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Anheuser-Busch InBev Q2 - preview

Anheuser-Busch InBev will report its first-half and second-quarter results tomorrow (30 July). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the brewer...

China continues to hit Moet Hennessy

China continues to impact LVMH’s Cognac business, according to CFO Jean-Jacques Guiony....

Diageo Q4 & FY - Preview

On Thursday (30 July), Diageo will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its final quar...

US flies the flag for Coca-Cola Co - Analysis

The star-spangled banner is a shining beacon for the Coca-Cola Co, as analysts hail the US in an otherwise-challenging environment for the c...


just the Facts - Diageo, Heineken and Namibian Breweries Ltd in South Africa and Namibia 28 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Diageo and Heineken announced the dissolution of their joint venture in South Africa and Namibia with Namibian Breweries Ltd (NBL). Here are the full details behind the transaction.


Technically speaking: Remy Cointreau inspires cautious optimism - Analysis 27 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

“Technical factors” formed the caveat to analysts’ notes following a challenging first quarter for Remy Cointreau.


SABMiller, Carlsberg, Heineken: Poland's beer itch – Focus 24 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

As the third-largest beer market in Europe, Poland plays a sizable part in the fortunes of three of the world's largest brewers. As market leader, SABMiller is particularly keen that the country's consumers keep on chugging.


Round-Up - NPD: Kombucha Vaults into the Mainstream 24 Jul 2015

Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director at Datamonitor

To the uninitiated, kombucha is a strange fermented tea beverage with a bracing vinegar taste that has always resided outside of the mainstream.


The doctor will see you now: Analysts buoyed by Dr Pepper Snapple Group results - Analysis 24 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Analysts were upbeat following Dr Pepper Snapple’s Q2 results, released yesterday (23 July).


International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 167: What Determines a Person’s Belief that "Alcohol is Heart-Healthy?" 24 Jul 2015

International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

The ISFAR forum considered a recent paper that was based on data from more than 5,000 adults participating in an internet-based survey, which sought to determine the perceptions of subjects on the relation of alcohol to heart disease, and how these perceptions resulted in particular behaviours related to alcohol consumption.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group sees merit in smaller packs - just On Call 24 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Dr Pepper Snapple Group will look at smaller pack sizes to improve price/mix.


SABMiller's Q1 Sales Performance by Region - Focus 23 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

In a trading update earlier today, SABMiller posted a 3% lift in group sales in its fiscal first quarter, as volumes held steady. Here we look at the three-month performance by region.


just the Facts - Empresa Brasileira de Bebidas e Alimentos 23 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Britvic announced the purchase of Brazilian soft drinks company Empresa Brasileira de Bebidas e Alimentos (EBBA).


Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q2 Performance - Focus 23 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Dr Pepper Snapple Group today posted an increase in second quarter profits and sales, although growth was slowed by negative ForEx.


just On Call - US price/mix focus drives US growth for Coca-Cola Co 22 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co has said smaller pack sizes are driving "a tremendous amount of positive growth" in the US as it looks to drive performance through improving price/mix.


Focus - Coca-Cola Co's H1 & Q2 Performance by Region 22 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

Earlier today (22 July), The Coca-Cola Co reported a 3.3% slip in sales in its second quarter. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in both the three months and six months to the end of June:


just On Call - Remy Martin dodges China's volatile stock market 21 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Recent stock market volatility in China has not impacted consumer demand for Cognac, according to Remy Cointreau CFO Luca Marotta.


Remy Cointreau's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand - Focus 21 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

In a trading update earlier today, Remy Cointreau posted a near-4% lift in reported sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by region and brand in the three months to the end of June.


just the Preview - The Coca-Cola Co's Q2 21 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co will report its first-half and second-quarter results tomorrow (22 July). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the group's highs and lows in the three months to the end of June.


just the Preview - SABMiller's Q1 20 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

SABMiller will release a first-quarter trading update on Thursday (23 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the beer producer's activities in the three months to the end of June.


Breaking America: All eyes on Australian wine - Analysis 20 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

The next five years could be among the most significant in Australian wine’s history.


just the Preview - Remy Cointreau's Q1 20 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Remy Cointreau will announce its first-quarter results on Thursday (23 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the spirits producer's activities in the three months to the end of June.


Four bottles that tell you when they are open - Analysis 15 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Anti-counterfeiting measures have been around for a while, and various closures have appeared on the market to stop empty bottles from being topped up with fake product. But drinks companies have started going one step beyond, and now opening a bottle can put consumers in the spotlight, enter them into competitions and give them brand information.


What lies ahead for PepsiCo in tough H2? Analysis 13 Jul 2015

Andy Morton

You can't argue with Indra Nooyi's logic. As her company released first-half results last week, the PepsiCo CEO described a decision to create a combined Latin America food and beverage unit as a “clean-up”.


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