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just-drinks' deputy editor began his journalism journey in 2003, cutting his teeth on a local newspaper in his native Essex. From here, he joined leading UK pub trade title The Publican, where he spent six happy years breaking exclusives, as well as winning a Britvic Business Journalist of the Year award and interviewing David Cameron, Nick Clegg and... Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley (he owns a brewery).
After a year of freelancing covering the food and drink sector, James joined the good ship just-drinks in March 2012.
If he's not working or drinking, you'll usually spot him running.
Articles by James Wilmore
Earlier today (24 July), SABMiller reported a 6% rise in first quarter sales. Here just-drinks takes a closer at the figures by region:
Flavoured variants and demand in Asia are expected to help the global bottled water market grow to be worth US$279.65bn by 2020, according to a new report.
SABMiller has reported a 6% lift in first quarter sales, as a strong soft drinks performance offset slow growth for lager volumes.
California winery Quixote has been sold to Chinese firm Jinta Vineyards & Winery, according to local reports.
Seattle Cider Co has agreed a deal with Wirtz Beverage to launch its portfolio of craft ciders in Illinois as it looks to capitalise on the category's growth.
Alcohol consumption levels among 11-15 year-olds in England are at a decade-low, according to latest government figures.
PepsiCo’s CEO has hinted the group is looking at re-franchising more of its operations globally after successful partnerships in Vietnam and Mexico.
Diageo has been warned not to imply alcohol can “overcome boredom” in its future advertising in the wake of a ban on a Facebook ad for its Captain Morgan rum brand.
Coca-Cola Enterprises has declared its latest quarterly dividend.
San Francisco’s residents are set to have their say on whether the city introduces a tax on sugary soda, according to reports.
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