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Analysis - Keurig Kold fails to impress 22 May 2015

Last week, analysts got a sneak preview of the Keurig Kold. It was a long-awaited chance to test-drive the home-carbonation platform that The Coca-Cola Co likes so much it invested at least US$1.25bn in maker Keurig Green Mountain.


Cott Corp CEO eyes sharp fall in US CSD volumes 11 May 2015

The head of Cott Corp has said he expects North American carbonated soft drink volumes to sink by as much as 10% this year as the category continues to decline.


Monster CEO warns of "scepticism" 8 May 2015

The head of Monster Beverage has said distributors outside of the US have shown “scepticism” over the ongoing transition of The Coca-Cola Co's energy portfolio.


CCE head shines light on price talks 30 Apr 2015

The CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said there is “no real mystery” surrounding its talks with The Coca-Cola Co over pricing.


DPSG tests "naturally-sweetened" range 27 Apr 2015

The CEO of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has said it is “still early days” for a new range of naturally-sweetened CSDs as the company launches US tests.

Latest News

Brown-Forman eyes family ties with board additions 21 May 2015

Brown-Forman has appointed two more Brown family members to its board of directors as control passes to a new generation.


NPD: PepsiCo's Pepsi Limon 21 May 2015

PepsiCo has launched a new Pepsi flavour in the US that targets Hispanics.


NPD - Nestle Waters' Perrier L’Orange 19 May 2015

Nestle Waters has added a new flavour to its Perrier range of sparkling mineral water.


Willamette Vineyards' Q1 profits, sales leap 14 May 2015

Willamette Valley Vineyards has posted a surge in first-quarter profits as a good harvest helped boost sales.


Duckhorn Wine buys Three Palms Vineyard 14 May 2015

Californian wine producer Duckhorn Wine Co has acquired Napa Valley’s Three Palms Vineyard for an undisclosed fee.


NPD - Phillips Distilling Co's UV Sangria 13 May 2015

Phillips Distilling Co has launched a sangria-flavoured vodka to meet rising demand for the wine cocktail.


NPD: Brown-Forman Sonoma-Cutrer Sauvignon Blanc 13 May 2015

The 2014 vintage was made from Russian River Valley fruit and it joins Late Harvest Chardonnay and Founders Reserve Legacy Chardonnay under the Winemaker’s Reserve umbrella.


Double Cola extends Minoku distribution 12 May 2015

The Double Cola Co has said it will increase the footprint of its coconut water brand Minoku in the US after signing new distribution deals.


SPI Group names Piana as Stoli Group USA head 8 May 2015

SPI Group has appointed the former head of Remy Martin to lead its US & Canada unit.


MillerCoors names temp CEO as Q1 profits climb 8 May 2015

MillerCoors has appointed an interim CEO after posting a rise in Q1 profits, despite stagnant sales.

Latest blogs

New Coke - the movie 11 May 2015

Hot on the heels of Kidnapping Mr Heineken comes news of another explosive episode in beverage history set for the Hollywood treatment.


[Checks watch] “I best be heading home” 8 Apr 2015

It's not even available on pre-order yet, but Apple's latest piece of kit has already got a breathalyser app.


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.