Beverage Industry Insights

The US and China are must-win battlegrounds for Pernod Ricard

Battle continues for Pernod Ricard in US and China

Earlier this year, at its annual Capital Market Day presentations, Pernod Ricard earmarked the US and China as must-win "battlegrounds"....

Absolut underperformed for Pernod Ricard in the full year

Pernod Ricard's FY Performance by Region, Brand

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported operating profits within its guidance for fiscal-2015, although the Absolut brand was hit by an impair...

Pressure is growing on drinks companies to manage their water usage

Investors pressure drinks companies on water use

World Water Week is an opportunity for companies to convene with other stakeholders to discuss the importance of water stewardship, and also...

Tennessee Honey was Brown-Forman's star performer in the first quarter, although the rate of the variant's sales rise has slowed

Brown-Forman's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand

Earlier today, Brown-Forman posted its first-quarter results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region a...

Do consumers know where their vodka comes from? Do they care?

Why consumers don't care about vodka's provenance

This month, Richard Woodard considers the marketing opportunity - or lack thereof - of provenance when it comes to marketing in the vodka se...

Craft beer is going from strength to strength in the US

Craft Beer Entices "Envious Eyes" - Comment

Do craft brewers view private equity firms in the same way HG Wells did his Martians in War of the Worlds?...


Pernod Ricard's FY fiscal-2015 - just the Preview 25 Aug 15

On Thursday, Pernod Ricard will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of June:


International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 169: Effects of IQ on risk of morbidity and mortality related to alcohol consumption 25 Aug 15

Our forum recently considered a paper based on a large cohort of subjects in Sweden who had IQ tests as children (when they were 13 years old) and were then followed for more than 30 years.

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

Arizona Beverage to chase beer sales - report

Andy Morton | 27 Aug 15 Arizona Beverage is now fully-owned by Vultaggio

The head of Arizona Beverage Corp has said beer could account for a quarter of his business within the next five years, according to a report.


E&J Gallo lines up Talbott Vineyards buy

Andy Morton | 27 Aug 15 E&J Gallo already owns 13 vineyards in California and Washington

E&J Gallo is to buy Talbott Vineyards, in California's Santa Lucia Highlands, for an undisclosed sum.


Brown-Forman CEO unfazed by FX headwinds

Andy Morton | 26 Aug 15 Currency markets have fluctuated over the past few months

Brown-Forman CEO Paul Varga has said he is “not obsessed” with foreign currency fluctuations, despite seeing them cut into the company's first-quarter profits.

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Domaine Select appoints CFO & COO

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Beverage Industry Interviews

just a Moment With - Bundaberg Brewed Drinks CEO, John Mclean 17 Aug 15

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the CEO of Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, and just-drinks subscriber, John Mclean.


Why did Mast-Jägermeister buy Sidney Frank Importing Co? - just The Answer 10 Aug 15

Andy Morton

Last week, Mast-Jägermeister, the German owner of the Jägermeister herbal liqueur, took control of its US distributor Sidney Frank Importing Co. Part of Mast-Jägermeister's new strategy to control distribution in its core markets, the acquisition was otherwise noteworthy because of the important role Sidney Frank has played in Jägermeister's global rise.With Jägermeister sales in the US under pressure, Mast-Jägermeister is looking to move away from its famous brand's reputation as a party shot and embrace the new craft spirits culture. But, as Mast-Jägermeister executive board member Michael Volke told just-drinks from New York last week, not completely away.


just a Moment With … Myx Fusions CEO, Peter Reaske 10 Aug 15

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the CEO of Myx Fusions, and just-drinks subscriber, Peter Reaske.

just-drinks Blog

just-drinks technical issues - 24 August

Olly Wehring, just-drinks editorial team Olly Wehring | 25 Aug 15

We had some technical problems with the just-drinks site yesterday.


P Diddy vs 50 Cent in vodka wars

Lucy Britner, just-drinks editorial team Lucy Britner | 18 Aug 15

No self-respecting rapper is without some affiliation to a booze brand. Vodka is de rigueur, thanks to P Diddy and his tie-up with Diageo and Ciroc.


Beer and breakfast DO go together

Andy Morton, just-drinks editorial team Andy Morton | 13 Aug 15

Is this the true breakfast of champions?

Beverage Hot Issues

August 2015 Management Briefing - Environmental Sustainability in the Spirits Sector

August 2015 Management Briefing - Environmental Sustainability in the Spirits Sector

In this, the third of just-drinks' annual four-part briefing on environmental sustainability in the drinks industry, Ben Cooper turns his attention to the spirits sector.

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.

Drinks Market Research

Future growth opportunities for global spirits

Future growth opportunities for global spirits

This latest report from just-drinks and The IWSR highlights the essential drivers of future growth for the global spirits industry. Our analysts have considered the opportunities available across the global spirits categories and selected nine topics as the areas they feel have the greatest opportunities for future worldwide growth. Use the report to gain a strategic-level overview of the opportunities that will really matter. Understand the key indicators and drivers. Read our strategic overviews and recommendations... Read more

Published: September 2015 - ($1500.00)


Global gin insights - market data, product innovation and consumer trends research

Published: June 2014 - ($1800.00)


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

Published: March 2015 - ($1500.00)


Global RTD/RTS insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends research

Published: January 2015 - ($1800.00)


Liquor Manufacturing (Distilleries) Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2022

Published: August 2015 - ($1995.00)


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