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December 6, 2013

In this issue:

  • 2014 Concentrate Prices: Coke, PepsiCo and DPS Increases Will Be in the 2%-2.5% Range.
     
  • Green Mountain Coffee Plans to Diversify Into CSDs, Sports Drinks, Water, Etc.
     
  • The U.S. Bottling Business 2013: Changes in Coke and Pepsi Systems. Top-10 Bottlers.
     
  • Americans Don't Want Government Playing a Role in Reducing Obesity. Democrats, Hispanics Support That Role for Government. Republicans, Whites Opposed.
     
  • Twitter 'Sentiment' Scores Are Low for Energy Drinks. Higher for Soda. Very High for Coffee, Tea -- and Christmas.
     
  • Study: Energy Drinks Face Headwinds. 70% of Non-Energy-Drink Consumers Won't Consume Them.
     
  • Most Don't Think It's 'Cool' to Drink Soda. Few Would Drink More If CSDs Were 'Free.'
     
  • Plus, As In Every Issue: Territory Changes and Deals, People and Briefs.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Top-10 Bottlers 2013.  Top-10 Bottlers, with shares of bottle/can volume, for Coke, Pepsi, Dr Pepper Snapple Group overall and Big Red plus the following DPS brands: Dr Pepper, 7UP, Canada Dry, A&W, Sunkist, Crush, Royal Crown, Schweppes, Squirt, Sun-drop, Hawaiian Punch, Vernor's, Tahitian Treat/Wink/Cactus Cooler, Country Time, Welch's and Hires.

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November 15, 2013

In this issue:

  • Top Executives From Top Companies on BD's December Conference Program.
     
  • Senomyx Suggests PepsiCo Will Start Using Its Sweetener Enhancer Next Year. CSDs and HFCS.
     
  • Retailers Rank the CPG Companies:PepsiCo and Coke Both Lose Points. PepsiCo #5, Coke #8. P&G Is #1 But Continues to Decline. Unilever and Kellogg's Gain. Retailers Also Ranked.
     
  • Coke and Danone Part Ways on Evian in U.S. Premium Waters Growing; Evian Isn't. Danone Executive Says New Distribution System Will Lead to 'Stronger Growth.'
     
  • Report: Food Stamp Reduction May Modestly Reduce Beverage Companies' Sales. Some Companies and Brands More Exposed. Regular CSDs Skew To Lower Income Consumers.
     
  • Not Many Bright Spots for the Major Beverage Companies in 9-Month Non-Carb Data.
     
  • Recycling Rates Up For Aluminum Cans and PET Containers. Can Rate Much Higher.
     
  • In October -- 1st Month of 4th Qtr -- Again Coke Pricing More Aggressive, Out-Performs on Volume.
     
  • Energy Drink Growth Has Accelerated Over Course of This Year. Monster Out-Performs.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Royal Crown Bottler Territory Map.  Shows Royal Crown U.S. bottler territories with state lines in color. Back lists multi- and single-franchise bottlers and their headquarters locations as well as locations of all U.S. RC bottling plants and their owners.

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November 1, 2013

In this issue:

  • Top Beverage Executives and Experts On Program for BD's December 9th Conference in NYC.
     
  • Twitter 'Sentiment' Scores Are Low for 'Diet Soda' and 'Aspartame.' Higher for Major Diet CSD Brands.
     
  • Nine-Month CSDs: Coke Gains Most Volume and Dollar Share. Coke and PepsiCo Seem to Be Diverging Re Their Views on Colas and CSDs.
     
  • Beverage Sales in Restaurants Down. Hot Coffee Posts Big Gain. Diet CSDs Down Nearly -10%.
     
  • Guest Commentary: Bold Action Can Return CSDs to Better Performance.
     
  • Dr Pepper Snapple's 3rd Qtr Volume Flat. Company Stresses Commitment to 'TEN' Platform. DPS Cutting Back Some Marketing. Company Heavily Reliant on CSDs.
     

Green Sheet supplements:

  • Three Quarters 2013 Multi-Channel Take-Home Soft Drinks, Two Data Sets.One data set covers supermarkets, convenience/gas stores, drug chains and mass merchandisers (excludes Wal-Mart); the other data set covers a larger multi-channel universe. Both sets cover CSD companies and the top-10 brands.
  • 7UP Bottler Territory Map.  Shows 7UP U.S. bottler territories with state lines in color. Back lists multi- and single-franchise bottlers and their headquarters locations as well as locations of all U.S. 7UP bottling plants and their owners.

