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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.


PepsiCo eyes measured approach to home platforms 20 Feb 2015

PepsiCo's CFO has said he expects the at-home carbonation category, which includes the Coca-Cola Co's newly-named Keurig Kold, to be a “slow build”.


Pernod Ricard keeps eye on US craft spirits 16 Feb 2015

Pernod Ricard is keeping watch on the craft spirits segment in the US for future growth, but has maintained it is well-placed in the country with its current portfolio.


Diet struggles remain but Dr Pepper Snapple upbeat 13 Feb 2015

The soft drinks industry continues to have a battle on its hands with the diet segment, admits Dr Pepper Snapple Group, but the company remains firmly committed to its diet platform, Ten.

Latest News

US wine exports slip as strong dollar bites 27 Feb 2015

Export volumes of US wine rose slightly last year, but sales by value fell 6.5% as the strong dollar took its toll, according to latest figures.


NPD: Pisco Portón's La Caravedo 27 Feb 2015

Pisco Portón has added a new expression to its portfolio in a bid to highlight the “versatility” of the white spirit.


Boston Beer Co cautious despite strong FY 25 Feb 2015

The Boston Beer Co has posted a jump in full-year profits, sales and volumes, but has warned that tougher times lie ahead.


Winebow founder calls time on industry 25 Feb 2015

The founder of US wine importer and distributor Winebow has retired after 34 years leading the company.


NPD - Coca-Cola's Honest Tea flavours 24 Feb 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has launched three new flavours in its Honest Tea range.


Cott Corp enjoys strong Q4 but FY profits drop 24 Feb 2015

Cott Corp has posted a drop in full-year profits but finished the year in the black after a strong final quarter.


O’Neill hires ex-Constellation manager 24 Feb 2015

US wine producer O’Neill Vintners & Distillers has hired a former Constellation Brands brand manager as director of marketing.


NPD - A-B InBev's Bud Light Lime Lemon-Ade-Rita 24 Feb 2015

Anheuser-Busch Inbev has lined up a summer seasonal addition to its Bud Light Lime Rita portfolio.


US dietary guidelines go too far - ABA 23 Feb 2015

The American Beverage Association (ABA) has hit back at new US dietary recommendations, claiming that they lack scientific basis.


KGM christens new platform Keurig Kold 20 Feb 2015

Coca-Cola Co partner Keurig Green Mountain (KGM) has revealed that its upcoming home-carbonation platform will be called the Keurig Kold.

Latest blogs

Sierra Nevada heralds its new hop oil beer - video 6 Feb 2015

California's Sierra Nevada Brewing Co is very proud of its new Hop Hunter IPA, which contains hop oil.


By George! It's a whiskey still being built in two minutes - video 21 Jan 2015

Ever wondered how a whiskey still gets built?


Will the Keurig Cold create an environmental monster? 13 Jan 2015

Take a look at this smartly-made (and very effective) spoof monster movie highlighting the waste involved with Keurig Green Mountain's K-Cup brewing system.