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DPSG targets sparkling water with Peñafiel ramp-up

Dr Pepper Snapple Group's CEO has said that growing sparkling water trends are “here to stay” as the company expands Mexican brand Peñafiel...

Coca-Cola ready for the "new normal" - CEO

The Coca-Cola Co is facing the “new normal” as global consumers confront mounting concerns over issues such as disease and economic uncertai...

Will Coke Life, Pepsi True damage Stevia chances?

Amidst the much-publicised decline of both regular and reduced sugar carbonates, The Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo have confirmed plans to launch...

just The Preview - The Coca-Cola Co's Q3 & YTD

The Coca-Cola Co will report its year-to-date results tomorrow. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three...

Latest Interviews

just The Answer: KWL Enterprises' CEO, Kevin Liles 19 Jun 2014

Andy Morton

Kevin Liles, the former CEO of Def Jam Records, now heads up his own multi-industry firm, KWL Enterprises. This includes working as a consultant to stars such as Jay-Z and Mariah Carey, with whom he has just released a line of tea-blend soft drinks. Yesterday (18 June), he spoke to just-drinks about the celebrity tie-ups, how to make the most of new technology and Jay-Z and Carey's love for the beverage industry.


Interview - MillerCoors' Blue Moon brewmaster 9 Jun 2014

Andy Morton

Keith Villa is the founder and head brewmaster of MillerCoors-owned Blue Moon Brewing Company, creator of the Belgium-style Blue Moon beer. During his visit to London last week, just-drinks sat down with the doctor of brewing to discuss quality issues in craft beer and what motivates him to experiment with bacon, peanut butter and chocolate. Villa also made clear why he considers Blue Moon a craft beer despite its corporate owners.

Latest News

Coca-Cola names new CMO as Tripodi retires 24 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co's chief marketing & commercial officer is to retire next year with the company's Iberia unit head set to take over.


Product Launch - Diageo's Guinness The 1759 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

A 9% abv version of Guinness containing peated whisky malt is being launched in the US by Diageo as the first in a series of limited releases for the stout brand.


Spirits volumes recover in US on-trade in Q3 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Spirits volumes in the US on-trade returned to growth in the third-quarter, while craft brands continued to grab share, according to new figures.


Q3 holds back Coca-Cola Enterprises 23 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola Enterprises has reported a tough set of figures for its third quarter, but year-to-date performance remains in the black.


DPSG boosts FY estimates after strong YTD 23 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has raised its full-year sales estimates after year-to-date profits jumped on a slight sales rise.


Anheuser-Busch confirms Mediacom as media agency 22 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Anheuser-Busch InBev's US arm has selected Mediacom as its media agency after a move to outsource its planning and buying.

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