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Review of the Year 2009 - Soft Drinks & Water

17 Dec 2009

It would appear that, beyond the shadow of one major transaction, the soft drinks and water categories had a year of innovation and controversy. A colourful 12 months for the sector, then, as Ben Cooper reports.

US: PepsiCo trims guidance, acquires Dr Pepper Snapple rights

9 Dec 2009

PepsiCo will acquire rights to certain Dr Pepper Snapple drinks, the soft drinks giant has announced, at the same time as trimming full-year sales and profits guidance.

US: Suntory's Pepsi Bottling Ventures seals bottler deal

7 Dec 2009

Pepsi Bottling Ventures, the soft drinks bottler owned by Japan's Suntory, has completed its acquisition of Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Conway-Myrtle Beach.

US: PepsiCo withdraws acquisition filing for bottlers

11 Nov 2009

PepsiCo has temporarily withdrawn documents filed with US the Federal Trade Commission on its acquisition of all outstanding shares in Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas.

EUR: PepsiCo gains EU green light for PBG, PepsiAmericas buys

27 Oct 2009

The European Commission has approved PepsiCo's proposed purchases of two of its major bottlers, PepsiAmericas and Pepsi Bottling Group.

US: Pepsi Bottling Ventures to acquire Conway-Myrtle bottler

16 Oct 2009

Pepsi Bottling Ventures (PBV), the third largest PepsiCo bottler in the US, is to purchase Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Conway-Myrtle Beach.

In the Spotlight – Anheuser Busch/PepsiCo

16 Oct 2009

A joint procurement deal between PepsiCo and Anheuser-Busch this week has seen the two drinks giants form a global alliance to purchase indirect goods and services in the US, from technology hardware to travel.

US: PepsiAmericas confirms dividend details

16 Oct 2009

PepsiAmericas has confirmed details of its latest dividend payout.

US: Anheuser-Busch InBev, PepsiCo sign purchasing deal

14 Oct 2009

Anheuser-Busch InBev and PepsiCo have agreed to jointly purchase indirect goods and services in the US from technology hardware to travel.

US: PepsiCo to refile bottlers buyout application with FTC

12 Oct 2009

PepsiCo will refile its application to the US Federal Trade Commission for approval of a deal to buy out Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

9 Oct 2009

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

In the Spotlight – PepsiCo

9 Oct 2009

Plano-based PepsiCo reported what it described as a “solid” profit performance in its third quarter of 2009 yesterday (8 October), beating analyst expectations.

US: Pepsi Bottling Group readies dividend

9 Oct 2009

The Pepsi Bottling Group has confirmed details of its latest dividend payment.

Insight - PepsiCo eyes 2010 as "unique" investment opportunity

8 Oct 2009

PepsiCo said it sees 2010 as a “unique opportunity” to re-invest in long-term growth.

Insight - Pepsi Bottling Group sees healthier drinks trends

6 Oct 2009

Pepsi Bottling Group has reported an uplift in consumer demand for soft drinks across Europe and Mexico in the third quarter, but conditions in the US are likely to remain challenging.

just the preview - PepsiCo Q3

6 Oct 2009

PepsiCo, the US soft drinks giant, will report its third quarter results on Thursday (8 October).

US: Pepsi Bottling Group Q3 profits rise

6 Oct 2009

Soft drinks bottler Pepsi Bottling Group has survived a slip in net sales to report an increase in net profits for the third quarter of 2009.

US: PepsiCo to form new bottling giant

5 Oct 2009

PepsiCo is to create a new soft drinks bottler named PepsiCo Bottling North America, following its US$7.8bn deal to take full control of, and merge, Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas.

The just-drinks Interview - The Coca-Cola Co's CMO

1 Oct 2009

The opportunity to grab some time with the chief marketing officer of a company the size of The Coca-Cola Co. doesn't come along very often. However, when just-drinks was invited to Zurich by the company last week, the chance to grab an audience with Joe Tripodi was the clincher. Olly Wehring puts the questions to Tripodi, and his time starts... now.

US: Pepsi Bottling Group to distribute O.N.E. soft drink brand

23 Sep 2009

The Pepsi Bottling Group has lined up the distribution of the O.N.E. brand in two US states.

GLOBAL: PepsiCo International chief set to retire

21 Sep 2009

The CEO of PepsiCo's International division has announced his intention to retire.

GLOBAL: Drinks firms keep the faith in BRIC countries - research

18 Sep 2009

Varying fortunes for Brazil, Russia, India and China in the global economic downturn have not dented drinks firms' commitment to the 'big four' emerging markets, according to a report.

US: Dr Pepper Snapple Group reaffirms FY guidance

10 Sep 2009

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has reaffirmed its 2009 full-year guidance.

RUSSIA: Weak rouble weighs on Wimm-Bill-Dann H1, warns of tough H2

4 Sep 2009

Russian food and beverage group Wimm-Bill-Dann has posted a jump in second-quarter earnings, although a weak rouble weighed on half-year profits.

US: PepsiCo appoints North America Beverages sales boss

28 Aug 2009

PepsiCo has appointed Tom Greco to the newly created role of executive vice president - sales, North America Beverages (NAB), reporting to PepsiCo Americas Beverages CEO Massimo d'Amore.

ROMANIA: PepsiAmericas to open $150m bottling plant

26 Aug 2009

PepsiCo bottler PepsiAmericas has invested US$150m in Romania to build what it claims is the largest bottling plant in Europe.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

14 Aug 2009

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

Insight - US: Dr Pepper Snapple Group steers clear of Pepsi talk

13 Aug 2009

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has distanced itself from discussions regarding the distribution deal it currently has with PepsiAmericas and Pepsi Bottling Group for its Crush CSD brand in the US.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

7 Aug 2009

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

Comment - CBC - If You Ask Me ... - PepsiCo, PepsiAmericas and Pepsi Bottling Group

5 Aug 2009

A little over ten years since it divested itself of its major bottling asset, Pepsi Bottling Group, PepsiCo this week sealed a deal that reversed the move – flying in the face of the recent perceived wisdom that major soft drink brand owners and bottlers were not compatible under the same roof.

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