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Good Times Ahead for the Rum Sector

For a long time seen as something of a poor relation in the spirits world, the rum category is identified as the "next big thing" in the glo...

Cuba-US Normalisation: Bacardi, Pernod Winners?

The announcement late yesterday that Cuba and the US have started on the road to normalised relations will be of particular interest to two...

Comment - Is the Golden Age of Rum Upon Us?

Long touted as the natural successor to single malt whiskies, premium and super-premium rums have yet to make a dramatic impact on consumers...

Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 Performance

Earlier today (24 October), Pernod Ricard released its sales and volumes figures for the 2013-14 first quarter. Here's a closer look at the...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Pernod Ricard's deputy CEO & COO 30 May 2013

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring visited Beijing to cover Pernod Ricard's latest Capital Market Day. While there, Olly spoke to Alexandre Ricard, the company's deputy CEO & COO, in his first interview since it was announced he would become CEO of Pernod in 2015.


just the answer – Havana Club International 9 Apr 2009

just-drinks.com editorial team

Already a growth spirits category, the rum sector is unquestionably made all the more interesting for the presence of Havana Club. In this month’s just the answer, Olly Wehring spoke with Marc Beuve-Méry, managing director of Havana Club International, about denominations of origin for rum, the US embargo on Cuban rum and the ensuing trademark battle between Pernod Ricard and Bacardi over the Havana Club brand.

Latest News

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

James Wilmore

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:


Pernod Ricard's Havana Club Union 26 Feb 2015

James Wilmore

Pernod Ricard has launched a new premium expression of its Havana Club rum brand in collaboration with Cuban cigar producer Cohiba.


just a While Ago - On 12 February in... 12 Feb 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just a While Ago - On 7 January in... 7 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


“Absolutely no question” of Bacardi return to Cuba 3 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

The president of Bacardi has reiterated the company's intention to return to its native Cuba once the US embargo of the country is lifted.

Company research

Global market review of rum – forecasts to 2017

Global market review of rum – forecasts to 2017

For a category that sells around 146.4m cases annually, it may seem unusual to characterise Rum as a relatively unexploited opportunity. Indeed it is already a diverse and eclectic category with a wid...

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Spirits in Uruguay

Spirits in Uruguay

Consumers with increasing disposable incomes in real terms in all segments of the population, not only traded from domestic and regional whiskies up to other blended Scotch whisky, Irish whiskey or bo...

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Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis

Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC : Consumer Packaged Go

Canadean's "Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. T...

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