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Why stevia can still win in soft drinks - Comment

Consumer trends, along with government pressure and drinks companies' calorie pledges, mean the future for stevia is bright, regardless of i...

Has Coca-Cola pushed PepsiCo, AB InBev together?

Following completion of its takeover of SABMiller this week, Anheuser-Busch InBev has given notice it will sell SAB's share in African bottl...

Coke Life - Coca-Cola's niche soda - Comment

It was to be a key weapon in The Coca-Cola Co's fight against declining soda sales. But since its launch in Argentina in 2013 Coke Life has...

Global water targets risk hiding local concerns

Coca-Cola's recent water-replenishment achievements underline the company's status as a leader in sustainability within the drinks sector. H...

Latest Interviews

Coca-Cola's water stewardship director - interview 30 Sep 2016

Ben Cooper

In achieving its goal to replenish water equivalent to its 2015 sales volumes "back to nature and communities", Coca-Cola gave itself a compelling sustainability story to tell consumers. Greg Koch, senior director of Global Water Stewardship at Coca-Cola, spoke with Ben Cooper about what "replenishment" means, and why getting the minutiae of the methodology right is so important.

Brexit Interview - Rabobank beverages analyst 8 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Rabobank published a note looking at the likely effects on the drinks industry of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Francoise Sonneville, senior analyst for beverages at Rabobank and the note's author, spoke to just-drinks yesterday.

Latest News

This week in soft drinks & bottled water 21 Oct 16

Andy Morton

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.

Arca posts YTD jump as South America thrives 20 Oct 16

Andy Morton

Strong sales and volumes increases in South America have driven Arca Continental's YTD performance.

PepsiCo combines Paris sales forces with Danone 20 Oct 16

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has pooled its beverages sales forces in France with Danone Waters in the out-of-home food channel.

CCBA partner "in place by 2018" - Coca-Cola 19 Oct 16

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has revealed a timetable for the acquisition and disposal of Anheuser-Busch InBev's newly-acquired stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, telling just-drinks it aims to have a new partner in place by 2018.

Talking Rain rolls out Sparkling Ice to Mexico 19 Oct 16

Lucy Britner

Talking Rain has launched its Sparkling Ice brand in Mexico, as the US company continues to expand its global footprint. 

PepsiCo on verge of US$500m Kevita bid - report 17 Oct 16

Andy Morton

PepsiCo is ready to launch a US$500m bid for probiotic and kombucha drinks producer Kevita, according to Reuters.

Latest blogs

SABMiller's last word 10 Oct 16

Andy Morton

Today is SABMiller's final day. Some time this evening, Brussel's time, the second-biggest brewer in the world will be subsumed into the biggest, creating a beer behemoth of unprecedented proportions.

"Buy a Mountain Dew and enjoy it" 30 Sep 16

Lucy Britner

No, this is not PepsiCo's new ad slogan for its Mountain Dew brand.

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