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Comment - Heineken's 'No' Cuts SABMiller Options

Heineken's announcement earlier today of an approach by SABMiller confirms what some observers have warned in recent months: The 'Mega-Merge...

SABMiller spurned by Heineken: The start of the en

To many observers, the endgame for 'Mega Merger' began today. With SABMiller being outed for approaching Heineken about a takeover, the over...

ISFAR Critique 147

The study concerned is based on a large number of women participating in a clinical trial (enhanced screening for certain cancers versus rou...

Guinness: A Great Day for St James's Gate

Today's official opening of the new Guinness production facility at the brand's St James's Gate site in the centre of Dublin stands in marke...

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 18 Sep 14

Ellie Morgan

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


just a While Ago - On 18 September in... 18 Sep 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Westons refreshes Henry Westons branding 18 Sep 14

James Wilmore

Westons Cider has given a new look to its “heritage” brand Henry Westons in a bid to appeal to a wider UK consumer base.


PepsiCo chief adds to criticism of NFL over abuse 18 Sep 14

James Wilmore

PepsiCo's CEO Indra Nooyi has said she is “deeply disturbed” by reports of abuse by US National Football League players and the game's administrators' “mishandling” of the claims.


Innis & Gunn posts FY sales lift 18 Sep 14

James Wilmore

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has reported a double-digit rise in full-year sales, but it marked a slowdown in growth on the prior year due to currency movements.


SABMiller kicks off production in Namibia 18 Sep 14

James Wilmore

Production has begun at SABMiller's new US$33.3m brewery in Namibia, the company said today.

Latest blogs

The anatomy of a hangover 18 Sep 14

Olly Wehring

Knowledge is power, or so they claim. So, with that in mind, here's an infographic, courtesy of Australian company Hangover Revivol, that breaks down exactly what is behind the common hangover.


The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 15 Sep 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring William Grant & Sons, the Southern hemisphere's winemakers, SABMiller and Heineken, and Coke Light.

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