Global Scotch whisky insights

This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital Scotch category insights (for both malt and blended) in an easy-to-use package. Each key market is covered with much of our analysts' deeper insight being exclusive to this report.

EXCLUSIVE - Whisky downturn slows Diageo's Scotch expansion spend

The downturn in sales of Scotch globally has prompted Diageo to slow the pace of its whisky production expansion in Scotland, just-drinks has learned.

September 2014 Management Briefing - Environmental Sustainability in the Spirits Sector

In this, the third of just-drinks' annual four-part briefing on environmental sustainability in the drinks industry, Ben Cooper turns his attention to the spirits sector.

Global market review of Champagne – forecasts to 2018

This latest edition of the global market review of Champagne delves into the current situation in 11 main markets, plus some of the smaller and emerging ones, highlighting the issues, trends and future prospects in each.

Beverage Industry Insights

DPSG targets sparkling water with Peñafiel ramp-up

Dr Pepper Snapple Group's CEO has said that growing sparkling water trends are “here to stay” as the company expands Mexican brand Peñafiel...

Preview: Tax Free World Association Exhibition '14

There should be a celebratory atmosphere in Cannes when this year’s TFWA World Exhibition kicks off on Sunday (26 October). After all, it’s...

Time for Heineken to make a European break

While Netherlands-based Heineken has been busy snapping up assets in the likes of Latin America and Asia-Pacific in recent years, the compan...

Coca-Cola FEMSA cuts 1,300 jobs as soda tax bites

Coca-Cola FEMSA has had to cut around 1,300 jobs as its copes with Mexico's new soda tax, but volumes are not being as badly affected as pre...

Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 sales by brand

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard announced a 1% rise in sales in the three months to the end of September. Here's a look at the performance of t...

Heineken to stay "active player" in beer M&A - CFO

Heineken will remain an “active player” in seeking acquisitions, despite having fended off an approach itself from SABMiller, according to t...

Comment - Testing Times for Coca-Cola Co But Halo Still Shines 22 Oct 14

Yesterday, a few hours after The Coca-Cola Co released its third-quarter results that showed a 14% drop in profits, CNBC analyst Jim Cramer made it clear where he believed the blame lay. “This is not a well-run company,” the Mad Money presenter bellowed, demanding that Coca-Cola's “halo” be “ripped off”. “I'm tired of excuses,” he said.

Focus - Heineken's Q3 Performance by Region 22 Oct 14

Earlier today, Heineken reported a 1.7% decrease in Q3 sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region in the three months to the end of September

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Drinks Industry News

Whisky downturn slows Diageo's Scotch spend

Olly Wehring | 24 Oct 14

The downturn in sales of Scotch globally has prompted Diageo to slow the pace of its whisky production expansion in Scotland, just-drinks has learned.

Coca-Cola endures tough Q3 as YTD profits drop

Andy Morton | 21 Oct 14

The Coca-Cola Co has posted a drop in year-to-date profits and sales as it saw a 14% fall in its bottom line for the last quarter.

Diageo puts Beckham centre stage in Haig Club ad

Andy Morton | 17 Oct 14

Diageo has unveiled the first TV ad for its David Beckham-backed single grain Scotch whisky, Haig Club.

Recent News - (Updated: 7:43pm 24 Oct 2014)

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Beverage Industry Interviews

just the Answer: Wines of South Africa chief executive Siobhan Thompson 25 Sep 14

James Wilmore

Siobhan Thompson joined Wines of South Africa 11 months ago after joining from drinks firm Distell. just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore talks to Thompson about the challenges she has faced in 2014 and the opportunities for South African wine in Asia and the rest of Africa.

The just-drinks Interview - Bacardi's global marketing manager, whisky - Stephen Marshall 19 Aug 14

James Wilmore

Bacardi is embarking on an ambitious mission to launch an array of new single malt Scotch whiskies from its five Speyside distilleries. Here, just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, talks to Stephen Marshall, the man behind the project.

just the Answer: Te Pa Family Vineyards owner, Haysley MacDonald 29 Jul 14

Andy Morton

The owner of Te Pa Family Vineyards, Haysley MacDonald, and his head wine maker, Liam McElhinney, have been making waves in New Zealand with their fresh approach to wine making. This month, just-drinks met them during a trip to London to hear how their agricultural backgrounds have shaped the business and why consolidation in Marlborough will only go so far.

just-drinks Blog

Flavour stick "ages whisk(e)y three years in 24 hours"

Andy Morton | 20 Oct 14

Whisk(e)y companies spend a lot of money and effort ageing their products for that premium taste.

US lacks bottle for craft soda revolution

Andy Morton | 17 Oct 14

PepsiCo created a stir last week with the news it is testing a product called Caleb's Kola, with some in the media claiming it was the beginning of a new “craft soda” category.

Beer cocktails abound as SABMiller gives Peroni a push

James Wilmore | 16 Oct 14

SABMiller's bid to widen the appeal of beer is very much in evidence at its latest 'House of Peroni' - with beer cocktails and a bigger bottle for the Italian lager brand on offer.

Beverage Hot Issues

Round-Up - The Coca-Cola Co's YTD Results

At the end of October, The Coca-Cola Co released its year-to-date results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Round-Up - PepsiCo's YTD Results

At the start of October, PepsiCo released its year-to-date results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Round-Up - Pernod Ricard's FY Results

At the end of August, Pernod Ricard released its full-year results for fiscal 2013/14. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Round-Up - Brown-Forman's Q1 Results

At the end of August, Brown-Forman released its first-quarter results for 2014. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.

Drinks Market Research

Pubs & Bars in the UK - Industry Market Research Report

Pubs & Bars in the UK - Industry Market Research Report

This industry includes establishments that prepare and serve beverages for consumption on the premises, such as bars, public houses, taverns and cocktail lounges. It also includes discotheques licensed to sell alcohol where beverage serving is the predominant activity of the premises. It excludes nightclubs, hotels, restaurants and membership clubs. Also excluded are those establishments that sell beverages for consumption off the premises... Read more

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The IWSR Global Trends Report 2014

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Global Beer Manufacturing

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Tea Production in China

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Wine Production in Australia - Industry Market Research Report

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