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October 18, 2013

In this issue:

  • Top Executives From Top Companies on BD's December Conference Program.
     
  • Diet CSDs Still Getting Hammered. Nooyi and Cahillane Acknowledge the Problem. DP TEN and Pepsi Next Down. Sources Say Sweetener Innovation Coming Next Year.
     
  • Coke's 3rd Qtr Global Volume and Pricing Up +2%. North American Volume +2%, With Pricing Flat. Kent Says New Entrants Might Participate in U.S. System Re-Franchising.
     
  • PepsiCo's 3rd Qtr Global Beverage Volume Up +1%. Snacks +3%. North America Down -5%. Nooyi Cites Importance to PepsiCo of North American Beverages. Pullback on Water.
     
  • Beverage Industry Ranks High on 'Consumer Satisfaction' at 84. DPS Has Highest Score at 86. In Other Industries: Apple at 87. McDonald's 73.
     
  • 3rd Quarter Retail: Coke Out-Performs on LRBVolume, PepsiCo on LRB Dollars. Prices Went Up As Headwinds Blew: 1988-2000 Pricing Up +3.9%. 2000-2012 Up +38%.
     
  • Kantar Rates CPG Company 'Digital' Capabilities. Coke and PepsiCo Near the Middle.
     
  • CSDs 2000 to 2012: Category Loses 784 Mil Cases. Coke and Pepsi Down. Diet Coke About Flat. Diet Pepsi Down. Fanta, Diet Mt. Dew and Diet Dr Pepper Way Up.
     
  • Nine-Month Beverage Stock Performance: Mixed Bag.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Dr Pepper Bottler Territory Map.  Shows Dr Pepper U.S. bottler territories with state lines in color. Back lists multi- and single-franchise bottlers and their headquarters locations as well as locations of all U.S. Dr Pepper bottling plants and their owners.

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October 4, 2013

In this issue:

  • Mississippi Pepsi Bottler Bill Brown On Program for BD's December 9th Conference in NYC.
     
  • Goldman Sachs: 'More Cautious' on North American Beverages. Downgrades Dr Pepper Snapple.
     
  • Mexico Weighs New Soft Drink Tax. Mini-Profile of the Market. Diet CSD Share at Just 7. NYC Mayor Bloomberg Appears to Be Playing Role.
     
  • Research Shows Levels of Interest in New Coke and Pepsi Colas With Natural Sweeteners.
     
  • Is There Business Value in 'Sustainability'? Nielsen Finds Growing Willingness By Consumers To Spend More on Products from 'Socially Responsible' Companies.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Coca-Cola Bottler Territory Map.  Shows Coca-Cola U.S. bottler territories with state lines in color. Back lists multi- and single-franchise bottlers and their headquarters locations as well as locations of all U.S. Coca-Cola bottling plants and their owners.

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September 20, 2013

In this issue:

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Pepsi-Cola Bottler Territory Map.  Shows Pepsi-Cola U.S. bottler territories with state lines in color. Back lists multi- and single-franchise bottlers and their headquarters locations as well as locations of all U.S. Pepsi-Cola bottling plants and their owners.

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August 30, 2013

In this issue:

  • Coke Bottler Trevor Messinger -- Participating in the Coke Refranchising -- On Conference Program.
     
  • Pepsi Bottlers Meet: Focus on 'Advantaged Portfolio' and Innovation. Strong Support For Carey.
     
  • Coke Bottlers Meet. Heavy Focus on Growing Brand Coke. Strong Support for Cahillane.
     
  • PepsiCo vs Coke in LRBs: Companies Tied in Dollar Performance With Both Down -1.8%. Coke Down Less in Volume. PepsiCo's Pricing Up, Coke's Down.
     
  • Global CSD Market About 37 Bil Cases. Mexico Top Per-Cap Nation, Ahead of U.S.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • 2012 All-Channel Carbonated Soft Drink Corporate Shares In 95 Countries.  Lists for each country: population; per capita consumption; Coca-Cola Co corporate share; PepsiCo corporate share; Dr Pepper Snapple corporate share.

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August 9, 2013

In this issue:

  • Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO John Brock and Nestle Waters CEO Tim Brown On Program for BD's December 9th Conference in NYC.
     
