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Beer, soft drinks to stay separate - SABMiller CEO

SABMiller's CEO has said the company will continue to operate soft drinks separate to beer, despite its new tie-up with The Coca-Cola Co....

Britvic CEO heralds 2015 as "year of innovation"

Britvic's CEO has said that the company's Robinsons brand will be a “big focus” for next year as it ramps up innovations across a number of...

Focus - Britvic's FY Performance by Region

Earlier today, Britvic posted a rise in sales and profits in its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's p...

Can Coca-Cola fuel SABMiller's soft drinks story?

In a meeting with journalists earlier this month, SABMiller CEO Alan Clark happily chatted about his soft drinks plans....

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 27 November in... 27 Nov 14

Olly Wehring

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


SABMiller teams with Coca-Cola Co, Sabco in Africa 27 Nov 14

Olly Wehring

SABMiller has secured an agreement with The Coca-Cola Co and the majority shareholders in Coca-Cola Sabco to create the world's tenth largest Coca-Cola bottler.


Product Launch - Britvic's J20 Spritz 27 Nov 14

Andy Morton

Britvic is to launch a lightly carbonated J20 extension as it looks to turnaround performance of the brand.


Britvic targets alcohol market with syrup mixers 26 Nov 14

Andy Morton

Britvic is to launch a range of mixers for alcohol as it looks to expand diluting opportunities beyond water.


just a While Ago - On 26 November in... 26 Nov 14

Olly Wehring

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


Britvic boosts FY profits as cost savings kick in 26 Nov 14

Andy Morton

Britvic has posted a strong jump in full-year profits as cost-cutting measures fuelled performance.

Latest blogs

PepsiCo caught in Amazon attack 21 Nov 14

Andy Morton

PepsiCo received high praise when it announced it was to launch its stevia-based Pepsi extension True exclusively on Amazon in the US.


A drink that makes you thin? 19 Nov 14

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has spent a lot of money recently fighting accusations that soft drinks make you fat.

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