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Pernod's mood darkens over India - Analysis

If it's not one thing then it's another. Such is the way of the global drinks market....

Soft drinks is losing the recycling game

A recent report from Greenpeace has condemned the world's largest soft drinks producers for not doing enough to address ocean pollution caus...

Chile's wine future burned by wild fires - Comment

Wild fires hit the Chilean - and then global - headlines earlier this month. The subsequent damage to some of the country's vineyards may ha...

How smaller companies can improve sustainability

The aims and achievements of the drinks sector's giants provide a strong lead to the industry's sustainability drive but progress will also...

Latest Interviews

Coca-Cola's water stewardship director - interview 30 Sep 2016

Ben Cooper

In achieving its goal to replenish water equivalent to its 2015 sales volumes "back to nature and communities", Coca-Cola gave itself a compelling sustainability story to tell consumers. Greg Koch, senior director of Global Water Stewardship at Coca-Cola, spoke with Ben Cooper about what "replenishment" means, and why getting the minutiae of the methodology right is so important.


just The Answer - Heineken Ethiopia GM 14 Mar 2013

Andy Morton

Heineken last week announced plans to build a 1.5m-litre capacity brewery in Ethiopia, which, with the second-largest population in Africa, is a major focus for international brewers.

Latest News

Coca-Cola defends plastic footprint after "stunt" 10 Apr 17

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has expressed disappointment over a Greenpeace "stunt" that saw a 2.5 tonne sculpture made out of ocean plastic dumped on the doorstep of its UK headquarters.


AB InBev pledges 100% renewable electricity future 28 Mar 17

Lucy Britner

The world's largest brewer has committed to sourcing 100% of its purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025.


Altia highlights Nordic move to organic 28 Mar 17

Lucy Britner

Nordic wine and spirits firm Altia has bolstered its low-alcohol and organic portfolio in a bid to meet changing consumer needs. 


PepsiCo "disheartened" by Kerala drought link 10 Mar 17

just-drinks.com editorial team

PepsiCo has countered the latest claims that its use of water in Kerala is contributing to a drought in the Indian state.


Almost 100 hectares of Chilean vines destroyed 1 Feb 17

Andy Morton

Fires in Chile have wiped out at least 94 hectares of vineyard, mainly in the Maule Coast region, a new report from Wines of Chile has said.


Fires cause "considerable damage" - Wines of Chile 25 Jan 17

Andy Morton

Chile's wine trade body has said it is still working to assess the full extent of the damage caused by wildfires in the country but confirmed there has been "considerable damage" to old vines.

Latest blogs

Drinking & Driving? Ford and Jose Cuervo's Tequila cars 19 Jul 16

Lucy Britner

A couple of months ago, US-based Saltwater Brewery developed 'edible six-pack rings' in an effort to curb threats to wildlife.


Are you fodmap-compliant? The latest health fad uncovered 23 Nov 15

Andy Morton

Forget gluten-free. Fodmaps are the latest food trend, and if you work in the soft drinks industry it is important to know where you stand with them.

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