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Will Celtic Cider Ban Strip Shirt From C&C Group?

It's only been a matter of weeks since the FIFA World Cup ended, but already it seems that the goals, the glories and the glut of tournament...

Focus - Britvic's Q3 & YTD Performance by Region

Britvic today (24 July) posted a rise in sales and profits in its year-to-date results. Here just-drinks takes a closer look at the company'...

just The Preview - SABMiller's Q1

On Thursday (24 July), SABMiller will give a trading update for its first quarter. The company also hosts its AGM on the same day. Here, jus...

Pernod's Portman Group penalty - a coincidence?

Pernod Ricard has become the latest company to clash with the Portman Group, the UK's drinks industry watchdog....

Latest Interviews

The just-drinks Interview - Portman Group CEO 23 May 2014

James Wilmore

Henry Ashworth has faced plenty of challenges since taking the reins at the Portman Group in 2011. Dealing with the fall-out from decisions by the group's independent complaints panel and the ever-agitating UK health lobby means life is rarely dull. Here, Ashworth talks to just-drinks' deputy editor James Wilmore about the watchdog's work, and a certain Scottish brewer.

The just-drinks Interview: Esporao CEO 27 Nov 2013

James Wilmore

Back in September, Portuguese wine producer Esporao celebrated its 40th anniversary. But, while the Alentejo-based firm is proud of its history, the company is transforming itself into a progressive operation, thanks to its CEO, Joao Roquette. just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, visited Esporao's vineyards to talk wine, revolution and jazz with the company chief.

Latest News

A-B InBev H1 profits, sales up 31 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Grupo Modelo takeover has helped increase first-half sales and profits, while the World Cup boosted volumes in Brazil.

Weak emerging markets hamper Diageo in FY 31 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has bemoaned emerging market weakness for dragging on its full-year performance.

Remy Cointreau names liqueurs & spirits CEO 31 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Remy Cointreau has appointed a new head of its liqueurs & spirits division as it targets growth outside its core Remy Martin Cognac brand.

Belvédère chairman to step down 30 Jul 2014

Stuart Todd

The chairman of French drinks group Belvédère has announced his resignation, citing "personal reasons".

C&C attacks ad law as Magners faces shirt ban 30 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

C&C Group has branded as “discriminatory” a Polish law that bans cider sponsorship at sports events but not beer.

Diageo bags Facebook unit boss as director 30 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has appointed a senior Facebook employee to its board as a non-executive director.

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