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Heinekenjust On Call - Vietnam volume slip disappoints Heineken in Q1

By: James Wilmore | 24 April 2014

Heineken's CFO has admitted being disappointed at the group's first-quarter performance in one of its key markets, Vietnam, but said the company is still stealing marketshare in the country.

HeinekenFocus - Heineken's Q1 Performance by Region

By: James Wilmore | 24 April 2014

Earlier today Heineken reported a slight rise in first-quarter sales, as a solid performance in its Africa & Middle East and Americas units offset on-going problems in Russia. Here just-drinks takes a closer look at the numbers by region:

Pernod Ricard reported its nine-month sales figures earlier todayFocus - Pernod Ricard's YTD Performance by Region, Brand

By: Olly Wehring | 24 April 2014

Earlier today (24 April), Pernod Ricard released its nine-month sales results. Here is a closer look at the company's performance by region and by brand.

just the Facts - Kenwood Vineyards

By: Olly Wehring | 24 April 2014

Earlier today (24 April), Pernod Ricard announced its intention to acquire Kenwood Vineyards in the US. Here's a look at some facts and figures on Kenwood.

Comment - Health Lobby Clouds Alcohol Issue with Cancer Ad

By: James Wilmore | 23 April 2014

Some years ago I was told that the health lobbyists who had helped deliver England and Wales' smoking ban had switched their attention to scoring a similar 'victory' on alcohol.

Is under-reporting your alcohol intake bad for your health?International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 138: Under-Reporting of Alcohol Intake Affects the Relation of Alcohol to the Risk of Cancer

By: International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research | 23 April 2014

Epidemiologists are often faced with reported adverse health effects of alcohol among subjects reporting very low levels of consumption, levels that physiologically should not cause diseases such as cancer.

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