  • Negative Results and Sentiment for U.S. CSDs. Volume and Dollars Down. Coke and DPS Gain Share. Coke Zero Now Down A Bit. Pepsi Next and Dr Pepper 10 Way Down.
     
  • Newer CSD Brands Are Under-Represented In C-Stores vs Supermarkets.
     
  • In Sports Drinks (As Well As in CSDs), Diets Are Under-Performing Regulars.
     
  • Bottled Water Pricing Is Down This Year. Store Check: Bottled Water 24-Packs at $2.33.
     
  • Energy Drinks Grew Just +4.4% in the 1st Half. Category's Volume Is Down in Supermarkets. Red Bull Offers Package Size and Other Limits at Senate Hearing.
     
  • Coke's 1st Half Pricing Appears More Aggressive Than PepsiCo's. Coke Out-Performs in Volume. Pepsi Raising Prices After Labor Day. Pepsi 2-Liter at $1 at Wal-Mart.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • First Half 2013 Multi-Channel Take-Home Soft Drinks, Two Data Sets.One data set covers supermarkets, convenience/gas stores, drug chains and mass merchandisers (excludes Wal-Mart); the other data set covers a larger multi-channel universe. Both sets includes shares and volume trends for CSD companies and the top-10 brands.

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July 26, 2013

In this issue:

  • Coca-Cola Chairman/CEO Muhtar Kent and Dr Pepper Snapple CEO Larry Young On Program for BD's December 9th Conference in NYC.
     
  • PepsiCo Likely to Launch New Premium Water: 'OM.' Also New Water Enhancer and Sparkling Water.
     
  • PepsiCo North American Beverages: Stronger as Stand-Alone or Part of Current Structure?
     
  • 'Sparkling Waters' Is a Bastion of Strong Growth in the U.S. Beverage Industry. $1 Bil Business.
     
  • Regular CSD Brands Out-Performing Diet Counter-Parts. Sweetener 'Concerns.'
     
  • Tabletop Sweeteners: Sugar and Stevia Up. The Rest Are Down.
     
  • CSD Fountain Channel: Top-10 Accounts Have More Than 91,000 Outlets. What's Poured Where.
     
  • Non-Carbs Weak in First Half. Smartwater Up Strongly and Now Bigger Than Vitaminwater.
     
  • Coke's 2nd Qtr Volume Up +1%. North America -1%. Cites Weather, Macro-Economic Factors.
     
  • PepsiCo's 2nd Qtr Global Beverage Volume Up +1.5%. North America Down -4.5%. Nooyi Cites 'Complementary Nature' of Brand Portfolio. Reiterates North American Review.
     
  • Dr Pepper Snapple 2nd Qtr Volume Down -3%. Focus On 'Organic' Growth to Diversify Portfolio.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Top Fountain Accounts.  Lists top U.S. fountain accounts: number of units, cola(s) poured, lemon-lime(s) poured and pepper-type(s) poured. Updates 7/13/12 Green Sheet.

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July 12, 2013

In this issue:

  • Coca-Cola Chairman/CEO Muhtar Kent and Dr Pepper Snapple CEO Larry Young On Program for BD's December 9th Conference in NYC.
     
  • Mid-Cal Colas With Natural Sweeteners: Coke and Pepsi Now Both Have Entries, But Not in the U.S. Coke and PureCircle Apply to Patent New Stevia Sweetener. Diet CSDs Losing Ground in U.S.
     
  • PepsiCo Appears to Be Planning a New Protein Health/Wellness Beverage: 'Wello.'
     
  • Government Releases New School Beverage Guidelines. No Sports Drinks?
     
  • Coke Bottler Outlines Occasion-Based Opportunities for Potential Growth. 'Alternative to Alcohol.'
     
  • CSD Flavors: In Both Supermarkets and C-Stores, Colas Drag Down Category.
     
  • Beverage Company Stocks Generally Performed Tepidly in 1st Half 2013.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Stock Price Charts: January 2000 Through June 2013.  Charts illustrate share price trends for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Coca-Cola Co (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE), Cott (COT), Monster (MNST) and Jones Soda (JSDA).

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June 21, 2013

In this issue:

Green Sheet supplement:

  • New Brand Introductions 1866-2013.  An exhaustive list of liquid refreshment beverage brand introduction dates, showing the quickening pace of introductions earlier this century and the recent return to a more normal pace.

