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Carlsberg's Smaller Shoes for Russian Footprint

The struggles go on for Carlsberg who, in its half-year results yesterday, indicated that things in Russia – where it is market leader – loo...

Heineken basks in praise despite H2 clouds

There was a general thumbs up from analysts in the wake of Heineken's H1 results yesterday. But while many praised the brewer's strong volum...

How long must Carlsberg wait for Russia recovery?

Yesterday's headlines around Carlsberg were dominated by the group's half-year performance in Eastern Europe. And rightly so. The Danish bre...

Brewers Feel Prolonged Russian Winter

Being a brewer in Russia continues to be a struggle, and that's putting it mildly. Carlsberg and Heineken both revealed today that their fir...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Heineken Africa & Middle East chief 23 Jun 2014

Andy Morton

Heineken will open its newest African brewery in Ethiopia next month as the brewer continues to expand across the continent. Last week, just-drinks sat down with Siep Hiemstra, Heineken's president for Africa and the Middle East, to talk football, Nigeria and if there's an African Tiger waiting to take on the world.


Interview - MillerCoors' Blue Moon brewmaster 9 Jun 2014

Andy Morton

Keith Villa is the founder and head brewmaster of MillerCoors-owned Blue Moon Brewing Company, creator of the Belgium-style Blue Moon beer. During his visit to London last week, just-drinks sat down with the doctor of brewing to discuss quality issues in craft beer and what motivates him to experiment with bacon, peanut butter and chocolate. Villa also made clear why he considers Blue Moon a craft beer despite its corporate owners.

Latest News

just the Research 21 Aug 14

Ellie Morgan

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:


Heineken boosts United Breweries holding 21 Aug 14

Andy Morton

Heineken has paid EUR2.3m (US$3m) to edge up its stake in India's United Breweries (UB).


Portman finds against Diageo "mix it up" tagline 21 Aug 14

Olly Wehring

Diageo has fallen foul of responsible marketing watchdog The Portman Group in the UK over a counter-top display unit.


Carlsberg issues profits warning as H1 stagnates 20 Aug 14

Olly Wehring

Carlsberg has warned of a tough full-year for its bottom line, as half-year sales and profits came in flat.


Heineken warns of slowing H2 as H1 holds steady 20 Aug 14

Olly Wehring

Heineken has reported a slight fall in half-year profits on flat sales in the period.


MillerCoors confirms marketing executive departure 20 Aug 14

Andy Morton

MillerCoors is to lose one of its key marketing executives next week when she joins food conglomerate General Mills.

Latest blogs

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 18 Aug 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring The Coca-Cola Co and Monster Beverage Corp, Constellation Brands, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Australia's wine producers.


Timothy Taylor gets into the groove with Champion Beer of Britain win 12 Aug 14

James Wilmore

UK brewer Timothy Taylor is back in the headlines after winning 'Champion Beer of Britain' at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) today.

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