Fomento Economico Mexicano

Fourth quarter pulls Coca-Cola FEMSA in right direction for 2020 – results data

Sales in final three months of 2020 close up 1.9% at MXN49.12bn (US$2.3bn)12-month sales dip 1% to MXN183.62bn Coca-Cola FEMSA…

Van Boxmeer leaves behind a more worldly Heineken as CEO dances out the door – comment

When Anheuser-Busch InBev CFO Felipe Dutra announced last week that he will be stepping down, the prospect of his replacement -…

Dual distribution in Brazil must continue, Heineken told

Heineken has failed to consolidate its distribution operations in Brazil, where its Kaiser beer business has been told it must…

Michelob Ultra ripe for global expansion – Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Carlos Brito

Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito has said there is a "big opportunity" for Michelob Ultra in global markets as the…

Anheuser-Busch InBev set for brewery, OXXO boost in Mexico – CEO Carlos Brito

A new brewery and the opening up of the OXXO convenience store chain will further boost Anheuser-Busch InBev's performance in…

Volumes hit expected as OXXO ends Heineken exclusivity in Mexico – market data

Heineken has signed a new deal with Mexican retailer OXXO that will phase out the Dutch brewer's exclusivity agreement. In…

Where are all the female CEOs? Ask again in 2029

Last year saw a raft of CEOs from global drinks firms announce their intentions to either move on or retire.…

Why the soft drinks category is trapped in a plastic corner – Sustainability Spotlight

Faced with relentless campaigning and mounting public concern about plastic pollution, soft drinks companies have no choice but to act…

Coca-Cola FEMSA buys Uruguay bottler Montevideo Refrescos

Coca-Cola FEMSA has purchased a Uruguay-based bottler from The Coca-Cola Co. Coca-Cola FEMSA said late last week that it has…

Coca-Cola FEMSA shutters Ciudad Altamirano site amid security concerns

Coca-Cola FEMSA has announced the indefinite closure of one of its Mexican plants as it looks to protect employees.  The…