Emerging markets stay "tough" for Diageo as YTD sales flatline

Diageo has seen sales in the first nine months of its fiscal year continue to flatline, with Asia Pacific cancelling out a healthy performance in Africa.

just a Moment With … Dougal Sharp from Innis & Gunn

This week, we speak to the CEO of Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn, and just-drinks subscriber, Dougal Sharp.

just the Answer: Angel's Share Brands' chief innovation officer, Wes Henderson

Bacardi has entered the Bourbon market, following its purchase of Angel's Share Brands and its Louisville Distilling Co subsidiary this week. just-drinks spoke to the company's co-founder and chief innovation officer, Wes Henderson, about future p...

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

This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital rum data, insights, forecasts and strategic drivers in an easy-to-use package. Each key market is covered with much of our analysts' deeper insight being exclusive to this report.

Global non-Scotch whiskies insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends re...

This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital non-Scotch whiskies data, insights, forecasts and strategic drivers in an easy-to-use package.

Beverage Industry Insights

SABMiller edges Diageo as beer trumps spirits

Two international beverage companies released financial results yesterday - SABMiller and Diageo - to differing reactions....

Focus - Indonesia: Prohibition in Paradise?

The rising spectre of neo-prohibitionary rhetoric and legislation is claiming a fresh casualty. Following the introduction of restrictive po...

Will Keurig Kold come to Coca-Cola Co's Rescue?

Will the next innovation in at-home carbonation prove to be the silver bullet for The Coca-Cola Co? Richard Corbett considers the prospects...

Focus - SABMiller's FY Sales Performance by Region

Today, SABMiller reported a 4% rise in full-year sales despite a flat performance from North America. Here just-drinks takes a closer look a...

Comment - Heineken's move for Pivovarna Lasko

Nine months after Pivovarna Lasko hung out the 'for sale' sign, Heineken has emerged as the Slovenian firm's favoured suitor – or should tha...

ISFAR - Critique 162

Three major papers on the association of alcohol consumption and cancer have recently been published. ISFAR forum members considered that al...


Analysis - Stagnant wine growth a concern for Constellation Brands 10 Apr 15

The main takeaway from Constellation Brands' full-year results yesterday was the continuing strength of its beer business.


just On Call - Craft beer has "opened window" for can growth - Constellation Brands CEO 9 Apr 15

Constellation Brands is upping its focus on beer in cans after craft brewers premiumised the format, the company's CEO has said.

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Drinks Industry News

Coca-Cola eyes Xiamen Culiangwang Beverage buy

Andy Morton | 17 Apr 15

The Coca-Cola Co has offered to buy Chinese protein drinks maker Xiamen Culiangwang Beverage Technology in a deal worth US$400m.


Heineken "concerned" as Indonesia enacts beer ban

Andy Morton | 16 Apr 15

Heineken has said it is "very concerned" after Indonesian authorities implemented a ban on beer sales in the country's small stores.


Carlsberg exec joins Diageo as Africa chief steps

Olly Wehring | 16 Apr 15

The president of Diageo's Africa operations, Andy Fennell, has confirmed his intention to stand down from the company.

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Beverage Industry Interviews

just the Answer - Accolade Wines' AMESCA/SE commercial director, Nick Pringle 14 Apr 15

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As a former professional cricketer, Nick Pringle is well-aware of the power the game's biggest names wield over the public. That's why Accolade Wines has recruited the services of Glenn McGrath to promote its Hardys brand in India. Earlier this week, Pringle, who is now the company's commercial director for the Indian subcontinent, Africa, the Middle East, South & Central America, and Southern Europe, talks to just-drinks about the McGrath tie-up, as well as Accolade's market challenges elsewhere.


just a Moment With … Dougal Sharp from Innis & Gunn 13 Apr 15

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This week, we speak to the CEO of Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn, and just-drinks subscriber, Dougal Sharp.


just a Moment With … Enzo Visone from Quintessential Brands 9 Apr 15

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This week, we speak to the chairman and co-founder of Quintessential Brands, and just-drinks subscriber, Enzo Visone.

just-drinks Blog

Electric cars keep Hennessy up with current trends

Andy Morton | 8 Apr 15

It seems even 250-year-old Cognac houses want to be like Google these days.


[Checks watch] “I best be heading home”

Olly Wehring | 8 Apr 15

It's not even available on pre-order yet, but Apple's latest piece of kit has already got a breathalyser app.


just-drinks closed for Easter

Olly Wehring | 2 Apr 15

just-drinks is now closed for the Easter weekend.

Beverage Hot Issues

Round-Up - CAGE 2015

In March, London hosted the 2015 Consumer Analyst Group Europe (CAGE) conference. Here is a round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the annual meet-up.

ProWein 2015 - just-drinks' Previews

This year's ProWein exhibition starts this weekend. Here's our full set of previews for the event.

Round-Up - Brown-Forman's Nine-Month Results, 2014-15

In early-March, Brown-Forman released its results for the nine months to the end of January. Here's a round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the figures.

Round-Up - Anheuser-Busch InBev's 2014 Results

In late-February, Anheuser-Busch InBev released its figures for calendar-2014. Here's a full round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the numbers.

Drinks Market Research

Global Juice Market 2015-2019

Global Juice Market 2015-2019

Juice is a beverage extracted from fruits, vegetables, or a blend of both. It is a popular choice of drink worldwide because of its nutritional content and refreshing properties. Juices are divided into different categories according to their content, sales category, and origin. Though pure juice is rich in minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants, it lacks the fiber content present in the fruit... Read more

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Carbonates in Russia

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Vietnam Beverage Forecasts March 2015

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Quarterly Beverage Tracker : China

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

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