Beverage Industry Insights

Frosts have battered France's vineyards in recent weeks

Why 'disaster' is no hyperbole for French wine

The French are known for their passion - occasionally to the point of over-enthusiasm. In his latest look at the wine category for Just Drin...

Campari Group is known for buying 'dusty, unloved' brands, one analyst believes

Campari faces familiar troubles - analysis

It is hardly the fault of Campari Group that the coronavirus has effectively shut down the Italian on-premise and disrupted international tr...

Another day, another RTD - Diageo released a premix line from Crown Royal last month

COVID prompts spirits RTD tsunami - comment

Everybody's at it! Indeed, if you're in spirits and you haven't got a premix on your roster, you likely soon will. This month, category comm...

Gavin Hattersley has overseen a major - and ongoing - transformation at Molson Coors Beverage Co

Molson Coors Performance Trends 2016-20 - data

In February, Molson Coors Beverage Co released its full-year results for 2020. The now-multi-category group posted an 8.7% dip in sales from...

Remy Cointreau's Cognac sales were buoyant in the US and China

Remy Cointreau grabs its YOLO moment - analysis

Earlier this week, Liberium analyst Joachim Klement highlighted new research that shows credit card spending spikes in the wake of traumatic...

Molson Coors Beverage Co reports its Q1 results this week

Molson Coors in Q1 2021 - results preview

On Thursday, Molson Coors Beverage Co will announce its results from the first three months of 2021. The numbers are the first set to follow...

As we start to see the light, how can brewers help the on-premise? - comment 27 Apr 21

just-drinks beer commentator has been talking to those on the front line. In his latest monthly column, Stephen Beaumont hears from a raft of on-premise operators on how they see brewers supporting them, post-lockdown.

What will Anheuser-Busch InBev's priorities be for the years ahead? - analysis 26 Apr 21

Earlier this month, just-drinks analysed Anheuser-Busch InBev's performance trends over the last five years. In this excerpt from the report, we consider what's currently top of inbox for CEO Carlos Brito.

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Concha y Toro upbeat on China, Q1 sales up - data

Olly Wehring | 4 May 21 Could Concha y Toro be hoping to fill the Treasury Wine Estates-shaped hole in China in the coming months?

A dip in US sales from operations in the country has failed to prevent Concha y Toro from posting a lift in its first-quarter sales.

Campari Group jumps in Q1 - data

Andy Morton | 4 May 21 Growth for Campari Group's Aperol brand was flat in Q1

Campari Group is to target the world's richest consumers with a new luxury unit.

Molson Coors Q1 slides double digits - data

Rhodri Morgan | 29 Apr 21

Molson Coors has struck an upbeat chord for the current year, despite seeing its sales fall by double digits in the first quarter of 2021.

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PepsiCo's Soulboost Lift, Ease - NPD + data

Tequilaria Don Roberto's Severo launches in US

SHS Drinks secures WKD-Love Island tie-up

Distil's Trøve Botanical Vodka - NPD

Bacardi’s Plume & Petal Spritz RTD - NPD

Jim Beam Classic Highball, Ginger Highball RTDs

Sazerac's Southern Comfort Hard RTD range - NPD

CanBee's Bee's Knees Craft Cocktail - NPD

Beverage Industry Interviews

"A CBD launch in Europe? Nothing is off the cards" - just-drinks speaks to Ocean Spray Europe MD Caroline Bethell 30 Apr 21

Andy MortonOcean Spray Sparkling Pink Cranberry is rolling out in the UK in a 33cl can

Over the past two years, Ocean Spray has launched a raft of innovations in the US including CarryOn CBD and coffee "hybrid" Ocean Spray Brew. Now, the US cooperative's focus is on Europe as it releases Ocean Spray Sparkling Pink Cranberry in France and the UK, a new product that will not be available in its domestic market. Yesterday, just-drinks spoke to Ocean Spray Europe MD Caroline Bethell about her plans for the European market, whether a CBD Ocean Spray will launch on the continent and why consumers are getting used to less sweetness in their soft drinks.

"There are some companies' boards that don't view cybersecurity as necessary" - just-drinks speaks to Darktrace director for cyber intelligence & analysis Justin Fier 7 Apr 21

Rhodri MorganDarktrace is an artificial intelligence company that specialises in cyber defense. The company was established in 2013 and is headquartered in Cambridge, UK and San Francisco.

In recent years, cyberattacks have become a common, but no less worrisome, aspect of business in the 21st Century. Since November, The Campari Group, Kirin Holdings, Molson Coors Beverage Co and alcohol e-tailer Drizly all had their security systems compromised, resulting in issues ranging from theft of customer data to production shutdowns. With all companies using technology in their operations, protection from digital threats has become more important than ever before. To understand the scale of the task at hand - and some of the prevention methods companies need to implement, just-drinks spoke to Justin Fier, director for cyber intelligence & analysis at Darktrace, an artificial intelligence (AI) company headquartered in the UK that specialises in cyber defence.

"Rum is at a critical tipping point" - just-drinks speaks to La Hechicera co-founder Miguel Riascos 18 Mar 21

Andy Morton

just-drinks speaks to La Hechicera co-founder Miguel Riascos, who will continue as MD of the Colombian rum brand in the wake of Pernod Ricard's takeover.

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Carlsberg in Q1 2021 - results preview

Olly Wehring | 26 Apr 21 Carlsberg will report on the first quarter of 2021 later this week

On Wednesday, Carlsberg will announce its results from the first three months of 2021. The numbers are the first set to follow 2020's full-y...

This week on just-drinks - Here's what we think editorial team | 23 Apr 21 This year's Earth Day fell on Thursday this week

Here's a round-up of just-drinks' latest members-only content and a look at this week's headlines, along with our thoughts....

Earth Day 2021 Special - How to measure reputation

Ben Cooper | 22 Apr 21 Earth Day encourages companies the world over to consider their environmental reputation among consumers

As major drinks brand owners time their announcements about renewable energy, regenerative agriculture and paper bottles to coincide with Ea...

Beverage Hot Issues

Anheuser-Busch InBev Performance Trends 2016-20 - results data

Anheuser-Busch InBev Performance Trends 2016-20 - results data

just-drinks reviews Anheuser-Busch InBev's results over the last five years and considers the trends that are set to shape the future for the company, specifically, and the beer category, more broadly.

The Coca-Cola Co Performance Trends 2016-20 - results data

The Coca-Cola Co Performance Trends 2016-20 - results data

In mid-February, The Cola-Cola Co posted a 9% dip in sales from the 12 months of 2020. Here, just-drinks picks apart Coca-Cola's numbers and considers the trends set to shape the future for the company and the soft drinks category.

Carlsberg Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data

Carlsberg Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data

just-drinks picks through the brewer's performance over the past five years for the trends set to affect the company, specifically, and the global beer category, more broadly.

just-drinks' Previews for 2021

just-drinks' Previews for 2021

just-drinks looks ahead to the next 12 months. What does 2021 have in store for you?

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Carbonated Soft Drinks Global Industry Almanac 2015-2024

Carbonated Soft Drinks Global Industry Almanac 2015-2024

Global Carbonated Soft Drinks industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2015-19, and forecast to 2024). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market... Read more

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Monster Beverage Corp - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

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Mexico Beverages Consumption Trends and Forecasts Tracker, Q4 2020 (Dairy and Soy Drinks, Alcoholic Drinks, Soft Drinks and Hot Drinks)

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