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Brown-Forman's YTD Performance by Region, Brand 4 Mar 2015

Today, Brown-Forman posted its YTD and Q3 results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the nine months to the end of January.


Treasury CEO: 'Lot of work to do' in US 3 Mar 2015

The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has admitted there is still a “lot of work” for the group to do in the US, despite seeing healthy growth for its higher-end brands.


just The Preview - Brown-Forman Q3 & YTD 2 Mar 2015

On Wednesday, Brown-Forman will report its third-quarter and year-to-date results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of January:


Cott CEO sees end of "value destructive" pricing 26 Feb 2015

US soft drinks companies will continue to increase their per-litre prices after realising that low prices have been damaging the industry, the head of Cott Corp has said.


Mike’s Hard Lemonade Could Be a Hard Sell 23 Feb 2015

Earlier this month, Mark Anthony Group hung up the “For Sale” sign at its 14-year-old RTD beverage subsidiary Mike’s Hard Lemonade Co.

Latest News

NPD - Harvest Hill's Hug Fruit Slushee 31 Mar 2015

Harvest Hill Beverage Co is to launch a frozen fruit ice beverage through its recently-acquired American Beverage Corp subsidiary.


Bacardi bags a Bourbon with Angel's Envy buy 30 Mar 2015

Bacardi has entered the Bourbon category with the purchase of the Louisville-based Angel's Share Brands, owner of the “super-premium” Angel's Envy.


Heineken offers money-back promise on Light brand 30 Mar 2015

Heineken has launched two new ads with Neil Patrick Harris highlighting a money-back guarantee for its Heineken Light brand in the US.


DISCUS, craft distillers unite over tax cut push 30 Mar 2015

The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) and the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) have joined forces to call for a cut to federal excise tax on spirits.


Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby bottle unveiled 30 Mar 2015

Brown-Forman has released another limited-edition Woodford Reserve bottle commemorating its long-running partnership with the Kentucky Derby horse race.


Oskar Blues Brewery snaps up Perrin Brewing Co 30 Mar 2015

Oskar Blues Brewery has acquired fellow US craft brewer Perrin Brewing Co for an undisclosed sum.


PepsiCo CEO takes home US$22.5m in 2014 27 Mar 2015

PepsiCo's CEO, Indra Nooyi, saw her total compensation reach US$22.5m last year, helped by a new performance scheme.


Kirin to build US$8.4m Four Roses bottling plant 27 Mar 2015

Kirin Holdings is to spend US$8.4m on a new bottling plant for its Four Roses Bourbon, according to reports.


Willamette Valley sees FY sales, profits climb 27 Mar 2015

Willamette Valley Vineyards has posted a jump in full-year profits after retails sales drove a strong top-line performance.


Brown-Forman lines up US$1bn share buyback 26 Mar 2015

Brown-Forman is looking to buy back yet more shares, with a further US$1bn set to be spent in its repurchase programme.

Latest blogs

Diet Coke decline leaves Pepsi sitting pretty 27 Mar 2015

Last year was tough for The Coca-Cola Co. So staff in Atlanta won't be pleased to read that Pepsi has overtaken Diet Coke as the no. 2 soda brand in the US.


Are New York's craft beer fans any the (Bud)weiser? 25 Mar 2015

No sooner had Anheuser-Busch InBev taken a gentle pop at the craft beer segment during February's Super Bowl, than the world's largest brewer has challenged the sub-category's target market in New York.


The secret to a long life? Three cans of Dr Pepper a day - video 24 Mar 2015

A few wry grins will have been raised in the offices of Dr Pepper Snapple Group today.