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Product Launch - Red Bull's Orange, Cherry, Yellow Editions 5 Mar 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The North American division of Red Bull is releasing two flavour extensions of its namesake energy drink brand in the US, while changing the name of a limited edition variant and making it a permanent SKU.


Editor's Viewpoint - Will Coca-Cola's Image Shake-Up Set it Free? 5 Mar 2015

Column: Editor's Viewpoint

I have to take my hat off to the Western European divisions of The Coca-Cola Co. By bringing together the marketing and packaging for the group's namesake brand together with its healthier brethren, the units will finally be able to indirectly say what they've been itching to say – but daren't – for at least the last few years.


just a Look Around - Havana Club Distillery - video 5 Mar 2015

Column: just a Look Around

Last week, just-drinks was given a tour of Havana Club's San José distillery as part of a five-day trip as guests of the company. Here, Sergio Valdez, Havana Club's export manager, provides the commentary:


Product Launch - Pernod Ricard's Absolut Honey 5 Mar 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pernod Ricard has released a Travel Retail-only flavour extension of its Absolut vodka brand.


Comment - Wine - Bordeaux's En Primeur on a Knife Edge 5 Mar 2015

Column: Comment - Wine - The Losh Cause

Stubbornly high release prices from Bordeaux's chateaux in recent years have put huge pressure on merchants and negociants alike. Chris Losh asks, what's gone wrong with en primeur?


just On Call - Brown-Forman CFO sees the positives in Russia 4 Mar 2015

Column: just On Call

The CFO of Brown-Forman has offered hope to Russia's alcohol market, claiming that the company is "doing pretty well" in the challenging country.


Product Launch - Isle of Arran Distillers' Arran 18 Year Old 4 Mar 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Isle of Arran Distillers has lined up the global release of the first 18-year-old iteration of its namesake single malt Scotch whisky.


Focus - Brown-Forman's YTD Performance by Region, Brand 4 Mar 2015

Column: Focus

Today, Brown-Forman posted its YTD and Q3 results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the nine months to the end of January.


Focus - The Battle Against the Counterfeiters 4 Mar 2015

Column: Focus

News emerged in the UK late last month that 2,500 litres of fake wine and spirits were seized by police in the country as part of the worldwide Operation OPSON, run by Interpol. The counterfeit drinks industry is very much alive and kicking, even in developed markets like the UK, and drinks companies need to be more vigilant if they wish to protect their brands.


The just-drinks Interview - Beam Suntory's EMEA president, Albert Baladi - Part II 4 Mar 2015

Column: The just-drinks Interview

In the second part of just-drinks' interview with Beam Suntory's Europe, Middle East & Africa head, Albert Baladi talks about the company's gin presence, the Africa opportunity and the Travel Retail landscape.


Product Launch - MillerCoors' Redd's Green Apple, Redd's Wicked Mango 3 Mar 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

MillerCoors has unveiled two new flavours its Redd's ale range, via its Redd's Brewing Co division.


Product Launch - Pernod Ricard's Kahlua Salted Caramel 3 Mar 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pernod Ricard is set to release a limited edition flavoured extension to its Kahlua rum and coffee liqueur brand in the US.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Is Australia the Real Home of Innovation? 3 Mar 2015

Column: Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - What Does Ray Say?

Having recently returned from Australia, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd, takes a look at some of the recent soft drinks developments he encountered Down Under and draws the conclusion that, rather than being an isolated backwater, Australia is actually at the cutting edge of innovation.


Product Launch - Phillips Distilling Co's UV Ruby Red Grapefruit 3 Mar 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Phillips Distilling Co has added a new flavour to its UV Vodka range, Ruby Red Grapefruit.


Product Launch - SABMiller's Grolsch Radler Mandarin and Grolsch Radler 0.0% Alcohol 3 Mar 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

SABMiller has launched two new Grolsch radler variants in the Netherlands as it targets young non-beer drinkers.


just on Call - Treasury Wine Estates has "lot of work to do" in US - CEO 3 Mar 2015

Column: just On Call

The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has admitted there is still a “lot of work” for the group to do in the US, despite seeing healthy growth for its higher-end brands.


Product Launch - Bacardi's Benedictine 1868 Gold Medal 2 Mar 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Bacardi has launched a new edition of its Cognac and angelica root liqueur Benedictine exclusively into Singapore's Changi airport.


just The Preview - Brown-Forman Q3 & YTD 2 Mar 2015

Column: just the Preview

On Wednesday, Brown-Forman will report its third-quarter and year-to-date results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of January:


just a Moment With ... Chris Mason from William Grant & Sons 2 Mar 2015

Column: just a Moment With...

In this week's quick-fire interview, we talk to Chris Mason, the MD of William Grant & Sons' operations in the UK, Australia, New Zealand & Canada.


The just-drinks Interview - Beam Suntory's EMEA president, Albert Baladi - Part I 2 Mar 2015

Column: The just-drinks Interview

Formed just under a year ago, Beam Suntory is a “global whisk(e)y powerhouse,” in the words of Albert Baladi, the unit's Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) head. But, how have things progressed since Suntory's $16bn takeover of Beam Inc? What brands and regions are shining bright and where are the emerging opportunities? Here, just-drinks catches up with Baladi for his take on the present and the future for Beam Suntory.


just On Call - Australia slowdown blots strong Q4 for Monster Beverage Corp 2 Mar 2015

Column: just On Call

Monster Beverage Corp's CEO has blamed a weaker Australia for a Q4 sales slowdown in Asia but said Japan continues to grow.


just On Call - Australia slowdown blots strong Q4 for Monster Beverage Corp 2 Mar 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Monster Beverage Corp's CEO has blamed a weaker Australia for a Q4 sales slowdown in Asia but said Japan continues to grow.


Product Launch - Pisco Portón's La Caravedo 27 Feb 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pisco Portón has added a new expression to its portfolio in a bid to highlight the “versatility” of the white spirit.


Product Launch - Diageo's Pimm's Strawberry with a Hint of Mint 27 Feb 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Diageo is launching a new flavour variant of its Pimm's brand in the UK this spring.


Product Launch – E&J Gallo's Barefoot Refresh range 27 Feb 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

E&J Gallo has lined up the UK release of the Refresh extension of its Barefoot wine brand.


Product Launch - BrewDog's Vagabond Gluten Free Pale Ale 27 Feb 2015

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Scottish brewer BrewDog is releasing a gluten-free beer in the UK.


Focus - Treasury Wine Estates' FY Performance by Region 27 Feb 2015

Column: Focus

Today, Treasury Wine Estates reported a sales and operating profits increase, hinting at a turnaround in fortunes for the group. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Australian-headquartered company's performance by region:


just On Call - US beer looks better for 2015 - Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO 26 Feb 2015

Column: just On Call

Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO has said he is confident the US beer market will continue to improve this year.


Focus - Anheuser-Busch InBev's Q4 & FY Performance by Region 26 Feb 2015

Column: Focus

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a rise in full-year group sales and net profits on the back of flat volumes. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the brewer's performance in its global markets:


just On Call - Cott Corp CEO predicts end of "value destructive" pricing 26 Feb 2015

Column: just On Call

US soft drinks companies will continue to increase their per-litre prices after realising that low prices have been damaging the industry, the head of Cott Corp has said.

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