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just On Call

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



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.


Diageo upbeat on Scotch prospects despite category downturn - just On Call 31 Jul 2015

The head of Diageo has forecast a return to growth for the company's Scotch whisky stable in its new fiscal year.


No diet woes for Coca-Cola Enterprises - just On Call 31 Jul 2015

Europe has not seen the same dip in consumer interest in diet soft drinks as the US, according to Coca-Cola Enterprises.


China travails remain for Moet Hennessy - just On Call 29 Jul 2015

China continues to impact LVMH’s Cognac business, according to CFO Jean-Jacques Guiony.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group sees merit in smaller packs - just On Call 24 Jul 2015

Dr Pepper Snapple Group will look at smaller pack sizes to improve price/mix.


just On Call - US price/mix focus drives US growth for Coca-Cola Co 22 Jul 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has said smaller pack sizes are driving "a tremendous amount of positive growth" in the US as it looks to drive performance through improving price/mix.


just On Call - Remy Martin dodges China's volatile stock market 21 Jul 2015

Recent stock market volatility in China has not impacted consumer demand for Cognac, according to Remy Cointreau CFO Luca Marotta.


just On Call - PepsiCo to sell Diet Pepsi with aspartame online in US 10 Jul 2015

PepsiCo's CEO, Indra Nooyi, has said Diet Pepsi with aspartame will continue to be available to US consumers online, despite an earlier pledge to replace the artificial sweetener.


just On Call - Constellation Brands basks in beer glory 2 Jul 2015

Constellation Brands has said the success of its beer business in its first quarter results is the key reason for the upward revision of its EPS guidance for fiscal 2016.


just On Call - Pernod Ricard leans on Indian whiskey to crack Africa 30 Jun 2015

Pernod Ricard has started selling its Indian whiskies in sub-Saharan Africa as the company looks to double sales in the region over the next four years.


just On Call - SABMiller sticks at premium rather than Brazil twist 22 Jun 2015

SABMiller has chosen a high-end positioning for its presence in Brazil over making an acquisition in the country.


just On Call - SABMiller keen to go deeper with Coca-Cola Co in Latin America 22 Jun 2015

SABMiller has expressed an interest in growing its partnership with The Coca-Cola Co in the Latin America region.


just On Call - Southern Comfort struggles could be worse - Brown-Forman CEO 3 Jun 2015

Brown-Forman's CEO has said sales of the Southern Comfort brand would have declined even faster if not for efforts by the company to shore them up.


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