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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...

Brazil Price Hikes Set to Tax Brewers

How much will Brazil's beer industry be affected by the surprise tax increase announced last week?...

Coca-Cola FEMSA warns of price jump on tax change

A tax change on soft drinks in Brazil will force Coca-Cola FEMSA to raise prices in the country by up to 2%, according to the group's CFO....

Analysis - Mexico on track for Heineken

Mexico is a “good story” for Heineken as it continues to integrate FEMSA Cerveza, an analyst has said....

Latest Interviews

Interview - Diageo president of LatAm & Caribbean 28 May 2012

Olly Wehring

Earlier today (28 May), Diageo announced that it will buy the Ypióca cachaça brand in Brazil from Ypióca Agroindustrial Limitada for BRL900m (US$453.9m). As part of its press material, the company issued a short interview with the president of its Latin America and Caribbean operations, Randy Millian, in which he discussed the purchase.

just the Answer - Casa Pedro Domecq 6 Sep 2010

Olly Wehring

This month's just the Answer sees us interview the international marketing director, Pernod Ricard's Mexico unit, Casa Pedro Domecq, Michael Kaller, and the executive director of Casa Pedro Domecq International, Olivier Fages.

Latest News

Bodegas Salentein's Killka Chardonnay 2012 13 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

Bodegas Salentein has released Killka in the UK, ahead of a global roll-out in the coming weeks.

Coca-Cola Co rolls out Powerade Zero flavours 13 Aug 2014

Vladimir Pekic

The Coca-Cola Company has rolled out two of its Powerade Zero variants to Brazil.

Heineken's Tecate agrees Barcelona FC tie-up 12 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Heineken has agreed a five-year deal to make its Tecate brand the official beer of FC Barcelona in Mexico.

Corona Argentinean one-off drives CCU in H1 11 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

CCU has seen its profits perform well in the first half of 2014, thanks to a one-off payment to its Argentinean unit.

Coca-Cola FEMSA sees purchases lead in H1 23 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola FEMSA has seen sales in its half-year receive a boost from last year's purchases in Brazil and Mexico.

Arca Continental's H1 volumes slip, but profits up 17 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Arca Continental, Latin America’s second largest Coca-Cola bottler, has seen its first-half volumes slip as a new sugary drinks tax in Mexico took its toll, but the group’s profits rose.

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