Earlier this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group released its results for 2016. While net profits in the 12-month period rose by almost 11%, net sales growth was a slightly less impressive 4%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the soft drinks company's figures for last year by segment and brand.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Full-Year 2016 - Net Sales by Segment

Source: Company results

In 2016, group volumes were up by 1% for DPSG, with both the CSD and non-carbonated stables delivering 1% growth, each. The US & Canada posted a 1% volumes lift, while the Caribbean increased by 5%.

In organic terms, sales in Latin America rose by 7%, although currency fluctuations pulled reported sales down in the region by 7%.

  • Carbonated Soft Drinks

Brand Dr Pepper posted a 1% volumes lift, with Squirt and Schweppes delivering stand-out increases of 6% and 8%, respectively. Schweppes enjoyed distribution gains in sparkling waters and ginger ale growth.

The group's Core 4 brands – 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry and Sunkist – reported flat volumes as Canada Dry and 7UP traded mid-single-digit increases and declines, respectively. A&W and Sunkist both reported low-single-digit volume dips.

Peñafiel was up 3% on increased promotional activity, with Crush performing similarly last year.

  • Non-Carbonated Beverages

Brand Snapple was flat in 2016, although DPSG's bottled water brands collectively delivered an 18% volumes jump, thanks primarily to Bai, FIJI, Aguafiel and Core Hydration.

Clamato volumes rose by 10% thanks to promotional activity and NPD, but Hawaiian Punch struggled with "category headwinds" and higher pricing – the brand's volumes last year decreased by 6%. Finally, the Mott's portfolio dipped by 3%.