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SABMiller's Q1 sales performance by region - Focus

Earlier today, SABMiller released a trading update, with sales in the three months to the end of June rising by 2% year-on-year. Here, just-...

Remy Cointreau's Q1 performance by brand, region

Earlier today, Remy Cointreau posted flat sales for the three months to the end of June. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the compan...

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa - A new powerhouse

This month, Ray Rowlands looks at how The Coca-Cola Co, SABMiller, and Gutsche Family Investments have teamed up to create Coca-Cola Beverag...

AdeS soy-based beverages - The Facts

Yesterday, The Coca-Cola Co and Coca-Cola FEMSA agreed to acquire Unilever's AdeS soy-based beverage business, in a move to bolster their no...

Latest Interviews

Interview, Hine Cognac int'l sales director 19 Jul 2016

Lucy Britner

Best known as a vintage Cognac specialist, privately-owned Hine last month released Bonneuil 2006, an expression that does not carry one of the category's traditional VS, VSOP or XO descriptors. As China - the most important market for Cognac in recent years - moves away from the XO-and-above Cognac segment, and the idea of 'craft' drives interest in the category's smaller houses, Hine's new international sales director, Per Even Allaire, tells just-drinks how the company plans to make the most of the new world order.


Interview, Diageo's global head of beer, part II 14 Apr 2016

Lucy Britner

Much as the markets of Europe and the US tend to dominate the brewing headlines, Diageo's beer business also operates further afield from these craft playgrounds. In the second- of our two-part interview, Diageo's global head of beer, Mark Sandys, details the importance of Africa, the rise of Guinness in Korea and how the company is tackling new restrictions in Indonesia.

Latest News

COFCO's China Foods mulls Coca-Cola bottling sale 23 Aug 16

Lucy Britner

COFCO subsidiary China Foods is considering the sale of stakes in ten Coca-Cola bottlers in the country, as the Coca-Cola Co's bottler refranchising scheme gains momentum. 


Diageo's India wine unit launches new expression 22 Jul 16

Rojita Tiwari

The wine arm of India's United Spirits has launched its first new product since the unit came under Diageo control.


New Hendrick's Gin would have to be "unusual" 20 Jul 16

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has refused to rule out a first extension for its Hendrick's Gin brand.


Q1 flat for Remy Cointreau, FY upbeat 20 Jul 16

Olly Wehring

Remy Cointreau has reported flat underlying sales for the first three months of this year, with partner brands offsetting slight dips across its owned portfolio.


Diageo chases United Spirits fund diversions 11 Jul 16

Olly Wehring

Diageo's United Spirits division in India has identified almost US$185m-worth of "improper transactions" involving its former chairman, Vijay Mallya.


Pernod launches global brands in Cuba 17 Jun 16

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard will roll out several brands in Cuba, as it looks to capitalise on the country's growing tourism trends.

Latest blogs

Tax Free World Association - Day two: Diageo defends Haig Club as Pernod Ricard backs Jameson 21 Oct 15

Andy Morton

just-drinks is in Cannes this week the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.


Polish vodkas prove their worth in Ukraine 26 Jan 15

Andy Morton

One, perhaps minor, consequence of the conflict in Ukraine appears to be a fall in sales of Russian vodka in the country.

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