Beverage Industry Insights

The Bai Black range of sodas launched in November

Will Bai take Dr Pepper to the next level?

On a conference call following the company's full-year results announcement this week, Dr Pepper Snapple Group CEO Larry Young said newly-ac...

Analysts believe Heineken has a stronger emerging market presence relative to the other global brewers

Heineken goes from strength to strength - Analysis

In the notes that followed Heineken's full-year 2016 results yesterday, several analysts use the word 'strong' to illustrate the brewer's pe...

Molson Coors will release its Q4 and full-year results tomorrow

Molson Coors' Q4 & FY 2016 results - Preview

Ahead of the release tomorrow of Molson Coors' results for the fourth quarter and the 12 months of 2016, here's a look at the events that sh...

Dr Pepper Snapple Group's move for Bai Brands was the biggest story in the company's fourth quarter

Dr Pepper Snapple Group FY 2016 results - Preview

Ahead of the release on Tuesday of Dr Pepper Snapple Group's (DPSG) results for the fourth quarter and the 12 months of 2016, here's a look...

It was more of the same for brand Coke in 2016

Same old song for Coca-Cola - Analysis

There was a bit of sparkle around The Coca-Cola Co's full-year results release yesterday as it was the first since CEO Muhtar Kent announced...

The Indian Government has withdrawn INR500 (US$7.40) and INR1,000 notes as legal tender in the country

How India's demonetisation has affected Pernod

In November, the Indian Government passed reforms withdrawing the INR500 (US$7.40) and INR1,000 notes as legal tender in the country. The sn...

Chile's wine future burned by wild fires - Comment 9 Feb 17

Wild fires hit the Chilean - and then global - headlines earlier this month. The subsequent damage to some of the country's vineyards may have affected just a few, but, as Chris Losh observes, that damage could have catastrophic consequences for Chile's flag-bearing wine makers.

Pernod Ricard H1 Fiscal-2017 - results data 9 Feb 17

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported results for the first half of its fiscal-2017. Group sales rose by 4% in the six months to the end of December, while net and operating profits were up similarly. Here, just-drinks considers Pernod's results on a by-region and -brand basis.

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Rum braced for falling volumes in years ahead

Richard Woodard | 16 Feb 17 The future looks bleak for the rum sector, according to just-drinks' joint-report with The IWSR

The global rum market is set to face a tough future, according to joint research from just-drinks and The IWSR, with volumes expected to slide over the next five years.

Non-alcoholic Heineken set to hit Europe - CEO

Lucy Britner | 16 Feb 17 Heineken reported a near-5% lift in sales for 2016

The CEO of Heineken has said the company will roll out a non-alcoholic version of its namesake beer brand in Europe this year, as it looks to capitalise on the trend towards low- and no- alcohol products.

Absolut price must hold firm in the US - Pernod

Lucy Britner | 10 Feb 17

The CEO of Pernod Ricard has said the company must stand its ground on Absolut's pricing in the US, in the wake of increasing pressure from the vodka category.

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Beverage Industry Interviews

"We know exactly what our plans look like by region for the next five years" - Interview, Michael Clarke, CEO, Treasury Wine Estates - Part II 15 Feb 17

Olly WehringTreasury Wine Estates released its half-year results earlier this week

Earlier this week, Treasury Wine Estates released its results for the first six months of fiscal-2017. Following the announcement, just-drinks spoke to CEO Michael Clarke and, in this, the second part of our interview, we discuss the performances of TWE's regions and ask Clarke what he has brought to the group since he joined, three years ago.

"We have really instilled a discipline within the organisation" - Interview, Michael Clarke, CEO, Treasury Wine Estates - Part I 14 Feb 17

Olly WehringMichael Clarke became CEO of Treasury Wine Estates in March, 2014

Earlier today, Treasury Wine Estates reported another strong set of figures, with half-year sales jumping by almost a quarter and net profits more-than-doubling. Following the release of the results, just-drinks spoke to CEO Michael Clarke about the numbers, and how he has managed to turn around a company that less than three years ago took an impairment charge of almost US$250m.

"I never thought Bulldog would reach these heights"  - Interview, Bulldog Gin founder and CEO, Anshuman Vohra 3 Feb 17

Lucy BritnerBulldog Gin was founded by  Anshuman Vohra in 2007

Yesterday, Gruppo Campari announced an agreement to buy Bulldog Gin. Here, just-drinks talks to brand founder Anshuman Vohra about the transaction.

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When life gives you lemons, make soap

Lucy Britner, just-drinks editorial team Lucy Britner | 9 Feb 17

Bacardi's 42 Below vodka brand has found a novel way to use the lemons left over from cocktail-making: Turn them into liquid soap.

Small measures required as Philadelphia soda tax adds up

Andy Morton, just-drinks editorial team Andy Morton | 4 Jan 17

Philadelphia’s soda tax came into force on Sunday, and is reportedly causing a stir in the city's check-out aisles.

Angostura advertises the news

Lucy Britner, just-drinks editorial team Lucy Britner | 12 Dec 16

Most of the time, changes at the top of a company present themselves in press releases, stock exchange filings or responses from a spokesperson.

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just-drinks Vodka Essentials

just-drinks Vodka Essentials

As part of just-drinks' Spirits Essentials series, this look at the vodka category provides comprehensive figures and information on the sector, its markets and its trends.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Full-Year 2016 results - Round-up

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Full-Year 2016 results - Round-up

In February, Dr Pepper Snapple Group released its results for 2016. Here's a full round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the company's 12-month numbers.

Molson Coors Full-Year 2016 Results - Round-Up

Molson Coors Full-Year 2016 Results - Round-Up

In February, Molson Coors reported its results for the 12 months of 2016. Here's a full round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the brewer's numbers.

just-drinks Predictions of the Year Ahead - 2017 Preview

just-drinks Predictions of the Year Ahead - 2017 Preview

Throughout January, just-drinks' regular sector commentators have given their take on what the next 12 months have in store for the beer, soft drinks, white and brown spirits and wine categories.

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Global Scotch insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer

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

This edition of our global Scotch report contains the latest data from The IWSR combined with our unique analyst insights and brand interview extracts. It forecasts the future of both blended and malt Scotch. For the former, the report suggests market reinvigoration and a fresh approach are required. For the latter, it is poised to continue its recent march to 2021, moving from 9m cases to nearly 11.5m cases in the process. This report strategically reviews the global Scotch category, providing future insights into what the sector has to do to grow over the coming years... Read more

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