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Can Bai still deliver for Dr Pepper Snapple Group? - Analysis 27 Oct 2017

In the notes that followed Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q3 & YTD 2017 conference call, analysts expressed disappointment, calling Bai's performance "weaker than expected". 

Why California must wage wine wars on all fronts - Comment 13 Jul 2017

This month, wine commentator Chris Losh heads to California and discovers a wine region buoyed by healthy figures but weighed down by matters below the surface.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Q1 2017 sales performance - results data 27 Apr 2017

Yesterday, Dr Pepper Snapple Group reported its results for the first three months of 2017. The company saw its sales rise slightly in the first quarter, although profits were hit by the US$1.7bn purchase in November of Bai Brands. Here's a breakdown of DPSG's sales on a by-reporting-segment basis.

Millennials are not the only fruit for Absolut - Comment 4 Apr 2017

The saga of Absolut's travails in the US continues, with the mooted recovery in the Pernod Ricard-owned vodka brand's fortunes proving more elusive than the company had hoped. Are Millennials to blame? Richard Woodard reports.

The US craft beer sector 2009-2016 - data 30 Mar 2017

Earlier this week, US trade body the Brewers Association released its craft beer volumes and sales figures in the country for 2016. Here, just-drinks provides an overview of the craft beer sector in the US over the past few years.

Latest News

SodaStream ramps up US Fruit Drops rollout 21 Nov 2017

SodaStream has announced national off-premise distribution for its Fruit Drops flavour essences range in the US market.

Breakthru Beverage Group, Republic National Distributing Co open to synergies ahead of merger - just-drinks exclusive 21 Nov 2017

Republic National Distributing Co has not ruled out job cuts in relation to its planned merger with fellow US alcohol distributor Breakthru Beverage Group.

Moet Hennessy ups California footprint with Colgin Cellars stake buy 21 Nov 2017

Moet Hennessy has expanded its presence in California’s wine lands, taking majority control of Napa Valley’s Colgin Cellars.

Casa Cuervo's The Sexton Single Malt Irish Whiskey - Product Launch 21 Nov 2017

Casa Cuervo's Proximo unit has launched a single malt Irish whiskey brand exclusive to the US market. 

Breakthru Beverage Group, Republic National Distributing Co poised to merge 20 Nov 2017

The consolidatory trend within US alcohol distribution has hit another high, with the second- and third-largest distributors in the country looking to merge.

Gruppo Campari lines up Appleton Estate rum push at JFK airport 20 Nov 2017

Gruppo Campari has launched a Travel Retail campaign for its Appleton Estate rum brand, at New York's JFK airport. 

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits launches US$10m Josh Cellars campaign - video 20 Nov 2017

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits has lined up a digital advertising campaign in the US for its Josh Cellars wine brand.

Dry Soda Co rolls out Cranberry and Ginger celebration bottles to US 20 Nov 2017

Seattle-based soft drinks firm Dry Soda Co has released two limited edition sparkling sodas, which are packaged in Champagne-style bottles.

US spirits group hails proposed tax drop 16 Nov 2017

The US spirits industry has welcomed proposed amendments to Senate legislation that would lower taxes on distilled spirits for the first time since the country's civil war.

PepsiCo unveils Salted Caramel Pepsi in holiday innovation drive 15 Nov 2017

PepsiCo has released new beverages for the holiday season in the US, including a salted caramel flavoured Pepsi.

Latest blogs

Bad day on the beer? This'll help 3 Nov 2017

If you work for a brewer and are having a rough week, take a minute to regain some perspective with this, from the good people at US craft beer producer Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Brewers Association "bid" to buy Anheuser-Busch InBev strikes a chord 17 Oct 2017

Is this a case of if you can't beat them, buy them?

Anheuser-Busch InBev execs have a dream - a US$350m-sized one 15 Nov 2016

Ever wondered what fuels Anheuser-Busch InBev's acquisitional drive? Is it naked ambition? Faith? The good of mankind?