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What Brexit means for drinks industry? - Analysis 24 Jun 2016

The UK's vote yesterday (June 23) to quit the European Union (EU) creates deep uncertainty, not only over the shape of future food and drink regulations in the country itself, but also export market access for companies operating in the UK or those outside the country looking to import in.


What does Brexit mean for AB InBev's SAB deal? 24 Jun 2016

Immediately following the UK's decision yesterday to leave the European Union, the Pound dropped to its lowest point against the US Dollar since 1985. The referendum on the UK's membership of the EU has sent shockwaves across Europe and caused UK Prime Minister David Cameron to tender his resignation.


Is there a future for the global beer brand? 23 Jun 2016

Can you think of a global beer brand? One that is not hamstrung by being limited to certain regions? It's not easy. Indeed, Stephen Beaumont found it equally difficult, until about two weeks ago.


Non-Scotch Whisky Essentials, Part II 22 Jun 2016

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this seven-part review of the non-Scotch whisky category. In part two, we consider the sector's performance on a by-market basis.


Non-Scotch Whisky Essentials, Part III 22 Jun 2016

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the non-Scotch whisky category. In part three, we look at what the future trends will be for the sector.

Latest News

The UK Referendum - just-drinks Live Blog 24 Jun 2016

Yesterday, the UK voted to leave the European Union. The result of the referendum fell 52% in favour of the so-called 'Brexit'. We'll keep you up to date throughout the day on drinks industry reaction.


This week in spirits & wine on just-drinks 24 Jun 2016

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


This week in soft drinks & bottled water 24 Jun 2016

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


This week in beer & cider on just-drinks 24 Jun 2016

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


Ex-William Grant CEO Stella David re-joins Bacardi 24 Jun 2016

The former head of William Grant & Sons, Stella David, has returned to her previous employer Bacardi, this time as a director.


Quintessential Brands revamps Bloom Gin bottle 24 Jun 2016

Quintessential Brands has repackaged its Bloom Gin brand as it looks to propel long-term growth. 


Teeling Whiskey Co's The Revival Volume II - NPD 23 Jun 2016

Teeling Whiskey Co has released a whiskey to commemorate the first anniversary of its Dublin distillery.


Diageo's Lagavulin 25 Year Old - NPD 23 Jun 2016

Diageo is to launch a 25-year-old Lagavulin to celebrate the Islay distillery's 200th anniversary.


Kwangdong HQ launches Vita500 in the US 22 Jun 2016

South Korean drinks company Kwangdong HQ is to roll out its Vita500  brand to the US as it looks to capitalise on the growing trend for functional drinks. 


Diageo rolls out Lagavulin whisky to GTR 22 Jun 2016

Diageo has launched its limited edition bottling of Lagavulin 8 Year Old whisky to the Travel Retail sector. 

Latest blogs

The Coca-Cola Co's downward trajectory 8 Jun 2016

In yet one more sign that The Coca-Cola Co is losing its lustre, the soft drinks maker has, for the first time, fallen out of the top ten of a 'world's biggest brands' ranking.


Badet Clement celebrates 20 years, and a new type of French consumer 3 Jun 2016

Just-drinks in is the French wine making region of Languedoc for the 20th anniversary of Badet Clement, one of France's most active wine brand owners.


How to test Heineken's sense of humour 18 May 2016

Greetings from Zurich. Here as a guest of Heineken's Amstel brand, I'm due to sit down later today with the group's senior global director for international brands, Walter Drenth.