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No Time for Glitz as Soda Tax Resurfaces

The soda tax issue is bubbling up in the US again, this time in the Californian city of Berkeley....

Whiskey success adds to Southern Comfort's woes

Speaking after the release of Brown-Forman's first-quarter results yesterday, CEO Paul Varga was typically upbeat over the performance of fl...

Has Coca-Cola Jumped From Frying Pan to Fire?

Two years ago, when serious speculation emerged over a plan by Coca-Cola Co to buy Monster Beverage Corporation, the energy drinks maker had...

PepsiCo gets real as declines force natural focus

When The Coca-Cola Co releases its first-quarter results tomorrow, we can be all but certain they will contain more bad news for US diet sod...

Latest Interviews

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.

The just-drinks Interview - PepsiCo 10 Sep 2010

Michelle Russell

The debate raging around obesity, its victims and villains, causes and consequences, is shaping the policies of some of the world's most powerful multinational companies in a way few can have predicted only a few years ago. Derek Yach, senior vice president of global health policy for PepsiCo, talks to just-drinks.

Latest News

Coca-Cola to cut Coke calories in Canada 27 Jan 15

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co's Canadian unit is to reduce the calorie count of its flagship cola brand by 8%.

UK industry hits alcohol unit pledge 19 Dec 14

Andy Morton

The UK alcoholic drinks industry has delivered on an alcohol-unit reduction pledge two years early, according to a new report.

Monster Beverage fails to sink Beastie Boys payout 9 Dec 14

Andy Morton

A US court has refused to throw out a ruling that ordered Monster Beverage Corp's to pay US$1.7m to the Beastie Boys for its unauthorised use of music by the hip-hop group in an online video.

Beer Institute calls for action on responsibility 3 Dec 14

Andy Morton

The US's Beer Institute has admitted that brewers can still do more to combat drink driving and underage consumption in the US despite recent successes.

Lithuania outlaws energy drinks sales to under-18s 5 Nov 14

Andy Morton

Lithuania has become the first European country to ban energy drink sales to consumers under the age of 18, according to reports.

ICAP, GAPG confirm responsible drinking merger 15 Oct 14

Olly Wehring

The International Center for Alcohol Policies and the Global Alcohol Producers Group have released further details about their proposed merger, including the appointment of a new CEO.

Latest blogs

PepsiCo caught in Amazon attack 21 Nov 14

Andy Morton

PepsiCo received high praise when it announced it was to launch its stevia-based Pepsi extension True exclusively on Amazon in the US.

A drink that makes you thin? 19 Nov 14

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has spent a lot of money recently fighting accusations that soft drinks make you fat.

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