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Constellation Brands eyes east-coast brewery for Ballast Point 7 Apr 2016

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Constellation Brands' management has said that an east-coast brewery could be on the cards for its Californian craft beer unit, Ballast Point.


Global spirits "not our sweet spot" - Constellation Brands CEO 7 Apr 2016

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The CEO of Constellation Brands has said he does not see his company operating in the global spirits brand arena, instead outlining potential for craft products. 


Emerging markets, Travel Retail drag on Brown-Forman's YTD - CFO 3 Mar 2016

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The CFO of Brown-Forman has flagged tough conditions in the company's emerging markets as well as weakness in the Travel Retail sector, as the group reduced growth forecasts for fiscal-2016.


"It's difficult to stretch existing vodka brands upwards" - Campari CEO 3 Mar 2016

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The CEO of Gruppo Campari has flagged the challenges in creating a more premium version of Skyy vodka, to drive growth for the brand.


Monster Beverage Corp poised for China launch - CEO 26 Feb 2016

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Monster Beverage Corp is awaiting formal approval for its China entry after authorities gave a preliminary nod to is formula, the company's CEO has said.


China tilts towards high-end beer growth - Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO 26 Feb 2016

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Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO has said he expects his beers to buck declines in China as the country's premium segment races ahead of "blue-collar" brands.


Treasury Wine Estates to take former Diageo brands to Asia 22 Feb 2016

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Treasury Wine Estates is to launch some of its recently-acquired Diageo wine brands in Asia as the company tries to grab volume share in the region.


Partner brands "important part of our strategy" - Dr Pepper Snapple Group  18 Feb 2016

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has said that its third-party brands portfolio will become much larger over the next decade. 


Coke Life technology to switch to other brands - Coca-Cola Amatil 17 Feb 2016

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The Australian bottler for The Coca-Cola Co has hinted at the future direction of the company's sugar-reduction plan, saying the technology used to make Coke Life will be applied to other sparkling and still beverages.


CCU to start Colombia brewery construction 17 Feb 2016

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South American drinks company Compania Cervecerias Unidas has said construction of its Colombia brewery is scheduled to start in the first half of this year.


Gatorade innovation set for 2016 - Pepsico CEO 16 Feb 2016

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The head of Pepsico has said that the company will "keep the pedal to the metal on innovation" when it comes to driving the growth of its Gatorade brand in 2016. 


Energy drinks category in Europe "underdeveloped" - Coca-Cola Enterprises 15 Feb 2016

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Coca-Cola Enterprises has described the energy drinks category across Europe as "meaningfully underdeveloped". 


Macro challenges set to continue - PepsiCo CEO 12 Feb 2016

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PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi has warned that the global macroeconomic challenges facing business will persist in 2016, claiming she has not seen trading conditions of this nature in her time in business.


PepsiCo's North America Beverages "best performance in recent memory" - CEO 12 Feb 2016

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PepsiCo has hailed the performance of its North America Beverages unit.


Heineken looks to expand Lagunitas beyond US - CEO 11 Feb 2016

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Heineken has signalled plans to roll out Californian craft beer Lagunitas beyond its US heartland, this year. 


Carlsberg builds momentum in India, Tuborg takes number two spot 11 Feb 2016

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Carlsberg has confirmed plans to build an eighth brewery in India, as it lays claim to the number two beer brand spot in the country for Tuborg.


China "next logical step" for Coca-Cola Co re-franchising programme - CEO 10 Feb 2016

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The CEO of The Coca-Cola Co has said the company's bottling system in China has evolved to the point where re-franchising is the "next logical step".


Remy Cointreau predicts eau de vie price jump as Cognac rebounds 22 Jan 2016

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Remy Cointreau's CFO has warned that it "won't be a cheap year" for eau de vie as a revitalised Cognac industry competes for stock.


US$1bn "pretty reasonable" for Ballast Point - Constellation Brands CEO 7 Jan 2016

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Constellation Brands' CEO has defended the US$1bn his company paid for craft brewer Ballast Point, saying the price tag was "reasonable" for such a high-growth brand.


Brown-Forman targets non-US growth for Jack Daniel's range - CEO 3 Dec 2015

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Brown-Forman's CEO has cooled talk of introducing new flavours to the Jack Daniel's whiskey range, saying the existing extensions "still have a lot of gold to be mined" outside of the US.


Keurig Green Mountain to play around on Kold price - just On Call 19 Nov 2015

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Keurig Green Mountain has said it will test different price points for the recently-launched Keurig Kold home-carbonation platform amid concerns it is too expensive. 


Regulatory concerns remain as AB InBev parries US, China questions on SABMiller deal - just On Call 11 Nov 2015

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The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has refused to be drawn on the outcome of global regulatory reviews that could change the shape of his company's recently-confirmed takeover of SABMiller.


MillerCoors hints at value-brand cull - just On Call 6 Nov 2015

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MillerCoors may cut SKUs from its value portfolio as fresh investment in premium brand Coors Light finds success.


Molson Coors sells old brewery for new site in Canada - just On Call 6 Nov 2015

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Molson Coors is set to build a new brewery in Canada, in order to better meet the needs of a changing market.


Brito admits Bud Light neglect as Anheuser-Busch InBev lines up overhaul - just On Call 2 Nov 2015

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The CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev, Carlos Brito, has said the company has been “unfair” to Bud Light, and is to give the brand an overhaul following the variant's US market share loss.


Understand the changing consumer - Dr Pepper Snapple CEO - just On Call 23 Oct 2015

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Making sure you understand a changing consumer is the key to success, according to Dr Pepper Snapple's president & CEO Larry D Young. 


Coca-Cola Co welcomes possible sugar tax cut in Mexico - just On Call 22 Oct 2015

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The Coca-Cola Co has welcomed news that Mexico may cut its sugar tax.


Q1 sparks US recovery hope for Pernod Ricard's Absolut - just On Call 22 Oct 2015

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Pernod Ricard has said its Absolut brand is on course to stablise in the US despite continued double-digit sales falls for flavours.


Africa to play 'vital role' in proposed AB InBev SABMiller mega-brewer 7 Oct 2015

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Anheuser-Busch InBev’s CEO Carlos Brito has said Africa would play a “vital role” in the future of a combined AB InBev/SABMiller entity.


“New normal” sees Pernod Ricard target premium over prestige in China 2 Sep 2015

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The international spirits category in China has embarked on a “new normal”, according to Pernod Ricard, with lower-priced offerings set to drive future growth.

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