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Stewart Brewing's Stewart’s Lager - Product Launch 24 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Scottish craft brewer Stewart Brewing has launched Stewart’s Lager, a new 4% abv beer targeted at sessionable drinking occasions.


"In other companies, the product is more important than the organisation. In Berry Brothers & Rudd, it's the other way around." - Interview, Dan Jago, CEO , Berry Bros & Rudd - Part II 24 Feb 2017

Column: just the Answer

Former Tesco wine director Dan Jago took over as CEO at UK-based Berry Bros & Rudd in 2015 and has since overseen a period of overhaul at the near-320-year-old wine and spirits group. Late last month, just-drinks met up with Jago at BBR's London headquarters. In part I of the interview, Jago discussed new changes to the company. In part II, the CEO talks about how he has no desire to chase the Millennial market, and reveals what keeps him awake at night.


Heineken's Maltsmiths range - Product Launch 23 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Heineken has launched a new craft-style beer range that targets "beer-curious" UK consumers.


Remy Cointreau's Mount Gay 1703 Master Select - Product Launch 23 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Remy Cointreau has announced the 2017 release of 1703 Master Select rum from its Mount Gay distillery in Barbados. 


Pernod Ricard's Method and Madness Irish whiskey range - Product Launch 23 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pernod Ricard's Irish Distillers division has released a range of "experimental super premium whiskeys" from its Midleton distillery in Ireland. 


AG Barr's Funkin Pro Coconut Purée - Product Launch 22 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

AG Barr's cocktail unit Funkin has released a coconut purée in the UK on-premise, as it looks to capitalise on the popularity of the Pina Colada. 


Badet Clément's Domaine de la Métairie d’Alon range - Product Launch 22 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

French winery Badet Clément has launched a range of organic wines from a vineyard it purchased in 2015.


Coca-Cola Amatil FY 2016 - results data 22 Feb 2017

Column: Focus

Earlier this week, Coca-Cola Amatil issued its results for 2016. The group saw its 12-month sales rise by just over 1%, with net profits on an organic basis increasing by 6%. Here, just-drinks breaks down Coca-Cola Amatil's figures for last year by region.


Kingsland Drinks' Willow & Stone wines - Product Launch 22 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

UK drinks firm Kingsland has developed a range of British wines in white, rosé and sparkling rosé styles. The wines were developed to answer a need for "affordable, fresh tasting wine for spontaneous occasions", the company said. 


Gruppo Campari's Appleton Estate Joy Anniversary Blend - Product Launch 21 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Gruppo Campari has launched a limited-edition Appleton Estate rum to celebrate master blender Joy Spence's 20th anniversary in the role. 


Why the threat of excess choice in beer is over-stated - Comment 21 Feb 2017

Column: Comment - Beer - Beaumont's Brews

A theory has formed in the beer industry in recent months that the sheer range of brews on offer is leading to consumer fatigue. This month, beer commentator Stephen Beaumont considers the evidence supporting and countering this theory.


Key trends for the spirits sector in 2017 - Focus 21 Feb 2017

Column: Focus

As Euromonitor continues its look at the trends that are poised to drive the drinks industry in 2017, senior drinks analyst Spiros Malandrakis turns his attention to the spirits category.


Sekforde Drinks' Sekforde Bespoke Botanical Mixers for Rum & Whiskey - Product Launch 20 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Sekforde Drinks has released two mixers, aimed at the dark spirits category.


Heineken 2012-2016 - results data 17 Feb 2017

Column: Focus

Earlier this week, Heineken released its full-year results for 2016. The brewer saw its sales in the year rise by almost 5% in organic terms, although profits fell, against a 2015 boosted by a one-off income. Here, just-drinks considers Heineken's performance over the last five years.


Key trends for the alcohol category in 2017 - Focus 17 Feb 2017

Column: Focus

What trends can the beer, spirits and wine sectors expect to shape the year ahead? Here, Euromonitor's senior alcoholic drinks analyst, Spiros Malandrakis, previews what 2017 has in store.


Lucozade Ribena Suntory's Lucozade Zero Original - Product Launch 17 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Lucozade Ribena Suntory will launch an Original flavour variant under its Lucozade Zero brand in the UK.


