SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19- A U.S. appeals court sided with the beverage industry on Tuesday, granting its request to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda and other sugary drinks. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that San Francisco's ordinance unfairly targeted one group of products. The San Francisco ordinance is part of a...
Sept 19- A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday sided with the beverage industry, granting a preliminary injunction to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda. A three-judge panel from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the plaintiffs, including the American Beverage Association and the California Retailers Association, were...
Gruppo Campari CEO Robert Kunze-Concewitz speaks about second-quarter earnings and his company's marketing strategy.
Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, discusses Heineken's latest earnings and potential business strategy.
AMSTERDAM, July 25- Netherlands- based drinks bottler Refresco has agreed to buy the bottling activities of Canada- based Cott Corp for $1.25 billion, giving a big boost to its business in the United States, the world's largest soft drinks market. Cott will add 29 production sites to Refresco's network, with 19 in the United States, four in Canada, one in Mexico and...
July 20- The world's largest brewer Anheuser Busch InBev said on Thursday it was acquiring Hiball, a San Francisco- based producer of energy drinks and owner of the Alta Palla brand of organic sparkling juices and sparkling waters. The acquisition marks another step into the non-alcoholic drinks sector for the company, which already produces the...
May 26- Soft drink maker PepsiCo Inc is in talks to acquire All Market Inc, the owner of coconut water brand Vita Coco, whose celebrity investors include Madonna and Matthew McConaughey, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. PepsiCo did not respond to a request for comment, while Vita Coco declined to comment. Founded in 2004 by two childhood friends in New...
CNBC's James Wright talks to Shane Bellamy, Head of Digital Media at Pepsico about their presence at Millennial 20:20. He says they're open to new ideas.
April 19- Sales of soda drinks decreased about 1.2 percent in the United States in 2016, falling for the 12th year in a row, a report by trade publication Beverage Digest showed, as demand was hit by consumer choosing healthier options and a slew of sugar taxes aimed at stemming obesity and diabetes. These measures come amid a wave of sugar tax approvals in the...
Coca Cola is banking on billionaire Warren Buffett's image as it rolls out Cherry Coke in China for the first time. Sophia Yan reports.
Philadelphia's recent soda tax has led to a disastrous decline in beverage sales.
Alison Watkins, group MD of Coca-Cola Amatil, says the company will be adapting its portfolio to meet consumer preferences.
Do-it-yourself drink kit services deliver the necessary ingredients for a delicious, professional-grade cocktail right to your door.
Wells Fargo lowers its Coca-Cola 2017 earnings per share estimate to $1.94 from $2.04.
Goldman's Coca-Cola 2017 earnings-per-share estimate is 3 percent below Wall Street consensus.
Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, discusses different environments in Perno Ricard's regional markets.
Pernod Ricard's products fall in the "squeezed middle" of the drinks market - and this has affected sales - says Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel.
Discussing Coke's first quarter earnings release and his outlook for demand in the beverage market with James Quincy, Coca-Cola COO.
The "Fast Money" traders reveal their final trades of the day.
Nik Modi, Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets, discusses why Coca-Cola will outperform other consumer staples even in the face of decline in the soft drink space.