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Focus - CCA's H1 Performance by Region and Sector 21 Aug 2015

Today, Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) reported its first-half results for 2015, revealing a slight increase in profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Sydney-based company's performance in the six-month period, by region and sector.

Interview: Casella's marketing & export manager 21 Apr 2015

Casella Family Brands hit the acquisition trail late last year when it snapped up Barossa Valley producer Peter Lehmann Wines for AUD57m (US$49.8m). Here, just-drinks talks to the Australian firm's global marketing & export sales manager, Libby Nutt, about the plans ahead for the brand and Casella's star performer Yellow Tail.

Focus - TWE's H1 Performance by Region 27 Feb 2015

Today, Treasury Wine Estates reported a sales and operating profits increase in the first six months of its fiscal year, hinting at a turnaround in fortunes for the group. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Australian-headquartered company's performance by region:

CCA bets on natural sweeteners in CSD push 17 Feb 2015

Coca-Cola Amatil's (CCA) launch of Coca-Cola Life in Australia is the first round in a fight to entice consumers back into the CSD category with natural sweeteners, the company has said.

Focus - CCA's FY Performance by Region and Sector 17 Feb 2015

Earlier today, Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) reported its full-year results for 2014, revealing a 25% drop in underlying net profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Sydney-based company's performance in the six-month period, by region and sector.

Latest News

Former Pernod Ricard exec joins Wakefield Wines 5 Oct 2015

Wakefield Wines has appointed Adrian Atkinson, formerly of Pernod Ricard, to head up its operations in Europe.

Asahi acquires Australia's Mountain Goat Brewery 28 Sep 2015

Asahi has bought Australian craft brewer Mountain Goat Brewery for an undisclosed fee.

Kirin's Lion unveils new Petaluma winery 22 Sep 2015

Kirin's Australian unit, Lion, has opened a new South Australia winery for its Petaluma brand as it targets premium wine sales in East Asia.

Australian cider seeks country-of-origin law 7 Sep 2015

Cider Australia has called on the government to enforce country-of-origin labelling or risk domestic cider makers going under.

TWE head paid AUD3.23m in year one 2 Sep 2015

Treasury Wine Estates' CEO, Michael Clarke, earned AUD3.23m (US$2.26m) for his first full year in the job, with future bonuses liable to add another million.

Brown-Forman overhauls Southern Comfort RTD packs 27 Aug 2015

Brown-Forman has redesigned the boxes for its Southern Comfort RTDs in Australia and New Zealand as the ready-to-drink category in the country continues to suffer big declines.

Craft beer "underdeveloped" in Australia - CCA 24 Aug 2015

The head of Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has praised her company's latest craft beer launch but warned the category in Australia remains “underdeveloped”.

CCA stabilises as H1 profits, sales edge up 21 Aug 2015

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has steadied the ship with first-half sales and profits growth as it pumped marketing investment into its struggling Australian market.

Product Launch - Kirin's Lion Hahn Radler 14 Aug 2015

Kirin's Australian subsidiary Lion has launched comparatively higher-abv radler under its Hahn beer brand that is designed to “better suit the tastes of Australians”.

Lion to list calories, sugar content on beer 12 Aug 2015

Lion is to include full nutritional information on its beer labels in what it claims is an industry first in Australia.

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Fridges see cool returns for Treasury Wine Estates 16 Jul 2015

After a 2014 it'll want to forget, Treasury Wine Estates has some good news.