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Britvic FY 2015/16 results by region - Focus

Today, Britvic posted a rise in its full-year sales and profits, boosted by the integration of Brazilian soft drinks producer Empresa Brasil...

Britvic's Q4 & FY results 2015/16 - Preview

On Wednesday, Britvic will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance over the fiscal year to...

Brexit - What's certain is that nothing is certain

Attending the UK Wine & Spirits Trade Association’s annual conference in London yesterday, I was particularly struck by one thought: Strippi...

A snapshot of the UK spirits market - Focus

This month, William Grant & Sons launched its annual UK market report. Here, just-drinks looks at the report's findings on the UK's main spi...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Seedlip founder, Ben Branson 28 Jun 2016

Andy Morton

Last month, UK producer Seedlip launched the second expression in its range of self-described "non-alcoholic spirits". Seedlip Garden follows the launch in November of the original Seedlip, which sold out three times in high-end London retailer Selfridges and has caught the attention of bartenders with its positioning as an adult-aimed, non-alcoholic base for cocktails. Seedlip founder Ben Branson says the spirit - a distillation of botanicals including herbs, fruit and bark - is a riposte to non-alcoholic drinks that depend too heavily on sugary fruit blends, and offers a solution to the problem of "what to drink when you're not drinking". just-drinks spoke to Branson ahead of the launch of Seedlip Garden about his early successes, interest from Bahraini royalty and why the industry needs to get on-board the non-alcoholic category.


How to stay ahead in wine e-commerce -Virgin Wines 7 Jun 2016

Lucy Britner

The concept of selling wine online may not be a new one but, as more companies look towards 'home-trade' and the likes of Amazon and eBay enter the market, established players need to stay ahead of the game. Virgin Wines CEO Jay Wright tells just-drinks how his firm looks to grow it relevance in an increasingly-crowded market place.

Latest News

Italian supermarket showcases interactive shelves 8 Dec 2016

Andy Morton

An Italian supermarket chain has unveiled its store of the future, in which shelves are replaced with market-style tables and interactive touch screens.


Diageo adds GBP45m to thalidomide support fund 8 Dec 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo is to pay a further GBP45m (US$57m) to victims of the thalidomide drug distributed by a former subsidiary.


Pernod Ricard targets at-home drinking 7 Dec 2016

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard's UK unit has rolled out an online cocktail coach as it looks to capitalise on seasonal drinking. 


C&C Group unveils app for Tennent's accounts 7 Dec 2016

Andy Morton

C&C Group's Scottish sales and distribution unit, Tennent's, has launched a digital ordering app for its on-trade accounts.


Marie Brizard tightens distribution loose ends 7 Dec 2016

Olly Wehring

Marie Brizard has provided further details on its plans to consolidate route-to market in several of its key countries.


Hop Pop Soda Co's Hop Pop Soda 7 Dec 2016

Andy Morton

Chicago-based "soda collective" Hop Pop Soda Co has launched a soft drink that is flavoured with hops.

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