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Brewers Feel Prolonged Russian Winter

Being a brewer in Russia continues to be a struggle, and that's putting it mildly. Carlsberg and Heineken both revealed today that their fir...

Heineken CEO finds "good news" in Russia

Heineken is “in a good position” to grow premium beer sales in Russia despite a declining market and political tension, its CEO has said....

Carlsberg "considering" Russian brewery closures

Carlsberg is “considering” closing some of its breweries in Russia as the country's beer market continues to falter, the group's CEO has rev...

Brazil could have been worse - Coca-Cola Co CEO

The head of Coca-Cola Co has defended his company's performance in Brazil after a major World Cup sponsorship investment failed to lift Q2 v...

Latest Interviews

Interview - ProWine China 6 May 2014

Andy Morton

Later this year, Shanghai will host the second ProWine China, a sister event to Düsseldorf's ProWein. Here, just-drinks' Andy Morton speaks to head organiser Marius Berlemann to find out how preparations are going for the November show.

Interview - CEO of Carlsberg's Baltika 4 Dec 2012

Olly Wehring

Earlier this year, just-drinks' managing editor, Olly Wehring, travelled to Russia with Carlsberg to learn about the brewer's plans for its Baltika division in the country. The unit, which produces the namesake range of beers, is the clear market-leader, but has had to struggle of late as the legislative environment has grown more hostile to alcoholic drinks. Having assumed the leadership of Baltika late last year, Isaac Sheps talked to just-drinks about what he found when he made the move, what he's battling against today, and what he wants in the future.

Latest News

Carlsberg ups Malaysia security over terror threat 19 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Carlsberg has confirmed it is keeping a “heightened security presence” in place at one of its Malaysian breweries after reports that terrorists were planning an attack.

Castle Milk Stout Chocolate Infused Stout launches 19 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

SABMiller's South African unit has launched a "limited-edition" chocolate infused version of its Castle Milk Stout brand.

Tingyi H1 profits leap on lower costs 19 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Tingyi has boosted profits in its beverage unit as raw material costs fell, but the China-based group also warned of a slowdown in its domestic market.

Tilaknagar Q1 profits rise despite volumes fall 18 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Tilaknagar Industries has posted a sharp rise in profits but warned of “challenging” conditions ahead as volumes and sales fell.

Anadolu Efes H1 sales up, soft drinks offset beer 15 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Anadolu Efes has seen its first-half sales boosted by its soft drinks operations as its domestic beer operations continued to suffer.

Coca-Cola Icecek sees strong H1 15 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Coca-Cola Icecek has seen a healthy rise in first-half sales and profits despite challenges in its domestic market and internationally.

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