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Olly Wehring

Olly WehringBiography

After 11 years of doing he doesn't know what, Olly Wehring's “Eureka!” moment arrived in 2003, when he decided to retrain as a journalist.

Following several freelance stints at such hallowed publications as the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Retail Week and The Daily Mirror, Olly boarded the good ship just-drinks in October 2003 as news editor.

Within only two years, he had moved up to the position of editor – a role he has assumed ever since.

Olly likes working for just-drinks, and likes drinks.

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Suntory acquired the Lucozade and Ribena brands in 2013Tesco pulls small carton-size Ribena, Rubicon, Capri Sun 29 July 2015

The UK soft drinks arm of Suntory has responded to the withdrawal of the ready-to-drink format of its Ribena brand in cartons from UK supermarket chain Tesco by releasing a no-added-sugar variant in the pack size.

Moet Hennessy posted a healthy Q2 after a downbeat Q1Sales, profits for Moet Hennessy pick up in H1 29 July 2015

Moet Hennessy has hailed "strong momentum" in the US and "recovery" in Europe for turning its sales around in its second quarter.

Molson Coors takes Blue Moon to Canada as Belgian Moon 29 July 2015

The Canadian unit of Molson Coors has lined up the roll-out of its Blue Moon brand in the country, under the name Belgian Moon.

Diageo maintains that its beer business - led by Guinness - is vital to its spirits growth prospects in AfricaEditor's Viewpoint - Has Diageo added Beer to its 'Non-Core' List? 28 July 2015

Diageo's exit from its beer joint-venture in South Africa and Namibia comes at the same time as observers are considering what else the company defines as non-core to its business. The move suggests to many – and, initially, to me also – that beer is next on the group's non-core list.

just the Facts - Diageo, Heineken and Namibian Breweries Ltd in South Africa and Namibia 28 July 2015

Earlier today, Diageo and Heineken announced the dissolution of their joint venture in South Africa and Namibia with Namibian Breweries Ltd (NBL). Here are the full details behind the transaction.

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Diageo and Heineken teamed up with Namibian Breweries in South Africa and neighbouring Namibia in 2004Diageo, Heineken end South Africa, Namibia partnership 28 July 2015

Diageo has reiterated its commitment to the beer category, despite pulling out of its South African and Namibian brewing joint-venture with Heineken and Namibian Breweries Ltd, three years ahead of schedule.

just a Moment With … Dan Liguori, CEO of Zodiac Spirits 27 July 2015

This week, we speak to the CEO of Zodiac Spirits, and just-drinks subscriber, Dan Liguori.

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