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Comment - Beam Suntory's Big White Spaces

It's been three months since Suntory completed its purchase of Beam Inc. What better time that the summer lull for Richard Woodard to take a...

PepsiCo to consider more re-franchising - CEO

PepsiCo’s CEO has hinted the group is looking at re-franchising more of its operations globally after successful partnerships in Vietnam and...

Comment - Gin's Long Quest for Kwan

For a spirits brand, what does being a “category leader” mean? Is it purely a blunt measure of cases sold? Profit made? Or something more el...

Comment - Spirits - Drambuie For Sale

Last week, the owner of Drambuie put the Scotch whisky liqueur brand up for sale. Ian Buxton considers Drambuie's history and the potential...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Beam Suntory's Asia-Pacific president 26 Jun 2014

James Wilmore

Spirits firm Beam is now under the control of Japan's Suntory Holdings after a US$16bn takeover earlier this year. So how will this new marriage work in some key global markets? just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, caught up with Beam Suntory's Asia-Pacific & South America president, Nick Fink, to find out.


Diageo's global category director of whisk(e)y 27 Apr 2012

Olly Wehring

Earlier this year, just-drinks sat down with David Gates, the global category director of whisk(e)y at Diageo, to talk about Johnnie Walker, Formula One, Scotch and the other whisk(e)y sub-categories.

Latest News

just the Week in - Beer 26 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category. We are also running similar round-ups for spirits & wine and soft drinks & bottled water.


Suntory Holdings to split beer, spirits division 25 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

Suntory Holdings is to hive off its beer business, placing the leftover spirits unit under the control of Beam Suntory Inc.


just a While Ago - On 24 September in... 24 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

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


Morrison Bowmore boosts stocks as FY profits rise 14 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Morrison Bowmore has posted a jump in full-year sales and profits in a 2013 that saw the Scotch whisky unit of Suntory Holdings up its whisky stocks.


Work starts on Teeling Whiskey Co distillery 11 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

The Teeling Whiskey Co has started construction work on building its new distillery in Ireland.

Latest blogs

Sammy Davis Jnr, Bill Murray offer Suntory ad heritage 14 Jan 2014

James Wilmore

Will Suntory's US$16bn move to buy Beam see a change in how the Bourbon producer's brands are advertised?

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