United States: Latest beverage news & analysis
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.
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.
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:
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.
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's CEO, Indra Nooyi, saw her total compensation reach US$22.5m last year, helped by a new performance scheme.
Kirin Holdings is to spend US$8.4m on a new bottling plant for its Four Roses Bourbon, according to reports.
Willamette Valley Vineyards has posted a jump in full-year profits after retails sales drove a strong top-line performance.
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, the producer and distributor of soft drink pouch range Capri Sun in North America, is to merge with fellow food giant Heinz.
Beam Suntory has launched a cucumber-flavoured variant of its Pinnacle vodka brand for the US market.
Heaven Hill Distilleries has expanded the range of flavours in its Burnett’s vodka stable.
E&J Gallo Winery is to buy Sonoma County's J Vineyards & Winery for an undisclosed fee.
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 cocktail mixers and syrups firm Funkin has expanded its single batch syrup range with two new flavours.
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.
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.
A few wry grins will have been raised in the offices of Dr Pepper Snapple Group today.
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