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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.

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.

just a While Ago - On 25 March in...

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.

just a While Ago - On 23 October in...

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.

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 - 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.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2013

24 May 2013

Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's spirits brands. Here's a look at the top ten, along with the methodology used to draw up 'The Power 100'.

Round-Up - NPD: Bottled Water’s Success Inspires a New Generation of CSDs

26 Mar 2013

This month, Tom Vierhile at Datamonitor introduces us to the concept of "bottled water-plus". Could this be the saviour for the carbonated soft drink industry?

Review of the Year 2012 - Part III: Bottled Water

21 Dec 2012

The third in our five-part review of 2012 sees Ben Cooper consider how the last 12 months have treated the bottled water category.

Sustainability in Wine - Part II: Corporate Leadership

26 Nov 2012

Part two of this four-part management briefing on environmental sustainability in the wine sector looks at how the larger players play their part.

Research in Focus - Champenois Back US to Deliver Over Next Decade

28 Sep 2012

In spite of much exciting talk about the growth of Champagne in Far Eastern markets, the country marked out by most observers as most promising export destination for Champagne over the next decade is in fact a resurgent US.

BELGIUM: European Federation of Bottled Waters elects president

11 Jul 2012

The European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) has confirmed the re-election of its current president.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard changes Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouët, Absolut heads

11 Jun 2012

Pernod Ricard has announced a raft of executive appointments that will see changes of leadership at its Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouët and Absolut divisions, as well as its US and Brazil units.

Review of the Year 2011 - Wine

23 Dec 2011

The final part of just-drinks' December management briefing, looking back over the past 12 months, reviews what 2011 meant for the global wine industry. Ben Cooper reports.

Champagne - Part I: The Markets

9 Nov 2011

As the holiday season approaches, consumers the world over will be stocking up on something fizzy. With this in mind, just-drinks' management briefing for November looks at the Champagne category. In the first part of his four-part briefing, Richard Woodard considers Champagne's consumer landscape.

Champagne - Part II: Production

9 Nov 2011

In the second part of just-drinks' management briefing for November, Richard Woodard turns his attention to the production side of the Champagne industry.

Champagne - Part III: The Companies

9 Nov 2011

The penultimate part of this month's management briefing, which focuses on the Champagne category, sees Richard Woodard review the industry's main players.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - The Farr Goodbye

14 Dec 2010

Today is a very sad day here on just-drinks, as we bid a very fond farewell to our soft drinks and water expert, Annette Farr. Annette, we'll miss you. enjoy your retirement. But, before you go...

FRANCE: Owens-Illinois to acquire Perrier bottler

22 Nov 2010

US group Owens-Illinois has signed a “conditional agreement” with the Verrerie du Languedoc (VdL) to acquire its bottling plant in Southern France, which bottles Nestlé's Perrier and San Pellegrino water brands.





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