Research in Focus - Fireball Whiskey Recall: Putting Out Fire with Anti-Freeze

As the saccharine tide of flavoured vodkas in the US begins to finally subside, flavoured whiskies are leading the charge for the taste buds of millennials, female drinkers and young professionals searching for the next trending shot – from the na...

Keurig Cold set for Autumn 2015 release

The Coca-Cola Co's Keurig Cold will be released next Autumn, the home carbonation system's co-developer has said, but details on how it will work remain vague.

just the Answer: Distell Vineyards & Estates' CEO, Carina Gous

Earlier this year, South African multi-category drinks producer Distell set up a unit specifically for its higher-end wine portfolio. The CEO of Distell Vineyards & Estates, Carina Gous, spoke to just-drinks earlier this year about the new divisio...

Round-Up - SABMiller's YTD Results

In November, SABMiller released its year-to-date results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Beverage Industry Insights

Why Chinese beverages won't conquer the world

China may be the world's second biggest economy but, when it comes to global brand-building, the country lags most top nations....

just Five Years Ago - The Birth of Accolade Wines

Five years ago this month, Constellation Brands spoke publicly about its plans for its Australian wine business....

ISFAR Critique 151

Excessive maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy (especially among women with alcohol dependency) is known to markedly increase the r...

Fireball Recall: Putting Out Fire with Anti-Freeze

As the saccharine tide of flavoured vodkas in the US begins to finally subside, flavoured whiskies are leading the charge for the taste buds...

Gin: Plymouth's from Plymouth, London's from...?

Pernod Ricard's decision this week to withdraw its support for the geographical indication (GI) 'Plymouth Gin' makes sense to me, but that s...

Coca-Cola pressure builds as bid rumours swirl

The Coca-Cola Co pocketed US$2.1bn in profits in its most recent quarter, but that hasn't stopped the soft drinks giant facing pressure from...


Research in Focus - Fading Recovery, Fresh Downside Risks and Hidden Potential 19 Nov 14

Fresh geopolitical, macroeconomic and legislative headwinds are hitting emerging markets once hailed as the engine securing the global alcoholic drinks industry’s relative resilience. At the same time, western markets are battling lingering maturity while going through a transformational stage in terms of shifting drinking patterns, innovation initiatives and opportunities presented by the millennial generation coming of age. Euromonitor's senior alcoholic drinks analyst, Spiros Malandrakis, deconstructs the industry’s key regional narratives, highlighting key learning’s from across the globe.


Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - IPO Launch a Tonic for Fever-Tree 18 Nov 14

Earlier this month, UK-based Fever-Tree launched an IPO, almost ten years after launching its namesake line of mixers. Richard Corbett believes both the company and its brand are firmly on the road to global success.

Thought Leaders

We Create Great Taste!

WILD focuses on outstanding flavor, functionality, quality, and safety of its products. We are committed to developing...

Drinks Industry News

China to axe duty on Australian wine

Andy Morton | 17 Nov 14

China is to drop duty on Australian wine imports after the two countries signed a “landmark” free trade agreement.


SABMiller H1 profits up but sees challenges

James Wilmore | 13 Nov 14

SABMiller has reported a healthy rise in first-half net profits but warned that trading conditions will remain "challenging".


Casella agrees US$50m deal for Peter Lehmann Wines

James Wilmore | 13 Nov 14

Casella Family Brands is set to acquire fellow Australian wine firm Peter Lehmann Wines (PLW).

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PepsiCo board member lines up departure

Keurig Cold set for Autumn 2015 release

Beverage Industry Interviews

just the Answer: Distell Vineyards & Estates' CEO, Carina Gous 20 Nov 14

Olly Wehring

Earlier this year, South African multi-category drinks producer Distell set up a unit specifically for its higher-end wine portfolio. The CEO of Distell Vineyards & Estates, Carina Gous, spoke to just-drinks earlier this year about the new division, its plans abroad and the prospects for the broader South African wine category going forward.


just the Answer: Krombacher's export & international sales director, Oliver Braun 18 Nov 14

Olly Wehring

Oliver Braun joined German brewer Krombacher almost five years ago from Anheuser-Busch InBev. Today, he is the company's export & international sales director. just-drinks editor Olly Wehring caught up with him last month when he visited London.


The just-drinks Interview - SABMiller's Europe MD Sue Clark 4 Nov 14

James Wilmore

Sue Clark has spent the last two-and-a-half years heading up SABMiller's European business. It's been a tough introduction to the world of P&L, after ten years in a corporate affairs role. Here, just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore speaks to Clark on how she manages the region, her aim to attract more women to beer and her intriguing hobby.

just-drinks Blog

Has beer gone to the dogs? Will it make you feel ruff? Has it got... OH, FORGET IT!

Olly Wehring | 21 Nov 14

I've stopped short of covering it as a product launch story on just-drinks, but take a look at this. Released this month in the UK, Snuffle Dog Beer is already available in 25 markets.


PepsiCo caught in Amazon attack

Andy Morton | 21 Nov 14

PepsiCo received high praise when it announced it was to launch its stevia-based Pepsi extension True exclusively on Amazon in the US.


Diddy shows he's a Diageo man with prod at Patron

James Wilmore | 19 Nov 14

Sean 'Diddy' Combs, the US rapper and entrepreneur, has publicly turned against his apparent former favourite Tequlia brand, Patron, now that he is joint-owner of DeLeón Tequila.

Beverage Hot Issues

Round-Up - SABMiller's YTD Results

In November, SABMiller released its year-to-date results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Round-Up - Campari's YTD Results

In November, Campari released its year-to-date results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Round-Up - Carlsberg's YTD Results

In November, Carlsberg released its year-to-date results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Tax Free World Association World Exhibition 2014

In late-October, the Tax Free World Association held its 30th annual World Exhibition in Cannes, France. Here's a full round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the event.

Drinks Market Research

Early Signals: future scenarios that will drive consumption and product inn

Early Signals: future scenarios that will drive consumption and product innovation over the next five years

This essential report provides a tool kit for understanding how tomorrow’s consumer packaged goods markets will differ from today’s by analyzing 14 unique scenarios. The likelihood of occurring, impact on business practices, and potential value of each scenario is quantified. This provides a clear, concise and compelling argument for how the market will change, and why. In addition, the key consumer groups and most likely early adopters are identified for each scenario, helping companies identify who they need to target to make the most of these future opportunities. These 14 scenarios are based on 50 early signals of change in consumer behavior that will drive deep, structural changes in consumer markets... Read more

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Rtds/High-Strength Premixes in South Africa

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United States Beverage Forecasts October 2014

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Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Including Roasting Beans, Instant Coffee and Herbal Teas, Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 311920

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Cider/Perry in France

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