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AB InBev's H1 2017 by region - results data

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported an increase in H1 net sales as it gained from last year's SABMiller acquisiton. Here, just-drin...

What is Refresco buying from Cott Corp? - Focus

Earlier today, Cott Corp agreed to offload its traditional beverage manufacturing business, known as Cott Beverages, to Refresco in a deal w...

Are the days of syndicated data numbered? - Focus

Syndicated data - nearly all of us use it, and those that do rely on it for an accurate picture of the beverage industry. But just how relia...

How to grow - The just-drinks Analyst

This month, our former beverage analyst Ian Shackleton considers how best to grow your top-line, considers that the next round of results wi...

Latest Interviews

Interview, Fever-Tree's founders 21 Mar 2017

Lucy Britner

When premium mixers firm Fever-Tree launched its IPO in late-2014, shares were priced at GBP1.34. Today, following the release of 2016's results, Fever-Tree's shares are trading at over GBP15. Late last month, just-drinks sat down with the company's founders, Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, who still own 21.8% of the company, to explore the reasons behind Fever-Tree's success.


Who do consumers trust? - Consumer futurist I'view 2 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

In the second part of our exclusive interview with consumer futurist Will Higham, we continue to look at the younger end of the consumer spectrum, discussing provenance, rebellion and what we should actually call the next generation.

Latest News

This week in soft drinks & bottled water 28 Jul 17

Lucy Britner

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


Bai still separate despite founder exit - DPSG 28 Jul 17

Lucy Britner

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has said its Bai Brands business continues to operate as a separate entity, despite the departure of brand founder Ben Weiss.


Coca-Cola Zero Sugar overhaul driving growth - CEO 27 Jul 17

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co's CEO, James Quincey, has praised the overhaul of Coke Zero, saying the new Coca-Cola Zero Sugar has accelerated global volumes growth.


DPSG lifts H1 sales as Bai buy drags profits 27 Jul 17

Andy Morton

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has praised its Bai Brands acquisition for boosting its top line in the first-half of the year despite causing damage to the bottom.


Britvic's YTD sales climb as ForEx boosts overseas 27 Jul 17

Andy Morton

Britvic has been given a Brexit boost after currency tailwinds added to an increase in nine-month sales.


Coca-Cola net sales plunge on bottler overhaul 26 Jul 17

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has blamed the overhaul of its bottler network for a 14% H1 net sales slump.

Latest blogs

Small measures required as Philadelphia soda tax adds up 4 Jan 17

Andy Morton

Philadelphia’s soda tax came into force on Sunday, and is reportedly causing a stir in the city's check-out aisles.


Coca-Cola's selfie bottle might be a step too far 18 Nov 16

Lucy Britner

Whenever we read anything about Millennial consumers, there is almost always mention of the personalisation trend as well as the importance of social media.

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