Beverage Industry Insights

Campari announced its results for the first half of 2015 on 4 August

Campari’s H1 Performance by Region, Brand

Earlier today (4 August), Gruppo Campari announced its first half results, including a 36% hike in net profits and a 10.5% sales increase....

Tesco will withdraw full-sugar variants of Capri-Sun, Ribena and Rubicon from its children's soft drinks offering

Comment - Tesco’s Random Attack on Soft Drinks

This month, Drinksinfo's Ray Rowlands looks at UK supermarket chain Tesco's decision to pull certain soft drinks brands from its shelves....

Heineken's namesake brand is helping to drive volumes

Heineken's premium power soothes football hangover

When Heineken released its first-quarter results early this year, analysts warned that the company's self-described “solid progress” would s...

Angry Orchard could benefit from the growth of craft cider, according to Boston Beer Co

Boston Beer Co on future for cider - just On Call

Overall growth of the cider category in the US is slowing down but the rise of craft producers could spark renewed opportunity, according to...

Campari hailed its Skyy vodka brand, which returned to growth in the US earlier this year

Skyy vodka makes US recovery for Campari

Skyy vodka has returned to growth in the US, according to the head of the brand's parent company, Gruppo Campari....

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 CEO spies trouble ahead for UK - just On Call 3 Aug 15

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

Gruppo Campari Q2 & H1 - Preview 3 Aug 15

Tomorrow (4 August), Gruppo Campari will report its second-quarter and first-half results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the Milan-headquartered company has fared in the three months to the end of June.

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

Spirits industry welcomes EU-Vietnam trade deal

Andy Morton | 4 Aug 15 Vietnam is a growth market for spirits

The European spirits industry has hailed a new EU free-trade deal with Vietnam, saying an agreement to cut a 45% import tariff will encourage further growth.

InVivo Wine follows Vinadeis tie-up with stake buy

Stuart Todd | 4 Aug 15

InVivo Wine has taken a 21% stake in wine co-operative Vinadeis.

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.

Recent News - (Updated: 5:40pm 4 Aug 2015)

just a While Ago - On 4 August in...

King's Black Label gets revamp, India roll-out

Gruppo Campari toasts strong first half

NPD: MillerCoors' Redd’s Wicked Black Cherry

NPD - SHS Drinks' Bottlegreen Light Tonic

NPD: Regal Rogue Daring Dry, Regal Rogue Wild Rose

Cott Corp back in black after Q2 surge

Diageo puts Bacardi in frame with white rum ads

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.

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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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