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  1. June 11, 2013

    Lombard: IAG fails to electrify with promise of jam tomorrow

    “O’er the wires the electric message came – he is no better, he is much the same!” The words of rotten Victorian poet Alfred...

  2. June 11, 2013

    Britvic cools on £1.4bn drinks merger

    Britvic is backing away from its planned £1.4bn tie-up with fellow soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr even after antitrust...

  1. February 13, 2013

    Britvic criticises watchdog after failed deal

    Britvic, the soft drinks company, has slammed Britain’s antitrust watchdog after its proposed £1.4bn tie-up with Scottish...

  2. October 18, 2012

    Britvic blames product recall for slide

    Britvic has partly blamed a product recall for a near-5 per cent slide in fourth-quarter sales, as it continues discussions...

  3. September 5, 2012

    Britvic’s Moody gets a Cumbernauld kiss-off

    “Garçon! Une carafe d’Irn Bru, s’il vous plaît!” The opportunity to wean the French on to pop made in Scotland from girders...

  4. July 19, 2012

    Poor summer rains on UK company margins

    After weeks of rain and widespread flooding, the UK’s miserable summer claimed more victims on Thursday as companies blamed...

  5. January 25, 2012

    Britvic mixed as Irish revenues fall

    Weak consumer confidence in Ireland offset stronger overall growth in Britvic’s first quarter. The maker of Robinsons, Tango...

  6. November 30, 2011

    Britvic signs further US distribution deals

    Britvic is pushing its Fruit Shoot brand further into the US after signing distribution deals in three more states, as well...

  7. November 18, 2011

    The Search for the Perfect Pub

    Part road trip, part pub guide and part lament, Paul Moody and Robin Turner’s book takes its lead from George Orwell’s...

  8. October 21, 2011

    Britvic posts flat sales in a growing market

    Britvic, the soft drinks maker, lost market share in the fourth quarter, reporting flat revenues in Britain in a growing...

  9. June 16, 2011

    Quarter of high streets failing, says survey

    Almost a quarter of main high streets are failing, according to a property consultancy that has identified a growing...

  10. May 27, 2011

    Commodities costs weigh on Britvic results

    The soaring cost of commodities such as sugar and oil weighed on interim profits at Britvic, as the maker of Robinsons,...

  11. February 24, 2011

    Britvic warns of rising commodity costs

    Britvic, whose brands include Robinsons, Tango and Fruitshoot, has warned of growing pressure on its margins following the...

  12. December 2, 2010

    Britvic feels pain of Ireland’s woes

    Shares in Britvic fell sharply after the soft drinks company raised its guidance for input inflation and unveiled bigger...

  13. July 23, 2010

    Britvic bubbles along in third quarter

    UK soft drinks maker Britvic delivered solid third-quarter results on Friday, with strong marketing and a boost from its...

  14. May 19, 2010

    Britvic to buy French rival for €237m

    Britvic is to acquire Fruité, the French soft drinks company, for €237m (£202m), giving it a bridgehead into continental...

  15. May 19, 2010

    Britvic shoots for Fruité

    Grenadine syrup has long been integral to the "Monaco", a pink lager-shandy popular in France. Britvic hopes it will be the...

  16. May 18, 2010

    Britvic plans £100m placing to buy French rival

    Britvic is to acquire the Fruité French soft drinks company for €237m (£202m) to provide a bridgehead into continental...

  17. November 26, 2009

    Buoyant Britvic seeks to increase margins

    Britvic, the owner of the Robinsons squash and Fruit Shoot brands, reported a 23 per cent rise in full-year profits and...

  18. November 25, 2009

    Buoyant Britvic seeks to increase margins

    Britvic, the owner of the Robinsons squash and Fruit Shoot brands, reported a23 per cent rise in full-year profits and...

  19. July 15, 2009

    Metalhead with a taste for soft drinks

    It is could be a headbanging moment for heavy metal fanatic and Britvic boss Paul Moody, as his soft drinks outsell others...

  20. July 15, 2009

    Confident Britvic eyes overseas expansion

    Britvic, the owner of Robinsons fruit squash and Drench juicy waters, is planning to expand internationally through...

  21. July 15, 2009

    Sparkle and fizz

    Britvic had little choice but to bring forward its trading statement yesterday following a sparkling third quarter...

  22. July 14, 2009

    Confident Britvic eyes overseas expansion

    Britvic, the owner of Robinsons fruit squash and Drench juicy waters, is planning to expand internationally through...

  23. June 18, 2009

    Desperate times for landlords

    Six years without rent and cash incentives for tenants are the latest signs of desperation among landlords needing to fill...

  24. May 20, 2009

    Britvic sparkles as soft drinks outshine rivals

    Britvic’s traditional portfolio of soft drink brands appears to be winning back cash-strapped consumers, with the maker of...

  25. November 27, 2008

    Britvic beats forecasts as brands shine

    Britvic, the soft drinks group once known for its profit warnings, underscored the strength of its turnround by reporting...

  26. November 26, 2008

    Britvic revenues rise in tough market

    Britvic on Wednesday reported full-year results slightly ahead of expectations but said difficult conditions persisted. Paul...

  27. October 17, 2008

    Britvic a 'beacon of hope'

    Paul Moody, Britvic's chief executive, claimed the maker of old-fashioned drinks such as Robinsons squash and Britvic...

  28. October 16, 2008

    Britvic ‘beacon of hope’

    Paul Moody, Britvic’s chief executive, claimed the maker of old-fashioned drinks such as Robinsons squash and Britvic mixers...

  29. June 24, 2008

    'Quarter day' to compound low morale among retailers

    Cash-strapped retailers will hand over large cheques to their landlords today as the "quarter day" for rent falls amid...

  30. June 23, 2008

    Rent day heightens retail woe

    Cash-strapped retailers will hand over large cheques to their landlords on Tuesday as the “quarter day” for rent falls amid...

  31. May 22, 2008

    Better 'still' drink sales help to restore Britvic

    UK consumers' appetites for increased energy have affected the soft-drinks market with Britvic, the owner of Robinsons...

  32. May 21, 2008

    Better ‘still’ drink sales help to restore Britvic

    UK consumers’ appetites for increased energy have affected the soft-drinks market with Britvic, the owner of Robinsons...

  33. October 17, 2007

    Britvic confident it will meet expectations

    Poor summer weather hit Britvic, the soft drinks maker said on Wednesday, with sales declining slightly over the summer. But...

  34. May 22, 2007

    Britvic plans for expansion in Europe

    Britvic, the owner of Robinsons squash and Fruit Shoot, plans to expand further in Europe following its €249.2m (£171m)...

  35. May 21, 2007

    Fizz drives up Britvic profits

    Britvic on Monday said that strong volume growth in its soft drinks business, allied to better realised prices and cost...

  36. May 21, 2007

    Companies Diary

    Today *Britvic is expected to report stronger sales of fizzy drinks when it releases interim results, as it lays out a...

  37. May 20, 2007

    UK Companies Diary: EMI sounds out offers

    ● Britvic is expected to report stronger sales of fizzy drinks when it releases interim results, as it lays out a strategy...

  38. May 15, 2007

    Soft drinks sale to Britvic enables C&C to concentrate on high margin alcohol

    C&C has sold its soft drinks business to Britvic for €249m (£170m), after receiving an unsolicited approach. The maker of...

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