Latest drinks industry news & insights

Subscribe via RSSWhat is RSS?

Comprehensive coverage of the beverage industry's latest, breaking news brought to you by just-drinks's leading network of international journalists.

Jobs at new India hub won't affect current staff - Diageo

Diageo has said that jobs at its new business centre in India will not initially come from within the company's global network....

Diageo most at risk from Thai alcohol ban - analyst

Johnnie Walker-owner Diageo is the most exposed to a ban on alcohol in Thailand following the death of the country's king, an analyst has sa...

Baijiu exports set for ultra-premium boost - analyst

A wider-availability of ultra-premium baijiu in China brought on by the country's anti-corruption crackdown could help boost sales abroad, a...

Alcohol adds more calories to global diet than soft drinks - study

Up to four times as many calories are consumed through alcoholic drinks as soft drinks, a new Euromonitor global study has said....

Recent news

This week in spirits & wine, featuring Travel Retail's future, big wins for small brands and an interview with Bulldog Gin's CEO 21 Oct 2016

Lucy Britner

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 beer & cider, featuring an interview with Craft Brew Alliance's CEO, homebrewing for Anheuser-Busch InBev and a profits slump at Boston Beer Co 21 Oct 2016

Lucy Britner

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.

This week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring The Coca-Cola Co's CCBA timetable, PepsiCo's calorie pledge and mineral water in cans 21 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

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.

SWA considers appeal after Scottish minimum-pricing setback 21 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has said it may appeal to the UK's highest court after Scotland’s justice system delivered a major blow to its efforts against minimum pricing.

Boston Beer Co launches another brand review as YTD sales, profits sink - results 21 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

The Boston Beer Co has announced an overview of its core brands as the brewer hit its fourth straight quarter of decline.

Bacardi rolls out new Oakheart rum packs to US 21 Oct 2016

Lucy Britner

Bacardi has repackaged its Oakheart spiced rum in the US, as the company looks to distance the iteration from its namesake brand.

Walsh Whiskey Distillery's The Irishman 17 Year Old Single Malt Single Cask - Product Launch 21 Oct 2016

Lucy Britner

Walsh Whiskey Distillery has released a 17-year-old single cask, single malt Irish whiskey to mark its 17 years in business. 

Westons MD Helen Thomas returns to chair National Association of Cider Makers 21 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

The managing director of Westons has been appointed the new chairperson of the UK's National Association of Cider Makers (NACM).

Carlsberg brings Czech gluten-free lager Celia to UK 20 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

Carlsberg is to add a gluten-free Czech lager brand to its UK portfolio.

China overtakes US to head Australian wine export rankings - figures 20 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

China has moved past the US to become Australia's top export destination for wine.

ForEx pulls on Q1, but operating profits expected to rise for Pernod Ricard - results 20 Oct 2016

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard has posted a slight lift in first-quarter sales, with healthy performances in the Americas and Europe partly offset by ForEx impacts.

Edrington’s The Macallan 40 Year Old - Product Launch 20 Oct 2016

Lucy Britner

Edrington is to release a 40-year-old expression of its The Macallan Highland single malt Scotch whisky.

Arca Continental posts YTD jump as South America thrives - results 20 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

Strong sales and volumes increases in South America have driven Arca Continental's YTD performance.

Wemyss Malts’ Batch Strength blended malt range - Product Launch 20 Oct 2016

Olly Wehring

Wemyss Malts has readied the roll-out of three limited edition, high-strength iterations from its blended Scotch whisky portfolio.

PepsiCo combines sales forces with Danone to expand Paris portfolio 20 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has pooled its beverages sales forces in France with Danone Waters in the out-of-home food channel.

Brothers Drinks takes full control of C&C Group's English cider production operations 20 Oct 2016

Olly Wehring

C&C Group has followed the sale of its English cider bottling facility with the divestment of its cider production operations in the country to Brothers Drinks Co.

AdVini adds Burgundy's Maison Champy to portfolio 20 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

French wine group AdVini has expanded its presence in Burgundy with the purchase of Maison Champy.

Stumbling UK Pound prompts price increases at Bibendum PLB, Matthew Clark - CORRECTION 20 Oct 2016

Lucy Britner

Conviviality Group has lined up price increases in the UK across its Bibendum PLB and Matthew Clark businesses, as the falling Pound starts to squeeze margins.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa partner "in place by 2018" - The Coca-Cola Co 19 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has revealed a timetable for the acquisition and disposal of Anheuser-Busch InBev's newly-acquired stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, telling just-drinks it aims to have a new partner in place by 2018.

China security boost drives Travel Retail woes - Remy Cointreau 19 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

Remy Cointreau's CFO has said stricter border controls helped drive down Travel Retail sales this year as the channel failed to match strong growth elsewhere for the company.

just-drinks homepage

Forgot your password?

Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days

Site Editor Olly Wehring
Access for $1 for 30 days

A Message From The Editor [x]

just-drinks gives you the widest beverage market coverage.

But only paid just-drinks members have full, unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 16 years of archives.

I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.

It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.

Editor's signature

Olly Wehring, editor of just-drinks

Get 30 days for $1
Risk-free, money-back guarantee