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The future for drinks industry's waste products 27 Jul 2016

A fledgling partnership between Jose Cuervo and the Ford Motor Co underlines the potential for the innovative and environmentally positive re-utilisation of waste products from beverage production. Ben Cooper reports.

Diageo's Q4/FY 2016 results - Preview 27 Jul 2016

On Thursday (28 July), Diageo will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its fourth quarter, the three months to the end of June:

Anheuser-Busch InBev Q2/H1 2016 results - Preview 27 Jul 2016

On Friday, Anheuser-Busch InBev will announce its second-quarter and half-year results. Here, just-drinks looks at the global beer company's activities in the three months to the end of June.

Coca-Cola Co's H1 & Q2 by region - Focus 27 Jul 2016

Earlier today (27 July), The Coca-Cola Co posted a near-5% dip in sales for the first six months of 2015. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in the three months and six months to the end of June.

Wine consumption and its health effects 26 Jul 2016

A recent review article appearing in Food & Function, a publication of the Royal Society of Chemistry in the UK, presents a summary of evidence-based scientific data relating the moderate consumption of wine and other alcoholic beverages to health.

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SABMiller puts brakes on A-B InBev integration 27 Jul 2016

SABMiller has put its integration talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev on hold, just-drinks understands.

Drinks industry confidence hit hard by Brexit vote 27 Jul 2016

Confidence in the global drinks industry has been dealt a significant blow by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), an exclusive just-drinks survey shows.

Coca-Cola Co cuts FY sales forecast, Q2 profits up 27 Jul 2016

A rise in price/mix and a Germany-related gain in the second quarter helped pull Coca-Cola Co's bottom line into growth for the first six months of this year.

Moet Hennessy posts H1 bounce as Cognac soars 27 Jul 2016

Cognac in the US helped drive strong sales and profits growth for LVMH's wines & spirits unit, Moet Hennessy, in the first half of the year.

Dr Pepper shirks CSD declines, H1 profits climb 27 Jul 2016

Declines in Dr Pepper Snapple Group's core CSD brands have failed to offset growth in the company's increasingly-diversified portfolio as first-half profits jumped.

AB InBev raises SAB cash offer by GBP1 per share 26 Jul 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has upped its offer for SABMiller to GBP79bn (US$103bn) after investor pressure forced it to sweeten its terms. 

Diageo names new TR head as Doug Bagley exits 26 Jul 2016

Diageo's head of Travel Retail, Doug Bagley, is to leave the company amid an overhaul of the unit.

Refresco Group makes first North America play 26 Jul 2016

Refresco Group has extended its soft drinks and fruit juice production footprint into North America through the purchase of Whitlock Packaging.

AB InBev seeks single buyer for European beers 25 Jul 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev wants to offload SABMiller's Eastern European beer assets as one package rather than piecemeal, according to a report.

Gruppo Campari trials Negroni pre-mix 25 Jul 2016

Gruppo Campari is trialling a pre-mix Negroni product in the US as it looks to ride the popularity of the Campari-based cocktail in the country's on-premise.

Latest blogs

Drinking & Driving? Ford and Jose Cuervo's Tequila cars 19 Jul 2016

A couple of months ago, US-based Saltwater Brewery developed 'edible six-pack rings' in an effort to curb threats to wildlife.

Your company's homepage on just-drinks 4 Jul 2016

Who do you work for? I ask, merely to draw your attention to just-drinks’ company pages.

The Coca-Cola Co's downward trajectory 8 Jun 2016

In yet one more sign that The Coca-Cola Co is losing its lustre, the soft drinks maker has, for the first time, fallen out of the top ten of a 'world's biggest brands' ranking.