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A-B InBev shouts to be heard over Brazil naysayers

It's all over bar the shouting, as they say in football circles. So it was particularity apt that World Cup sponsor Anheuser-Busch InBev's...

Will Diageo seize the day as "nadir" reached?

Last year, it was Diageo's emerging markets that propped up the company's full-year results....

Focus - Diageo's FY Performance by Region, Brand

Today, Diageo reported a drop in full-year profits and sales as problems in emerging markets took their toll. Here just-drinks takes a look...

PepsiCo H1 & Q2 performance

Earlier today (23 July), PepsiCo reported its half-year and second-quarter results, with profits in the half-year rising by 3% on flat sales...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Te Pa Family Vineyards owner 29 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

The owner of Te Pa Family Vineyards, Haysley MacDonald, and his head wine maker, Liam McElhinney, have been making waves in New Zealand with their fresh approach to wine making. This month, just-drinks met them during a trip to London to hear how their agricultural backgrounds have shaped the business and why consolidation in Marlborough will only go so far.

just the Answer: Australian Vintage's CEO 17 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Neil McGuigan, Australian Vintage's CEO, is not a man short of words. The affable, 55 year-old Aussie, who has been in charge for four years and is part of the family that started the company, is happy to tell it like it is on most subjects. Here, just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, talks to McGuigan about the state of the global wine market, the company's plans to get back into the US and the on-going tribulations at rival Treasury Wine Estates

Latest News

Diageo writes down Shuijingfang value by GBP264m 31 Jul 14

James Wilmore

Diageo has written down the value of baijiu maker Shuijingfang, of which it has a 39.7% stake, by GBP264m (US$446.2m) as sales of the white spirit have fallen sharply in the face of China's anti-extravagance measures.

Weak emerging markets hamper Diageo in FY 31 Jul 14

James Wilmore

Diageo has bemoaned emerging market weakness for dragging on its full-year performance.

India's ITC to expand into beverage sector 30 Jul 14

Andy Morton

Indian cigarette maker ITC is to enter the beverage market with a range of fruit juices and dairy drinks.

Diageo silent over Shuijingfang writedown report 28 Jul 14

James Wilmore

Diageo has declined to comment on reports that it is to write down the value of its stake in baijiu brand Shuijingfang.

Bottled water market to be driven by Asia demand 24 Jul 14

James Wilmore

Flavoured variants and demand in Asia are expected to help the global bottled water market grow to be worth US$279.65bn by 2020, according to a new report.

Allied Blenders restarts chase for Tilaknagar 22 Jul 14

Kevin Jacobs

Allied Blenders & Distillers and Tilaknagar Industries have reopened talks over a potential merger, just-drinks has learnt.

Latest blogs

North Korea reveals secret weapon - mushrooms 30 May 14

Andy Morton

Soft drinks companies are always looking for the next big thing, whether its Japanese matcha tea, maple water or super-sour energy drinks.

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 18 Nov 13

James Wilmore

A round-up of the stories hitting the headlines on just-drinks last week

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