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Round-Up - The ICAP Digest - July 2014

Once a month, the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at what's going on in-mar...

just The Preview - Diageo's FY preliminaries

On Thursday, Diageo will report its preliminary full-year results. Here just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its final qua...

Cleaning China's seedier side brings Remy balance

While China's on-trade is cleaning up its act, Remy Cointreau expects the clientele in the country's bars to resume its love affair with Cog...

Pernod's Portman Group penalty - a coincidence?

Pernod Ricard has become the latest company to clash with the Portman Group, the UK's drinks industry watchdog....

Latest Interviews

just the Answer: Pernod Ricard's Nick Blacknell 14 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Earlier this year, the Worshipful Company of Distillers held a lively debate in London on the future of rum. Afterwards, just-drinks spoke to Nick Blacknell, Havana Club's international marketing director for Pernod Ricard, to discuss digital, diversity and the debate's motion “The future for rum lies with connoisseurs not clubbers”.


Interview - Beam Suntory's Asia-Pacific president 26 Jun 2014

James Wilmore

Spirits firm Beam is now under the control of Japan's Suntory Holdings after a US$16bn takeover earlier this year. So how will this new marriage work in some key global markets? just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, caught up with Beam Suntory's Asia-Pacific & South America president, Nick Fink, to find out.

Latest News

Weak emerging markets hamper Diageo in FY 31 Jul 14

James Wilmore

Diageo has bemoaned emerging market weakness for dragging on its full-year performance.


just the Research 30 Jul 14

Liz Hague

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


Belvédère chairman to step down 30 Jul 14

Stuart Todd

The chairman of French drinks group Belvédère has announced his resignation, citing "personal reasons".


Diageo bags Facebook unit boss as director 30 Jul 14

James Wilmore

Diageo has appointed a senior Facebook employee to its board as a non-executive director.


Diageo boosts exec committee 30 Jul 14

James Wilmore

Diageo is making further changes to its executive committee, while its president for China and India is leaving the group after 19 years.


Diageo's Smirnoff Sorbet Light Extensions 30 Jul 14

Olly Wehring

Diageo has released two further additions to its Smirnoff Sorbet Light lower-calorie portfolio in the US.

Latest blogs

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 28 Jul 14

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring PepsiCo and Coca-Cola Co, Castel, Molson Coors and the cachaca sector.


The real stars behind supermarkets' Scotch success 25 Jul 14

Andy Morton

There was a big focus on supermarkets and their Scotch offerings this week when a couple of own-brand malts scooped top awards at the International Wines and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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