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Brown-Forman's YTD Performance by Region, Brand

Today, Brown-Forman posted its YTD and Q3 results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in...

just The Preview - Brown-Forman Q3 & YTD

On Wednesday, Brown-Forman will report its third-quarter and year-to-date results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performan...

Cott CEO sees end of "value destructive" pricing

US soft drinks companies will continue to increase their per-litre prices after realising that low prices have been damaging the industry, t...

Mike’s Hard Lemonade Could Be a Hard Sell

Earlier this month, Mark Anthony Group hung up the “For Sale” sign at its 14-year-old RTD beverage subsidiary Mike’s Hard Lemonade Co....

Latest Interviews

Interview - Dogfish Head president 26 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, is one of the figureheads of the US craft beer scene. The Delaware-based firm's tagline is "Off-centred ales for off-centred people". Here Calagione, also a TV star, explains Dogfish's future plans, his attitude to the big brewers and why US craft brewery closures are inevitable.

just The Answer: KWL Enterprises' CEO, Kevin Liles 19 Jun 2014

Andy Morton

Kevin Liles, the former CEO of Def Jam Records, now heads up his own multi-industry firm, KWL Enterprises. This includes working as a consultant to stars such as Jay-Z and Mariah Carey, with whom he has just released a line of tea-blend soft drinks. Yesterday (18 June), he spoke to just-drinks about the celebrity tie-ups, how to make the most of new technology and Jay-Z and Carey's love for the beverage industry.

Latest News

Red Bull's Orange, Cherry, Yellow Editions 5 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

The North American division of Red Bull is releasing two flavour extensions of its namesake energy drink brand in the US, while changing the name of a limited edition variant and making it a permanent SKU.

A-B hits out over Kentucky distributor rule change 5 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Anheuser-Busch has branded a bill that would force the company to sell its two distributors in the US state of Kentucky as a “full-scale attack on a good corporate citizen”.

Craft Brew Alliance back in FY profits growth 5 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) has posted a return to healthy full-year profits growth, helped partly by cutting its number of SKUs by a quarter.

DISCUS on hunt for new CEO as Cressy plans exit 4 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) is to start a search for a new CEO as the current incumbent is stepping down at the end of this year.

Brown-Forman's YTD sales, profits climb 4 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Brown-Forman has posted a steady increase in YTD sales and profits as the Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey portfolio continued to grow.

Jagermeister US push flags 'premium' credentials 4 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Mast-Jägermeister is launching a new multi-media campaign in a bid to showcase its namesake liqueur brand's heritage and “premium” ingredients to US consumers.

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