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Focus - Stock Spirits' H1 Performance by Region

Stock Spirits posted a sharp drop in first half sales and profits today as Poland continued to underperform. Here just-drinks takes a look a...

Focus - Carlsberg's H1 Performance by Region

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported its first-half results, posting a near-12% slide in operating profits and a 4% drop in beer volumes. Here,...

Carlsberg's Q2 & H1 - just the Preview

Carlsberg will release its H1 results on Wednesday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to th...

The Greek crisis from alcohol's front line

As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers new proposals to tackle the country’s debt crisis, Lucy Britner takes a closer look at what...

Latest Interviews

Martell's CEO & chairman, Philippe Guettat 6 May 2015

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard's Cognac unit, Maison Martell, is about to celebrate its 300th anniversary. just-drinks caught up with Philippe Guettat, Martell's CEO & chairman, to discuss how the party preparations are going, why China demand is at a crossroads and what lies ahead for the unit in Africa.


just the Answer: Funkin's CEO, Andrew King 23 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Cocktail mixers and syrups firm Funkin is now part of the AG Barr portfolio after the closure of a multi-million deal last month. Here, Funkin CEO Andrew King explains how he can help Barr grow its on-trade presence, why Angola is a new focus for cocktails and what he has planned for Irn Bru.

Latest News

US drives Cognac export turnaround - figures 28 Aug 2015

Andy Morton

Cognac exports have rebounded in the past year as North American growth outpaced ongoing declines in Asia, according to new figures.


NPD - Innis & Gunn's Bourbon Pale Ale 27 Aug 2015

Andy Morton

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has released a seasonal Bourbon-flavoured ale in the UK.


AG Barr unveils GBP5m upgrade 26 Aug 2015

Andy Morton

AG Barr is to end production of its returnable bottles after a GBP5m (US$7.8m) upgrade at its bottling plant in Scotland.


NPD - Qcumber Premium Mixer 26 Aug 2015

Andy Morton

Essential Health Products has launched an extension to its Qcumber range that is designed to be mixed with gin and vodka.


C&C Group rolls out Oliver & Greg's redesign 26 Aug 2015

Andy Morton

C&C Group's on-trade wine range Oliver & Greg's has overhauled its packaging, including a new slimline bottle.


Britvic reduces calories in Fruit Shoot 21 Aug 2015

Lucy Britner

Britvic is to launch reformulated ranges across its Robinsons Fruit Shoot My-5 and Hydro brands in a bid to reduce calories and sweetness levels.

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