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Cannabis – A clear and present danger to alcohol

Election day 2016 in the US provided some surprises, but the country's growing embrace of cannabis was not one of them. Voters in four state...

How mid-sized brewers cope with consolidation

As consolidation at each end of the beer spectrum dominates the headlines, Stephen Beaumont looks at the squeeze on those in the middle. How...

Alcohol use and mortality among women

In a follow-up analysis of almost 50,000 young women, aged 30 to 49 at baseline, in the Swedish Women’s Lifestyle and Health cohort, researc...

Responsible drinking around the world - The IARD

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Bernstein analyst Trevor Stirling 1 Dec 2016

Lucy Britner

Sanford Bernstein analyst Trevor Stirling is no stranger to the drinks industry. Having spent the late ‘90s as strategic planning director for Guinness Ireland, he then took on the role of packaged trade director at the company. He followed that by starting his own private-client wine merchant. In 2004, Stirling became an analyst at Bernstein, where he covers the major European brewing and spirits companies. Here, he talks to just-drinks about the role of an analyst, and how he sees the future of the drinks industry shaping up.


Interview, Sapporo's Tsutomu Kamijo - Part II 24 Nov 2016

Andy Morton

It is 40 years since Tsutomu Kamijo walked in the door at Sapporo, but he remembers it like it was yesterday.

Latest News

just-drinks Confidence Survey 2017 - We Need You 2 Dec 16

Olly Wehring

As we turn the corner into December, thoughts are, no doubt, turning to what next year has in store.


This week in beer & cider 2 Dec 16

Lucy Britner

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


Non-EU exports on increase for Europe's brewers 2 Dec 16

Andy Morton

Beer exports to non-EU countries are becoming increasingly important to Europe's brewers, a new study has found.


AB InBev launches Budweiser Uber tie-up in UK 2 Dec 16

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev has teamed up with Uber to offer consumers free taxi rides over the holiday period in the UK as part of a responsible drinking programme.


Pabst Brewing appoints Simon Thorpe CEO 2 Dec 16

Olly Wehring

Pabst Brewing Co has recruited the recently-departed head of Duvel Moortgat's US division, Simon Thorpe, as its new CEO.


Diageo strike threat postponed with fresh vote 1 Dec 16

Andy Morton

A strike threat at Diageo's UK production sites has been put on hold after the company negotiated a new proposal with workers over changes to pensions.

Latest blogs

Anheuser-Busch InBev execs have a dream - a US$350m-sized one 15 Nov 16

Andy Morton

Ever wondered what fuels Anheuser-Busch InBev's acquisitional drive? Is it naked ambition? Faith? The good of mankind?


Anheuser-Busch InBev's Bud Light ad pull shows not all campaigns can win 31 Oct 16

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is reportedly calling a halt to its Seth Rogan and Amy Schumer Bud Light campaign in the US.

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