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Brown-Forman's YTD Performance by Region, Brand 4 Mar 2015

Today, Brown-Forman posted its YTD and Q3 results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the nine months to the end of January.

Treasury CEO: 'Lot of work to do' in US 3 Mar 2015

The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has admitted there is still a “lot of work” for the group to do in the US, despite seeing healthy growth for its higher-end brands.

just The Preview - Brown-Forman Q3 & YTD 2 Mar 2015

On Wednesday, Brown-Forman will report its third-quarter and year-to-date results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of January:

Cott CEO sees end of "value destructive" pricing 26 Feb 2015

US soft drinks companies will continue to increase their per-litre prices after realising that low prices have been damaging the industry, the head of Cott Corp has said.

Mike’s Hard Lemonade Could Be a Hard Sell 23 Feb 2015

Earlier this month, Mark Anthony Group hung up the “For Sale” sign at its 14-year-old RTD beverage subsidiary Mike’s Hard Lemonade Co.

Latest News

PepsiCo CEO takes home US$22.5m in 2014 27 Mar 2015

PepsiCo's CEO, Indra Nooyi, saw her total compensation reach US$22.5m last year, helped by a new performance scheme.

Kirin to build US$8.4m Four Roses bottling plant 27 Mar 2015

Kirin Holdings is to spend US$8.4m on a new bottling plant for its Four Roses Bourbon, according to reports.

Willamette Valley sees FY sales, profits climb 27 Mar 2015

Willamette Valley Vineyards has posted a jump in full-year profits after retails sales drove a strong top-line performance.

Brown-Forman lines up US$1bn share buyback 26 Mar 2015

Brown-Forman is looking to buy back yet more shares, with a further US$1bn set to be spent in its repurchase programme.

Kraft Foods agrees Heinz merger 25 Mar 2015

Kraft Foods, the producer and distributor of soft drink pouch range Capri Sun in North America, is to merge with fellow food giant Heinz.

NPD - Beam Suntory's Pinnacle Cucumber Vodka 25 Mar 2015

Beam Suntory has launched a cucumber-flavoured variant of its Pinnacle vodka brand for the US market.

Heaven Hill's Burnett’s Cherry Limeade, Apple Berr 25 Mar 2015

Heaven Hill Distilleries has expanded the range of flavours in its Burnett’s vodka stable.

Gallo lines up J Vineyards & Winery purchase 25 Mar 2015

E&J Gallo Winery is to buy Sonoma County's J Vineyards & Winery for an undisclosed fee.

US craft beer export volumes up 36% - figures 24 Mar 2015

US craft beer export volumes growth slowed last year, but still saw a 36% rise driven by Brazil and South Korea, according to latest figures.

AG Barr's Funkin Ginger Syrup and Earl Grey Syrup 24 Mar 2015

AG Barr's cocktail mixers and syrups firm Funkin has expanded its single batch syrup range with two new flavours.

Latest blogs

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.

The secret to a long life? Three cans of Dr Pepper a day - video 24 Mar 2015

A few wry grins will have been raised in the offices of Dr Pepper Snapple Group today.