just On Call

just On Call

We report back from drinks companies' conference calls post-results announcement.



just On Call - Dr Pepper Snapple Group tests "naturally-sweetened" range 27 Apr 2015

The CEO of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has said it is “still early days” for a new range of naturally-sweetened CSDs as the company launches US tests.


just On Call - Pernod Ricard shifts Scotch focus to find China growth 24 Apr 2015

Pernod Ricard has said it is looking beyond its Chivas range to find growth in China's struggling Scotch whisky market.


just On Call - Heineken seeks clearer rules in Indonesia after "substantial" hit 23 Apr 2015

Heineken's departing CFO has called for clarity in Indonesia after a ban on beer sales in convenience stores cut volumes by a third.


just On Call - Diet Coke "a work in progress" - Coca-Cola Co 23 Apr 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has said there is still work to be done on Diet Coke in the US despite a recent sales turnaround.


just On Call - Craft beer has "opened window" for can growth - Constellation Brands CEO 9 Apr 2015

Constellation Brands is upping its focus on beer in cans after craft brewers premiumised the format, the company's CEO has said.


just on Call - MillerCoors flags "exploding" gluten-free opportunity 7 Apr 2015

Gluten-free beer brands have the ability to attract “lost drinkers” back to the beer category in the US, according to MillerCoors.


just On Call - Ethiopia competition to remain "intense" - Diageo 26 Mar 2015

Diageo expects to see “intense price competition” continue in Ethiopia as new products emerge, but is “optimistic” for its future in the country, according to its Africa unit president.


just On Call - Pernod Ricard takes positives from China Cognac bounce 26 Mar 2015

Pernod Ricard's Asia head has said the unit is on track in China after a better-than-expected Chinese New Year saw Cognac volumes improve.


just On Call - Gruppo Campari upbeat on Wild Turkey despite tough 2014 12 Mar 2015

The head of Gruppo Campari has admitted that the performance of Wild Turkey was its one disappointment in 2014, but is predicting bigger things from the Bourbon brand this year.


just On Call - Stock Spirits keen to buy, despite M&A stall 12 Mar 2015

The head of Stock Spirits has reiterated his disappointment at the company's failure to land an acquisition last year, but has maintained that the firm is still conducting negotiations.


just on Call - SABMiller steps up Africa spirits focus 9 Mar 2015

SABMiller is upping its focus on the “huge opportunity” for mainstream spirits in Africa by targeting more countries on the continent, and aims to help “legitimise” the category.


just On Call - Brown-Forman CFO sees the positives in Russia 4 Mar 2015

The CFO of Brown-Forman has offered hope to Russia's alcohol market, claiming that the company is "doing pretty well" in the challenging country.


just on Call - Treasury Wine Estates has "lot of work to do" in US - CEO 3 Mar 2015

The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has admitted there is still a “lot of work” for the group to do in the US, despite seeing healthy growth for its higher-end brands.


just On Call - Australia slowdown blots strong Q4 for Monster Beverage Corp 2 Mar 2015

Monster Beverage Corp's CEO has blamed a weaker Australia for a Q4 sales slowdown in Asia but said Japan continues to grow.


just On Call - US beer looks better for 2015 - Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO 26 Feb 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO has said he is confident the US beer market will continue to improve this year.


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