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AdeS soy-based beverages - The Facts

Yesterday, The Coca-Cola Co and Coca-Cola FEMSA agreed to acquire Unilever's AdeS soy-based beverage business, in a move to bolster their no...

Heineken set for Vietnam boost as Asia blooms

Heineken, which last week held a capital markets seminar in Vietnam, has a long and storied history in Asia. In 1931, it set up joint-ventur...

The Asia-Pacific beer market and Heineken - Focus

Heineken's senior management team has been in Vietnam this week for the company's annual Financial Markets Conference. CEO Jean-François van...

The Vietnamese beer market - Focus

Heineken's management team has been in Vietnam this week for the company's annual Financial Markets Conference. CEO Jean-François van Boxmee...

Latest Interviews

Interview, Diageo's global head of beer, part II 14 Apr 2016

Lucy Britner

Much as the markets of Europe and the US tend to dominate the brewing headlines, Diageo's beer business also operates further afield from these craft playgrounds. In the second- of our two-part interview, Diageo's global head of beer, Mark Sandys, details the importance of Africa, the rise of Guinness in Korea and how the company is tackling new restrictions in Indonesia.


Concha y Toro's Asia CEO - Interview 23 Mar 2016

Andy Morton

Ask a Chinese person about Chile and they will immediately mention one thing - cherries. The country is famous in China for its red cherries, which people see as wholesome and healthy. Chilean wine, however, is quickly catching up in the recognition stakes. According to Wines of Chile, exports to China increased by 47% last year, and the country now ranks as the third-biggest market for bottled Chilean wine.

Latest News

Pernod launches global brands in Cuba 17 Jun 16

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard will roll out several brands in Cuba, as it looks to capitalise on the country's growing tourism trends.


Coca-Cola tops Kantar tree, Sprite, Red Bull shine 15 Jun 16

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola has maintained the top spot in Kantar's latest Worldpanel Brand Footprint Report on FMCGs, despite a slight dip in "Consumer Reach Points" growth.


Suntory to make Lucozade Ribena buy in Nigeria 3 Jun 16

Lucy Britner

GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria's board of directors has accepted Suntory's offer to buy the remaining Lucozade Ribena business in the country. 


China recognises Bordeaux appellations 2 Jun 16

Lucy Britner

The Chinese authorities have agreed to recognise all Bordeaux AOC still wines as Geographical Indications (GIs).


AB InBev instructed to sell SAB Distell stake 31 May 16

Olly Wehring

South Africa’s Competition Commission has approved Anheuser-Busch InBev’s takeover of SABMiller, provided the merged entity sells SAB’s stake in Distell.


Tennent's lager heads to China as C&C signs deal 24 May 16

Andy Morton

C&C Group is to take Tennent's lager to China for the first time in its latest overseas distribution partnership.

Latest blogs

Tax Free World Association - Day two: Diageo defends Haig Club as Pernod Ricard backs Jameson 21 Oct 15

Andy Morton

just-drinks is in Cannes this week the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.


Polish vodkas prove their worth in Ukraine 26 Jan 15

Andy Morton

One, perhaps minor, consequence of the conflict in Ukraine appears to be a fall in sales of Russian vodka in the country.

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