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Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q1 results by brand

Yesterday, Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) reported a lift in sales and profits for the first quarter of 2016, as prices and volumes increase...

Coca-Cola Enterprises Q1 2016 results - Preview

On Thursday, Coca-Cola Enterprises will report its results for the first three months of 2016. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the...

Are consumers getting tired of consuming?

In this month's Consumer Trends spotlight, Ben Cooper examines consumption itself and asks whether government statistics in the UK published...

The risk of a sugar tax for CSDs in India

Soft drinks marketers are always scratching their heads trying to establish new refreshment occasions for their drinks to exploit. Sometimes...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Bundaberg Brewed Drinks CEO 17 Aug 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the CEO of Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, and just-drinks subscriber, John Mclean.


just the Answer: Funkin's CEO, Andrew King 23 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Cocktail mixers and syrups firm Funkin is now part of the AG Barr portfolio after the closure of a multi-million deal last month. Here, Funkin CEO Andrew King explains how he can help Barr grow its on-trade presence, why Angola is a new focus for cocktails and what he has planned for Irn Bru.

Latest News

SABMiller yields to regulators ahead of CCBA meet 4 May 16

Andy Morton

SABMiller has agreed a number of concessions with South African regulators as it continues to chase approval for its Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) merger.


Exports roar for Monster Beverage Corp in Q1 4 May 16

Olly Wehring

Monster Beverage Corp has seen its bottom line return to better-than-normal levels in the first three months of 2016, after the prior-year period dealt with the financial fall-out from the company's tie-up with The Coca-Cola Co.


Leonardo DiCaprio joins Runa drinks board 3 May 16

Lucy Britner

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has joined the advisory board of bottled iced tea and natural energy drinks producer Runa. 


CCE lines up Monster boost as merger looms 29 Apr 16

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is planning to roll out new Monster energy drinks in Europe, ahead of its expected bottler merger in the region.


This week in soft drinks & bottled water 29 Apr 16

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group adds two new allied brands 28 Apr 16

Lucy Britner

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has added a ready-to-drink coffee and a purified water to its portfolio of partner brands, as it looks to keep apace with consumer trends. 

Latest blogs

PepsiCo's Johnston's new Twitter role is hard to Tweet 8 Apr 16

Andy Morton

The drinks industry could do more to benefit from new technology.


Lessons from the past in PepsiCo heir-apparent talk 31 Mar 16

Andy Morton

The soft drinks world is abuzz today over what an executive shake-up at PepsiCo might mean to on-going speculation over CEO Indra Nooyi's successor.

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