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Heritage and heft won't win hard seltzer's summer showdown - comment 27 Feb 2020

Earlier this month, Molson Coors Beverage Co management showed remarkable verbal dexterity when dodging questions on whether the US market will see a Coors or Miller seltzer. Today we discovered the reason for the evasion - they were sitting on the upcoming launch of Coors Seltzer in July.

Why is the Coca-Cola Co being conservative for 2020? - analysis 4 Feb 2020

The Coca-Cola Co's impressive full-year performance in 2019 demonstrates the company's "broad-based strength", while guidance for the current year looks conservative, analysts believe.

The Super Bowl 2020 drinks ad showdown - focus 3 Feb 2020

As the on-field action went delightfully off-script in this year's Super Bowl - Kansas City Chiefs rallied late to beat the San Francisco 49s - the ads inbetween rarely strayed far from the tried-and-tested.

Forget the Cola Wars, here comes Coca-Cola and PepsiCo's Coffee Clash - comment 24 Jan 2020

About two years ago, on holiday in Sicily, I fell deeply in love with coffee. I'd never really drunk it before, but since that first tentative iced coffee on a terrace in Palermo, I haven't stopped. Today, my kitchen boasts a cafetière, an espresso machine, even a grinder - the hallmark paraphernalia of the coffee addict.

"US craft distillers are saying their calls aren't being returned" - just-drinks speaks to Distilled Spirits Council CEO Chris Swonger - Part II 21 Jan 2020

We have more from the Distilled Spirits Council! Following on from part one last week, the second part of our interview with DISCUS CEO Chris Swonger looks at the craft spirits segment in the US and updates us on what's keeping the trade association busy on the home front.

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Pernod Ricard flags "under-developed" market for premium gin in US 28 Feb 2020

The US still has a way to go to catch the strong performances of higher-end gin in countries such as the UK and Spain, Pernod Ricard has admitted.

Anheuser-Busch InBev targets The Boston Beer Co's hard seltzer lead 28 Feb 2020

Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito has said the company is aiming to overtake The Boston Beer Co as the second-largest hard seltzer brand owner in the US.

Pernod Ricard's Malibu Splash RTD - Product Launch 28 Feb 2020

Pernod Ricard has launched a a flavoured malt beverage range under its Malibu brand in the US.

Molson Coors Beverage Co confirms six dead in US brewery shooting 27 Feb 2020

A Molson Coors employee in Milwaukee has shot dead five co-workers, the company has confirmed.

Anheuser-Busch InBev lines up Stella Artois US leap year push - video 27 Feb 2020

Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a US campaign for its Stella Artois brand as it looks to target 2020’s leap year day.

Molson Coors Beverage Co to launch Coors Seltzer 26 Feb 2020

Molson Coors Beverage Co is to throw a flagship beer brand into the hard seltzer category for the first time with the launch of Coors Seltzer.

DG Yuengling & Son’s Flight by Yuengling - Product Launch 26 Feb 2020

US brewer DG Yuengling & Son is to launch a new "upscale" light beer, Flight by Yuengling, across the company’s 22-state distribution footprint from next month.

Molson Coors Beverage Co teams up with Chippewa River Distillery for Leinenkugel’s schnapps launch 25 Feb 2020

Molson Coors Beverage Co brewer Leinenkugel’s has joined forces with fellow Wisconsin-based business Chippewa River Distillery to launch a cranberry ginger schnapps in the state.

The Coca-Cola Co enters US with Costa Coffee machines 24 Feb 2020

The Coca-Cola Co has launched its first Costa Coffee vending machines in the US as the group continues to expand the brand around the world.

E&J Gallo gears up for two-pronged Germain-Robin US brand re-launch - Grape Brandy in the US data 24 Feb 2020

E&J Gallo is lining up the re-release of two Californian brandies in the US from its Germain-Robin division.