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This weeks top reports in the just-drinks research storejust the Research

17 April 2014

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:

ISRAEL: SodaStream quiet on stake sale reports

17 April 2014

SodaStream has declined to comment on reports of a stake sale that has seen its share price leap in the last 24 hours.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

17 April 2014

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

17 April 2014

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

US: PepsiCo sees Q1 profits increase as beverages go flat

17 April 2014

PepsiCo has posted a jump in first-quarter group profits, despite flat global beverage volumes and continuing CSD declines in North America.

Product Launch - UK: Rebel Kitchen's Mylk Chocolate, Matcha Green Tea and Chai

17 April 2014

UK dairy-free beverage maker Rebel Kitchen has extended its range of coconut milk and water Mylk drinks to target adult consumers.

EUROPE: Weather dampens Q4 for non-alcoholic beverages - figures

17 April 2014

Europe's non-alcoholic beverage industry must react quicker to poor weather, a consumer trends company has warned, after new figures showed flat sales in the last three months of last year.

just The Preview - PepsiCo's Q1

16 April 2014

PepsiCo will report its first-quarter results tomorrow (17 April). Here just-drinks takes a look at the group's highs and lows in beverages for the three months to the end of March.

Analysis - The Coca-Cola Co meets rather than beats expectations

16 April 2014

The good thing about lowered expectations is that they are much easier to exceed.

US: Ardagh Group to sell Anchor Glass to private equity fund

16 April 2014

KPS Capital Partners, a US private equity fund, is to buy glassware firm Anchor Glass after its owner Ardagh agreed to sell the unit to settle US anti-trust regulators' concerns over a separate deal.

Focus - Coca-Cola Co's Q1 Performance by Region

15 April 2014

Earlier today (15 April), the Coca-Cola Co reported a drop in first-quarter profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant:

just On Call - Coca-Cola Co puts faith in marketing after Q1 declines

15 April 2014

The Coca-Cola Co's CEO has said the full weight of his company's marketing will get the group back on track after a disappointing first quarter.

US: Sales, profits slip but volumes rise in Q1 for Coca-Cola Co

15 April 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has seen the first quarter of this year mirror its performance in 2013, with sales and profits dipping as volumes held firm.

UK: SABMiller FY sales get China boost, but Europe, North America still drag

15 April 2014

SABMiller has reported a moderate rise in full-year net sales and volumes as double-digit growth in China helped offset a decline in Europe and a flat North America performance.

Comment - PepsiCo Gets Real as Diet Declines Force Natural Focus

14 April 2014

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 sodas.

Editor's Viewpoint - Appointing a CEO: Age Ain't Nothin' But a Number

14 April 2014

How long is a satisfactory term for a CEO? Of course, there's two answers to this question: One if the company is publicly-listed, the other if it's a privately-held firm. Then, of course, there is the small matter of how the company – irrespective of ownership structure – is performing.

just The Preview - The Coca-Cola Co Q1

14 April 2014

The Coca-Cola Co will report its first-quarter results tomorrow (15 April). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of March.

S AFRICA: SABMiller's Amalgamated Beverage Industries plans 400 job cuts

14 April 2014

SABMiller has confirmed that it expects to cut around 400 jobs at its South African soft drinks unit Amalgamated Beverage Industries (ABI).

just the Research

11 April 2014

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

11 April 2014

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

11 April 2014

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

US: Ardagh Group strikes deal with FTC over Saint-Gobain unit buy

11 April 2014

Ardagh Group has agreed to sell six US glass container production sites to appease anti-trust concerns over its US$1.7bn acquisition of fellow glassmaker Saint-Gobain’s US unit, Verallia.

AUS: Coca-Cola Amatil launches review after profits warning

11 April 2014

Coca-Cola Amatil has tasked its new CEO with a strategic review of the company after she said first-half underlying operating profits are set to drop by 15%.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - PepsiCo: Time to Split?

10 April 2014

Last month, Nelson Peltz of Trian Fund Management sent a 37-page letter to PepsiCo's board urging it to spin off, what he described as, its struggling beverage business. Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd looks at the pros and cons of such a monumental undertaking and draws his own conclusions.

US: Health warning label plan provokes soda industry outcry

10 April 2014

A US state bill to force soft drinks producers to include warnings on their products over the potential health effects has provoked criticism from the industry after the measure passed its first hurdle.

Product Launch - US: The Coca-Cola Co's Vitaminwater Energy

10 April 2014

The Coca-Cola Co has launched an energy extension to its Vitaminwater brand in the US that uses caffeine from green coffee beans.

US: PepsiCo turns to "real" sugar with summer cola launch

10 April 2014

PepsiCo is to roll out three Pepsi extensions in the US sweetened with “real” sugar.

Comment - Will Carlsberg's Leap into Lemons Prove Bitter?

9 April 2014

Carlsberg's unveiling yesterday (8 April) of a new alcoholic lemon drink strikes me as a bold, rather odd and - dare I say - slightly desperate move.

EUROPE: Drinks fraud targeted by EU scheme

9 April 2014

The European Union has launched a project designed to combat food and drink fraud.

SINGAPORE: Carlsberg takes majority share in distributor MayBev

9 April 2014

Carlsberg has bought a 51% stake in MayBev, the exclusive distributor for Ashai in Singapore.

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