11 March 2014
Suntory Holdings has declined to comment on another media report linking it to a stake purchase in India's second-largest spirits producer, Radico Khaitan.
29 October 2013
Five years ago this week talk of Diageo taking a stake in United Spirits first emerged. It set in train a series of events that this year saw the Smirnoff producer secure control of the Indian spirits firm.
22 October 2013
Spirits producer Radico Khaitan is preparing to spin off its Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) business as a subsidiary and seek foreign investment in the unit, according to local reports.
3 September 2013
Suntory Holdings has declined to comment on a report it is in talks to buy a 26% stake in India's second-largest spirits producer, Radico Khaitan.
26 February 2013
Radico Khaitan has lined up a management restructure following the recent departure of its long-serving chief operating office.
22 January 2013
A new year, a new commentator. Taking the baton for white spirits, we welcome back just-drinks' former deputy editor, Chris Mercer, to cast his watchful eye over all things white. This month: Vodka.
18 September 2012
You'll have seen, I'm sure, the wave upon wave of Diageo-related speculation in recent months regarding the company's relationships with both the owners of Jose Cuervo Tequila and India's United Spirits.
7 June 2012
Radico Khaitan has confirmed that it will pull out of its Indian partnership with Diageo, leaving the UK-based company with control of the venture.
6 June 2012
Suntory Holdings subsidiary Suntory Beverage & Food Asia is planning to produce beverages in India, a spokesperson has told just-drinks.
9 February 2012
Diageo has not ruled out future partnerships in India, but has professed to being “happy” with its presence in the burgeoning spirits market.
8 February 2012
Radico Khaitan has said that India's spirits market should expand by 10% every year up to 2015, after the group reported higher sales and profits in the first nine months of its fiscal year.
22 December 2011
Radico Khaitan's After Dark
9 November 2011
Strong consumer demand for premium spirits in India has driven Radico Khaitan to increases in both sales and profits for the first half of its fiscal year.
18 October 2011
This month, just-drinks returns to its two-part extended format for The Wehring Interview. Earlier this month, I enjoyed an hour in the company of Diageo's Asia Pacific president, Gilbert Ghostine. I say enjoyed; I wasn't at my best to start.
23 September 2011
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:
21 September 2011
Diageo has confirmed to just-drinks that it intends to “wind down” its joint venture in India with Radico Khaitan.
7 September 2011
Diageo has declined to comment on a report out of India that says the drinks giant will re-enter the market for domestically-produced whisk(e)y in order to boost scale in the country.
8 August 2011
Diageo has ended a distribution deal with family-owned Sun Tan Trading Co in India as part of a strategy to bring operations in-house.
25 July 2011
Radico Khaitan has said that it will have cash available for expansion, despite paying out to redeem the remainder of its foreign currency convertible bonds.
14 July 2011
Diageo has maintained that it expects big things from India going forward, despite not having secured a distribution partner in the country.
12 April 2011
Diageo has declined to comment on reports out of India that it is in talks with Mohan Meakin over mutually beneficial opportunities in the country.
7 April 2011
Radico Khaitan has signed a deal to market and sell Suntory's Japanese whiskies in India.
1 February 2011
India's second largest spirits group, Radico Khaitan, has reported a leap in net profits in its fiscal third quarter with strong demand for key brands.
22 December 2010
A subsidiary of India's NV Group, NV Distilleries & Breweries, is to launch Belvedere's Sobieski vodka in India in April 2011, the company has confirmed to just-drinks.
22 December 2010
India's Radico Khaitan is reported to be closing in on tie-ups with some unnamed international drinks companies.
5 November 2010
The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:
2 November 2010
Radico Khaitan is in talks with international drinks companies with a view to importing and distributing new brands in the firm's native India.
25 August 2010
Diageo is set to report its full-year results tomorrow (26 August). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for Diageo in the six months to the end of June.
2 August 2010
Tax charges took the shine off a solid sales rise for India's Globus Spirits in its first fiscal quarter, the firm's accounts show.
28 July 2010
Radico Khaitan has reinforced the rosy picture of India's spirits market by reporting a jump in net profits and a sharp rise in sales for its fiscal first quarter.