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Castle Brands saw a healthy rise in sales in Q3 US: Castle Brands YTD sales up, but net losses widen

18 February 2014

Castle Brands has seen a strong rise in nine-month sales, but net losses widened because of further non-cash charges.

NIGERIA: SABMiller unveils US$110m brewery upgrade

23 January 2014

SABMiller has started work on tripling production capacity at one of its Nigerian breweries as part of a US$110m investment.

Focus - SABMiller's Q3 Performance by Region

21 January 2014

Earlier today, SABMiller reported a slight rise in third quarter sales and volumes. The group’s performance in emerging markets was encouraging, but volumes in Europe and North America were down. Here just-drinks takes a more in-depth look at the brewer and soft drinks producer's results by region:

Focus - SABMiller's H1 Performance by Region

21 November 2013

Today (21 November), SABMiller released its first-half results. Here's a closer look at the company's performance by region in the six months to the end of September.

US: Castle Brands losses widen despite H1 sales lift

13 November 2013

Castle Brands has widened its H1 losses despite an upturn in net sales.

GLOBAL: Diageo gives film boost to Alfred Dunhill's Johnnie Walker collection - video

30 October 2013

Diageo has released a short film with Alfred Dunhill to commemorate the launch of a limited-edition Johnnie Walker Blue Label collection designed by the British menswear company.

US: Castle Brands sinks deeper into red despite Q1 sales lift

15 August 2013

Castle Brands has widened its Q1 losses despite an upturn in sales and a narrower operating loss.

US: PepsiCo to remove Naked Juice "all natural" label - report

29 July 2013

PepsiCo is to drop the “all natural” claim from its Naked Juice brand after settling a lawsuit that said some ingredients are synthetic, according to reports.

US: Castle Brands wine withdrawal hampers FY

2 July 2013

Castle Brands has seen its decision to reduce support for its wine brands hit the bottom line in its full year, despite a healthy rise in sales.

UK: Doom Bar leapfrogs Greene King IPA as top-selling cask beer

24 June 2013

Molson Coors' Sharp's Brewery brand Doom Bar has replaced Greene King IPA as the UK's best-selling cask ale, according to latest figures.

US: Castle Brands brings New Coke marketer on board

10 May 2013

Castle Brands has appointed the marketer behind The Coca-Cola Co's disastrous New Coke to its board of directors.

NAMIBIA: SABMiller to build US$40m brewery

6 March 2013

SABMiller has unveiled plans to build a new US$40m brewery in Namibia as the race for dominance in Africa's beer markets heats up.

US: Castle Brands sales jump helps slow nine-month losses

20 February 2013

Castle Brands is continuing its improved performance after reporting a drop in nine-month net losses, boosted by a strong performance from its spirits brands.

GLOBAL: SABMiller Q3 sales rise but rain dampens China

22 January 2013

SABMiller has posted a jump in third-quarter sales despite bad weather in China that saw its volumes in the country dip.

Comment - Wine - Losh's Chris-tal Ball - Part II

15 January 2013

After last week's look at what the first six months of 2013 has in store for the wine industry, Chris Losh considers the second half of the year. Prepare yourself for yet more insight and analysis from our resident wine bard.

US: Castle Brands losses continue to improve in H1

19 November 2012

Growth in its spirits business and a focus on cost control has seen Castle Brands report a shrinking in first-half losses.

FRANCE: Wine grape growers pledge to continue fight against US 'château' plan

27 September 2012

French wine grape growers have applauded a European Commission decision to postpone a ruling that will allow US wineries to use the label “château” or “clos” in the EU.

UK: AG Barr readies Irn Bru Christmas competition in UK

26 September 2012

AG Barr has lined up a Christmas promotion for its Irn Bru CSD in the UK, based on the brand's 'The Snowman's Journey' TV commercial.

UK: Diageo starts ball rolling on new Scotch distillery

4 September 2012

Diageo has begun the process of choosing the location for its next new Scotch whisky distillery in Scotland.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

17 August 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week

US: Castle Brands' losses slow in Q1 as rum sales rise

15 August 2012

Castle Brands has delivered a major slowdown of losses in its first quarter, boosted by a surge in rum sales.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Wemyss Malts' Darnley’s View Spiced Gin

3 July 2012

Wemyss Malts' Darnley’s View Spiced Gin

US: Castle Brands sees FY losses slow as sales climb

2 July 2012

Castle Brands has seen its losses reduce in its latest fiscal year, as net sales posted a healthy rise.

just On Call – Constellation Brands targets strong 2012 for Crown Imports

5 April 2012

Constellation Brands is looking to extend the beer offerings from its Crown Imports joint-venture in 2012.

Product Launch - US: Castle Brands' Gosling's Dark'n'Stormy

27 February 2012

Castle Brands' Gosling's Dark'n'Stormy

Comment - Spirits - Is Rap Music the Future for Whisk(e)y Innovation?

9 February 2012

Having recently returned from his travels, Ian Buxton reports back on some of the more outlandish attempts to innovate in the notoriously traditionalist world of whisk(e)y.

Product Launch - EUROPE: Whyte & Mackay's The Dalmore Mackenzie - Cromartie

6 February 2012

Whyte & Mackay's The Dalmore Mackenzie - Cromartie

US: Boylan Bottling signs Castle Co-Packers deal

25 January 2012

Boylan Bottling has signed an agreement with Castle Co-Packers for the manufacture of its namesake soft drinks in the US.

AFRICA: SABMiller ups stake in Tanzania Breweries

19 January 2012

SABMiller has slightly increased its stake in Tanzania Breweries after acquiring shares sold on the open market by its ex-business partner, Diageo.

US: Castle Brands signs Distillerie Franciacorta deal

12 December 2011

Castle Brands has said that it will become the exclusive distributor of Distillerie Franciacorta's Gozio Amaretto in the US.

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