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June 7, 2013

In this issue:

  • PepsiCo's Nooyi Suggests 3-5 Years Left to Revive CSDs. Changes Can Bring Back 'Lapsed Users.' Also Says Company Does Not Need Major M&A.
     
  • Former Coke Lawyer and Coke Bottler Association Head on Future of U.S. Bottling Systems. Says: Franchise System Works Best. Coke Will Control Production. More Consolidation Coming.
     
  • All-Channel LRBs Continued Growth in 2012. Coke's Share Flat. PepsiCo and DPS Down.
     
  • Coke Ranked Most Valuable Beverage Brand. Gatorade Had Biggest Gain. Diet Pepsi, Fanta Down.
     
  • U.S. Per Caps: Recent Trends Continue. CSDs Down. Bottled Water and Tap Water Up.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • LRB Performance In The 21st Century  Using Area Graphs, BD illustrates the performance of all-channel liquid refreshment beverages for the overall industry, Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple, 2000-2012.

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May 24, 2013

In this issue:

  • BD's June 10 Wall Streets Smarts Conference: Coca-Cola Co; PepsiCo; and Dr Pepper Snapple. Plus Other Leading Executives and Experts.
     
  • Refrigerated Juices/Juice Drinks and Orange Juice: Coke Out-Performs in Total Juices/Juice Drinks. PepsiCo Out-Performs in Orange Juice. Florida Crop Faces Blight.
     
  • Head of Pepsi Bottler Association Will Run Beverage Innovation Company Backed by Pepsi Bottlers.
     
  • PepsiCo and Mondelez: What the Analysts Are Saying.
     
  • Volume in U.S. Weak For 1st Half of 2nd Quarter. CSDs Down -7.7%. Sports Drinks Down -4.9%.
     
  • Consumer Views: Water Healthiest. Regular Colas 'Taste Great' and Have 'Too Much Sugar.'
     
  • Battle For Fountain Taps At Major Sports Venues: Pepsi Recently Takes Several.
     
  • Channel Analysis: Fountain and C-Stores Gained Share of CSD Volume Last Year.
     
  • Most Chosen Global Consumer Brands: Among Top-10, Coke is #1; Pepsi #4; Lays #9.
     
  • U.S. Beverage Can Volume Declined Slightly Last Year. Ball Holds Wide Lead.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Sports Venue Pouring Rights  Team by team listing details which soft drink company's products are poured at home games for National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, NASCAR Sprint Cup and Major League Soccer.

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May 10, 2013

In this issue:

  • BD's June 10 Wall Streets Smarts Conference: Coca-Cola Co; PepsiCo; and Dr Pepper Snapple. Plus Other Leading Executives and Experts.
     
  • PepsiCo About to Test in U.S. First in Family of New Fountain Equipment. 'Touch Tower.'
     
  • Energy Drink Business Slows Dramatically, As It Faces Potential Challenges and Regulation. F.D.A. Sets New Review of Added Caffeine.
     
  • Analysis of Coke's U.S. Re-Franchising: Coke Consolidated Deal 'Sheds Light.'
     
  • PepsiCo Will Push Mt. Dew This Summer. New Aluminum Bottle.
     
  • 1st Qtr CSDs: Coca-Cola Co and DPSGain Share. PepsiCo's Share Down. Brand Coke's Share Up.
     
  • 1t Qtr Non-Carbs: All Categories Under-Performed Full-Year 2012. Enhanced Water Down -8.3%. Glaceau Smartwater Now Bigger Than Vitaminwater. Gatorade Out-Performs Powerade.
     
  • New U.S. Gov't Report: Most Added Sugar in American Diets From Food, Not Beverages.
     
  • All-Channel Water and Non-Carbs Both Up in 2012. Nestle #1 in Water. PepsiCo #1 in Non-Carbs.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • First Quarter 2013 Multi-Channel Take-Home Soft Drinks, Two Data Sets.One data set covers supermarkets, convenience/gas stores, drug chains and mass merchandisers (excludes Wal-Mart); the other data set covers a larger multi-channel universe. Both sets includes shares and volume trends for CSD companies and the top-10 brands.

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April 26, 2013

In this issue:

  • Scenarios for Future of the U.S. Beverage Business by J.P. Morgan's John Faucher At BD's June 10 Wall Streets Smarts Conference.
     
