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just On Call - US cider on course to triple in ten years - Boston Beer Co CEO 31 Oct 2014

Column: just On Call

The US hard cider category could triple over the next ten years despite an anticipated slowdown in current growth rates, according to the head of Boston Beer Co.


Product Launch - Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve 30 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit has launched another extension to its The Glenlivet single malt Scotch brand.


Product Launch - SPI Group's Stolichnaya Elit Pristine Water Series Andean Edition 30 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

SPI Group has launched a limited-edition Stolichnaya extension made with spring water from the Andean Mountain foothills in the Araucania region of Chile.


Product Launch - Whyte & Mackay's The Dalmore Fortune Merita Collection 30 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Whyte & Mackay is to launch its first Travel Retail-exclusive range, The Dalmore Fortune Merita Collection, next year.


Product Launch - Suerte’s Single Barrel Extra Anejo 29 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Suerte Tequila has added a five-year, single barrel iteration to its portfolio.


just On Call - C&C Group 'puzzled' by Spirit Pub Co rejection 29 Oct 2014

Column: just On Call

The CEO of C&C Group has admitted the company is “puzzled” by the speed at which Spirit Pub Co rejected its takeover approach, but would not be drawn on whether this marks the end of the matter.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Flat Water in Western Europe a Worry for Nestlé 28 Oct 2014

Column: Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - A Bit of Corbett

Bottled water appears to have been the biggest victim of the economic downturn, particularly in Western Europe. Richard Corbett takes a look at the prospects for one of the larger water players in the region, Nestlé.


Editor's Viewpoint - Scotch Whisky's Slipping Crown: Convenient Timing for Diageo 28 Oct 2014

Column: Editor's Viewpoint

Back in April, when the Scotch Whisky Association released 2013's export sales figures for the category, many observers expressed disappointment, but not necessarily surprise, at the numbers.


Research in Focus - English Gin Breaks Away From its Core Markets 27 Oct 2014

Column: Research in Focus

Consumption of English gin - excluding consumption in India and the Philippines, which both consist almost entirely of local economy brands - has been dominated by three core markets: the US, Spain and the UK.


Round-Up - NPD: Can Beer Steal a Page from the Keurig and Nespresso Playbook? 27 Oct 2014

Column: Round-Up - New Product Development in the Global Drinks Industry

The next frontier for the beer market is not your local bar or pub, or the beer cooler at your nearby supermarket; it’s your kitchen counter.


Round-Up - The ICAP Digest - October 2014 27 Oct 2014

Column: Round-Up - The ICAP Digest

Once a month, the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at what's going on in-market to promote a responsible role for alcohol in society.


just On Call - Dr Pepper Snapple Group targets sparkling water growth with Peñafiel ramp-up 24 Oct 2014

Column: just On Call

Dr Pepper Snapple Group's CEO has said that growing sparkling water trends are “here to stay” as the company expands Mexican brand Peñafiel in the US.


Product Launch - Spencerfield Spirit Co's Rhubarb & Ginger Edinburgh Gin Liqueur 24 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Spencerfield Spirit Co has added another flavour to its Edinburgh Gin liqueur range.


Product Launch - La Martiniquaise-Bardinet's Poliakov Vodka Vanilla 24 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

La Martiniquaise-Bardinet has launched a new Poliakov flavour as it overhauls the vodka brand's flavoured portfolio to combat “flavour fatigue”.


just the Facts - Top Ten Wine Brands in UK 24 Oct 2014

Column: just the Facts

Here, courtesy of Nielsen, is a list of the top ten wine brands in the UK off-trade for the year to 11 October.


Product Launch - William Grant & Sons' Drambuie Hot Apple Toddy 23 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

William Grant & Sons has launched a UK-exclusive ready-to-serve Drambuie extension.


Product Launch - Diageo's Guinness The 1759 23 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

A 9% abv version of Guinness containing peated whisky malt is being launched in the US by Diageo as the first in a series of limited releases for the stout brand.


just On Call - Coca-Cola FEMSA cuts 1,300 jobs as Mexico soda tax bites 23 Oct 2014

Column: just On Call

Coca-Cola FEMSA has had to cut around 1,300 jobs as its copes with Mexico's new soda tax, but volumes are not being as badly affected as predicted, according to its CFO.


Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 sales by brand 23 Oct 2014

Column: Focus

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard announced a 1% rise in sales in the three months to the end of September. Here's a look at the performance of the company's 14 major Champagne and spirits brands in the quarter.


Product Launch - Belsazar Vermouth range 22 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

A range of four different Vermouths under the Belsazar brand name is set to be released next month in the UK.


Focus - Heineken's Q3 Performance by Region 22 Oct 2014

Column: Focus

Earlier today, Heineken reported a 1.7% decrease in Q3 sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region in the three months to the end of September


just on Call - Heineken to stay "active player" in beer M&A - CFO 22 Oct 2014

Column: just On Call

Heineken will remain an “active player” in seeking acquisitions, despite having fended off an approach itself from SABMiller, according to the Dutch brewer's CFO.


Product Launch - Sogrape Vinhos's Sandeman Port Cask 33 22 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Sogrape Vinhos has launched a special-edition tawny port to celebrate its Sandeman brand's 225th anniversary.


Product Launch - Lakes Distillery's Lakes Gin 22 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The Lakes Distillery has launched the first product to be distilled at its northern England stills, a mid-priced gin that uses ingredients from the Cumbrian countryside.


just On Call - Coca-Cola Co ready for the "new normal" - CEO 21 Oct 2014

Column: just On Call

The Coca-Cola Co is facing the “new normal” as global consumers confront mounting concerns over issues such as disease and economic uncertainty, according to the company's CEO.


Product Launch - Stone Brewing Co's Smoked Porter with Chocolate & Orange Peel 21 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Stone Brewing Co has released a "limited", seasonal variant of its year-round Stone Smoked Porter.


Focus - Coca-Cola Co's YTD & Q3 Performance by Region 21 Oct 2014

Column: Focus

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported a drop in year-to-date profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks group:


Comment - Spirits - How Hand-Made is Tito's Handmade Vodka? 21 Oct 2014

Column: Comment - Spirits - A Word with Woodard

The rise of 'craft' continues, with new spirits brands riding the wave in the US. One such overnight success in Tito's Handmade Vodka, which has seen sales soar in the last couple of years. The downside, however, has been that the brand has caught the eye over its craft claims. Richard Woodard considers the evidence.The rise of 'craft' continues, with new spirits brands riding the wave in the US. One such overnight success in Tito's Handmade Vodka, which has seen sales soar in the last couple of years. The downside, however, has been that the brand has caught the eye over its craft claims. Richard Woodard considers the evidence.


Research in Focus - Will Coca-Cola Life and Pepsi True Damage Perceptions of Stevia? 21 Oct 2014

Column: Research in Focus

Amidst the much-publicised decline of both regular and reduced sugar carbonates, The Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo have confirmed plans to launch stevia-based cola carbonates (Coca Cola Life and Pepsi True) in the US.


Product Launch - Lactalis' Lactel Sportéus 20 Oct 2014

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Lactalis, the French dairy group, has launched a sports drink variant of its milk brand Lactel for post-exercise occasions.

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