The most popular items among just-drinks subscribers this week

The most popular items among just-drinks' subscribers this week

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

10. just the Answer: Pernod Ricard's brand director for gin, JC Iglesias

JC Iglesias took over as brand director of Pernod Ricard's gin brand, Beefeater and Plymouth, in August this year after a switch from marketing the company's brown spirits portfolio in the US. In his first interview since taking on his new role, he tells just-drinks why he wants to take gin to a completely new market, what a wider Beefeater portfolio could do and that there really is a gin boom going on out there.

9. Round-Up - The ICAP Digest - November 2013

Once a month, the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at what's going on in-market to promote a responsible role for alcohol in society.

8. Editor's Viewpoint - Whyte & Mackay: Who's Your Daddy, Now?

It would seem, then, that Whyte & Mackay is poised to welcome yet another new owner in the months to come.

7. Focus - Britvic's FY Performance by Region and Category

Today, Britvic posted a rise in sales and profits in its full-year results. Here's a closer look at the company's performance by category and region in the past financial year. 

6. Analysis - Remy Cointreau outlook “much worse" than expected

Rémy Cointreau is on course for a 30% plunge in operating profits in the second-half of its financial year as Cognac problems persist in China, an analyst has forecast.

5. Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - An Inconvenient Truth for Soft Drinks

This month, Richard Corbett looks at the changing role of the convenience store when it comes to soft drinks and bottled water sales.

4. just Five Years Ago: Pernod Ricard readies sale of Tia Maria

Five years ago this month, reports started to emerge that Pernod Ricard was looking to offload its coffee liqueur brand Tia Maria.

3. The just-drinks Interview - Budejovicky Budvar CEO, Jirí Bocek - Part II

In the first part of just-drinks' interview with the head of Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar, Jirí Bocek discussed the company's ownership structure and its position in the Czech beer market. Here, in part two, he tells us about his plans beyond Czech and gives us his view on the never-ending legal tussle with Anheuser-Busch InBev.

2. Round-Up - NPD: The Future of Plastic Beverage Packaging

Returning from Mexico, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor shares his thoughts on what plastic packaging has to offer, going forward.

1. The just-drinks Interview - Budejovicky Budvar CEO, Jirí Bocek - Part I

Last month, I travelled to Czech to take in a tour of Budejovicky Budvar's brewery in the south of the country. While there, I was granted an audience with group director Jirí Bocek. During our time together, we discussed the firm's ownership structure, its plans for future expansion, and that legal row.

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