just the round-up - The week in drinks

By | 4 December 2009

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

C&C Group, Constellation Brands and Gaymer

UK: C&C Group buys Gaymer Cider Co from Constellation

C&C Group has agreed to acquire Constellation Brands' UK cider division, The Gaymer Cider Co, for GBP45m (US$75m) in cash.

Anheuser-Busch InBev and Beck's

BELGIUM: Anheuser-Busch Inbev silent on Beck's sale report

Anheuser-Busch InBev has declined to comment on reports out of Germany claiming that it came close to selling off the Beck's beer brand.

Asahi looking abroad

JAPAN: Asahi Breweries to invest overseas

Asahi Breweries is looking to invest in more overseas drinks markets to help offset declining sales in Japan and become one of the world's top ten food and drink companies.

Constellation wine chief appointment

US: Constellation Brands switches heads at North American wines

Constellation Brands has announced a switch of leadership at its North American wine unit.

Laurent-Perrier H1 results

FRANCE: Laurent-Perrier H1 profits plummet

Champagne house Laurent-Perrier has reported an 85% drop in net profits for the first half of its fiscal year, reflecting a tough time for Champagne in the global economic downturn.

UK alcohol mobile app launch

UK: Government launches alcohol tracker application

The UK Government has launched a mobile phone application that allows people to keep track of their drinking.

A-B InBev in Eastern Europe

BELGIUM: A-B InBev completes Eastern Europe assets sale

Anheuser-Busch InBev has completed the sale of brewing assets across Eastern Europe to private equity group CVC Capital.

Bacardi-Martini gets slapped wrist

UK: ASA bans Bacardi-Martini promotional email

An email by Bacardi-Martini promoting a Martini event has been banned by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Coca-Cola Co teams with Greenpeace

GLOBAL: Coca-Cola Co switches to greener vending

As world leaders prepare for the global summit on climate change in Copenhagen, Coca-Cola Co has said that it will significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions from vending machines and coolers.

Aspall Cyder

Insight - Aspall profits from premium cider growth

Aspall Cyder is one of several premium cider brands reaping the benefits of the category's rebirth in the UK over the last five years. 

 

 

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

Companies: Constellation, InBev, C&C Group, Asahi, Perrier, Bacardi, Coca-Cola Co

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