just the Round-up - The week in drinks

By | 8 April 2011

The week in drinks

The week in drinks

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

Pernod Ricard has garnered a payout of over US$50m from the sale of its stake in Japan's Suntory Holdings.

Asia Pacific Breweries has confirmed further details of the proposed sale of its stake in China's Kingway Brewery.

Carlsberg has lined up a global repositioning of its namesake lager brand.

William Grant & Sons and Russian Standard have confirmed that they will end their distribution agreements in Russia and the UK.

Belvédère has had its creditor protection terminated, meaning all of its debts are now due.

The MD of India’s United Spirits, Vijay Rekhi, is likely to announce his retirement later this month at a special meet to be convened by parent firm, UB Group.  

Diageo is relaunching its Morgan's Spiced rum in the UK on-trade under the name Captain Morgan's Spiced, to bring it into line with other markets around the world.

Constellation Brands has said it is confident of maintaining the improved momentum in its US wine business over the next year.

Foster's Group has won a dispute against Austaralia's tax authority in the country's Federal Court, the beer and wine group has said.

Victory for SABMiller's South African subsidiary in a competition dispute could be short-lived after authorities said that they plan to appeal the decision.

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

Companies: Pernod, Ricard, Suntory, Carlsberg, William Grant, Diageo, United Spirits, Constellation, Captain Morgan, UB Group, Foster’s, SABMiller

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