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Round-Up - The IARD Digest - March 2015

Once a month, the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at what's going on in-mark...

Sustainability: What Craft Teaches Multi-Nationals

Almost by default, the craft sectors within the overall drinks industry have healthier sustainability credentials than their larger peers. B...

Ethiopia competition to remain "intense" - Diageo

Diageo expects to see “intense price competition” continue in Ethiopia as new products emerge, but is “optimistic” for its future in the cou...

Brewers v Distillers in Nutrition Control Battle

Today, the Brewers of Europe announced that its members, which include all of the leading European brewers, are to voluntarily list ingredie...

Latest Interviews

just a Moment With ... Artisan Source 30 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the founder of wine and spirits management consultancy Artisan Source, and just-drinks subscriber, Martin Jones.

just the Answer: Funkin's CEO, Andrew King 23 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Cocktail mixers and syrups firm Funkin is now part of the AG Barr portfolio after the closure of a multi-million deal last month. Here, Funkin CEO Andrew King explains how he can help Barr grow its on-trade presence, why Angola is a new focus for cocktails and what he has planned for Irn Bru.

Latest News

just a While Ago - On 1 April in... 1 Apr 15

Olly Wehring

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

Bacardi acquires stake in Compass Box Whisky Co 1 Apr 15

Olly Wehring

Bacardi has confirmed to just-drinks that it has increased its presence in the Scotch whisky category through a stake purchase in craft distiller Compass Box Whisky Co.

Scotch whisky FY exports fall as US demand falters 1 Apr 15

Andy Morton

Export sales of Scotch whisky dropped by 7% in value terms last year as the category suffered in the US, its biggest market, new figures show.

Pernod Ricard seals Caribe Cooler sale 1 Apr 15

James Wilmore

Pernod Ricard has completed the sale of ready-to-drink brand Caribe Cooler to Mexican conglomerate Grupo Bepensa for an undisclosed sum.

Industry shaken by drinks on tap trial 1 Apr 15

Olly Wehring

Drinks producers around the world are in talks with a start-up company that has developed an in-home supply concept, in partnership with public water suppliers, that delivers beer, soft drinks, spirits and wine through a household tap.

just a While Ago - On 31 March in... 31 Mar 15

Olly Wehring

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

Latest blogs

Want to work for just-drinks? 19 Mar 15

Olly Wehring

It is with great sadness that I announce that just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, will be leaving us next month.

CAGE 2015: Can we ditch our TV ad addiction? 17 Mar 15

Andy Morton

It was a throwaway aside in a conversation about marketing spend.

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