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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...
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'...
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 Ricard has become the latest company to clash with the Portman Group, the UK's drinks industry watchdog....
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.
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.
Anheuser-Busch InBev's Grupo Modelo takeover has helped increase first-half sales and profits, while the World Cup boosted volumes in Brazil.
Diageo has bemoaned emerging market weakness for dragging on its full-year performance.
The chairman of French drinks group Belvédère has announced his resignation, citing "personal reasons".
C&C Group has branded as “discriminatory” a Polish law that bans cider sponsorship at sports events but not beer.
Diageo has appointed a senior Facebook employee to its board as a non-executive director.
UK supermarket retailer Morrisons has banned the sale of all canned carbonated products containing more than four units of alcohol.
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