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CCE head shines light on price talks 30 Apr 2015

The CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said there is “no real mystery” surrounding its talks with The Coca-Cola Co over pricing.


DPSG tests "naturally-sweetened" range 27 Apr 2015

The CEO of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has said it is “still early days” for a new range of naturally-sweetened CSDs as the company launches US tests.


Diet Coke "a work in progress" in US - Coca-Cola 23 Apr 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has said there is still work to be done on Diet Coke in the US despite a recent sales turnaround.


Preview - The Coca-Cola Co's Q1 21 Apr 2015

The Coca-Cola Co will report its first-quarter results tomorrow. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of March:


Stagnant wine growth a concern for Constellation 10 Apr 2015

The main takeaway from Constellation Brands' full-year results yesterday was the continuing strength of its beer business.

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Coca-Cola Co promotes North America chief 1 May 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has promoted its North American head as the regional unit faces up to switching consumer trends.


Piper Heidsieck agrees Terlato Wines tie-up 1 May 2015

Champagne house Piper Heidsieck has switched US importers, dropping Remy Cointreau America for Terlato Wines.


CCE eyes growth as Q1 profits, sales fall 30 Apr 2015

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said it expects full-year organic sales and profits growth after posting a drop in reported Q1 numbers.


NPD - Bacardi Gran Reserva Maestro de Ron 29 Apr 2015

Bacardi has launched a new “super-premium” rum that has been designed for mixing in cocktails.


NPD: SodaStream's SkinnyGirl Drink Mixes 29 Apr 2015

SodaStream has launched the first beverages from its partnership with SkinnyGirl, the lower-calorie drinks producer owned by TV personality Bethenny Frankel.


A-B InBev "regrets" Bud Light bottle message 28 Apr 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has said it regrets using a slogan on its Bud Light bottles in the US that suggests drinking the beer removes the word "no" from your vocabulary.


Diageo teams Johnnie Walker up with Entourage 28 Apr 2015

Diageo has launched a Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky ad in partnership with a new movie based on the US TV show Entourage.


PepsiCo US to replace aspartame in Diet Pepsi 24 Apr 2015

PepsiCo is to remove aspartame from its Diet Pepsi range in the US, responding to consumer fears over the artificial sweetener.


DPSG eyes more cuts as Q1 profits, sales rise 24 Apr 2015

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has said there is "a tremendous amount of runway" for more cuts after its cost-savings programme helped grow sales and profits in its first quarter.


Sales dip, profits flat for PepsiCo in Q1 23 Apr 2015

PepsiCo has posted an improved performance in its first quarter, despite taking a hit from ForEx.

Latest blogs

[Checks watch] “I best be heading home” 8 Apr 2015

It's not even available on pre-order yet, but Apple's latest piece of kit has already got a breathalyser app.


Diet Coke decline leaves Pepsi sitting pretty 27 Mar 2015

Last year was tough for The Coca-Cola Co. So staff in Atlanta won't be pleased to read that Pepsi has overtaken Diet Coke as the no. 2 soda brand in the US.


Are New York's craft beer fans any the (Bud)weiser? 25 Mar 2015

No sooner had Anheuser-Busch InBev taken a gentle pop at the craft beer segment during February's Super Bowl, than the world's largest brewer has challenged the sub-category's target market in New York.