just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

By | 26 April 2013

The week in drinks

The week in drinks

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

Pernod Ricard's Beefeater Burrough's Reserve

Group Danone is supporting its latest Evian ad with a “babifier” app that promises to turn consumers into their "inner babies".

The anti-trust lawsuit filed over Anheuser-Busch InBev's US$20.1bn buy-out of Grupo Modelo has been fully laid to rest after a court allowed the settlement between the companies and the US Department of Justice (DoJ).

Alan Clark has been installed as SABMiller's chief executive with "immediate effect" due to Graham Mackay being diagnosed with a brain tumour.

The Mexican Government has asked China to give "scientific justification" for its long-running restriction on high-alcohol Tequilas in the country. 

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has put Lucozade and Ribena up for sale, saying other beverage companies will have a better chance of turning a profit from the brands.

Carlsberg’s UK unit has revealed it is reducing the abv on Tuborg to make the brand more “accessible”.

The head of South Africa's wine trade body has announced she is stepping down.

Heineken's acquisition of Asia Pacific Breweries has helped ramp up Q1 profits and sales but volumes dropped due to poor weather and European austerity measures.

Strong performances in China, India and Russia have helped Pernod Ricard deliver a rise in nine-month sales as trading in Europe remained "challenging".

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

Companies: Pernod, Danone, Evian, Modelo, Ricard, SABMiller, InBev, Carlsberg, Heineken

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