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Analysis - Could Coca-Cola HBC aid CCE expansion?

When SABMiller announced last November it would team up with The Coca-Cola Co to control bottling rights across southern and east Africa, th...

A-B InBev to use China lessons in Vietnam

The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has said the company will learn from its China operations as it prepares to open its first brewery in Vietn...

Currency woes hurt Latin American FTZs - Diageo

Latin America has been split into two as destabilising currency fluctuations see free-trade zones (FTZs) fall behind to domestic performance...

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Q1 Performance by Region

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a 62% surge in first quarter net profit, accompanied by a 1.4% dip in net sales. Here, just-dri...

Latest Interviews

Martell's CEO & chairman, Philippe Guettat 6 May 2015

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard's Cognac unit, Maison Martell, is about to celebrate its 300th anniversary. just-drinks caught up with Philippe Guettat, Martell's CEO & chairman, to discuss how the party preparations are going, why China demand is at a crossroads and what lies ahead for the unit in Africa.


Interview: Casella's marketing & export manager 21 Apr 2015

James Wilmore

Casella Family Brands hit the acquisition trail late last year when it snapped up Barossa Valley producer Peter Lehmann Wines for AUD57m (US$49.8m). Here, just-drinks talks to the Australian firm's global marketing & export sales manager, Libby Nutt, about the plans ahead for the brand and Casella's star performer Yellow Tail.

Latest News

A-B InBev snaps up Bogotá Beer Co in Colombia 6 May 15

Olly Wehring

The Latin American unit of Anheuser-Busch InBev has made a move into the craft beer category in Colombia through the purchase of Bogotá Beer Co.


Former Britvic exec to lead RG Brands expansion 30 Apr 15

Richard Woodard

Murray Harris, the former customer management director at Britvic, has been recruited to lead the expansion of beverage business RG Brands’ operations in Kazakhstan and beyond.


Coca-Cola FEMSA's Q1 sales, profits fall 29 Apr 15

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Femsa has taken a hit in Q1 sales and profits as the company switches its Venezuelan unit to a new government-regulated currency exchange rate.


China's rise continues as vine area pips France 28 Apr 15

Andy Morton

China has overtaken France as the country with the second largest area under vine, new figures have shown.


Diageo's United Spirits calls on Mallya to quit 27 Apr 15

Olly Wehring

Diageo is reviewing its relationship with United Breweries Holdings and Vijay Mallya over India's United Spirits, after the division's board called on the entrepreneur to stand down as its chairman.


Beam Suntory to strip down regional units 27 Apr 15

Andy Morton

Beam Suntory is to combine two of its regional business units to create a larger international division.

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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