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Every month, the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking looks at responsible drinking stories from around the world

Responsible drinking issues around the world

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at...

Kombucha has started to appear on the radars of companies like Molson Coors

Why kombucha is gaining traction with the big guys

These are changing times for kombucha. Molson Coors' acquisition of California-based Clearly Kombucha earlier this month, following PepsiCo'...

Can the natural wine segment get its cues to chime with the demands of the Millennial consumer?

Can 'natural wine' ride the Millennial wave?

Wine commentator wants to tell you a story. A story about 'natural wine'. So, join him, as we travel back in time to a more innocent time......

In China, Pernod Ricard's Chivas brand partners with the NBA basketball league

Pernod Ricard's ambitions in China - Focus

Last week, Pernod Ricard hosted analysts, journalists and investors at its latest Capital Market Day, in China. The company outlined its amb...

In June, Pernod Ricard held its 2018 Capital Market Day in Shenzhen, China

Pernod Ricard Capital Market Day - Asia overview

Last week, analysts, journalists and investors from around the world travelled to Shenzhen in China for Pernod Ricard's Capital Market Day....

Jack Daniel's will be subjected to a 25% tariff in Mexico

Retaliatory tariffs "wild card" for Brown-Forman

In the same week as reporting its fiscal full-year results, Brown-Forman saw its share price fall by around 5%. The problem, analyst said in...

FREE TO READ - just-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - May 2018 8 Jun 18

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during May.

What can the soft drinks industry learn from The Coca-Cola Co? - Comment 5 Jun 18

With the FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia just around the corner, the most suitable analogy when considering The Coca-Cola Co's recent performance would be to look at how the group's brands are performing on the global stage and, ultimately, decide whether the company will win or lose.

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Drinks Industry News

Intercarabao lines up US$1.3m UK Carabao promotion

Lucy Britner | 20 Jun 18 'Mr Carabao's GBP1m Giveaway' will run from July until September

Intercarabao has announced an on-pack promotion for its Carabao energy drinks brand in the UK and Ireland.

Cannabis gets Canada-wide green light

Olly Wehring | 20 Jun 18 Canada will become the first G7 country to legalise cannabis nation-wide

The Canadian Parliament has passed into law Bill C-45, legalising cannabis for adult use.

Roust signs Emirates deal for Russian Standard

Lucy Britner | 20 Jun 18

Roust has won an exclusive pouring tender for its Russian Standard vodka brand with Emirates Airline.

Recent News - (Updated: 3:29pm 22 Jun 2018)

This week's top beer & cider coverage

This week's top soft drinks and water coverage

This week's top spirits and wine coverage

Edrington seeks buyer for Cutty Sark, Glenturret

Former United Spirits president launches IMFL JV

Edrington full-year sales up 7% - results

Tudor Drinks' Loveau Sparkling Water - NPD

DPSG wins court appeal in Coca-Cola 'zero' case

Beverage Industry Interviews

"We look for the person best-suited to an opportunity, not the person who's been here the longest" - just-drinks meets Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito - Part IV 21 Jun 18

Olly WehringCarlos Brito spoke exclusively to just-drinks in London earlier this month

In the final part of just-drinks' exclusive interview with Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito, we get a glimpse of the group's employee culture, we head over to China and we consider placing some bets.

"What people forget is this: The enemy is not here. We're all brewers" - just-drinks meets Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito - Part III 19 Jun 18

Olly WehringAnheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito was in London earlier this month

Earlier this month, just-drinks sat down for a rare chat with Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito. In this, the penultimate in our four-part exclusive interview, we look at why volume still has a big part to play in the global beer category, why choice in the beer aisle continues to challenge brewers and where the shampoo industry has lost a customer.

"There are lots of trends out there that people feel beer doesn't belong in" - just-drinks meets Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito - Part II 14 Jun 18

Olly WehringCarlos Brito spoke to just-drinks in London late last week

Late last week, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring met with Anheuser-Busch InBev's CEO, Carlos Brito, in London. Among the subjects discussed by the pair during their 90 minutes together were the trends that are set to shape the beer category globally, going forward - from premiumisation to the female consumer, from food-pairing to cannabis.

just-drinks Blog

Starbucks jumps on gin bandwagon

Lucy Britner, just-drinks editorial team Lucy Britner | 14 Mar 18

Starbucks has become the latest company to tap into the gin craze, with the launch of Starbucks Reserve Gin Barrel-Aged Cold Brew.

Feeling Blue on Monday? Help is at hand

Olly Wehring, just-drinks editorial team Olly Wehring | 15 Jan 18

It may not be scientific, but the third Monday in January has been coined 'Blue Monday' - the most depressing day of the year. Dreamed up in the UK by a psychologist commissioned by a holiday company 14 years ago, there's method in the madness: Lousy weather, post-Christmas blues, last pay-day feels ages ago, next pay-day barely on the horizon...

Bad day on the beer? This'll help

Olly Wehring, just-drinks editorial team Olly Wehring | 3 Nov 17

If you work for a brewer and are having a rough week, take a minute to regain some perspective with this, from the good people at US craft beer producer Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Beverage Hot Issues

just-drinks meets Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito

just-drinks meets Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito

In early-June, the CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev , Carlos Brito, spoke to just-drinks editor Olly Wehring in London. Here are all four parts of our exclusive interview.

Pernod Ricard Capital Market Day 2018 - Round-up

Pernod Ricard Capital Market Day 2018 - Round-up

In June, Pernod Ricard held its Capital Market Day in Shenzhen, China. Here is a round-up of just-drinks' content from the event.

Remy Cointreau fiscal-2017 results - Round-up

Remy Cointreau fiscal-2017 results - Round-up

In mid-April, Remy Cointreau released its full-year results for the 12 months to the end of March 2018. Here's the full round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the group's performance in its fiscal-2018.

ProWein 2018 - just-drinks round-up

ProWein 2018 - just-drinks round-up

March saw the annual ProWein exhibition return to Germany. just-drinks was in attendance and here's a full round-up of our coverage.

Drinks Market Research

Global rum insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer tre

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

The global rum category added some 32.3m nine-litre cases between 2006 and 2011 to hit a high-water mark of 150m cases (including low-priced and value segments). Then the category went into reverse, losing around 10.1m cases between 2012 and 2016. But the prospects are brighter for the higher value segments of the rum category, with the IWSR predicting a positive CAGR of 1.3% to 2021, reaching 57.8m cases in the process... Read more

Published: March 2018 - ($1500.00)

Spirit Production in the UK - Industry Market Research Report

Published: March 2018 - ($680.00)

Hot Drinks Global Industry Overview

Published: April 2018 - ($1325.00)

Beer, Wine & Spirits Wholesaling in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

Published: April 2018 - ($825.00)

Cafés/Bars in Russia

Published: April 2018 - ($990.00)

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