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China's beer & flavoured alcoholic beverage market

Rabobank has released a report on the Chinese alcohol market that predicts huge growth in flavoured alcoholic beverages as demand for tradit...

Focus - Suntory's Q1 Performance by Category

Last week, Japan's Suntory Holdings reported a healthy rise in first-quarter sales and operating profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer l...

Preview - Tax Free World Association Asia Pacific

Ahead of next week's TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore, which starts on Sunday, Joe Bates surveys the Travel Retail lan...

Why Didn't Diageo Act Sooner on Mallya?

It's not every day that one can accuse the world's biggest spirits producer of being a bit stupid, but my peers in India are making hay toda...

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.

The just-drinks interview – Vijay Mallya, Part II 18 Nov 2008 editorial team

Vijay Mallya, owner of the UB Group, sits astride an enormous business empire which includes some of the largest drinks operations in one of the world’s most exciting emerging markets. In the second part of this month’s just-drinks interview, Mallya spoke with Olly Wehring about his companies’ activities in the Indian beers and spirits sectors, and the exciting opportunities ahead for the country’s fledgling wine market.

Latest News

Tilaknagar Industries on verge of sale - report 6 Jul 2015

Andy Morton

Tilaknagar Industries is preparing to cede majority control to Indian whiskey rival Allied Blenders & Distillers, a report has claimed.

China Huiyuan Juice hives off troublesome units 2 Jul 2015

Keith Nuthall

China Huiyuan Juice Group has offloaded nine struggling subsidiaries in its home market.

India to assess alcohol standards - report 26 Jun 2015

Lucy Britner

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has said it plans to assess standards for alcoholic beverages, according to a report in Business Today India.

Pernod Ricard confirms new India head 24 Jun 2015

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard has confirmed that Guillaume Girard-Reydet, currently managing director of Pernod Ricard Wyborowa, and of Central Europe, will be appointed managing director of Pernod Ricard India.

Sapporo chases US$92.7m tax rebate - report 23 Jun 2015

Andy Morton

Sapporo has protested a decision to refuse it an JPY11.5bn (US$92.7m) tax rebate, according to a report.

Diageo lowers vodka price in South Korea 18 Jun 2015

Andy Morton

Diageo's South Korean unit has announced a price increase for Cîroc vodka and for three of its Scotch brands.

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