Beverage Industry Insights

Mexico introduced a tax of MXN1 (US$0.08) per litre of “sugar-sweetened” beverage in January last year

Sustainability - Momentum Shifting on Soda Taxes

The publication of research into the impact of Mexico's soda tax and reports by the UK Government's Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutriti...

Scotch whisky sales have slowed in the last two years

Diageo upbeat on Scotch prospects

The head of Diageo has forecast a return to growth for the company's Scotch whisky stable in its new fiscal year....

Analysts have warned Diageo against selling its beer business

It's not all bad for Diageo - Analysis

Analysts didn’t come away from Diageo’s latest set of results with overwhelming praise for the company, but there are some signs of life for...

Coca-Cola Enterprises believes Coca-Cola Life is an important part of its mix

No diet woes for Coca-Cola Enterprises - On Call

Europe has not seen the same dip in consumer interest in diet soft drinks as the US, according to Coca-Cola Enterprises....

A-B InBev announced its Q2 and H1 results on 30 July

World Cup, Ritas, S Korea impact A-B InBev's H1

What do Brazil, the US and Korea have in common? They all managed to make appearances in analysts’ notes on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Q2 and H1...

Diageo finally secured majority control of United Spirits earlier this year

Diageo " knew United Spirits would be complicated”

The head of Diageo has admitted that his company's eventual purchase of majority control of India's United Spirits had given the firm its fa...

Anheuser-Busch InBev Q2 - just the Preview 29 Jul 15

Anheuser-Busch InBev will report its first-half and second-quarter results tomorrow (30 July). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the brewer's highs and lows in the three months to the end of June:

China travails remain for Moet Hennessy - just On Call 29 Jul 15

China continues to impact LVMH’s Cognac business, according to CFO Jean-Jacques Guiony.

Thought Leaders

  • Environmental Sustainability in the Wine Sector

    Environmental Sustainability in the Wine Sector

    In this look at sustainability in the drinks industry we turn the spotlight on the wine sector. Topics tackled include the drought that has affected Cali...

  • New Tastes – New Glasses

    New Tastes – New Glasses

    The craft beer movement is gaining ever more momentum also across Germany. Newly established breweries are presenting their aroma-rich creations at numerous events, in stylish ...

Drinks Industry News

Q2 drags on half-year for Anheuser-Busch InBev

Olly Wehring | 30 Jul 15 Anheuser-Busch InBev noted a marked slowdown in its second quarter

Anheuser-Busch InBev has seen a tough second quarter pull back its performance in the first six months of this year.

Challenges remain as Diageo posts flat FY sales

Olly Wehring | 30 Jul 15 Diageo has seen its top-line reflect challenges in the full-year

Diageo has reported flat sales for its fiscal full-year, with volumes slipping back slightly.

Global business development head to quit Diageo

Olly Wehring | 22 Jul 15 Rajagopal played a major role in Diageo's M&A activity in recent years

Diageo has confirmed that its head of global business development, Ravi Rajagopal, is set to leave the company, just-drinks can exclusively reveal.

Recent News - (Updated: 3:40pm 31 Jul 2015)

Coca-Cola Enterprises linked with Germany, Iberia

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Strong prior-year Q2 hits Coca-Cola Enterprises H1

SPI Group buys Spains's Arinzano winery

Beverage Industry Interviews

just a Moment With … Dan Liguori, CEO of Zodiac Spirits 27 Jul 15

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the CEO of Zodiac Spirits, and just-drinks subscriber, Dan Liguori.

just a Moment With … Jens Bernardo Helmbaek, commercial manager at Valora Trade Beverages 1 Jun 15

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to Jens Bernardo Helmbaek, commercial manager at Nordic wine & spirit distributor, and just-drinks subscriber, Valora Trade Beverages.

just the Answer - Illva Saronno CEO Augusto Reina 28 May 15

Lucy BritnerIllva Saronno's Disaronno Riserva

At almost 75 years old, Augusto Reina could be taking it easy on an Italian beach somewhere. Instead, he's suited, booted and every bit the man in charge. Fresh from a trip to Ireland to check on the progress of his company's joint venture, the Walsh Distillery, he's sitting in his Florio Marsala winery on the north-west coast of Sicily, ready for the big launch: Disaronno Riserva.

just-drinks Blog

Carlsberg - Right. Stop that: It's silly

Olly Wehring, just-drinks editorial team Olly Wehring | 28 Jul 15

It would appear that the folk at the UK arm of Carlsberg have this year found the 'gimmicky' drawer in the marketing office.

No, I don't wish to see what you're about to drink, thanks

Olly Wehring, just-drinks editorial team Olly Wehring | 20 Jul 15

It's a popular grizzle and one I'll admit to having on at least one or two occasions… a day. Why do people post photos of their food and/or drink on to my social media feed?

Fridges see cool returns for Treasury Wine Estates

Andy Morton, just-drinks editorial team Andy Morton | 16 Jul 15

After a 2014 it'll want to forget, Treasury Wine Estates has some good news.

Beverage Hot Issues

Round-Up - The Coca-Cola Co's Q2/H1 Results

Round-Up - The Coca-Cola Co's Q2/H1 Results

just-drinks casts a critical eye over The Coca-Cola Co's financial results for the first half of the fiscal year.

Round-Up - Vinexpo 2015

Round-Up - Vinexpo 2015

Vinexpo is back in Bordeaux and so is just-drinks. Here's a round-up of our coverage of the wine and spirits event.

Pernod Ricard Capital Markets Day 2015 - Round-Up

Pernod Ricard Capital Markets Day 2015 - Round-Up

This week, Pernod Ricard hosted analysts and media at its annual Capital Markets Day, at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Here's a round-up of just-drinks' coverage from the event.

Drinks Market Research

Global liqueurs insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consume

Global liqueurs insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends research

This latest global category insights report from just-drinks/IWSR suggests that: "Liqueurs brand owners need to shout about the crucial role their products play in classic and modern cocktail recipes – rather than letting the base spirit get all the glory." This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital category data, insights, forecasts and strategic drivers in an easy-to-use package. The very latest market forecast data and brand market shares for liqueurs are provided, offering a short-form, visual view of the most important and interesting markets for the coming five years... Read more

Published: June 2015 - ($945.00)

Global Cognac insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends research

Published: August 2014 - ($1056.00)

The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Diageo

Published: March 2015 - ($1476.65)

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV in Alcoholic Drinks (USA)

Published: June 2015 - ($572.00)

The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Bacardi

Published: March 2015 - ($1476.65)

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