Blog: Woe upon Woe-ter
Chris Brook-Carter | 15 April 2004
Pity poor Dasani. If it’s not one thing, it’s another. Pilloried in the British media, then forced to pull its entire stock after potential cancer scares, before finally ruling out returning to the UK altogether. What else can go wrong? Well…
In a taste test last week, Dasani came bottom of 13 waters in a blind tasting. The water was described by food and drink critic Egon Ronay as “exceptionally dull.”
And who was second worst? Why, it was Thames Water… the supplier of Dasani’s bottling plant in Kent.
Taxi for Mr Dasani?
Heavy metal legend Bruce Dickinson - lead singer of the band Iron Maiden, for the unitiated - is clearly a man not afraid to get his hands dirty. ...
The homebrewing revival continues in the UK - and evidence has come that even the supermarket chains are taking it semi-seriously. ...
Does Pernod Ricard have something to hide? In a press conference after the release of full-year results today, only a quarter of the 100 minutes were given over to questions from journalists....
Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Carlsberg, Heineken, Coca-Cola Amatil, California's winelands and Cognac....
- The End of the Road for International Beer Brands?
- Comment - Another One Bites Bacardi's Dust
- Allegro: The shape of things to come at Pernod?
- Pernod Ricard's FY Performance by Region, Brand
- US craft vodka puts squeeze on Pernod's Absolut
- Mast-Jägermeister targets UK off-trade boost
- Pernod bemoans tough FY as sales, profits drop
- ASA bans Jägermeister TV ad
- Bacardi announces CFO switch
- SABMiller exec to become CFO at Beam Suntory