Beverage Industry Insights

Once a month, the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking rounds up recent higher-profile CSR and environmental activities from drinks brand owners

CSR activations around the world - Nov

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

The Coca-Cola Co withdrew the Odwalla juice brand earlier this year

Juice on the slide in NA - comment

The North American juice market is expected to decline in value from US$14.8bn in 2019 to $12.5bn by 2023, according to GlobalData, with the...

Heineken needs to improve distribution in China's premium restaurant channel, according to a beverages analyst

Heineken faces China distribution gap - comment

It is almost 15 years since I managed a bar in Chengdu, one of China's biggest second-tier cities, but I still remember the early afternoon...

Super Bock Group has recently released Super Bock Sem Glúten in Portugal

'Gluten-free' beer for everyone, not just coeliacs

Portugal's Super Bock Group is the latest brewer to enter the 'free from' category, launching a gluten-free beer brand in its home market. A...

Drinks companies will see the heat turned back up on their environmental efforts under a Biden administration in the US

Biden win focuses drinks on climate change

Ben Cooper assesses the impact of Joe Biden's election victory in the US on drinks companies' efforts to address climate change....

Diageo's Bulleit Bourbon may benefit from tailwinds for US whiskey

How US wholesalers view the next six months

The global beverage industry is approaching the first anniversary of the coronavirus impact, dating back to the first effects in China back...


Has COVID vaccine turned us from bears to bulls, have company presentations lost their fun and has 'innovation' become a dirty word? - The just-drinks Analyst 17 Nov 20

The recent announcements of a vaccine for COVID-19 have got in-house analyst Ian Shackleton all a-flutter. Should we be concerned, though, that he's now worried about the end of bears, the end of company pizzazz and the end of innovation efforts in the beverages industry?


How to engage consumers with your virtual event - consumer trends 12 Nov 20

In a year of social distancing and shutdowns, one word has been on the lips of many in business: pivot. The organisations and individuals that appear to be weathering the storm best are the ones that realised that in order to survive. they would need to change tack - and quickly.

Thought Leaders


Drinks Industry News

Diageo set for faster rebound than Pernod - study

Andy Morton | 25 Nov 20 David Beckham has helped Diageo push at-home cocktail making through the Haig Club Scotch whisky brand

Diageo will recover more quickly from the coronavirus than Pernod Ricard because of the group's greater strength in the US, a report from Credit Suisse has forecast.


Former Diageo exec to head Heineken's commercial

Olly Wehring | 20 Nov 20

Heineken has announced the latest change to its senior executive team with a new chief commercial officer set to come onboard.


Bacardi acquires Tails pre-mixed cocktails brand

Olly Wehring | 19 Nov 20 Tails launched four pre-mixed cocktails in the UK off-premise in 2017

Bacardi has made what it describes as an on-premise play, acquiring full control of London-based pre-mixed cocktail company Tails.

Recent News - (Updated: 6:41pm 25 Nov 2020)

Kavalan launches limited edition 'Artist Series'

Most of Coca-Cola cuts to complete in six months

Coca-Cola launches COVID-era festive ad campaign

Carlsberg to build solar desalinator in India

A-B InBev's Beck’s Ice Premium Lager - NPD

William Grant opens Hendrick's bar in Sydney sky

Rita Ora's Próspero Tequila - NPD

Appleton Estate eight-year-old returns to UK

Beverage Industry Interviews

"China is certainly a worry" - just-drinks speaks to Treasury Wine Estates CEO Tim Ford 5 Nov 20

Olly WehringTreasury Wine Estates welcomed a new CEO this year, with Tim Ford moving up from his COO role in July

Earlier today, Treasury Wine Estates held its AGM. just-drinks took the opportunity to catch up with group CEO Tim Ford to learn more about the latest news out of China and Ford's recent transition into the role, vacated by Mike Clarke earlier this year.


"Carbon neutrality will be basic hygiene factor stuff in ten years time" - just-drinks speaks to Eden Mill founder Paul Miller 25 Sep 20

Andy Morton

Earlier this month, just-drinks spoke to Eden Mill founder Paul Miller about the alcohol industry's re-tuned focus on sustainability and how the company's plan to open a carbon-neutral distillery in St Andrews serves as a model for the future.


"The rest of Europe is so primed for hard seltzer" - just-drinks speaks to Loon Water co-founders Fabio & Francesca Bruni 23 Sep 20

Andy MortonLoon Water launched Two Brooks alcoholic sparkling water in the UK earlier this year

Loon Water founders Fabio and Francesca Bruni talk about the difference between the US and UK markets, why distillers risk brand dilution with big-name launches and where the global hard seltzer category goes from here.

Latest Industry Insights

How the on-premise can make the most of Christmas

Olly Wehring | 10 Nov 20 Despite being closed in many markets at the moment, the on-premise channel could have a bumper December on the way

While many markets are the subjects of a second wave of lockdowns right now, and the subsequent effect these latest COVID measures are havin...


Technology in the vineyard - comment

Chris Losh | 5 Nov 20 The use of technology in the vineyard is rising - and fast

With necessity long being the mother of invention, the COVID crisis has brought outlying technology into the mainstream, and at speed. Wine...


CSR activations around the world - Oct

The IARD editorial team | 29 Oct 20 Once a month, the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking rounds up recent higher-profile CSR activity from drinks brand owners

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

Beverage Hot Issues

Pernod Ricard Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data

Pernod Ricard Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data

In early-September, Pernod Ricard reported a 9.5% fall in sales from the 12 months to the end of June 2020. Here, just-drinks considers the group's performance in fiscal-2020 and over the preceding four years.

Brown-Forman Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data

Brown-Forman Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data

In early-June, Brown-Forman posted a flat set of sales numbers for the 12 months to the end of April 2020.just-drinks considers the group's performance in fiscal-2020 and over the preceding four years.

Remy Cointreau Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data

Remy Cointreau Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data

just-drinks reviews the last five years for Remy Cointreau and considers the challenges facing the group in the months ahead.

Coronavirus outbreak 2020 - Round-up

Coronavirus outbreak 2020 - Round-up

The Wuhan coronavirus, COVID-19, has caused deaths and forced stringent travel restrictions in China. Here is a round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the outbreak as it spreads worldwide.

Drinks Market Research

Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC (Anheuser-Busch), a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, is a brewer. The company operates breweries across the US. It is a major manufacturer of aluminum cans. Anheuser-Busch offers specialty beers, non-alcohol brews, malt liquors and specialty malt beverages. The company along with its subsidiaries produces and distributes beer under Budweiser, Bud Light, Busch, Goose Island, Michelob, Natural Light, Landshark Lager, Bud Light, Stella Artois, and Shock Top brands The company also offers services such as beverages packaging material and packaging services. It sells products through a distribution network of independent wholesalers. Anheuser-Busch is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, the US... Read more

Published: September 2020 - ($125.00)


Distil plc - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Published: October 2019 - ($175.00)


Pernod Ricard SA (RI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: October 2020 - ($125.00)


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