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Anheuser-Busch InBev and its SABMiller divestments – Focus 29 Apr 2016

Column: Focus

In late-2015, Anheuser-Busch InBev secured the takeover of SABMiller for US$107.3bn. Since then, the brewing giant has lined up several divestments of SAB assets. Here's a rolling list of the sell-offs A-B InBev has lined up to proceed once it closes the transaction, expected at some point in the second half of this year.


C&C Group's Woodchuck Hard Cider Day Chaser - Product Launch 29 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

C&C Group's US cider unit Vermont Hard Cider has released a new extension under its struggling Woodchuck brand.


Coca-Cola Enterprises lines up Monster energy boost as European merger looms 29 Apr 2016

Column: just On Call

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is planning to roll out new Monster energy drinks in Europe, ahead of its expected bottler merger in the region.


SABMiller in Central & Eastern Europe - What is up for sale? - The Facts 29 Apr 2016

Column: just the Facts

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced the intended sale of SABMiller's total presence in Central and Eastern Europe. Here's a breakdown of the brands and assets that are now available to purchase.


The Coca-Cola Co's Dasani Sparkling flavours - Product Launch 28 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Coca-Cola Co has added two flavours to its Dasani Sparkling flavours range. Raspberry Lemonade and Tropical Pineapple join Lime, Berry, Black Cherry and Lemon. 


Premiumisation comes to the bottled water segment - NPD round-up 28 Apr 2016

Column: Round-Up - New Product Development in the Global Drinks Industry

It's good to be in the bottled water business. According to Canadean, packaged water sales are expected to drive almost all of the net growth in beverage consumption over the next five years in the US, as water continues to gain at the expense of carbonated soft drinks. Premium water could lead the next wave of growth thanks to a wave of recent new product innovation. 


Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q1 results by brand - Focus 28 Apr 2016

Column: Focus

Yesterday, Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) reported a lift in sales and profits for the first quarter of 2016, as prices and volumes increased. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by brand and market in the three months to the end of March.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group adds two new allied brands 28 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has added a ready-to-drink coffee and a purified water to its portfolio of partner brands, as it looks to keep apace with consumer trends. 


Can consuming alcohol lead to the development of a heart condition? - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 185 28 Apr 2016

Column: Critiques from the International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

A recent study in Denmark tested the hypothesis that alcohol consumption, both observational (self-reported) and estimated by genetic instruments, is associated with the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) and to determine whether people with high cardiovascular risk are more sensitive towards alcohol than people with low risk.


Carlsberg's Shed Head beer and Bad Apple cider - Product Launches 28 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Carlsberg's UK unit has launched two 'craft' products exclusive to the UK on-tade.


Coca-Cola Enterprises Q1 2016 results - Preview 27 Apr 2016

Column: just the Preview

On Thursday, Coca-Cola Enterprises will report its results for the first three months of 2016. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the soft drinks company's performance in the period: 


Molson Coors' Rekorderlig Cider Cocktails - Product Launch 27 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Molson Coors has launched a range of Rekorderlig cocktails, the cider brand's first new products since the global brewer acquired its UK and Ireland rights.


Are consumers getting tired of consuming? - Consumer Trends 26 Apr 2016

Column: Consumer Trends

In this month's Consumer Trends spotlight, Ben Cooper examines consumption itself and asks whether government statistics in the UK published earlier this year, coupled with observations by the head of sustainability at Ikea, signify slowing demand for consumer goods.


How craft beer can succeed in the premium on-trade - Interview, Harviestoun Brewery MD Toby Knowles 26 Apr 2016

Column: just the Answer

Scotland, already well-known for the quality of its whisky, is carving out a reputation as a centre of craft beer excellence. According to Nielsen data, craft beer consumers in Scotland drink more per head than almost anywhere else in the UK, and every year an increasing number of new breweries open to accommodate this thirst. Last year, there were 93 breweries in Scotland, the Campaign for Real Ale, says, with 20 of them opening over the past 12 months.


Redwood Spirits' Humboldt's Finest cannabis vodka - Product Launch 26 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Californian spirits producer Redwood Spirits has launched a vodka made with made with legal hemp grown in US.


Quintessential Brands' The Dubliner 10 Year Old Irish whiskey - Product Launch 26 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Quintessential Brands has released a limited edition 10-year-old Irish whiskey under The Dubliner brand. 


Thomas Hine & Co's 1986 vintage Cognacs - Product Launch 25 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Hine has released a pair of 1986 vintage Cognacs - one matured in Jarnac and one an Early-Landed expression


Smirnoff Ice Electric flavours - Product Launch 25 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Diageo has confirmed details of its latest Smirnoff Ice NPD, with two new flavours being released under the Electric mark.


Brick Brewing Co's Margaritaville Classic Margarita Coolers - Product Launch 22 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Canada's Brick Brewing Co has launched Margaritaville's Classic Margarita coolers in The Beer Store, Ontario. 


US craft beer to hit saturation point soon - The Boston Beer Co founder 22 Apr 2016

Column: just On Call

The Boston Beer Co's founder has said the US could "run out of space" for craft beer within two years as the number of brewers continues to grow.


Small Town Brewery's Not Your Father's Root Beer 10.7% abv - Product Launch 22 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Small Town Brewery has launched a high-strength version of its successful Not Your Father's Root Beer in the US.


The Coca-Cola Co's Sprite Tropical Mix - Product Launch 22 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The Coca-Cola Co has re-released a lemon-lime with strawberry & pineapple-flavoured extension of its Sprite CSD brand.


Jameson growth "coming from everywhere" in US - Pernod Ricard 22 Apr 2016

Column: just On Call

Pernod Ricard's MD of finance & operations has said the company will only innovate around its Jameson brand "with substance".


Farmer Willie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer - Product Launch 21 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Founded by farmer Wille Fenichel and two Brown university students, Farmer Willie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer is the latest hard soda to launch in the US.


SABMiller's full-year sales performance by region - Focus 21 Apr 2016

Column: Focus

In a trading update earlier today, SABMiller reported a 5% lift in sales from the 12 months to the end of March. The top line also grew in the third quarter, by 7%. Here, we look at the 12- and three-month performances by region. All results are on an organic basis.


Radnor Hills' Fruella fruit juices - Product Launch 21 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

UK soft drinks maker Radnor Hills has launched a new fruit juice brand, Fruella.


Radico Khaitan's Rampur Indian single malt whisky - Product Launch 21 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Radico Khaitan has lined up the global release of a new single malt Indian whisky.


Diageo's The Hilhaven Lodge American whiskey - Product Launch 21 Apr 2016

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Diageo has partnered with film director Brett Ratner to bring to market whiskey comprising a blend of Bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and Rye whiskey.


'One Brand' marketing boosts zero calorie Cokes in Mexico - Coca-Cola Co COO 21 Apr 2016

Column: just On Call

The chief operating officer of the Coca-Cola Co has said the company's new 'One Brand' marketing strategy has helped drive sales of the company's zero calorie Coca-Cola variants in Mexico.


What effect would a sugar tax have on India's burgeoning soft drinks category? - Comment 21 Apr 2016

Column: Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett

Soft drinks marketers are always scratching their heads trying to establish new refreshment occasions for their drinks to exploit. Sometimes, these opportunities can be found in the most extraordinary channels. In Southern India, for example, salons have proved to be a surprise outlet for lemon & lime drinks like Sprite or 7 Up.

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