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Ian Shackleton | 27 Mar 2018

Our analyst returns! Ian Shackleton is back to give us his monthly consideration of the latest developments in the drinks industry from an investor's perspective. This month, Ian turns his attention to the saga at Conviviality, the possibility of the Coca-Cola system venturing into alcohol and tells us why Pernod Ricard makes him feel all warm and fuzzy.


Olly Wehring | 21 Feb 2018

In February, Coca-Cola Amatil released its results for the 12 months of 2017. Despite a stronger showing in the second half of the year, group sales for the year were still down, by 2.8%. Here, just-drinks breaks down Coca-Cola Amatil's figures for the full-year by region.


Ben Cooper | 13 Feb 2018

Earlier this month, just-drinks talked to Evian global brand director Patricia Oliva about the water brand's recent commitment to make all its bottles from recycled plastic by 2025. Here, sustainability editor Ben Cooper considers how Evian's move underlines the increased attention being focused on plastics recycling. Ben also flags up some other sustainability hotspots for the coming year.


Olly Wehring | 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.

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James Wilmore | 26 Jun 2014

Spirits firm Beam is now under the control of Japan's Suntory Holdings after a US$16bn takeover earlier this year. So how will this new marriage work in some key global markets? just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, caught up with Beam Suntory's Asia-Pacific & South America president, Nick Fink, to find out.


Showing volume growth in an essentially flat market is an achievement but Australian brewing combine Lion Nathan sees the premiumisation of its product mix as the key to growth. Andrew Reeves, managing director of Lion Nathan Australia, spoke with just-drinks about the premiumisation trend, the impact of a new competitor and Lion’s interest in the RTD sector.

Latest News

Lucy Britner | 14 Jan 2019

Coca-Cola Amatil has become the latest company to cease distribution of single-use plastic straws and stirrers.


Lucy Britner | 20 Dec 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has added a range of flavoured waters to its Mount Franklin spring water brand, as it looks to appeal to young consumers.


Lucy Britner | 4 Dec 2018

The last bottles of Coca-Cola have rolled off the production line at Coca-Cola Amatil's South Australia plant outisde Adelaide.


Olly Wehring | 28 Nov 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil is set to take full control of the sales & marketing and distribution of the Rekorderlig cider brand in Australia.


Lucy Britner | 13 Nov 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has lined up pilot schemes with three start-ups, as part of its recently-launched incubator programme.


Andy Morton | 31 Oct 2018

Australia-based Coca-Cola Amatil has expanded capacity at its biggest production plant as part of a AUD165m (US$120m) upgrade.


Lucy Britner | 19 Oct 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has responded to social media backlash over a language gaffe on vending machines in New Zealand.


Olly Wehring | 10 Oct 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has completed the second transaction from its incubator unit, with Amatil X buying into restaurant tech start-up TabSquare.


Richard Woodard | 4 Oct 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has continued its recent spree of M&A activity with the joint-acquisition of a 45% stake in Australian beverage brand developer Made Group.


Andy Morton | 26 Sep 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has pledged to recycle the equivalent of 100% of its Australian packaging by 2025, following prompting by the country's Government.


Olly Wehring | 26 Sep 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has partnered with US distributor Young's Market Co to expand the footprint of the Ratu and Bati Fijian rum brands to California.


Andy Morton | 22 Aug 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil praised a better performance from its Australian beverage unit in the first half of the year, although total sales came in flat.


Andy Morton | 22 Aug 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil's incubator platform has made its first investment, in a company that integrates point-of-sale systems with payment and loyalty apps.


Andy Morton | 9 Jul 2018

Australian Beer Co, jointly owned by Casella Wines and Coca-Cola Amatil, has launched a mid-strength addition to its Yenda beer range: Yenda Session.


Lucy Britner | 25 Jun 2018

Coca-Cola South Pacific and Coca-Cola Amatil will reduce the sugar content across their soft drinks portfolio, as part of an industry-wide pledge announced by the Australian Beverages Council (ABCL).


Lucy Britner | 13 Apr 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has joined a growing number of companies in launching an incubator platform for start-up and early-stage businesses.


Olly Wehring | 8 Mar 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil's Fijian division, Paradise Beverages, has lined up a limited US roll-out for Samoa Breweries’ Vailima beer brand.


Olly Wehring | 21 Feb 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has posted a disappointing set of sales results for 2017, with its partnership with alcohol brand owners providing relief in the 12 months.


Lucy Britner | 14 Feb 2018

Australian Beer Co's Yenda brand and Rugby Australia have signed a long-term official beer partnership for the Wallabies and Super Rugby competition.


Lucy Britner | 31 Jan 2018

The managing director of Coca-Cola Amatil's Australian Beverages unit has relinquished his position for health reasons.


Andy Morton | 11 Jan 2018

The Coca-Cola Co is reaching out to teenagers in a new TV ad that kickstarts its Summer activation in Australia.


Andy Morton | 6 Dec 2017

Coca-Cola Amatil has launched an extension to its Pump bottled water brand in Australia that contains electrolytes from coconut water.

Company research

Soft Drinks in Australia

Soft Drinks in Australia

In 2017, soft drinks in Australia continued to record both positive volume and current value growth, with this also being stronger than that seen in 2016. Key drivers of sales included consumers seeki...

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RTD Tea in Australia

RTD Tea in Australia

The growing availability of, and consumer awareness about, kombucha is having an impact on RTD tea. Endorsements from nutritional bloggers have supported the growth of kombucha, particularly as consum...

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Sports Drinks in Australia

Sports Drinks in Australia

Sports drinks remained popular in 2017, particularly among those who are physically active or play sport. Therefore, sponsorship deals remain an important part of the success of sports drinks by drivi...

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