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Job cuts not the whole story at AB InBev - Comment 26 Aug 2016

Is Carlos Brito's job in danger?

Concha y Toro's Q2 by region, brand - Focus 26 Aug 2016

Late yesterday, Chilean wine company Concha y Toro reported a healthy boost in sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand, in the three months to the end of June.

The decline of the flagship beer brand - Comment 25 Aug 2016

It's seven o'clock in the morning, and the gathering crowd already boasts a few dozen hardy souls. By the time sales actually commence in a few hours, there will be many times that number standing patiently in a line that will snake from the door down the block and likely around the corner. Welcome to the world of one-off beers.

A step forward in alcohol research? ISFAR 191 25 Aug 2016

Observational epidemiologic studies relating alcohol consumption to health and disease have been remarkably consistent over many decades: light to moderate alcohol intake is related to improved cardiovascular health and less diabetes, while heavy intake and binge drinking relate primarily to adverse cardiovascular and other disease outcomes.

Interview- Veltins export manager Udo Bruns 24 Aug 2016

Last month, just-drinks deputy editor Lucy Britner visited Brauerei C&A Veltins in Meschede-Grevenstein, Germany. The family-owned company used the visit to announce marketing activity to mark 500 years of Germany's purity law, the Reinheitsgebot. While there, Lucy sat down with export manager Udo Bruns and UK agent Steve Holt to discuss the role the law plays in today's 'craft culture', the rise of no- and low-alcohol offerings in Germany and why Veltins is only brewed in one place.

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This week in soft drinks & bottled water 26 Aug 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 26 Aug 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.

This week in spirits & wine 26 Aug 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.

AB InBev to cull 5,500 jobs after SABMiller buy 26 Aug 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to start cutting 5,500 jobs from its combined global workforce once it completes its takeover of SABMiller.

Concha y Toro sees H1 profits, sales jump - result 26 Aug 2016

Concha y Toro has hailed a strong first half of 2016 as it toasts success across the board. 

Beam Suntory's Bowmore 10 Year Old - NPD 25 Aug 2016

Beam Suntory is to launch a ten-year-old Bowmore single malt exclusively into European and Asia-Pacific Travel Retail.

Walsh Whiskey's Writers Tears Red Head - NPD 25 Aug 2016

Walsh Whiskey Distillery's Writers Tears Red Head Single Malt

South Africa wine value growth outpaces volumes 24 Aug 2016

South African packaged wine exports are surging in value despite volumes declines, suggesting that consumers are spending more on premium lines, new figures show.

Roust puts bison in frame for Zubrówka overhaul 24 Aug 2016

The Roust Group has unveiled new packaging for its Zubrówka vodka brand that uses a 3D window effect to improve shelf standout.

SAB shareholders granted AB InBev vote split 23 Aug 2016

SABMiller’s shareholders will be split into two camps to vote next month on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s proposed takeover.

Latest blogs

Under the influencers - regulators crack down on sponsored social media 8 Aug 2016

Drinks companies that use celebrities and influencers to endorse products via social media could be in line for some rule changes.

Drinking & Driving? Ford and Jose Cuervo's Tequila cars 19 Jul 2016

A couple of months ago, US-based Saltwater Brewery developed 'edible six-pack rings' in an effort to curb threats to wildlife.

Your company's homepage on just-drinks 4 Jul 2016

Who do you work for? I ask, merely to draw your attention to just-drinks’ company pages.