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Is sustainability now as important as financials?

For the first time, Dutch brewer Heineken has merged its sustainability report into its main annual report. The increased investor interest...

Where does 'craft' sit in soft drinks? - Comment

While the term craft continues to dominate many areas of the drinks industry, the soft drinks category appears to be immune to the concept....

Will fat-blocking products save the day for CSDs?

The future of carbonated soft drink innovation may be closer than we think. The Japanese debut next month of Coca-Cola Plus – a fibre-enrich...

Arca Continental's FY 2016 - Focus

Late last week, Arca Continental reported its full-year results, revealing a strong rise in sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a clo...

Latest Interviews

Interview, Fever-Tree's founders 21 Mar 2017

Lucy Britner

When premium mixers firm Fever-Tree launched its IPO in late-2014, shares were priced at GBP1.34. Today, following the release of 2016's results, Fever-Tree's shares are trading at over GBP15. Late last month, just-drinks sat down with the company's founders, Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, who still own 21.8% of the company, to explore the reasons behind Fever-Tree's success.


Who do consumers trust? - Consumer futurist I'view 2 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

In the second part of our exclusive interview with consumer futurist Will Higham, we continue to look at the younger end of the consumer spectrum, discussing provenance, rebellion and what we should actually call the next generation.

Latest News

Coca-Cola Co announces senior executive shake-up 23 Mar 17

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co has lined up several leadership changes, as incoming CEO James Quincey prepares to take the reins.


"Coke Zero's the hero" for CCEP - Analysis 23 Mar 17

Lucy Britner

Analysts have trumpeted Coca-Cola Zero Sugar as well as Coca-Cola European Partners' non-CSD offerings as the group's key growth drivers in 2016.


PepsiCo rolls out Tropicana Essentials to India 23 Mar 17

Lucy Britner

PepsiCo has lined up the launch of its Tropicana Essentials range in India as the company looks to expand its "nutrition" portfolio in the country.


CCEP head optimistic despite January blip 22 Mar 17

Andy Morton

The head of Coca-Cola European Partners has said he remains confident of a "solid" first quarter of 2017, despite a slip in volumes in January.


PepsiCo’s Pepsi Max Ginger - NPD 22 Mar 17

Olly Wehring

Britvic, PepsiCo’s soft drinks agent in the UK, has announced details of a flavoured variant of the US company’s Pepsi Max CSD brand.


Coca-Cola European Partners sales dip in 2016 21 Mar 17

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola European Partners has released its first set of full-year results since coming into being, with 2016 sales dipping and restructuring costs hitting the bottom line.

Latest blogs

Small measures required as Philadelphia soda tax adds up 4 Jan 17

Andy Morton

Philadelphia’s soda tax came into force on Sunday, and is reportedly causing a stir in the city's check-out aisles.


Coca-Cola's selfie bottle might be a step too far 18 Nov 16

Lucy Britner

Whenever we read anything about Millennial consumers, there is almost always mention of the personalisation trend as well as the importance of social media.

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