just the Round-Up - The week in drinks
The week in drinks
The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:
Anheuser-Busch InBev has said it is yet to be served with a US$5m lawsuit that reportedly accuses the firm of failing to pay its truck drivers for overtime and not allowing them to take rest breaks.
A Diageo-backed entrepreneur initiative is to double its intake next year as it expands a global search for promising spirits start-ups.
Bacardi has confirmed a change of president for the North America region.
Dutch brewers, Heineken and Bavaria, are continuing to see their export traffic delayed as a result of congestion issues at Europe's largest port, the Port of Rotterdam.
An Indian state has outlined its first steps to outlawing alcohol, including “dry” Sundays and closing all bars except in luxury hotels.
Heineken has reported a slight fall in half-year profits on flat sales in the period.
Carlsberg has warned of a tough full-year for its bottom line, as half-year sales and profits came in flat.
New Zealand has boosted its wine exports in the 12 months to the end of June, as strong demand in the US and Western Europe outpaced declines in Asia, new figures have shown.
Coca-Cola Amatil has flagged "a number of immediate challenges" as it released a poor set of half-year numbers.
Treasury Wine Estates has reported full-year net losses of AUD100.9m (US$93.5m) and a slide in sales after what it called a “challenging” year.
Carlsberg's CFO has said the company is "a little more negative" on Russia's consumers after continued problems in the country forced a full-year forecast downgrade....
Brewers in Russia are to scrap their 1.5-litre PET bottle lines despite warning the move will drive consumers to illegal alcohol....
Brooklyn Brewery has told just-drinks it has no plans to sell equity after a report claimed the company was on the hunt for investors....
Kirin Holdings has stepped in to buy Fraser & Neave's majority stake in Myanmar Brewery Ltd for US$560m....
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