Britvic is to launch a range of mixers for alcohol as it looks to expand diluting opportunities beyond water.
The head of Dogfish Head Brewery has admitted that the closure rate among US craft breweries is likely to increase, but criticised big brewers for marketing their brands as craft.
Britvic has posted a strong jump in full-year profits as cost-cutting measures fuelled performance.
Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, is one of the figureheads of the US craft beer scene. The Delaware-based firm's tagline is "Off-centred ales for off-centred people". Here Calagione, also a TV star, explains Dogfish's future plans, ...
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Britvic's CEO has said that the company's Robinsons brand will be a “big focus” for next year as it ramps up innovations across a number of...
Once a month, the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at what's going on in-mar...
Earlier today, Britvic posted a rise in sales and profits in its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's p...
In a meeting with journalists earlier this month, SABMiller CEO Alan Clark happily chatted about his soft drinks plans....
This month, my just-drinks colleague James Wilmore took on the question of why MillerCoors has yet to join in the rush to snap up the US's b...
After decades of rampaging growth, the vodka sector has more recently been enduring the unfamiliar experience of feeling a little left behin...
SABMiller may have been trying to sneak news of its Brazilian tie-up with Petropolis under the radar, but the news comes on the back of pronouncements by the brewer that it is keen to up its presence in the country. It also comes at a time that SABMiller finds itself in a position where it needs to make an acquisition. And fast.
China may be the world's second biggest economy but, when it comes to global brand-building, the country lags most top nations.
Drinks Industry News
Worldwide vodka sales fell by 1.1% to 496.4m cases in 2013, according to a new just-drinks/The IWSR report, hit by continued declines in Eastern and Central Europe. However, the sector "continues to thrive" elsewhere, notably in the Americas and Asia-Pacific, where sales were up by 1.4m and 1.5m cases, respectively.
China is to drop duty on Australian wine imports after the two countries signed a “landmark” free trade agreement.
SABMiller has reported a healthy rise in first-half net profits but warned that trading conditions will remain "challenging".
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Beverage Industry Interviews
Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, is one of the figureheads of the US craft beer scene. The Delaware-based firm's tagline is "Off-centred ales for off-centred people". Here Calagione, also a TV star, explains Dogfish's future plans, his attitude to the big brewers and why US craft brewery closures are inevitable.
Jorge Grosse has been CEO of González Byass since mid-2006. Earlier this year, just-drink editor Olly Wehring met him in London to discuss Sherry, casks and the firm's moves to diversify its portfolio.
Earlier this year, South African multi-category drinks producer Distell set up a unit specifically for its higher-end wine portfolio. The CEO of Distell Vineyards & Estates, Carina Gous, spoke to just-drinks earlier this year about the new division, its plans abroad and the prospects for the broader South African wine category going forward.
The long-running spat between US and Czech brewers stepped up a notch this week after the Czech president described American beer as “filthy water”.
I've stopped short of covering it as a product launch story on just-drinks, but take a look at this. Released this month in the UK, Snuffle Dog Beer is already available in 25 markets.
PepsiCo received high praise when it announced it was to launch its stevia-based Pepsi extension True exclusively on Amazon in the US.
Beverage Hot Issues
In November, SABMiller released its year-to-date results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.
In November, Britvic released its full-year results for fiscal 2013/14. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.
In November, Campari released its year-to-date results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.
In November, Carlsberg released its year-to-date results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.
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