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The Greek crisis from alcohol's front line 9 Jul 2015

As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers new proposals to tackle the country’s debt crisis, Lucy Britner takes a closer look at what it means to the local drinks trade.

CCHBC "not cutting Greece investment" - CEO 18 Feb 2015

Coca-Cola HBC's CEO has said he is cautious over Greece's “fragile” political environment, but has insisted the company will not cut back on investment in the country.

Focus - Coca-Cola HBC's Q3 & YTD Performance 7 Nov 2013

Today (7 November), Coca-Cola HBC released its Q3 and year-to-date results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region.

Coca-Cola HBC's H1 Performance by Region, Category 8 Aug 2013

Earlier today (8 August), Coca-Cola HBC (CCHBC) released its half-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period by region and category.

Analysis - CCH boosted by Russia, Nigeria in Q1 17 May 2013

Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH) has delivered progress in Russia and Nigeria but troubles elsewhere have produced a “mixed” first quarter, according to an analyst.

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Heineken challenges EUR31.5m fine 2 Dec 2015

Heineken is to appeal a EUR31.5m (US$33.4m) fine from Greek authorities for infringing fair practice rules, including offering incentives to retailers and wholesalers to only stock its beer.

Greek brewer hits out over Carlsberg merger move 27 Mar 2015

Greek brewer Macedonian Thrace has raised concerns over the future of the country's beer market after the recent merger of Carlsberg-owned Mythos Brewery and Olympic Brewery.

Carlsberg to merge with Olympic Brewery in Greece 18 Nov 2014

Carlsberg has lined up a merger in Greece with the third largest brewer in the country, Olympic Brewery.

Coca-Cola HBC hits Q1 bump as volumes slip 16 May 2014

Coca-Cola HBC has blamed problems in Ukraine and a late Easter for a drop in first-quarter sales and profits.

SpiritsEurope seeks Greek excise cut 16 Dec 2013

Trade body SpiritsEurope has urged the Greek government to phase in a cut on excise duties as it claims current measures are not working.

Coca-Cola HBC YTD profits fall as volumes dip 7 Nov 2013

Coca-Cola HBC (CCHBC) has posted a drop in year-to-date profits and sales after volumes declines in Europe failed to offset emerging market gains.

SPI renews Greece deal with W S Karoulias 13 Sep 2013

SPI Group has extended its distribution deal with W S Karoulias for the Stolichnaya portfolio in Greece.

Coca-Cola HBC H1 profits fall 8 Aug 2013

Coca-Cola HBC has posted a drop in first-half profits as rising unemployment in established regions offset emerging market gains.

Rémy Cointreau's Metaxa 5 Stars Deeper Roots 7 Aug 2013

Rémy Cointreau has released another summer-edition Metaxa exclusively to Greek travel retail.

Diageo brings Pimm's to Greece 20 May 2013

Diageo has launched Pimm's in Greece, the first European country to host the liqueur brand outside its home UK market.