just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

By | 29 June 2012

The week in drinks

The week in drinks

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

Europe's glass packaging production rose by 4.2% in 2011 compared to the previous year, according to data from the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE).

PepsiCo has tumbled down a poll of the world's most-respected companies, dropping from ninth to 30th in a poll of US money managers.

The Coca-Cola Co will invest an extra US$3bn in India over the next eight years, the company announced today (26 June).

A long-awaited trade deal between the European Union and India is expected to be struck by the end of this year, according to reports.

Britvic's efforts to franchise its Fruit Shoot brand in the US could boost earnings by GBP43m (US$67.2m) and "fundamentally re-base the value of the company", an analyst has said.
C&C Group has admitted to a "challenging" first quarter due to poor weather in the UK and Ireland causing "weak" cider numbers. 
Jones Soda Co has announced that both its CEO and board chairman have quit the company.
Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has released what it claims is the world's most expensive bottle of wine.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to buy the 50% share in Grupo Modelo it does not already own in a deal worth US$20.1bn.
Constellation Brands has agreed to buy the remaining half of Crown Imports for US$1.85bn, as a result of Anheuser-Busch's deal to buy Grupo Modelo. 

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

Companies: PepsiCo, Britvic, Coca-Cola Co, C&C Group, Treasury Wine Estates, InBev, Modelo, Constellation

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