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March 28, 2014

In this issue:

  • SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum On BD's Wall Street Smarts Conference Program. Set for June 23rd in NYC.
  • To Our Subscribers: Beverage Digest Will Start Digital Distribution.
  • First Quarter 2014 at Retail: Coke Out-Performs in LRB Volume, PepsiCo in Dollars.
  • Refrigerated Orange Juice: Coke Now Leads PepsiCo in Volume and Dollars.
  • PepsiCo Leads and Out-Performs with 'Naked' in Premium Chilled Juice Business.
  • Former Coke Lawyer and Coke Bottler Association Head on the Future of Coke System. Says: Existing Contracts 'Remain Unchanged.' Some Bottlers Should Sell Their Plants to Coke. Indicates Many People Want to Get Into the Coke System. And Some Bottlers Want to Sell.
  • Summer Is Coming and So Is -- Based on the Past -- More CSD Volume and Lower Prices.
  • CSD Pricing in 15 Cities: San Francisco Most Expensive. Chicago Cheapest.
  • RTD Coffee Business Growing Strongly. PepsiCo-Starbucks Entries Hold 76.5 Share.
  • Analyst Suggests Coke, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple Could Cut More Costs.
  • Plus, As In Every Issue: Territory Changes and Deals, People and Briefs.

Green Sheet supplement:

  • 15 Cities: 12-Pack and 2-Liter Pricing.  Full-Year 2013 12-pack and 2-liter supermarket pricing in 15 major U.S. metropolitan areas, plus changes vs. 2012. 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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