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Cognac plays the waiting game in China

When Cognac producers were beginning to realise the full impact of falling demand in China last year, Pernod Ricard's MD of finance, Gilles...

Brazil Price Hikes Set to Tax Brewers

How much will Brazil's beer industry be affected by the surprise tax increase announced last week?...

Coca-Cola FEMSA warns of price jump on tax change

A tax change on soft drinks in Brazil will force Coca-Cola FEMSA to raise prices in the country by up to 2%, according to the group's CFO....

Will Diageo's United Spirits buy raise spirits?

As expected, Diageo has stepped up its bid to take majority control of India’s United Spirits Ltd (USL). The UK-headquartered company has la...

Latest Interviews

Interview - ProWine China 6 May 2014

Andy Morton

Later this year, Shanghai will host the second ProWine China, a sister event to Düsseldorf's ProWein. Here, just-drinks' Andy Morton speaks to head organiser Marius Berlemann to find out how preparations are going for the November show.


Interview - CEO of Carlsberg's Baltika 4 Dec 2012

Olly Wehring

Earlier this year, just-drinks' managing editor, Olly Wehring, travelled to Russia with Carlsberg to learn about the brewer's plans for its Baltika division in the country. The unit, which produces the namesake range of beers, is the clear market-leader, but has had to struggle of late as the legislative environment has grown more hostile to alcoholic drinks. Having assumed the leadership of Baltika late last year, Isaac Sheps talked to just-drinks about what he found when he made the move, what he's battling against today, and what he wants in the future.

Latest News

Allied Blenders restarts chase for Tilaknagar 22 Jul 2014

Kevin Jacobs

Allied Blenders & Distillers and Tilaknagar Industries have reopened talks over a potential merger, just-drinks has learnt.


TWE fighting Penfolds trademark battle in China 15 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has said it is “confident” of protecting its Penfolds trademark in China after it emerged it is embroiled in a long-running legal battle over the brand.


United Spirits to buy India factory for IMFL boost 15 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

United Spirits has agreed a deal to acquire J P Impex Incorp's Karnataka factory for INR115m (US$1.9m).


All Market sells US$166m stake in China deal 15 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

All Market Inc has sold a 25% stake of Vita Coco to a Chinese distributor for about US$166m, as the coconut water brand prepares to launch in the country.


Heineken heralds move to relax Russia beer ad ban 14 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Heineken has welcomed Russia's decision to roll back a ban on beer ads around sports events, saying it will use the opportunity to promote responsible drinking.


Brewers get Russian ad ban reprieve - report 11 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Russia has temporarily lifted a ban on beer ads, allowing brewers to campaign around sports events until the end of 2018, according to local media.

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