  • Concentrate Prices Up +2% to +5% in U.S. This Year. Pepsi Close to Incidence-Pricing Test.
     
  • PepsiCo Removing Aspartame from 'Pepsi Next.'
     
  • Coke 1st Qtr Volume Up +4%. North America Up +1% With CSDs Down -1%. Americas Chief Cahillane Says No 'Affordability' Problem With U.S. CSDs. 'Will Continue to Invest.'
     
  • PepsiCo 1st Qtr Global Beverage Volume +1%. North America -4% With CSDs -6%. Nooyi : 'Compete Responsibly.' CSD 'Reinvention.' CFO Cites Possibility of 'Structural Change.'
     
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Reports 1st Qtr Volume Down -2%. Optimistic on '10' Platform.
     
  • C-Store Survey: CSDs Losing Space. Energy Drinks and Non-Carbs Gaining.
     
  • New Brands: Pepsi Next, Dr Pepper 10 Shares Are Down. DP 10 Volume Down. Coke Zero Slows.
     
  • All-Channel CSD Brands 11-25: Coke Has 7. PepsiCo and DPS 4. Coke Zero Just Shy of #10.
     
  • 2012 RTD Coffee Results. Pepsi-Starbucks Dominates Category.
     
  • U.S. Is Coke's #1 Market With 5.5 Bil Cases. Latin America Biggest Region. China 2+ Bil Cases.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Concentrate Prices 2013.  Latest prices for concentrate for all major carbonated soft drink and cold-fill non-carb brands.

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April 12, 2013

In this issue:

  • Anatomy of a Beverage Company Start-Up From Former Glaceau COO Carol Dollard At BD's June 10 Wall Streets Smarts Conference.
     
  • Calories From CSD and LRB Consumption Are Declining in the U.S.
     
  • In 15 Major U.S. Markets, Coca-Cola Co Has Top CSD Market Share in 13 and Top Cola in 14.
     
  • 1st Quarter U.S. Beverage Performance Seems to Have Been Lackluster. In CSDs and Sports Drinks, Coke Out-Performs on Volume. PepsiCo Takes More Pricing.
     
  • All-Channel Energy Drinks Up +14%. Lift to the CSD Category. Monster, Red Bull Dominate.
     
  • Beverage Company Stocks Generally Performed Well in 1st Qtr 2013.
     
  • Analysis: Another Possible Challenge for CSDs -- Maintaining Space on Store Shelves and in Coolers.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • 15 Cities: Corporate and Brand Shares.  Corporate and Major CSD Brand Shares in 15 major U.S. metropolitan areas. Cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco and Washington DC. Companies: Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo, Dr Pepper Snapple and private label. Brands: Coke, Pepsi; Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi; Sprite, 7UP; Mt. Dew, Dr Pepper.

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March 28, 2013

In this issue:

  • Goldman Sachs on 'Social and Mobile Media in the World of Consumer Marketing' At BD's June 10 Wall Streets Smarts Program.
     
  • 2012 U.S. All-Channel CSD Profile: Per Caps Lowest in Decades. Diet Share Down Again. Fountain Share Up Again. Retail Value and Overall Average Price Increase.
     
  • Role of CSDs Declining in the U.S. Share Down -20 Points Since 2000. But CSDs Still Account for Most of the U.S. Volume of Coke, PepsiCo and DPS. PepsiCo Lowest.
     
  • PepsiCo Starting to Introduce New Pepsi Graphics and Bottles. Plus a New Aquafina Bottle.
     
  • Coke Bottling System Undergoing Change in U.S. and Globally.
     
  • CSDs Price-Volume Relationship Is Strong. July 4th Showed Highest Volume and Lowest Pricing.
     
  • February Snapshot: Coke Out-Performed PepsiCo in CSDs, Sports Drinks and Water.
     
  • Red Bull Says Its Global Revenue Growth Last Year Was +15.9%. Volume Up +12.8%.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Beverage Digest All-Channel Data 2003-2012.  Top Companies and Top-10 Brands shares and share changes for the past 10 years. Additional information in BD's Fact Book 2013.

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March 25, 2013 (Special Issue)

Special Issue: U.S. Beverage Results for 2012.

