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Lucy Britner

Lucy BritnerBiography

Lucy Britner is just-drinks' deputy editor. She has been a drinks journalist for ten years and she holds a diploma in wine and spirits. She has traveled to wineries, breweries and distilleries around the world and she enjoys sampling drinks as well as writing about them. Her work has appeared in several major drinks publications including Imbibe, Decanter.com, Drinks International, Publican’s Morning Advertiser and Harpers. She also spent a year on consumer magazine Square Meal, where she covered restaurants and drink in London.

Articles by Lucy Britner

The UK voted 52% in favour of leaving the European UnionUS Distilled Spirits Council expresses Brexit disappointment 27 June 2016

US trade organisation the Distilled Spirits Council has said it is "disappointed" with the UK's decision to leave the European Union. 


Kopparberg launches UK summer cider campaign - video 27 June 2016

Swedish fruit cider company Kopparberg has launched a 'multi-million pound' marketing campaign in the UK, as it looks to connect drinkers with the provenance of the brand. 


AB InBev reached a deal to takeover SABMiller last NovemberAnheuser-Busch InBev calms senator's competition concerns 27 June 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has sought to allay fears that the company's acquisition of SABMiller will stifle competition in the US.


Coca-Cola India aims to double Maaza mango juice sales by 2023Coca-Cola India to "invest aggressively" in Maaza mango drink 27 June 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's Indian unit has said it aims to make Maaza a US$1bn brand by 2023. 


UK spirits producers braced for Brexit impact 24 June 2016

The UK spirits industry is preparing itself for short-term losses following the decision to leave the European Union. 


How will the UK's decision to withdraw from the European Union affect the AB InBev, SABMiller deal? What does 'Brexit' mean for Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover of SABMiller? - Analysis 24 June 2016

Immediately following the UK's decision yesterday to leave the European Union, the Pound dropped to its lowest point against the US Dollar since 1985. The referendum on the UK's membership of the EU has sent shockwaves across Europe and caused UK Prime Minister David Cameron to tender his resignation.


Bloom Gin's new bottle on the left, old bottle on the rightQuintessential Brands revamps Bloom Gin bottle 24 June 2016

Quintessential Brands has repackaged its Bloom Gin brand as it looks to propel long-term growth. 


Aloe Gloe launched in 2012Coca-Cola Co invests in Aloe Gloe organic aloe water 23 June 2016

The Coca-Cola Co's Venturing & Emerging Brands (VEB) unit has invested in a line of organic aloe waters as it looks to capitalise on the trend for functional drinks. 


The new Koko Kanu bottles will launch on 17 JulyGruppo Campari repackages Koko Kanu 23 June 2016

Gruppo Campari's UK unit has revamped the white rum and coconut brand Koko Kanu as it looks to attract 'urbanite' drinkers. 


The full range of Larios gins is now available in the UKBeam Suntory rolls out Larios gin range to UK via Catalyst Brands 23 June 2016

Beam Suntory is to launch the full Spanish Larios gin range in the UK, via Conviviality subsidiary Catalyst Brands. 


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