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Coca-Cola Europe Partners sets sights on fix for regular Coke

Coca-Cola Europe Partners has said it will work with The Coca-Cola Co to fix declines for regular Coke after the full-sugar brand dropped vo...

PureCircle to double stevia production capacity

Stevia company PureCircle has confirmed it will build a new production facility as it looks to meet increasing demand for the plant-based sw...

"We're not complacent about Brexit" - Diageo

The UK's decision to leave the European Union has not had a notable impact on Diageo's business, according to the president of its Europe, R...

Luxury alcohol and e-commerce a "natural fit" - Diageo

The president of Diageo's Europe, Russia and Turkey unit has said online retail lends itself to high-end drinks sales....

Recent news

Jose Cuervo applies to go public 28 Sep 2016

Olly Wehring

Jose Cuervo has finally confirmed its intention to launch an IPO in Mexico.

South Africa's Remgro eyes SABMiller's Distell shares 28 Sep 2016

Lucy Britner

South African conglomerate Remgro has said it is considering a move for SABMiller's stake in wine and spirits group Distell.

SABMiller shareholders approve Anheuser-Busch InBev deal 28 Sep 2016

Lucy Britner

SABMiller's shareholders have given Anheuser-Busch InBev the green light to complete its takeover of the UK-headquartered brewer, in what will be the third-largest acquisition in corporate history.

Anheuser-Busch InBev shareholders clear SABMiller deal, AB InBev to retain name 28 Sep 2016

Lucy Britner

Anhesuer-Busch InBev has said its shareholders have approved the acquisition of SABMiller, moving the deal a step closer to next month's scheduled completion. 

Diageo reveals regeneration plan for former Johnnie Walker factory 28 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo has unveiled plans for a regeneration project on the former site of its Johnnie Walker plant in the west of Scotland.

Donald Trump a danger to Constellation Brands' beer growth - analyst 28 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

A Donald Trump presidency could strip out Constellation Brands' core beer base if the current White House hopeful made good on a promise to deport unauthorised  immigrants, an analyst has said.

Heineken app invites off-premise drinkers to head to on-premise 28 Sep 2016

Olly Wehring

The Dutch unit of Heineken has launched an app designed to encourage off-premise consumers in the country to buy a Heineken in the on-premise.

United Spirits' McDowell’s No.1 Silk - Product Launch 28 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

The Diageo-controlled United Spirits has released a honey-flavoured version of its flagship whisky brand, McDowell's No. 1.

SPI's Stoli Group CEO Rob Cullins to step down 27 Sep 2016

Lucy Britner

SPI Group has announced that the CEO of its Stolichnaya vodka brand-owner, Stoli Group, will leave the company next month.

William Grant & Sons sees 2015 sales, profits post single-digit rises 27 Sep 2016

Olly Wehring

William Grant & Sons has reported rising full-year sales and profits as it continues to move away from distributing third-party brands.

Coca-Cola bottler merger talks continue in Japan, despite conclusion claim 27 Sep 2016

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola East Japan and Coca-Cola West have moved to calm reports claiming that their merger has completed successfully.

AG Barr to cut staff as H1 sales, profits dip 27 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

AG Barr is to cut 10% of its workforce before the end of the year amid a declining UK market that hampered H1 sales and profits.

The Coca-Cola Co loses Greenberg as director 27 Sep 2016

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola Co director Evan Greenberg has confirmed his intention to step down.

Pernod Ricard's Kahlua Chili Chocolate - Product Launch 27 Sep 2016

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard's US unit has announced the latest permanent addition to its Kahlua portfolio. Chili Chocolate is said to blend rich chocolate with hot chili. 

Sixpoint Brewery unveils Highland Park beers with Edrington 27 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

US-based Sixpoint Brewery has teamed up with Edrington's Highland Park distillery to launch two limited-edition beers designed to "compliment" the Scotch whisky.

SWA wins Scotch trademark protection in Taiwan 27 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

Taiwan has joined the list of high-value markets where Scotch is registered as a trademark.

PepsiCo's Tropicana Essentials Probiotics - Product Launch 27 Sep 2016

Lucy Britner

PepsiCo has announced the launch of Tropicana Essentials Probiotics as it looks to capitalise on health and wellness trends. 

Coca-Cola FEMSA heads south in Brazil with Vonpar purchase 26 Sep 2016

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola FEMSA has upped its presence in Brazil through the acquisition of privately-owned bottler Vonpar.

Diageo Australia's commercial head to step down 26 Sep 2016

Lucy Britner

Diageo's Australian unit has confirmed that its commercial director in the country will step down after just over a year in the role.

Coca-Cola Life rolls out across Canada 26 Sep 2016

Olly Wehring

The Canadian division of The Coca-Cola Co has launched the Coca-Cola Life variant in the country.

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