Beverage Industry Insights

CCE head shines light on price talks

The CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said there is “no real mystery” surrounding its talks with The Coca-Cola Co over pricing....

just The Facts - The Global Wine Industry

Yesterday, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine released its 2014 report. Here are some key facts it includes on the global wine...

DPSG tests "naturally-sweetened" range

The CEO of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has said it is “still early days” for a new range of naturally-sweetened CSDs as the company launc...

Why Didn't Diageo Act Sooner on Mallya?

It's not every day that one can accuse the world's biggest spirits producer of being a bit stupid, but my peers in India are making hay toda...

just On Call - Pernod shifts Scotch focus in China

Pernod Ricard has said it is looking beyond its Chivas range to find growth in China's struggling Scotch whisky market....

Heineken seeks "clarity" in Indonesia

Heineken's departing CFO has called for clarity in Indonesia after a ban on beer sales in convenience stores cut volumes by a third....


just On Call - Diet Coke "a work in progress" - Coca-Cola Co 23 Apr 15

The Coca-Cola Co has said there is still work to be done on Diet Coke in the US despite a recent sales turnaround.


Focus - Pernod Ricard's YTD Performance by Region 23 Apr 15

Pernod Ricard yesterday announced a 6% rise in sales in the nine months to the end of March. Here's a look at the performance of the company's 14 major spirits and Champagne brands in the year-to-date, as well as a rundown of the top-line figures by region:

Thought Leaders


  • Environmental Sustainability in the Wine Sector

    In this look at sustainability in the drinks industry we turn the spotlight on the wine sector. Topics tackled include the drought that has affected Cali...

  • New Tastes – New Glasses

    The craft beer movement is gaining ever more momentum also across Germany. Newly established breweries are presenting their aroma-rich creations at numerous events, in stylish ...

Drinks Industry News

Coca-Cola Co promotes North America chief

Andy Morton | 1 May 15

The Coca-Cola Co has promoted its North American head as the regional unit faces up to switching consumer trends.


Innis & Gunn looks to build first brewery

Richard Woodard | 30 Apr 15

Independent brewer Innis & Gunn is aiming to raise GBP3m (US$4.6m) to fund the construction of a new brewery, bottling line and barrel store through the launch of a mini-bond.


Boston Beer Co set to invest after buoyant Q1

Richard Woodard | 30 Apr 15

Samuel Adams owner Boston Beer Co is ready to sacrifice short-terms earnings growth in favour of increased investment after recording a strong profit increase in its first quarter.

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Bacardi widens Craigellachie footprint to Asia

A-B InBev approves new chairman

Beverage Industry Interviews

just a Moment With … Toby Heasman, head brewer at Hall & Woodhouse 30 Apr 15

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the head brewer at Badger Ales brewer Hall & Woodhouse, and just-drinks subscriber, Toby Heasman.


just the Answer - Casella Family Brands' global marketing & export sales manager, Libby Nutt 21 Apr 15

James Wilmore

Casella Family Brands hit the acquisition trail late last year when it snapped up Barossa Valley producer Peter Lehmann Wines for AUD57m (US$49.8m). Here, just-drinks talks to the Australian firm's global marketing & export sales manager, Libby Nutt, about the plans ahead for the brand and Casella's star performer Yellow Tail.


just a Moment With … Bruce Tyrrell, MD of Tyrrell’s Wines 20 Apr 15

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the MD of Australia's Tyrrell’s Wines, and just-drinks subscriber, Bruce Tyrrell.

just-drinks Blog

Carlsberg's rapid response sets the right tone

Andy Morton | 1 May 15

Carlsberg's Russian unit may be grinding down the gears, but its UK marketing team is proving to be no slouches.


just-drinks closed for May Day

Olly Wehring | 1 May 15

On Monday, 4 May, just-drinks will be closed, as it is a public holiday in the UK.


Bruichladdich master distiller Jim McEwan - one of the Scotch greats

Olly Wehring | 30 Apr 15

To London yesterday evening for what turned out to be quite a treat of a whisky tasting.

Beverage Hot Issues

Round-Up - CAGE 2015

In March, London hosted the 2015 Consumer Analyst Group Europe (CAGE) conference. Here is a round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the annual meet-up.

ProWein 2015 - just-drinks' Previews

This year's ProWein exhibition starts this weekend. Here's our full set of previews for the event.

Round-Up - Brown-Forman's Nine-Month Results, 2014-15

In early-March, Brown-Forman released its results for the nine months to the end of January. Here's a round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the figures.

Round-Up - Anheuser-Busch InBev's 2014 Results

In late-February, Anheuser-Busch InBev released its figures for calendar-2014. Here's a full round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the numbers.

Drinks Market Research

Global Tequila insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer

Global Tequila insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends research

The future looks good for Tequila. In 2013, the global category hit a volume high and across many key markets, Tequila presents an attractive picture of broad-based consumer trade-up. Ultra-premium, super-premium and premium volumes all outperformed standard and value.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 Tequila are provided, offering a short-form, visual view of the most important and interesting markets for the coming five years... Read more

Published: April 2015 - ($1500.00)


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Published: March 2015 - ($990.00)


Cider Production in the UK - Industry Market Research Report

Published: December 2014 - ($800.00)


Breweries in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Published: February 2015 - ($1020.00)


Carbonates in South Africa

Published: April 2015 - ($990.00)


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