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On Tuesday, The Coca-Cola Co will release its first quarter results for 2017. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of March.
Scotch whisky is contemplating a brighter future after three consecutive years of falling global sales, according to the latest joint Global Insights report from just-drinks and The IWSR. While worldwide consumption of blended Scotch and single malts fell slightly in 2015 – down 0.2% to just under 94m nine-litre cases – the early signs from 2016 are positive, and the years to come look brighter still.
In a fiscal-2017 trading update yesterday, Remy Cointreau praised the continued strong performance of its Remy Martin Cognac division - naming Asia Pacific and the US as key growth drivers.
A recent report from Greenpeace has condemned the world's largest soft drinks producers for not doing enough to address ocean pollution caused by plastic bottles. The report is particularly critical of the lack of progress on bottle re-use, which suggests to Ben Cooper that this may have to feature more prominently in sustainability strategies if further damaging criticism is to be avoided.
In a trading update, released today, Remy Cointreau hailed continued momentum in Asia Pacific in its fiscal-2017, with its Cognac brands also helping to drive growth. Organic sales in the 12 months to the end of March were up by almost 5%, with sales in reported terms rising by 4.2%. Here, we take a closer look at the group's performance by division.
Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global spirits & wine categories. We have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and beer & cider.
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.
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.
The head of marketing for dark spirits at Pernod Ricard's UK unit has called for more innovation around entry-level Cognac.
Pernod Ricard yesterday announced a 4% rise in organic sales in the nine months to the end of March. Here's a rundown of the top-line figures by region:
Worldwide sales of Scotch whisky are poised for a remarkable resurgence in the coming years, led by the continued march of malts and a recovery in blended Scotch sales, according to recent research.
The European Commission has invited drinks companies to offer their views on how the European Union might reform its excise duty rules.
Strong growth in the US has helped drive solid nine-month sales for Pernod Ricard despite continued weakness for Absolut vodka.
Ian Macleod Distillers has lined up new packaging for its blended whiskies in an effort to highlight their craft credentials.
Remy Cointreau has hailed continued momentum in Asia Pacific, with its Cognac brands also helping to drive full-year sales growth.
For those people looking to the Red Planet as shining utopia away from all things earth, look away now.
Bacardi's 42 Below vodka brand has found a novel way to use the lemons left over from cocktail-making: Turn them into liquid soap.
Earlier this month, I was most-kindly invited by Accolade Wines to visit the Royal Albert Hall in London. The reason? They wanted to see a tennis great in action, and then give them a guided tour through their Anakena wine portfolio.
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