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Australia: The Home of Soft Drink Innovation

Having recently returned from Australia, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd, takes a look at some of the recent soft drinks developments he enco...

Analysis - Monster ready to storm global stage

A central tenet of the Coca-Cola Co's forthcoming minority stake in Monster Beverage Corp is the certainty that the partnership will boost t...

Australia slowdown blots Monster's strong Q4

Monster Beverage Corp's CEO has blamed a weaker Australia for a Q4 sales slowdown in Asia but said Japan continues to grow....

What do A-B InBev results mean for SABMiller deal?

Analysts last week were grappling with the hoary old question of whether Anheuser-Busch InBev was lining up a bid for beer rival SABMiller....

Latest Interviews

Interview - PepsiCo chief scientific officer, Pt 2 22 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

Last week, we published the first part of our interview with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo and head of global research & development. Here, in the second and final part, Dr Khan gives us a tour of the inner workings of PepsiCo's R&D approach and defines success and failure for his department.


Interview - PepsiCo chief scientific officer 10 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

Late last month, editor Olly Wehring spoke with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo. In part one of this interview, Khan discusses the changing role of Research & Development in recent years, and where R&D sits in the company's armoury for growth.

Latest News

just a While Ago - On 4 March in... 4 Mar 15

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Refresco Gerber picks IPO over sale 3 Mar 15

Olly Wehring

Refresco Gerber has confirmed that it has chosen an IPO as its preferred method of creating “a new capital structure” to fund its growth plans.


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.


Monster sees FY profits leap as margins improve 2 Mar 15

Andy Morton

Monster Beverage Corp has posted a big jump in full-year profits as cost-of-goods reductions and price increases set up bigger margins.


just a While Ago - On 2 March in... 2 Mar 15

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just a While Ago - On 3 March in... 2 Mar 15

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Latest blogs

At Coca-Cola Co, it's not just the head count that's getting smaller 29 Jan 15

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co is in the middle of a major restructuring plan, affecting jobs around the world. The company is also downsizing its packaging.


Charlie Hebdo 8 Jan 15

Olly Wehring

As a journalist of over ten years, I was shocked and appalled by yesterday's attack on the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris.

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