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A deeper consideration of the issues making the headlines on just-drinks.



Coca-Cola Amatil H1 2017 - results data 23 Aug 2017

In late-August, Coca-Cola Amatil released its results for the first six months of 2017. The group saw its sales slip by almost 4%, with net profits in organic terms fall by the same amount. Here, just-drinks breaks down Coca-Cola Amatil's figures for the half-year by region.


Treasury Wine Estates fiscal-2017 by region - results data 17 Aug 2017

In mid-August, Treasury Wine Estates posted results for its fiscal-2017. Sales in the 12 months to the end of June were up by just over 11% on an 8.5% lift in volumes. Here, just-drinks breaks down the wine group's figures in the period by region.


Carlsberg H1 2017 by region - results data 16 Aug 2017

Today, Carlsberg reported a 2% rise in first-half sales, with profits up by 23%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the brewer's figures in the period by region.


Coca-Cola HBC H1 2017 by market - results data 10 Aug 2017

In August, Coca-Cola HBC announced its results for the first half of 2017. Sales in the period rose by 5.6% on the same period a year earlier, with volumes up by almost 1.5%. Here, just-drinks breaks down Coca-Cola HBC's figures for the period by region.


Remy Cointreau performance trends 2013-2017 - results data 7 Aug 2017

Late last week, Remy Cointreau released its full-year results for fiscal-2017. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of March rise by 5% on the year-prior, with profits performing well as the group ups its attention on the higher-end of its portfolio. Here, just-drinks considers Remy Cointreau's performance over the past five years.


Remy Cointreau first-quarter fiscal-2018 - results data 20 Jul 2017

In mid-July, Remy Cointreau released a trading update for the first quarter of its fiscal-2018. Sales in the three months to the end of June increased by 8% year-on-year, with the group's Remy Martin posting a "remarkable" 18.7% jump in value sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by reporting division in the quarter.


Are the days of syndicated data numbered? - Focus 18 Jul 2017

Syndicated data - nearly all of us use it, and those that do rely on it for an accurate picture of the beverage industry. But just how reliable is it, especially in a retail sector undergoing significant consumer changes?


Molson Coors performance trends 2012-2016 - results data 17 Jul 2017

In February 2017, Molson Coors released its full-year results for 2016; the year in which the brewer took full control of the MillerCoors joint-venture in the US. While the transaction has skewed the numbers for 2016 - full details of which can be found here - the results from the four years prior provide an interesting guide to Molson Coors' longer-term performance.


Why the juice category must get to grips with its lead problem - Focus 23 Jun 2017

Lead is an insidious poison; there is no such thing as a 'safe' level of lead in the blood, and even small amounts can lower IQ and cause behavioural problems. These realities are why lead was removed from gasoline and paint decades ago. But, what about fruit juice? Disturbing new research from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) in the US reveals that lead is much more common in foods like fruit juice than consumers may realise. The research gives fruit juice producers something to think about.


Diageo's Latin America & Caribbean president Alberto Gavazzi on primary Scotch, Cachaça's comeback and cocktail culture - Focus 13 Jun 2017

Late last week, Diageo's Latin America & Caribbean president Alberto Gavazzi hosted a conference call with analysts. Gavazzi offered some insight into the region's burgeoning Scotch market, as well as plans for Cachaça and the rise of cocktail culture. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at some key points from the call. 


Brown-Forman 2013-2017 - results data 12 Jun 2017

Late last week, Brown-Forman released its full-year results for fiscal-2017. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of April dip by 3% as profits came in down compared to the year-prior, when the bottom-line was boosted by a one-off divestment. Here, just-drinks considers Brown-Forman's performance over the last five years.


Concha y Toro Q1 2017 by region - results data 17 May 2017

Earlier this week, Concha y Toro released results for the first quarter of 2017, showing a plunge in profits and a 3.5% dip sales. Here, just-drinks breaks down Concha's figures for the period on a regional basis.


Gruppo Campari's Q1 2017 results by region, brand - results data 9 May 2017

Today, Gruppo Campari posted a boost in Q1 sales as Aperol and Wild Turkey drove performance. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's three-month performance by region.


Coca-Cola European Partners Q1 2017 by region - results data 5 May 2017

Yesterday, Coca-Cola European Partners released results for the first three months of 2017, showing flat sales thanks in part to a marked fall in the UK. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region in the three months to the end of March.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group Q1 2017 sales performance - results data 27 Apr 2017

Yesterday, Dr Pepper Snapple Group reported its results for the first three months of 2017. The company saw its sales rise slightly in the first quarter, although profits were hit by the US$1.7bn purchase in November of Bai Brands. Here's a breakdown of DPSG's sales on a by-reporting-segment basis.


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