Beverage Industry Insights

Innocent previously used just fruit in its juice blends

Soft Drinks Has The Bottle to Cut Sugar - Comment

At a soft drinks conference in London last year, a leading executive from Coca-Cola Co's UK juice unit, Innocent, was getting hot under the...

Heineken released its H1 results today

Heineken CEO spies trouble ahead for UK

Heineken's CEO has warned of a tough year ahead in the UK but said that overall the European market is improving....

Gruppo Campari will release its Q2 results tomorrow

Gruppo Campari Q2 & H1 - Preview

Tomorrow (4 August), Gruppo Campari will report its second-quarter and first-half results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the Milan-h...

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...

No diet woes for Coca-Cola Enterprises - just On Call 31 Jul 15

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

World Cup, Ritas, South Korea impact Anheuser-Busch InBev's H1 - analysis 30 Jul 15

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 performance - but not necessarily for positive reasons.

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

The US picked as most attractive wine market

Lucy Britner | 3 Aug 15 China is no longer in Wine Intelligence's top five most attractive wine markets

The US is the world’s most attractive wine market for sales and marketing investment, while China has fallen out of the top five, according to recent research.

Heineken ups sales, profits despite volume squeeze

Andy Morton | 3 Aug 15 Brand Heineken found global volumes growth

Heineken has posted a sharp surge in first half profits from the sale of its Mexican packaging arm, but volumes slowed as Western Europe struggled against tough comparisons.

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.

Recent News - (Updated: 5:37pm 3 Aug 2015)

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ISBG widens Besado Tequila footprint

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine rolls out latest ad

Diageo's Rhetoric 21-Year-Old Bourbon

SABMiller completes AUD700m bond issue

Mast-Jagermeister closes Sidney Frank buy

Ball Corp set to close Virginia packaging facility

Constellation Brands ups board membership

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 - Diageo's FY Results

Round-Up - Diageo's FY Results

In late-July, Diageo reported its results for the 12 months to the end of June. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the announcement.

Round-Up - Anheuser-Busch InBev's H1 & Q2 Results

Round-Up - Anheuser-Busch InBev's H1 & Q2 Results

In late-July, Anheuser-Busch InBev releases its half-year and second-quarter results. Here is just-drinks' coverage of the numbers.

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.

Drinks Market Research

Global Scotch whisky insights - market forecasts, product innovation and co

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

Emerging markets will be key to Scotch whisky growth. This report provides the latest-available data confirming that global Scotch whisky sales slipped backwards in 2013 by 0.8%; an alarming trend that may be accelerating. A sea of troubles seems suddenly to have appeared, but the industry appears to remain determinedly upbeat, Diageo’s head of whisky outreach, in this report, summarised the views of many: “If you deal across a number of emerging markets..., you are always going to find that some markets are slowing down and some markets are speeding up in the short term. All the numbers we have, suggest that there is going to be an almost inexorable growth with middle-class consumers over the next ten years.”.. Read more

Published: October 2014 - ($2200.00)

Beer Market in Europe 2015-2019

Published: July 2015 - ($2500.00)

The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Diageo

Published: March 2015 - ($1476.65)

Global Wine Market: News and Events June 2015

Published: July 2015 - ($295.00)

The Coca-Cola Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis

Published: June 2015 - ($125.00)

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