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Concha y Toro Q3 2016 results by region - Focus

Late last week, Concha y Toro reported slowing sales and profits growth in its third quarter, with ForEx proving the main drag. Here, we tak...

Is Irish whiskey ready to recognise its potential?

One of the more lively spirits sectors in recent years, Irish whiskey is certainly on the up. But, on the second anniversary of Bushmills' c...

Taking the Asian hit is worth it for soft drinks

Long considered a colourful place to do business, Asia has grown increasingly important for soft drinks companies who are chasing growth. Ri...

How mid-sized brewers cope with consolidation

As consolidation at each end of the beer spectrum dominates the headlines, Stephen Beaumont looks at the squeeze on those in the middle. How...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Bernstein analyst Trevor Stirling 1 Dec 2016

Lucy Britner

Sanford Bernstein analyst Trevor Stirling is no stranger to the drinks industry. Having spent the late ‘90s as strategic planning director for Guinness Ireland, he then took on the role of packaged trade director at the company. He followed that by starting his own private-client wine merchant. In 2004, Stirling became an analyst at Bernstein, where he covers the major European brewing and spirits companies. Here, he talks to just-drinks about the role of an analyst, and how he sees the future of the drinks industry shaping up.


Interview, Sapporo's Tsutomu Kamijo - Part II 24 Nov 2016

Andy Morton

It is 40 years since Tsutomu Kamijo walked in the door at Sapporo, but he remembers it like it was yesterday.

Latest News

just-drinks Confidence Survey 2017 - We Need You 2 Dec 2016

Olly Wehring

As we turn the corner into December, thoughts are, no doubt, turning to what next year has in store.


This week in beer & cider 2 Dec 2016

Lucy Britner

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


This week in soft drinks & bottled water 2 Dec 2016

Lucy Britner

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


This week in spirits & wine 2 Dec 2016

Lucy Britner

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.


India court halts PepsiC, Coca-Cola water 2 Dec 2016

Andy Morton

An Indian court has ruled that contract bottlers for PepsiCo and The Coca-Cola Co cannot divert water from a drought-hit river as water scarcity in the country continues to trouble beverage makers.


Pernod Ricard offloads Domecq brandies, wines 2 Dec 2016

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard has agreed to sell its Domecq brandies and wines to Bodega Las Copas, a joint-venture between Grupo Emperador Spain and Gonzalez Byass. 

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