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Can Samuel Adams Boston Lager transcend craft? 27 Feb 2017

It's not often that senior executives publicly express disappointment at their company's results. Last week's statement from Boston Beer Co, however, saw founder Jim Koch do just that.


Will Bai take Dr Pepper to the next level? 17 Feb 2017

On a conference call following the company's full-year results announcement this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group CEO Larry Young said newly-acquired Bai would become one of the company's priority brands. 


Dr Pepper Snapple Group FY 2016 - results data 16 Feb 2017

Earlier this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group released its results for 2016. While net profits in the 12-month period rose by almost 11%, net sales growth was a slightly less impressive 4%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the soft drinks company's figures for last year by segment and brand.


Molson Coors FY 2016 by region - results data 15 Feb 2017

On a pro-forma basis, Molson Coors' sales and volumes both fell by low single-digits in 2016. In reported terms, net sales were down by 2.3% last year, while volumes slipped by 0.8%. Here, just-drinks looks at the brewer's full-year results, released earlier this week, by region.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group FY 2016 results - Preview 13 Feb 2017

Ahead of the release on Tuesday of Dr Pepper Snapple Group's (DPSG) results for the fourth quarter and the 12 months of 2016, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of December for the soft drinks group.

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Cott Corp looks to future as purchases boost FY 24 Feb 2017

Cott Corp has said its wider portfolio will give it a strong platform for the future after acquisitions last year widened net losses but boosted sales.


Bacardi takes stake in Ilegal Mezcal 23 Feb 2017

Bacardi has purchased a minority interest in mezcal producer Ilegal as the brand looks to expand its distribution footprint in the US. 


Craft beer shakeout good for Sam Adams - Boston 23 Feb 2017

The founder of Boston Beer Co has said the company's beers will emerge from a craft beer shakeout among the strongest in the category. 


Boston Beer 2016 fall as new entrants clog craft 23 Feb 2017

The Boston Beer Co has blamed a "wave of new beers" for a disappointing full-year performance in which depletions dropped 5%.


PepsiCo's NAB CMO named head of nutrition brands 22 Feb 2017

PepsiCo's marketing head for North American beverages will lead the company's newly-expanded nutritional brands unit.


PepsiCo yields to Naked Juice label changes 22 Feb 2017

PepsiCo has agreed to make changes to its Naked Juice labels in the US after settling a court battle over the brand's nutritional content.


Beam Suntory names new general counsel 22 Feb 2017

Beam Suntory has appointed Todd Bloomquist to the role of general counsel.  Beam Suntory has appointed Todd Bloomquist to the role of general counsel, replacing Kent Rose who will retire at the end of the year. 


Colorado lawmakers seek tax break for kombucha 21 Feb 2017

US lawmakers in Colorado have introduced a bill that would remove federal alcohol taxes on kombucha. 


Molson Coors breweries swap recipes 21 Feb 2017

Two Molson Coors-owned breweries have agreed a "recipe swap", with each set to launch the other's beer in their home markets.


Quintessential rolls out The Dubliner 10 Year Old 20 Feb 2017

Quintessential Brands has launched its The Dubliner 10 Year Old in the US market as it looks to capitalise on the growing thirst for Irish whiskey. 

Latest blogs

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?


Anheuser-Busch InBev's Bud Light ad pull shows not all campaigns can win 31 Oct 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev is reportedly calling a halt to its Seth Rogan and Amy Schumer Bud Light campaign in the US.


Queues are forming for latest (Jim Beam) Apple product 9 Sep 2016

Move over iPhone 7 headphones-gate, there is a new Apple product causing a stir. Or a shake. Or just a shot.