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The UK Referendum - just-drinks Live Blog

Yesterday, the UK voted to leave the European Union. The result of the referendum fell 52% in favour of the so-called 'Brexit'. We'll keep y...

UK cider makers urge caution over Brexit fallout

Two of the UK's leading independent cider producers have warned of short-term turmoil in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the EU but said...

Maxxium calls on UK spirits industry to unlock US$1.4bn opportunity

Maxxium UK has said the UK spirits category can increase sales by 10% over the next 14 years, with more than half of the growth coming from...

Coca-Cola Co invests in Aloe Gloe organic aloe water

The Coca-Cola Co's Venturing & Emerging Brands (VEB) unit has invested in a line of organic aloe waters as it looks to capitalise on the tre...

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The UK Referendum - just-drinks Live Blog 24 Jun 2016

Olly Wehring

Yesterday, the UK voted to leave the European Union. The result of the referendum fell 52% in favour of the so-called 'Brexit'. We'll keep you up to date throughout the day on drinks industry reaction.


UK spirits producers braced for Brexit impact 24 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

The UK spirits industry is preparing itself for short-term losses following the decision to leave the European Union. 


UK cider makers urge caution over Brexit fallout 24 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

Two of the UK's leading independent cider producers have warned of short-term turmoil in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the EU but said longer-term repercussions are too difficult to predict.


This week in spirits & wine, featuring all you need to know about whisky, New Zealand's 2016 wine harvest and Pernod Ricard's rosy future 24 Jun 2016

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.


This week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring adult consumers potential, Volvic's Tom Daley tie-up and Coca-Cola Co's aloe water spend 24 Jun 2016

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


This week in beer & cider, featuring beer's paucity of global brands, interview with Heineken's international brands director and how much SABMiller paid for Meantime 24 Jun 2016

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We also have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


Gonzalez Byass takes over Chile's Veramonte winery 24 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

Gonzalez Byass has taken majority control of Chilean winery Veramonte as it continues to purchase assets outside of its Jerez heartland.


C&C Group agrees Taiwan deal for Magners 24 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

C&C Group has agreed a distribution deal for Magners in Taiwan as it continues to strengthen the cider's global footprint.


Ex-William Grant & Sons CEO Stella David re-joins Bacardi 24 Jun 2016

Olly Wehring

The former head of William Grant & Sons, Stella David, has returned to her previous employer Bacardi, this time as a director.


Quintessential Brands revamps Bloom Gin bottle 24 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

Quintessential Brands has repackaged its Bloom Gin brand as it looks to propel long-term growth. 


Diageo boosts Smirnoff's Pride in London tie-in with new bottle 24 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo has unveiled a new Smirnoff bottle to celebrate this year's Pride in London event.


Maxxium calls on UK spirits industry to unlock US$1.4bn opportunity 23 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

Maxxium UK has said the UK spirits category can increase sales by 10% over the next 14 years, with more than half of the growth coming from the on-trade.


Coca-Cola Co invests in Aloe Gloe organic aloe water 23 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co's Venturing & Emerging Brands (VEB) unit has invested in a line of organic aloe waters as it looks to capitalise on the trend for functional drinks. 


Aldi dealt alcohol sales blow in Australia 23 Jun 2016

James Atkinson

Aldi’s plans to expand alcohol sales capabilities to more of its Australian stores have been curtailed by regulators in the state of Western Australia.


Gruppo Campari repackages Koko Kanu 23 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

Gruppo Campari's UK unit has revamped the white rum and coconut brand Koko Kanu as it looks to attract 'urbanite' drinkers. 


The Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo, Anheuser-Busch InBev halt Brazil soda sales to schools 23 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo and Anheuser-Busch InBev have agreed to stop selling soda to schools in Brazil in an attempt to combat obesity-related diseases.


Campbell Soup Co recalls Bolthouse Farms protein shakes 23 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

Campbell Soup Co has issued a voluntary product recall in Canada after protein shakes from its Bolthouse Farms subsidiary were found to be spoiled.


Beam Suntory rolls out Larios gin range to UK via Catalyst Brands 23 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

Beam Suntory is to launch the full Spanish Larios gin range in the UK, via Conviviality subsidiary Catalyst Brands. 


Teeling Whiskey Co's The Revival Volume II - Product Launch 23 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

Teeling Whiskey Co has released a whiskey to commemorate the first anniversary of its Dublin distillery.


Westons rolls out Stowford Press ad 23 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

UK cider producer Westons has launched a GBP1.5m (US$2.2m) TV ad for its Stowford Press brand.


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