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With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is looking back at 2015. Here are the ten most-read news stories on just-drinks in the last 12 months.

The ten most-read news stories on just-drinks in 2015

The ten most-read news stories on just-drinks in 2015

10: PepsiCo's Trian appointment signals M&A thaw - analyst

PepsiCo's latest board appointment suggests the company is now more willing to listen to takeover offers, an analysts has claimed.

9: China's wine rise continues as vineyard area pips France

China has overtaken France as the country with the second largest area under vine, new figures have shown.

8: Anheuser-Busch InBev to "kick the tyres" at The Coca-Cola Co - analyst

Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover of SABMiller could allow it to try on the role of a Coca-Cola bottler ahead of making a move for the soft drinks company, an analyst has said.

7: "New normal" sees Pernod Ricard target premium over prestige in China

The international spirits category in China has embarked on a "new normal", according to Pernod Ricard, with lower-priced offerings set to drive future growth.

6: Securities and Exchange Commission queries Diageo US shipments

Diageo has confirmed that it has received a request for information from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the US over its distribution in the country.

5: Carlsberg CEO steps down as full-year profits fall

The head of Carlsberg is to step down as the brewer's ongoing troubles resulted in a slide in full-year net profits.

4: Synergy seals the deal for Coca-Cola European Partners, world's largest independent Coca-Cola bottler

Yesterday saw the formation of the world's largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, when Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke agreed to combine their businesses to form a new company called Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP).

3: Molson Coors takes over MillerCoors as A-B InBev's SABMiller purchase shakes out

Molson Coors has confirmed its intention to buy out SABMiller from the MillerCoors US joint venture for US$12bn.

2: Treasury Wine Estates buys US wine operations, Blossom Hill from Diageo

Diageo has lined up the sale of the bulk of its wine operations - including the Blossom Hill and le Piat d'Or brands - to Treasury Wine Estates.

1: Anheuser-Busch InBev's SABMiller purchase is go

Anheuser-Busch InBev has lined up the long-expected purchase of SABMiller, with talks between the two finally securing a deal.

For the full list of just-drinks' Top Tens for 2015, click here


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