Beverage Industry Insights

Diageo will release its full year results on Thursday

Diageo Q4 & FY - Preview

On Thursday (30 July), Diageo will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its final quar...

Analysts said the US was a 'bright spot' for The Coca-Cola Co

US flies the flag for Coca-Cola Co - Analysis

The star-spangled banner is a shining beacon for the Coca-Cola Co, as analysts hail the US in an otherwise-challenging environment for the c...

Remy Cointreau is in the first quarter of a five-year strategic plan

Remy Cointreau inspires cautious optimism

“Technical factors” formed the caveat to analysts’ notes following a challenging first quarter for Remy Cointreau....

Diageo will announce its full-year results next week

Is Diageo approaching its "Et tu, Brute" Moment?

It would be very easy to get carried away by the latest stirrings from Diageo over in the US. Indeed, when the Securities & Exchange Commiss...

Poland is the third-largest beer market in Europe, behind Germany and the UK

SABMiller, Carlsberg, Heineken: Poland's beer itch

As the third-largest beer market in Europe, Poland plays a sizable part in the fortunes of three of the world's largest brewers. As market l...

Kombucha is set to hit the mainstream

NPD: Kombucha Vaults into the Mainstream

To the uninitiated, kombucha is a strange fermented tea beverage with a bracing vinegar taste that has always resided outside of the mainstr...


The doctor will see you now: Analysts buoyed by Dr Pepper Snapple Group results - Analysis 24 Jul 15

Analysts were upbeat following Dr Pepper Snapple’s Q2 results, released yesterday (23 July).


International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 167: What Determines a Person’s Belief that "Alcohol is Heart-Healthy?" 24 Jul 15

The ISFAR forum considered a recent paper that was based on data from more than 5,000 adults participating in an internet-based survey, which sought to determine the perceptions of subjects on the relation of alcohol to heart disease, and how these perceptions resulted in particular behaviours related to alcohol consumption.

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

Global business development head to quit Diageo

Olly Wehring | 22 Jul 15 Rajagopal played a major role in Diageo's M&A activity in recent years

Diageo has confirmed that its head of global business development, Ravi Rajagopal, is set to leave the company, just-drinks can exclusively reveal.


Coca-Cola Co posts in-line Q2

Olly Wehring | 22 Jul 15 The Coca-Cola Co saw sales continue to flatline in the first half of 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has reported a slight dip in half-year sales, with CEO Muhtar Kent acknowledging there is "more work to" in the coming months.


SpiritsEurope bolsters alcohol calorie info

Lucy Britner | 17 Jul 15 SpiritsEurope has enhanced calorie-counting on its website

European drinks trade body SpiritsEurope has revamped its website to include more alcohol calorie information.

Recent News - (Updated: 10:25am 28 Jul 2015)

Diageo, Heineken end South Africa, Namibia JV

just a While Ago - On 27 July in...

Coca-Cola FEMSA sees H1 sales, profits rise

NPD: Tomatin Contrast, Cù Bòcan

Bladnoch Distillery to reopen

Isle of Arran Distillers hits new highs in '14

Marston's eyes off-trade

Nichols sees H1 net profits up, buys Feel Good

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

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.


Making gin in the shed

Lucy Britner, just-drinks editorial team Lucy Britner | 14 Jul 15

The garden shed is usually home to some spiders, a lawnmower and a few half-empty paint tins.

Beverage Hot Issues

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.

Pernod Ricard Capital Markets Day 2015 - Round-Up

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

International Wine Challenge 2015 - The Winners

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

Drinks Market Research

Global vodka insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer t

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

This report forecasts that the global vodka category will return to growth, expecting sales to peak at just over 500m cases in 2016, before undergoing a "slight downward correction". In retail value terms, the Americas saw sales rise in 2013 by 1% to US$15.2bn, although this represented a deceleration from previous rates of growth. This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital vodka category data, insights, forecasts and strategic drivers in an easy-to-use package. The very latest market forecast data and brand market shares for vodka are provided, offering a short-form, visual view of the most important and interesting markets for the coming five years... Read more

Published: December 2014 - ($1342.00)


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

Published: June 2014 - ($396.00)


The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Diageo

Published: March 2015 - ($1476.65)


Anheuser-Busch InBev NV in Alcoholic Drinks (USA)

Published: June 2015 - ($572.00)


The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Bacardi

Published: March 2015 - ($1476.65)


About just-drinks

just-drinks is the online resource for the beverage industry. Packed with the latest global drinks industry news, analysis and comment, just-drinks gives beverage industry executives the intelligence they need to do their jobs better. In addition to our unique beverage industry news and comment, readers of just-drinks also have access to our flavourings buyers' guide, complete with downloads, flavourings news, research, and details of flavourings companies who supply the beverage industry.

Visitors to just-drinks can also buy global drinks industry research from our own market research store, and our online advertising team also offer opportunities for companies to advertise to our membership of senior decision makers. Join the thousands of drinks executives who stay ahead of trends in the global beverage industry with just-drinks.

just-drinks homepage



Forgot your password?