UK retailer Tesco has reinstated its suspended director of wine, spirits and beer, Dan Jago, just-drinks has learnt.
Diageo has unveiled a new “smart bottle” that can send consumers targeted marketing even after purchase.
This week sees Pernod Ricard switch its CEO, with Alexandre Ricard replacing Pierre Pringuet in the hot seat. With Pringuet retiring, just-drinks met up with him one last time to look back at his near 30-year career with the French company
This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital Ready-To-Drink (RTD) & Ready-To-Serve (RTS) category data, insights, forecasts and strategic drivers in an easy-to-use package.
This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital non-Scotch whiskies data, insights, forecasts and strategic drivers in an easy-to-use package.
Beverage Industry Insights
Analysts last week were grappling with the hoary old question of whether Anheuser-Busch InBev was lining up a bid for beer rival SABMiller....
Today, Treasury Wine Estates reported a sales and operating profits increase, hinting at a turnaround in fortunes for the group. Here, just-...
When it comes to recycling, the US falls well behind many developed markets. Is it time for companies to pick up the baton in the country? B...
Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a rise in full-year group sales and net profits on the back of flat volumes. Here, just-drinks...
US soft drinks companies will continue to increase their per-litre prices after realising that low prices have been damaging the industry, t...
SodaStream is to raise the stakes in the battle for the home carbonation market with a platform that dispenses both hot and cold drinks....
With global sales forecast to exceed US$214bn in 2015, bottled water will trail only carbonates in terms of total RSP value. Still bottled water alone ($155bn forecast for 2015) should eclipse the juice category ($153bn) thanks largely to an expected total value growth of $10.5bn in emerging and developing countries.
In spirits, the craft segment is making hay, with consumers buying into the category's more artisanal, less global approach. But, where is the line drawn between craft distilling and mass distilling? Ian Buxton investigates.
Drinks Industry News
SABMiller has completed a US$100m upgrade at its Ghanaian subsidiary, Accra Brewery, that will double capacity in the region.
Treasury Wine Estates has said it is well positioned for the rest of the year after H1 sales and operating profits increased.
Pernod Ricard has announced a spate of executive changes that will see the chief of its Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouet division move to head up operations in Asia.
Recent News - (Updated: 4:44pm 27 Feb 2015)
Beverage Industry Interviews
Today, we're launching a new, quick-fire interview section that focuses on subscribers to just-drinks. First up, we welcome Ben Ellefsen, sales director at UK-based online spirits retailer Master of Malt.
In the second part of just-drinks' exclusive interview with the outgoing CEO of Pernod Ricard, Pierre Pringuet, here he looks back at some of the deals that have shaped the company, and his role in their negotiation.
This week sees Pernod Ricard switch its CEO, with Alexandre Ricard replacing Pierre Pringuet in the hot seat. With Pringuet retiring, just-drinks met up with him one last time to look back at his near 30-year career with the French wine and spirits group.
Spotted in Havana this week – a healthy stock of Pernod Ricard's Havanista rum.
Alcohol always has a big presence at the Oscars, albeit mostly in a supporting role.
Business is booming at copper pot still makers Chalvignac - you can tell from the loud noise coming from its factory floor in the French town of Jarnac-Champagne.
Beverage Hot Issues
In mid-February, Carlsberg's CEO said he was leaving the company. At the same time, the brewer released disappointing full-year results as profits were hit by Ukraine and Russia problems. Here is a full round up of just-drinks' coverage.
Remy Cointreau released its third-quarter and nine-month financial results in January. Here is a full round up of just-drinks' coverage of the numbers.
Constellation Brands released its third-quarter and nine-month financial results in early January. Here is a full round up of just-drinks' coverage of the numbers
In November, Brown-Forman released its first-half results for fiscal 2014/15. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage.
Drinks Market Research
Global non-Scotch whiskies insights - market forecasts, product innovation
The whisky segments outside of Scotch are set for significant growth over the next five years. It's predicted that the US whiskey market - currently totalling around 37.1m cases - will add some 11.5m cases over the five-year period from 2014 to 2019. This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital category data, insights, forecasts and strategic drivers in an easy-to-use package. The very latest market forecast data and brand market shares for non-Scotch whiskies are provided, offering a short-form, visual view of the most important and interesting markets for the coming five years... Read more
Published: February 2015 - ($1800.00)
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