Just Drinks explores the recent history of beer consumption in the world’s second-most populous country, where only 15% of the population consumes alcohol.
“Consumers have taken ownership of their consumption” – Just Drinks speaks to Accenture’s consumer goods & services lead, Oliver Wright
The Consumer Goods Forum is in session this week. To consider the FMCG trends among consumers emerging from lockdowns, Just Drinks met yesterday with the lead for consumer goods & services at consultancy group Accenture, Oliver Wright, ahead of his talk at the event.
“White Claw hasn’t tried to hold a mirror up to the consumer” – Just Drinks speaks to Mark Anthony Brands International CEO Davin Nugent
In the US, White Claw has been a phenomenon in hard seltzer. Brand owner Mark Anthony now has international designs. Earlier this month, Just Drinks spoke to Davin Nugent, the head of Mark Anthony's international business, to hear more about White Claw's success so far and the plans for the future.
Alcohol’s sustainability & responsibility activations around the world – The IARD Digest – June 2021
Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol-related health and policy research worldwide, reviews some of the alcohol category's most recent sustainability initiatives and socially responsible actions to reduce harmful drinking. Here's what's been going on in June.
AI in the global beverages industry
Where are firms in the beverages sector hiring for Big Data roles? (Source: GlobalData)
|City, Country||Big data job ads in Q1 2021|
|Atlanta, The US||17|
|Milwaukee, The US||5|
|Plano, The US||5|
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