Exclusive - Tesco reinstates Dan Jago following suspension

UK retailer Tesco has reinstated its suspended director of wine, spirits and beer, Dan Jago, just-drinks has learnt.

Diageo targets in-home consumers with "smart bottle"

Diageo has unveiled a new “smart bottle” that can send consumers targeted marketing even after purchase.

The just-drinks Interview - Pernod Ricard's Outgoing CEO, Pierre Pringuet - Part I

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

Global RTD/RTS insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends research

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.

Global non-Scotch whiskies insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends re...

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

What do A-B InBev results mean for SABMiller deal?

Analysts last week were grappling with the hoary old question of whether Anheuser-Busch InBev was lining up a bid for beer rival SABMiller....

Focus - TWE's FY Performance by Region

Today, Treasury Wine Estates reported a sales and operating profits increase, hinting at a turnaround in fortunes for the group. Here, just-...

Much Work to do on Packaging in the US

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...

Anheuser-Busch InBev's FY Performance by Region

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...

Cott CEO sees end of "value destructive" pricing

US soft drinks companies will continue to increase their per-litre prices after realising that low prices have been damaging the industry, t...

SodaStream machine just missing a back rub - CEO

SodaStream is to raise the stakes in the battle for the home carbonation market with a platform that dispenses both hot and cold drinks....


Research in Focus - Bottled Water in 2015: The Many Faces of Hydration 25 Feb 15

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.


Comment - Spirits - Where does 'Craft' End and 'Mass' Begin? 24 Feb 15

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.

Thought Leaders


  • Just A Look Around Bacardi Distillery

    just-drinks takes you on a private tour of Casa Bacardi, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Set in 127 arces of land, Casa Bacardi (also known as the Cathedral of Rum) has bee...

  • FREE Global Cachaca Insights summary report

    just-drinks and The IWSR have published a review of the global Cachaca category. Featuring actionable insights, category forecasts and country breakdowns, th...

  • FREE Global Scotch Insights summary report

    just-drinks has teamed up with The IWSR to create a global review of the Scotch category with meaningful data, actionable insights and individual country brea...

Drinks Industry News

SABMiller doubles Ghana capacity

Andy Morton | 27 Feb 15

SABMiller has completed a US$100m upgrade at its Ghanaian subsidiary, Accra Brewery, that will double capacity in the region.


TWE sees brighter future after H1 sales rise

Andy Morton | 27 Feb 15

Treasury Wine Estates has said it is well positioned for the rest of the year after H1 sales and operating profits increased.


Pernod Ricard sends Martell Mumm PJ head to Asia

Olly Wehring | 26 Feb 15

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.

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Diageo completes Don Julio, Bushmills swap deal

US wine exports slip as strong dollar bites

NPD: Pisco Portón's La Caravedo

Coca-Cola marks bottle's 100th year - video

Beverage Industry Interviews

just a Moment With... Ben Ellefsen from Master of Malt 26 Feb 15

Olly Wehring

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.


The just-drinks Interview - Pernod Ricard's Outgoing CEO, Pierre Pringuet - Part II 12 Feb 15

Olly Wehring

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.


The just-drinks Interview - Pernod Ricard's Outgoing CEO, Pierre Pringuet - Part I 11 Feb 15

Olly Wehring

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.

just-drinks Blog

Pernod Ricard's Havanista remains poised to capitalise post-embargo

James Wilmore | 27 Feb 15

Spotted in Havana this week – a healthy stock of Pernod Ricard's Havanista rum.


Does Oscar glory beckon for 'Mr Heineken'?

Andy Morton | 23 Feb 15

Alcohol always has a big presence at the Oscars, albeit mostly in a supporting role.


Is pisco preparing to make some noise?

Andy Morton | 19 Feb 15

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

Round-Up - Carlsberg CEO leaves, FY profits fall

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.

Round-Up - Remy Cointreau's YTD Results

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.

Round-Up - Constellation Brands Q3 & YTD Results

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

Round-Up - Brown-Forman's H1 Results

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

Global non-Scotch whiskies insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends research

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)


Cider

Published: January 2015 - ($4500.00)


Bulmers Ltd in Alcoholic Drinks (Ireland)

Published: June 2014 - ($150.00)


Hot Drinks in Bulgaria

Published: February 2015 - ($1900.00)


Mercury AD in Hot Drinks (Bulgaria)

Published: February 2015 - ($150.00)


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