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Nestle lines up China bottled water assets sale to Tsingtao Brewery

2 Sep 2020

Nestle is to offload its China bottled water business to Tsingtao Brewery as the Swiss group expands on a plan to divest its value assets.

Nestle agrees sale of Canadian Nestle Pure Life assets

3 Jul 2020

The Canadian unit of Nestle is to divest its Nestle Pure Life bottled water business in the country to Ice River Springs as part of the group's global switch to premium brands.

The trends set to shape the sparkling water segment - Research in Focus

28 Aug 2018

The US soft drinks market of today sees bottled water rivalling carbonated soft drinks for significance as consumers increasingly favour the segment's offer of naturally-healthy and convenient hydration.

PepsiCo on verge of Bubly sparkling water launch - analyst

26 Jan 2018

PepsiCo's newest innovation, a sparkling flavoured water range called Bubly, is set to roll out in the US next week, an analyst has said.

Nestlé Waters’ Perrier Flavours - Product Launch

22 Jun 2017

Nestlé Waters has lined up the UK roll-out of two variants from its Perrier sparkling water brand.

Nestle Waters promotes internally for new North America chief

4 Apr 2017

Nestlé Waters has confirmed a switch of CEO at its North America unit, with Fernando Mercé set to replace Tim Brown.

The bottled water sector in 2015 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part I

9 Dec 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we are starting our review of the year in the global drinks industry. First up, Ben Cooper looks back at the last 12 months in the bottled water category.

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25 Mar 2015

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6 Mar 2015

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Pernod Ricard sends Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouet head to Asia

26 Feb 2015

Pernod Ricard has announced a spate of executive changes that will see the chief of its Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouet division move to head up operations in Asia.

Review of the Year 2014 - Part I: Bottled Water

4 Dec 2014

As the end of the year approaches, just-drinks is starting its review of the events that shaped the drinks industry in 2014. First up, Ben Cooper considers what the last 12 months have meant for the bottled water category.

Laurent-Perrier posts H1 profits, sales boost

3 Dec 2014

Laurent-Perrier has continued its strong start to the fiscal year as profits and sales climbed on demand from outside Europe and the performance of its Salon brand.

Laurent-Perrier CFO Etienne Auriau steps down

5 Nov 2014

Laurent-Perrier has announced the departure of its CFO, Etienne Auriau.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Flat Water in Western Europe a Worry for Nestlé

28 Oct 2014

Bottled water appears to have been the biggest victim of the economic downturn, particularly in Western Europe. Richard Corbett takes a look at the prospects for one of the larger water players in the region, Nestlé.

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23 Oct 2014

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FRANCE: Laurent-Perrier Q1 sales up 9% after non-Europe boost

18 Jul 2014

Champagne house Laurent-Perrier has seen a 9.1% lift in first-quarter sales, helped by demand outside Europe and currency movements.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2014

2 Jun 2014

Earlier today (2 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.

FRANCE: Flat Q3 fails to lift Laurent-Perrier YTD sales

13 Feb 2014

Laurent-Perrier has posted flat sales in its fiscal third quarter, with year-to-date sales figures staying in the red.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - SodaStream Ban Highlights Sorry State of Affairs

4 Feb 2014

Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd reports on the recent controversy surrounding the SodaStream Super Bowl advert in the US and asks, who really gained from its rejection by the media?

Review of the Year 2013 - Part IV: Wine

23 Dec 2013

The final just-drinks management briefing of the year takes a look back at the last 12 months in the global drinks industry. The penultimate chapter in this five-part briefing reviews 2013 for wine.

UK: Trinity Hill unveils Liberty Wines distribution deal

3 Dec 2013

New Zealand winemaker Trinity Hill is to change UK distributor from Enotria to Liberty Wines.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Coca-Cola Co Goes For Dasani Fizz

5 Nov 2013

Following recent reports that PepsiCo is planning to launch a premium water brand in the US, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd takes a look at what arch rival Coca-Cola Co is up to in the country’s bottled water market.

Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand

24 Oct 2013

Earlier today (24 October), Pernod Ricard released its sales and volumes figures for the 2013-14 first quarter. Here's a closer look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of September by region and brand.

SWITZ: Nestlé Waters nine-month sales stay stable as Europe recovers

17 Oct 2013

Nestlé's Waters unit has reported a slight rise in nine-month sales as its Latin America and Asia regions performed strongly, Europe improved and North America held steady.

GLOBAL: Nestlé Waters boss to step down

23 Sep 2013

The head of Nestlé's bottled water unit, John Harris, is to retire after 39 years with the company.

US: Pernod Ricard readies Champagne, spirit holiday packs

19 Sep 2013

The US arm of Pernod Ricard has released full details of its gift pack offerings for the holiday season in the country.

Focus - Pernod Ricard's FY Performance by Region, Brand

29 Aug 2013

Earlier today (29 August), Pernod Ricard released its results for the 2012-13 fiscal year. Here's a closer look at the company's performance in the 12 months to the end of June.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - PepsiCo to enter Premi'Om' Water Market?

6 Aug 2013

This month, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd follows up on the reports that PepsiCo is planning to launch a premium brand into the burgeoning US bottled water market next year, in an attempt to accelerate its diversification away from its struggling carbonates business.

US: Nestle Waters ups Perrier Warhol tie-up with artwork competition

5 Aug 2013

The US arm of Nestlé Waters has lined up a Perrier consumer competition that expands on its tie-up with The Andy Warhol Foundation to coincide with what would have been the artist's 85th birthday.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

26 Jul 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:







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