This week InBev and Anheuser continue to keep the pages ticking over on just-drinks. Amongst the other stories at the top of the most read pages were reports on C&C, an interview with Carlsberg's CEO and news from Pepsi's marketing division.

InBev/A-B latest

BELGIUM: InBev stays quiet on closure of A-B deal

Belgian brewer InBev has refused to be drawn on reports it is close to sealing a deal with its takeover target Anheuser-Busch.

Weather and economy take toll on C&C

IRELAND: C&C revenues down on weak economy and weather

C&C Group has said that a weak quarter from its cider division has contributed to a drop in revenues for the group for the four months ended 30 June.

CEDC acquisition

US: CEDC closes Russian Alcohol buy, ups FY guidance

Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has completed its purchase of a stake in the Russian Alcohol Group, and has subsequently revised its full-year guidance upwards.

just-drinks interviews Carlsberg CEO

The just-drinks interview - Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen

Late last year, Carlsberg announced a change at the top, with Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen replacing Nils Smedegaard Andersen as CEO. Ten months into his tenure, Rasmussen has rarely been out of the headlines, most notably due to Carlsberg's long-running fight to buy Scottish & Newcastle. In this month's just-drinks interview, Olly Wehring quizzes Rasmussen about S&N, where he sees growth for the Denmark-based brewer and the current landscape in the global brewing industry.

Brown-Forman restructures

UK: Brown-Forman dissolves European wine marketing team

Brown-Forman has dissolved its European wine marketing team as part of a major restructuring.

A coming financial storm?

CBC - If you ask me... Drinks industry should brace for financial storm

The credit crunch, rising fuel bills and soaring commodity costs - few will be immune to this economic triple-blow. The food and drinks industries have remained relatively defiant in the belief they can ride out the inevitable downturn. However, Chris Brook-Carter wonders whether this optimism is misplaced in the face of this perfect storm?

Foster's takeover speculation

AUS: Coca-Cola Amatil calms Foster's bid talk - report

Coca-Cola Amail has distanced itself from speculation linking it to a bid for Foster's Group, according to local reports.

Russian Standard boss quits

RUSSIA: CEO quits Russian Standard

The CEO of Russian Standard has left the company, just-drinks has learnt.

Pepsi marketing boss quits

US: Pepsi-Cola chief marketing officer resigns

Pepsi-Cola North America's senior chief marketing officer has tended her resignation with the company.

Glen Moray for sale?

UK: Whyte & Mackay silent on Glenmorangie purchase talk

Whyte & Mackay has declined to comment on reports that it is considering a move for Glenmorangie's Glen Moray Distillery