Beverage Industry Insights

Focus - Edrington's FY Performance by Brand

Edrington today reported a drop in FY sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by brand in the...

Where Beer is Brewed Can Leave a Bad Taste

Where beer brands are actually brewed has been in the news again this week and the argument seems to be one of geography rather than one of...

Analysis - Cider's Campaign Gains

As the US looks set to start imbibing cider like its friends across the pond, we look at the key messages from this year’s campaign crop....

Sustainability in Drinks - Sugar: A Shared Priorit

Within the sustainable sourcing challenge for food and drinks producers, the focus on sugarcane is set to increase substantially over the co...

Analysis - Storm clouds lift over Diageo Towers

Is the sun finally about to return for Diageo? Analysts at Nomura have upgraded their rating for the global drinks giant from 'neutral' to '...

Comment - What on Earth is a Liqueur?

When you look at the way the various spirits categories are defined, you'd be forgiven for concluding that the liqueurs segment comprises 'e...

just On Call - SABMiller sticks at premium rather than Brazil twist 22 Jun 15

SABMiller has chosen a high-end positioning for its presence in Brazil over making an acquisition in the country.

just On Call - SABMiller keen to go deeper with Coca-Cola Co in Latin America 22 Jun 15

SABMiller has expressed an interest in growing its partnership with The Coca-Cola Co in the Latin America region.

Thought Leaders

  • 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

    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

Accolade Wines set to buy in Argentina, Chile

Olly Wehring | 29 Jun 15

The general manager of Accolade Wines has told just-drinks that the company is looking for acquisitions in Argentina and Chile as it aims to position itself as a “one-stop shop" for New World wine offerings in the UK.

TWE, Pernod hail China-Aus FTA

Andy Morton | 26 Jun 15

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) and Pernod Ricard have welcomed the signing of a new China-Australia free trade agreement, which will end excise duty on Australian wine imports to the Asian country.

Beam Suntory to re-package Courvoisier Cognac

Lucy Britner | 25 Jun 15

Beam Suntory has announced plans to repackage its Courvoisier Cognac brand.

Recent News - (Updated: 5:34pm 29 Jun 2015)

"No plans" to offload Brugal rum - Edrington

just a While Ago - On 29 June in...

Accolade's Fish Hoek goes Fairtrade

Edrington posts FY profits drop

Diageo lining up Gleneagles sale - report

Brewdog to invest US$30.4m in US brewery

Sidney Frank drops Beam Suntory lawsuit

Former Bacardi exec takes De Kuyper CEO role

Beverage Industry Interviews

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 Britner

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 the Answer - Martell's CEO & chairman, Philippe Guettat 6 May 15

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard's Cognac unit, Maison Martell, is about to celebrate its 300th anniversary. just-drinks caught up with Philippe Guettat, Martell's CEO & chairman, to discuss how the party preparations are going, why China demand is at a crossroads and what lies ahead for the unit in Africa.

just-drinks Blog

How a visit to the dentist helped Muthar Kent get ahead in business

Andy Morton | 26 Jun 15

Want to know how to make it to the top of the beverage business? According to Muhtar Kent, it's all about the networking.

What's on offer in the UK off-trade?

Lucy Britner | 18 Jun 15

A red sticker to a shopper is like a red rag to a bull. And as the masses charge at the deals, UK off licences and supermarkets are finding new and novel ways to entice the herd.

Hennessy's time capsule is for the ages

Lucy Britner | 11 Jun 15

To celebrate its 250th anniversary, Cognac brand Hennessy is trumpeting a virtual time capsule, making a parallel between it and a barrel of Cognac.

Beverage Hot Issues

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

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.

International Wine Challenge 2015 - The Winners

In May, the International Wine Challenge released the gold medal winners for 2015. Here they are.

Round-Up - Carlsberg's Q1 Results

In May, Carlsberg released the results for the three months to the end of March. Here's a full round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the numbers.

Drinks Market Research

Global rum insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer tre

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

For a long time seen as something of a poor relation in the spirits world, the rum category is identified as the "next big thing" according to this latest IWSR/just-drinks report. Any future volume falls will be seen at the value end of the market, whilst at the premium end of the spectrum, the picture is far rosier. 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 rum are provided, offering a short-form, visual view of the most important and interesting markets for the coming five years... Read more

Published: March 2015 - ($1500.00)

Global Beer

Published: August 2014 - ($350.00)

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

Published: August 2014 - ($2200.00)

Global Wine Market: News and Events May 2015

Published: June 2015 - ($295.00)

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

Published: June 2015 - ($1500.00)

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