Non-alcoholic Heineken set to hit Europe in 2017 - Heineken CEO 16 Feb 2017

Column: just On Call

The CEO of Heineken has said the company will roll out a non-alcoholic version of its namesake beer brand in Europe this year, as it looks to capitalise on the trend towards low- and no- alcohol products.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2012-2016 - results data 16 Feb 2017

Column: Focus

Earlier this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group released its full-year results for 2016. The soft drinks group posted a near-11% jump in net profits for the 12 months, with sales on an organic basis increasing by 4%. Here, just-drinks considers DPSG's performance over the last five years.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group FY 2016 - results data 16 Feb 2017

Column: Focus

Earlier this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group released its results for 2016. While net profits in the 12-month period rose by almost 11%, net sales growth was a slightly less impressive 4%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the soft drinks company's figures for last year by segment and brand.


"I don't believe political actions impact consumption of our products" - PepsiCo CEO  16 Feb 2017

Column: just On Call

The election of Donald Trump in the US and the UK's decision to leave the European Union are unlikely to have any material effect on PepsiCo, according to the group's CEO.


Heineken FY 2016 by region - results data 16 Feb 2017

Column: Focus

Earlier this week, Heineken was the latest global brewer to release its results for the 12 months of 2016. While sales rose in organic terms, by almost 5%, the bottom line battled with currency headwinds and tough comparatives. Here, just-drinks breaks down Heineken's figures for last year by region.


"We know exactly what our plans look like by region for the next five years" - Interview, Michael Clarke, CEO, Treasury Wine Estates - Part II 15 Feb 2017

Column: The just-drinks Interview

Earlier this week, Treasury Wine Estates released its results for the first six months of fiscal-2017. Following the announcement, just-drinks spoke to CEO Michael Clarke and, in this, the second part of our interview, we discuss the performances of TWE's regions and ask Clarke what he has brought to the group since he joined, three years ago.


Tobacco's hopes for drinks, stock of the year and the death of the analyst - The just-drinks Analyst 15 Feb 2017

Column: The just-drinks Analyst

In his latest commentary for just-drinks, former drinks analyst Ian Shackleton considers the tobacco model for drinks companies. He also gives us his tip of the stock to watch in 2017.


Molson Coors 2012-2016 - results data 15 Feb 2017

Column: Focus

Earlier this week, Molson Coors released its full-year results for 2016; the year in which the brewer took full control of the MillerCoors joint-venture in the US. While the transaction has skewed the numbers for last year - full details of which can be found here - the results from the four years prior provide an interesting guide to Molson Coors' longer-term performance.


Molson Coors hit by US$500m write-down in Canada 15 Feb 2017

Column: just On Call

Molson Coors has recorded a near-US$500m impairment charge in Canada after the company was moved to reassess the value of its brands in the country.


Boston Beer Co's Angry Orchard Tapped Maple & Spiced Apple - Product Launch 15 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Boston Beer Co has released two seasonal ciders under its Angry Orchard brand in the US. Tapped Maple is a blend of American culinary apples with maple syrup, while Spiced Apple sees the addition of 'seasonal spices'. 


Treasury Wine Estates H1 2017 by region - results data 15 Feb 2017

Column: Focus

Earlier this week, Treasury Wine Estates released its first-half results, with sales in the six months jumping by almost 25% and net profits more than doubling to AUD136.2m. Here, just-drinks reviews the group's performance in the first half of fiscal-2017 on a by-region basis.


Bai to become priority brand for Dr Pepper Snapple Group - CEO 15 Feb 2017

Column: just On Call

The head of Dr Pepper Snapple Group has said the recently-purchased Bai soft drink range will join the company's priority portfolio, as the group looks to cater for changing consumer needs.


"We have really instilled a discipline within the organisation" - Interview, Michael Clarke, CEO, Treasury Wine Estates - Part I 14 Feb 2017

Column: just the Answer

Earlier today, Treasury Wine Estates reported another strong set of figures, with half-year sales jumping by almost a quarter and net profits more-than-doubling. Following the release of the results, just-drinks spoke to CEO Michael Clarke about the numbers, and how he has managed to turn around a company that less than three years ago took an impairment charge of almost US$250m.


The Coca-Cola Co's Sprite Cherry, Sprite Cherry Zero - Product Launch 14 Feb 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The Coca-Cola Co has used its Freestyle self-service drinks system to create two new permanent additions to the Sprite portfolio in the US.

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