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Anheuser-Busch InBev's FY Performance by Region

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a rise in full-year group sales and net profits on the back of flat volumes. Here, just-drinks...

Bottled Water in 2015: The Many Faces of Hydration

With global sales forecast to exceed US$214bn in 2015, bottled water will trail only carbonates in terms of total RSP value. Still bottled w...

Analysis - No shopping trips for Carlsberg in 2015

It is not so much the departure of its current CEO that means this year will be one of consolidation for Carlsberg, more that his replacemen...

Focus - Suntory Holdings' FY Performance

Earlier this week, Japan's Suntory Holdings reported a healthy rise in full-year sales and operating profits. Here, just-drinks takes a clos...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Beam Suntory's EMEA president 2 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Formed just under a year ago, Beam Suntory is a “global whisk(e)y powerhouse,” in the words of Albert Baladi, the unit's Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) head. But, how have things progressed since Suntory's $16bn takeover of Beam Inc? What brands and regions are shining bright and where are the emerging opportunities? Here, just-drinks catches up with Baladi for his take on the present and the future for Beam Suntory.


Interview - Con Constandis, Pernod Asia TR head 7 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

The international spirits segment is undergoing a sea-change in Asia, from Cognac declines in China to Scotch weakness in South Korea. Those effects may be less severe in the Travel Retail channel but, as Pernod Ricard's Asia Travel Retail MD, Con Constandis, tells just-drinks, there is still plenty to keep the sector busy, from protests in Hong Kong to margin-squeezing airport operators. Not to mention lazy journalists...

Latest News

PepsiCo to close Russian juice plant 2 Mar 15

Jaroslaw Adamowski

PepsiCo has confirmed it is to shut one of its fruit juice plants in Russia.


AmBev ups craft beer focus with Wäls Brewery deal 26 Feb 15

Andy Morton

AmBev is to develop a range of craft beers after teaming up with Brazilian microbrewer Wäls Brewery.


China demand boosts Languedoc-Roussillon exports 19 Feb 15

Stuart Todd

The French wine region of Languedoc-Roussillon has seen record exports in 2014, with sales driven by China, according to new figures.


Coca-Cola HBC takes currency hit as FY sales drop 18 Feb 15

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola HBC has warned it will face continued currency fluctuations this year after sales and underlying profits fell in full-year results.


Carlsberg CEO steps down as full-year profits fall 18 Feb 15

Olly Wehring

The head of Carlsberg is to step down as the brewer's ongoing troubles resulted in a slide in full-year net profits.


Rexam to build GBP50m India plant 17 Feb 15

Andy Morton

Rexam is to boost its can capacity in India with a new GBP50m (US$77m) plant in the south of the country.

Latest blogs

Polish vodkas prove their worth in Ukraine 26 Jan 15

Andy Morton

One, perhaps minor, consequence of the conflict in Ukraine appears to be a fall in sales of Russian vodka in the country.


Putin's Coca-Cola dig misses the mark 19 Dec 14

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has had its fair share of critics this year, from health campaigners to investor David Winters, who this week called for CEO Muhtar Kent to be replaced.

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