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Brazil puts better-for-you beverages to the test

Alll eyes are on Brazil at the moment as the country gears up for the Rio Olympics. Euromonitor International's senior beverage analyst, Hop...

Concha y Toro's 2015 performance - Focus

This week, Concha y Toro reported a jump in full-year sales and profits as volumes increased and currency fluctuations played in its favour....

Concha y Toro's third-quarter performance - Focus

Late last week, Concha y Toro reported year-to-date figures that were boosted by a healthy third quarter. Here, we take a closer look at the...

SABMiller baulks at lack of Brazil M&A

SABMiller has chosen a high-end positioning for its presence in Brazil over making an acquisition in the country....

Latest Interviews

Interview - Havana Club MD 8 Apr 2015

James Wilmore

Being based in the Cuban capital of Havana has its benefits, such as having a swimming pool in front of your office. But, for Jérôme Cottin-Bizonne, head of Havana Club International, the JV between Pernod Ricard and the Cuban government, there's little time to relax as the rum brand gears up for global growth. Here, the 41 year-old executive sits down with just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore.


Interview - Concha y Toro Marketing Director 23 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, editor Olly Wehring has been travelling through the winelands of Chile with the country's biggest wine producer, Concha y Toro. While there, he met Sebastian Aguirre, the company's marketing director for premium wines, to delve deeper into CyT's biggest brand, Casillero del Diablo.

Latest News

Gonzalez Byass takes over Chile's Veramonte winery 24 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

Gonzalez Byass has taken majority control of Chilean winery Veramonte as it continues to purchase assets outside of its Jerez heartland.


Soda giants halt Brazil school sales 23 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo and Anheuser-Busch InBev have agreed to stop selling soda to schools in Brazil in an attempt to combat obesity-related diseases.


Pernod launches global brands in Cuba 17 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard will roll out several brands in Cuba, as it looks to capitalise on the country's growing tourism trends.


Arca Continental joins US Coca-Cola bottling ops 26 May 2016

Lucy Britner

Latin American Coca-Cola bottler Arca Continental is to set up a joint venture with US-based Coca-Cola Bottling Co United as the Coca-Cola Co continues its refranchising operations. 


Coca-Cola FEMSA warns of Venezuela production halt 23 May 2016

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola FEMSA has warned it may have to close its production plants in Venezuela if ongoing sugar shortages continue.


AmBev to buy Brazilian juice maker Sucos do Bem 26 Apr 2016

Lucy Britner

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Brazilian unit, Ambev, has confirmed that it has agreed to purchase domestic soft drinks producer Sucos do Bem.

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