United States: Latest beverage news & analysis
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
Harvest Hill Beverage Co is to launch a frozen fruit ice beverage through its recently-acquired American Beverage Corp subsidiary.
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 has launched two new ads with Neil Patrick Harris highlighting a money-back guarantee for its Heineken Light brand in the US.
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.
Brown-Forman has released another limited-edition Woodford Reserve bottle commemorating its long-running partnership with the Kentucky Derby horse race.
Oskar Blues Brewery has acquired fellow US craft brewer Perrin Brewing Co for an undisclosed sum.
PepsiCo's CEO, Indra Nooyi, saw her total compensation reach US$22.5m last year, helped by a new performance scheme.
Kirin Holdings is to spend US$8.4m on a new bottling plant for its Four Roses Bourbon, according to reports.
Willamette Valley Vineyards has posted a jump in full-year profits after retails sales drove a strong top-line performance.
Brown-Forman is looking to buy back yet more shares, with a further US$1bn set to be spent in its repurchase programme.
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.
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.
A few wry grins will have been raised in the offices of Dr Pepper Snapple Group today.
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