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Constellation Brands has said the success of its beer business in its first quarter results is the key reason for the upward revision of its...
A recent study evaluated the relation of alcohol consumption and the pattern of drinking with self-reports of suicidal ideation and suicidal...
Constellation Brands will announce its first-quarter results on Wednesday (1 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the wine, beer and spiri...
Earlier this week, to general surprise, French spirits group La Martiniquaise Bardinet revealed that it has been a long-standing shareholder in Belvedere - since yesterday (30 June) re-named as Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits (MBWS) - and now controls 6.8% of the latter's capital.
Don’t look now, but one of the most memorable and controversial trends in soft drinks from the 1980s and 1990s – clear soft drinks – is staging a comeback. And, some of the iconic clear soft drinks of the period, including Original New York Seltzer, Clearly Canadian and maybe even Crystal Pepsi are leading the charge.
Pernod Ricard has started selling its Indian whiskies in sub-Saharan Africa as the company looks to double sales in the region over the next four years.
Edrington today reported a drop in FY sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by brand in the 12 months to the end of March.
As the US looks set to start imbibing cider like its friends across the pond, we look at the key messages from this year’s campaign crop.
Within the sustainable sourcing challenge for food and drinks producers, the focus on sugarcane is set to increase substantially over the coming years. Not only does sugarcane present daunting sustainability challenges, Ben Cooper writes, but as a key ingredient shared by two of the major beverage sectors it could present opportunities for collective industry engagement.
Finding a way to get the people of Latin America to drink more beer is the latest challenge for SABMiller.
Is the sun finally about to return for Diageo? Analysts at Nomura have upgraded their rating for the global drinks giant from 'neutral' to 'buy' after meetings with the company reassured them that the company's ‘bad newsflow’ is abating and that growth would see a recovery in fiscal-2016.
SABMiller has chosen a high-end positioning for its presence in Brazil over making an acquisition in the country.
SABMiller has expressed an interest in growing its partnership with The Coca-Cola Co in the Latin America region.
Analysts have been cheering from the sidelines this week as Molson Coors said at its latest conference that it is running the race to grow its global market share ‘harder and faster’.
The imminent departure of Constellation Brands' CFO has put the wind up many in the financial community, less so because of the speed of the move, more because of his past achievements.
Earlier today, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. In this excerpt from the full report, which can be downloaded here, the company considers the consumer trends that have shaped the wine and spirits categories in the last ten years.
Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.
The diverse liqueurs category has been becalmed in recent years, but the very diversity of the sector means that, while some areas might be declining, other areas are almost certain to be showing some growth.
Heineken's CEO has said the company is to add premium lines to its portfolio - including craft brands - to stave off competition from independent brewers.
Is Diageo about to be taken over by a heavyweight Brazilian investment fund? That's the big question after a Brazilian magazine reported on Friday that 3G Capital was sizing up a bid.
In what was a strong set of full-year results overall for Brown-Forman this week, one factor stood out - the continuing success of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey.
At the end of Pernod Ricard’s annual Capital Market Day conference this week, whispers around the cocktail bar were that the company's share price had fallen by more than 4% during the day.
The positive association between alcohol intake and certain hormone-dependent cancers - especially breast cancer- that has been noted in many studies has been attributed to an effect of alcohol through an increase in levels of estrogen and other hormones.
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