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Brazil puts better-for-you beverages to the test

Alll eyes are on Brazil at the moment as the country gears up for the Rio Olympics. Euromonitor International's senior beverage analyst, Hop...

Concha y Toro's 2015 performance - Focus

This week, Concha y Toro reported a jump in full-year sales and profits as volumes increased and currency fluctuations played in its favour....

Concha y Toro's third-quarter performance - Focus

Late last week, Concha y Toro reported year-to-date figures that were boosted by a healthy third quarter. Here, we take a closer look at the...

SABMiller baulks at lack of Brazil M&A

SABMiller has chosen a high-end positioning for its presence in Brazil over making an acquisition in the country....

Latest Interviews

Interview - Havana Club MD 8 Apr 2015

James Wilmore

Being based in the Cuban capital of Havana has its benefits, such as having a swimming pool in front of your office. But, for Jérôme Cottin-Bizonne, head of Havana Club International, the JV between Pernod Ricard and the Cuban government, there's little time to relax as the rum brand gears up for global growth. Here, the 41 year-old executive sits down with just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore.


Interview - Concha y Toro Marketing Director 23 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, editor Olly Wehring has been travelling through the winelands of Chile with the country's biggest wine producer, Concha y Toro. While there, he met Sebastian Aguirre, the company's marketing director for premium wines, to delve deeper into CyT's biggest brand, Casillero del Diablo.

Latest News

Heineken in talks to buy Kirin's Brazil presence 20 Jan 2017

Olly Wehring

Heineken has confirmed that it is in "ongoing" discussions with Kirin Holdings over the possible acquisition of the Japanese group's Brazilian brewing operations.


Bacardi to distribute Santa Teresa Venezuelan rum 9 Jan 2017

Olly Wehring

Bacardi has lined up a global distribution deal with Venezuelan rum producer Ron Santa Teresa.


Campari offloads Chilean wine assets 3 Jan 2017

Olly Wehring

Gruppo Campari has reiterated its intention to withdraw from the still wine category with its latest divestment in Chile.


Coca-Cola FEMSA seals purchase of Brazil's Vonpar 8 Dec 2016

Andy Morton

Mexico's Coca-Cola FEMSA has completed its BRL3.58bn (US$1.1bn) acquisition of privately-owned Brazilian bottler Vonpar.


Chilean wine brands top Colombian market - study 8 Nov 2016

Lucy Britner

Wines from Chile account for the majority of wine imports into Colombia, according to research released this week.


Kirin Holdings sells Macacu Bebidas plant to AmBev 3 Nov 2016

Lucy Britner

Kirin Holdings has agreed to sell one of its Brazilian production facilities to AmBev.

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