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

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

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.

Pernod Ricard keen to stem Absolut US declines 2 Sep 2015

Pernod Ricard has admitted that it needs to improve its marketing of Absolut in the US to connect with Millenial consumers as craft vodka continues to take share.

Heineken integrates cider and beer, targets global growth 1 Sep 2015

Heineken is looking to premiumise the global cider category by incorporating cider production within its existing breweries.

India leapfrogs France to become Pernod Ricard's third largest market 27 Aug 2015

India has overtaken France to become Pernod Ricard's third largest market.

Brown-Forman CEO unfazed by FX headwinds 26 Aug 2015

Brown-Forman CEO Paul Varga has said he is “not obsessed” with foreign currency fluctuations, despite seeing them cut into the company's first-quarter profits.

Craft beer "underdeveloped" in Australia - Coca-Cola Amatil 24 Aug 2015

The head of Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has praised her company's latest craft beer launch but warned the category in Australia remains “underdeveloped”.

How Treasury Wine Estates won in Asia - CEO 20 Aug 2015

The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has said that in the next 18 months, Asia will become the biggest profit contributor to the company.

Russian consumers hamper Carlsberg's outlook - CFO 19 Aug 2015

Carlsberg's CFO has said the company is “a little more negative” on Russia's consumers after continued problems in the country forced a full-year forecast downgrade.

Canada a game of two halves for Molson Coors - just On Call 7 Aug 2015

Negative ForEx movements may have impacted Molson Coor’s performance in Canada but the year is a game of two halves, according to Mark Hunter, president & CEO of the company.

Synergy seals the deal for world's largest independent Coca-Cola bottler - just On Call 7 Aug 2015

Yesterday saw the formation of the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, when Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke agreed to combine their businesses to form a new company called Coca-Cola European Partners.

Skyy vodka makes US recovery for Gruppo Campari - just On Call 4 Aug 2015

Skyy vodka has returned to growth in the US, according to the head of the brand's parent company, Gruppo Campari.

How do you like them apples? Boston Beer Co sees future for cider - just On Call 4 Aug 2015

Overall growth of the cider category in the US is slowing down but the rise of craft producers could spark renewed opportunity, according to Martin Roper, president & CEO of Boston Beer Co.

Heineken CEO spies trouble ahead for UK - just On Call 3 Aug 2015

Heineken's CEO has warned of a tough year ahead in the UK but said that overall the European market is improving.

Brazil still in the game for Anheuser-Busch InBev - just On Call 31 Jul 2015

Brazil still offers a tremendous amount of opportunity, according to Anheuser-Busch InBev’s CEO Carlos Brito.

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