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Pernod takes positives from China Cognac bounce

Pernod Ricard's Asia head has said the unit is on track in China after a better-than-expected Chinese New Year saw Cognac volumes improve....

Five Years Ago - Diageo Moves for Shuijingfang

Five years ago this month, Diageo signed a deal to take a controlling stake in China's Sichuan Chengdu Quanxing Group, the company behind th...

SodaStream machine just missing a back rub - CEO

SodaStream is to raise the stakes in the battle for the home carbonation market with a platform that dispenses both hot and cold drinks....

Focus - Suntory Holdings' FY Performance

Earlier this week, Japan's Suntory Holdings reported a healthy rise in full-year sales and operating profits. Here, just-drinks takes a clos...

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

just-drinks.com 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 silent over brands sale to Distell 24 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Tilaknagar Industries has declined to comment on speculation that it is looking to sell some of its brands to South Africa’s Distell Group, but admitted it is still eyeing tie-ups.


Pernod Ricard extends India borrowing facility 23 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Pernod Ricard has confirmed that its India unit has increased its banking overdraft facility, but has declined to give a specific reason for the move.


Tingyi FY beverage sales hit by China slowdown 23 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Tingyi has posted a slide in full-year beverage sales, as the group felt the impact of the slowdown in its domestic market of China.


Product Launch - Bacardi's Tang 19 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

Bacardi has unveiled a new spirit expression, distilled from green tea leaves, for the Asian market.


Starbucks eyes China innovation with Tingyi deal 19 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Starbucks is to develop new RTD products for China after signing an agreement with PepsiCo partner Tingyi.


San Miguel Brewery cleared for soft drinks entry 18 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

San Miguel Brewery has won consent from the Philippines government to move into soft drinks as it looks to capture growing demand in the category.

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