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March 15, 2013

In this issue:

Green Sheet supplement:

  • 15 Cities: 12-Pack and 2-Liter Pricing.  12-pack and 2-liter supermarket pricing in 15 major U.S. metropolitan areas. Cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco and Washington DC. Companies: Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Dr Pepper Snapple and private label. Brands: Coke, Pepsi; Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi; Sprite, 7UP; Mt. Dew, Dr Pepper.

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February 22, 2013

In this issue:

  • Bill Pecoriello, CEO of Consumer Edge Research, On BD's Wall Street Smarts Conference Program. Set for June 10th in NYC.
     
  • PepsiCo Reports Global Beverage Volume Growth of +1% for 2012. Executives Talk of Colas and New Sweeteners. Next for Pepsi Next? Beverage Structural Changes?
     
  • Coke's Global Volume Up +4% in 2012. North America Up +2%. Kent Says Recent North American Changes Have 'Nothing to Do' With Future Refranchising.
     
  • Red Bull #1 in C-Store Dollars. Coke #1 in Volume. Gatorade Passes $1 Bil in Channel.
     
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Pins Hopes on 'TEN' Platform to 'Re-Energize' CSDs. 2012 Volume Down -1%.
     
  • Beverage Ingredients Getting More Focus. Sweetener Systems Tweaked. Labeling Changed.
     
  • Obesity and Soft Drinks: Perspectives From Beverage Industry's Retail Customers. Retailers Want Clear, Simple Messaging and Want to Be Involved.
     
  • 'Fundamental Drivers of Success': Beverage Firms Rank High.
     
  • IRI Report Urges 'Center Store' Focus. Says Promotional Activity for CSDs Is Down Sharply.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • LRB Ingredients.  Lists ingredient amounts for major CSD and non-carb brands from Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple, plus Red Bull and Monster energy drinks. Shown are calories, carbs, caffeine, sodium, and various non-nutritive sweeteners.

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February 8, 2013

In this issue:

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Full-Year 2012 Multi-Channel Take-Home Soft Drinks, Two Data Sets.One data set covers supermarkets, convenience/gas stores, drug chains and mass merchandisers (excludes Wal-Mart); the other data set covers a larger multi-channel universe. Both sets cover CSD companies and the top-10 brands.

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January 25, 2013

In this issue:

  • Dr Pepper Snapple Senior VP Marketing Andrew Springate On BD's Wall Street Smarts Conference Program. Set for June 10th in NYC.
     
  • Global LRB Business Passes $1 Trillion.Prices Up for All Categories. CSDs Post Weakest Growth.
     
  • Energy Drinks: Multiple Bottlers Plus Other Executives and Experts Predict Slowdown. Monster, Red Bull and Rockstar Combined Have 80 Share.
     
  • Supermarket Water: Modest Growth and Little Pricing Change. Nestle Results Mixed.
     
  • Small Premium Water Business Growing Strongly. Dollars Up +10.6%.
     
  • U.S. CSD Performance Not Improving. Category Weighs on Coke, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple.
     
  • PepsiCo Appeared to Improve Its Volume Performance in 2012 As the Year Progressed.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

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January 11, 2013

In this issue:

  • PepsiCo: Joint Promotions with AB Beers. Test of New Premium Water. C-Store Strategy.
     
  • Coca-Cola Co Buys Sacramento CA Bottler in $130 Mil Deal. Coke Ozarks Rice Is New #10 Bottler.
     
  • 2012 and 2013: CSD Decline Forecast to Worsen. Energy Drinks to Slow.
     
  • Mexican Coke Bottler Buys U.S. Snack Company: Wise Foods. Coke-Wise Promotions Ahead?
     
  • 7-Eleven CEO Says Beverages Driving Growth. 'We Work From a Perspective of Demand.'
     
  • Save the Date: Next BD Conference June 10th in NYC.
    December 2012 Conference Topics: Energy Drinks. Innovation. Bottling Systems. Mid-Cals. CD Available.

     
  • New Poll Shows Americans Have Little Use for Soft Drink Taxes or Limits on Choice.
     
  • Coke and Mt. Dew Way Ahead of Energy Drinks in U.S. 'Passion Index.'
     
  • Beverage Company Stocks Generally Performed Very Strongly in 2012.
     

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Stock Price Charts: January 2000 Through December 2012.  Charts illustrate share price trends for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Coca-Cola Co (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE), Cott (COT), Monster (MNST) and Jones Soda (JSDA).

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