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Impulse will take over e-commerce channel - PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi 12 Jul 2017

PepsiCo’s CEO has said e-commerce will become a 100%-impulse channel as technology improves click-and-collect services.


"Ballast Point has not performed to expectations" - Constellation Brands CEO 30 Jun 2017

The CEO of Constellation Brands has reaffirmed his commitment to Ballast Point, after the craft brewer recorded an impairment charge in the group's first quarter.


Constellation Brands unconcerned by other Mexican beer entrants in US - CEO 30 Jun 2017

Constellation Brands has emphasised its leading role in driving the growth of the Mexican beer segment in the US, with the group's CEO admitting he is unphased by competing brands.


"We've got high hopes for the Jack Daniel's Rye brand" - Brown-Forman CEO 8 Jun 2017

The head of Brown-Forman has said the firm was right not to introduce another flavour under its Jack Daniel's brand, as the company prepares to launch a rye expression later this year. 


Molson Coors targets on-premise with Blue Moon-branded outlets 8 May 2017

Molson Coors is looking to create a chain of Blue Moon-themed on-premise outlets, with the beer brand's first bar and restaurant opening in Spain. 


"We need more capacity in Nigeria" - Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO 8 May 2017

Anheuser-Busch Inbev is investigating increasing capacity in Nigeria, according to the brewer's CEO, as it strives to keep up with demand in the country. 


Carlsberg "hot" on Habeco takeover trail - CEO 8 May 2017

The head of Carlsberg has flagged that a decision from the Vietnamese Government on the future of takeover target Hanoi Beer Alcohol & Beverage Corp (Habeco) is in the offing.


China's Great Firewall undermines Monster Beverage Corp's digital strategy 5 May 2017

Monster Beverage Corp has warned that building brand loyalty is set to be "a lot harder" in China because of the country's Great Firewall.


The Boston Beer Co "committed" to seasonal beers despite drop - Jim Koch 27 Apr 2017

Jim Koch, the founder of The Boston Beer Co, has said the brewer will continue to produce seasonal beers despite recent releases struggling to find an audience.


Beer confidence returns as "Trump factor" recedes - Constellation Brands CEO 7 Apr 2017

An easing of the "Trump factor" has helped restore consumer confidence among Constellation Brands' core Mexican American consumers, the company's CEO has said. 


Coca-Cola European Partners CEO upbeat on 2017, despite January blip 22 Mar 2017

The head of Coca-Cola European Partners has said he remains confident of a "solid" first quarter of 2017, despite a slip in volumes in January.


Global Travel Retail trends turning positive - Brown-Forman CFO 8 Mar 2017

Brown-Forman's CFO has hailed a rebound for the group's Global Travel Retail unit, as the company reported a high-single-digit organic sales boost for the division in the first nine months of fiscal-2017.


Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO backs Brazil strategy despite 2016 plunge 3 Mar 2017

The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has said that he would not change how his company has operated in Brazil, despite fresh losses in the country.


Non-alcoholic Heineken set to hit Europe in 2017 - Heineken CEO 16 Feb 2017

The CEO of Heineken has said the company will roll out a non-alcoholic version of its namesake beer brand in Europe this year, as it looks to capitalise on the trend towards low- and no- alcohol products.


"I don't believe political actions impact consumption of our products" - PepsiCo CEO  16 Feb 2017

The election of Donald Trump in the US and the UK's decision to leave the European Union are unlikely to have any material effect on PepsiCo, according to the group's CEO.


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