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Why Chinese beverages won't conquer the world

China may be the world's second biggest economy but, when it comes to global brand-building, the country lags most top nations....

just the Facts - Australian wine in China

Yesterday it emerged that China is to drop duty on imports of Australian wine after the two countries signed a new free trade agreement. Her...

SodaStream to focus on water flavours

SodaStream International is to shift its focus away from soda towards the growing sparkling water market to counteract its struggles in the...

Will Remy come off worse in China Cognac recovery?

China remains a source of much concern for high-end spirits producers, none more so than Remy Cointreau....

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

PepsiCo completes bottler franchise plan in India 21 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has completed the franchising of its bottling operations in north and east India after expanding a partnership with Varun Beverages.


A-B InBev appoints South Korea head 20 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev has appointed a president for its South Korea unit.


ProWine China sees visitor, exhibitor numbers up 19 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

The Chinese edition of the ProWine exhibition saw an 8% lift in visitors this year, while exhibitor numbers grew by 10%, organisers have said.


SABMiller switches India head 18 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

SABMiller has appointed a new MD for its India business as the current incumbent is stepping down after 17 months in the role.


China to axe duty on Australian wine 17 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

China is to drop duty on Australian wine imports after the two countries signed a “landmark” free trade agreement.


Tingyi blames weather as Q3 sales slide 17 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Tingyi has reported a slump in year-to-date beverage sales as poor weather affected its Q3, but profits were still up.

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