Olly Wehring

just the Ten - Top Hot Topics of 2013

By | 17 December 2013

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read Hot Topics on just-drinks in 2013.

10: London International Wine Fair 2013

The LIWF took place at London's ExCeL centre in May. Here, just-drinks presents a round-up of its full coverage of the event.

9: Diageo's FY Results 2012-2013

In late-July, Diageo reported its results for the 12 months to the end of June. Here's a round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the numbers.

8: Vinexpo 2013

The biennial international wine trade show Vinexpo took place in Bordeaux in June . just-drinks was there among the 48,000-plus other visitors.

7: Diageo Investor Conference 2013 - Africa

Diageo's latest investor conference took place in London earlier this month, with the company highlighting its presence and potential in Africa. The day of presentations was preceded by a media round-table, with Diageo's president for Africa, Turkey, Russia and Central & Eastern Europe, Nick Blazquez, and Andy Fennell, the group's president and COO for Africa. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage from the two days.

6: Constellation Brands' Full-Year Results

Constellation Brands reported its full-year numbers in early April. Here's just-drinks' coverage.

5: CAGNY Annual Conference

The Consumer Analyst Group of New York came together in Florida in February for its annual conference. just-drinks' editorial team covered all the presentations from the main drinks companies - including SABMiller, The Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo.

4: SABMiller, Snow and Kingway

In early-February, SABMiller's Chinese JV, China Resources Snow Breweries, announced that it will acquire Guangdong-based Kingway Brewery Holdings. Here's just-drinks' coverage of the matter.

3: Mexico's Beer Market Ruling

After a three-year investigation, Mexico's competition authorities announced the results of its probe into allegations of monopolistic practices in the country's brewing sector. Heineken and Anheuser-Busch InBev-owned Grupo Modelo seem satisfied, but the complainant - SABMiller - less so.

2: AG Barr's, Britvic's on-off merger

AG Barr and Britvic's proposed merger collapsed this week, seven months after it was first agreed. Here, we round up the developments leading up to the abandoned deal.

1: The Sale of Whyte & Mackay

In late-November, Diageo offered to sell the bulk of Whyte & Mackay to head off a competition inquiry in the UK. Here's a round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the news.

For the full series of Top Tens of 2013, click here.

Sectors: Beer & cider, Soft drinks, Spirits, Water, Wine

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