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Brazil still in the game for Anheuser-Busch InBev - just On Call 31 Jul 15

Lucy Britner

Brazil still offers a tremendous amount of opportunity, according to Anheuser-Busch InBev’s CEO Carlos Brito.


Mexico introduced a tax of MXN1 (US$0.08) per litre of “sugar-sweetened” beverage in January last yearSustainability in Drinks - Momentum Shifting on Soda Taxes 31 Jul 15

Ben Cooper

The publication of research into the impact of Mexico's soda tax and reports by the UK Government's Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition and the British Medical Association have again put soda taxes in the spotlight. Ben Cooper reports


Scotch whisky sales have slowed in the last two yearsDiageo upbeat on Scotch prospects despite category downturn - just On Call 31 Jul 15

Olly Wehring

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


Analysts have warned Diageo against selling its beer business"Two miserable years" but it's not all bad for Diageo - Analysis 31 Jul 15

Lucy Britner

Analysts didn’t come away from Diageo’s latest set of results with overwhelming praise for the company, but there are some signs of life for the drinks behemoth.


Focus - Diageo's FY Performance by Brand 31 Jul 15

Olly Wehring

Yesterday, Diageo reported a lift in full-year net profits on flat sales and dipping volumes. Here just-drinks takes a look at the performance of the group's brands:


Coca-Cola Enterprises believes Coca-Cola Life is an important part of its mixNo diet woes for Coca-Cola Enterprises - just On Call 31 Jul 15

Lucy Britner

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


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Olly WehringLatest blog entry: Carlsberg - Right. Stop that: It's silly 28 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

It would appear that the folk at the UK arm of Carlsberg have this year found the 'gimmicky' drawer in the marketing office.


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Round-Up - The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking Digest Round-Up - The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking Digest

Once a month, the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARP), which covers alcohol policies worldwide, will look at what's going on in-market to promote a responsible role for alcohol in society.


just the Winners just the Winners

just-drinks brings you the winners of the main awards in the global drinks industry.


Round-Up - New Product Development in the Global Drinks Industry Round-Up - New Product Development in the Global Drinks Industry

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Comment - Beer - Nelson Comment - Beer - Nelson's Column

The editor of Brewers' Guardian, Larry Nelson, provides his monthly take on the latest developments in the beer category.


Comment - Spirits - Buxton: Banging the Dram Comment - Spirits - Buxton: Banging the Dram

Augmenting our spirits coverage, Ian Buxton will be casting his eye over the brown side of the sector on a monthly basis.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett

Each month, Richard Corbett casts his eye over the soft drinks & water categories.


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Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - What Does Ray Say? Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - What Does Ray Say?

Ray Rowlands from market research firm DrinksInfo gives his monthly view on the latest issues affecting the soft drinks & water categories


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


just the Preview just the Preview

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The just-drinks Interview The just-drinks Interview

Every month, just-drinks gives a drinks executive a grilling.


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Focus Focus

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just the Answer just the Answer

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Comment - Wine - The Losh Cause Comment - Wine - The Losh Cause

Chris Losh looks at the latest issues affecting the global wine industry.


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