

Britvic and AG Barr have a three in ten chance of completing their merger after its referral to the UK's Competition Commission, an analyst has claimed.

Diageo's Talisker Storm

PepsiCo is to build a KES2.6bn (US$30m) manufacturing plant in Kenya through a local bottler, according to reports.

SABMiller has prospered by taking a “bottom-up” approach in local markets instead of “force-fitting” a standard corporate model, according to the group's outgoing boss.

Coca-Cola Enterprises aims to drive growth in its cola stable this year in all of its markets, with the launch of an advertising campaign encouraging consumers to drink “Coke with food”.

PepsiCo's CFO has played down the potential effects of its closely guarded sweetener innovation. 

Cidermakers should be wary of devaluing the category's improved image with “faddy” flavour innovations, according to an industry analyst. 

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

Companies: Diageo, Carlsberg, Amatil, Pernod, Ricard, Britvic, PepsiCo, United Spirits, AG Barr, SABMiller, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coke

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