Beverage Industry Insights

The latest ISFAR critique considers research into the link between alcohol and obesity

What effect does alcohol have on obesity?

While alcoholic beverages contain calories that are absorbed, the association between alcohol intake and body weight and obesity is unclear....

The latest critique from The ISFAR considers research into the effect of dietary factors on the incidence of diabetes

The effect of beverages on developing diabetes

Of all lifestyle factors that relate to health and disease, probably the most difficult ones to evaluate are dietary factors, including food...

Cees 't Hart celebrates his fourth anniversary as Carlsberg's CEO this year

Carlsberg's door is open for guidance upgrades

Good news from several Asian markets - as well as continued success with cost-savings - contributed to a positive first six months of this y...

Pernod Ricard has turned Havana Club into an almost 5m-case brand sold all around the world ... except the US

How will Diageo change Cuban rum?

Last year, I spoke to Juan Gonzalez, the head of Cuba's state-owned rum company, Cuba Ron. It was one of the most entertaining afternoons of...

Home DNA kits will influence consumers' drinking choices

How DNA testing will shape the future of drinking

This month, guest consumer trends columnist Lucy Britner explores how DNA testing will change what we drink, offering her own results as a b...

Bill Newlands assumed the CEO role at Constellation Brands in March 2019

Constellation Brands Performance Trends 2015-2019

Earlier this year, Constellation Brands reported its results for the 12 months to the end of February. Sales in fiscal-2019 came in 7% up on...


Food for thought? Nutritional drinks enter the wellness zone - Comment 6 Aug 19

Are beverages ready for ingredients such as potatoes and rapeseed oil, microalgae and tumeric? Lucy Britner finds that in the era of well-being, functional drinks are moving far beyond just a snack in a bottle.


Can marketing turn beverage consumers into unconscious environmentalists? - Sustainability Spotlight 31 Jul 19

In just-drinks' latest look at sustainability, Ben Cooper asks if companies can use their marketing muscle to nudge consumers into making more sustainable choices in the beverage aisle - whether they realise it or not.

Thought Leaders


Drinks Industry News

Cognac annual exports rise again - data

Olly Wehring | 20 Aug 19

Cognac exports continued to climb in the 12 months to the end of July, according to recent figures, although a 5% volumes slide in China could prove worrying, going forward.


Britvic teams with wearable hydration start-up

Thandie Sibanda | 20 Aug 19 The Sixty-developed wearable tech measures the user's hydration levels

Brtivic has secured a collaboration with Ireland-based Sixty to develop wearable hydration technology that monitors water levels.


CFO Chris Robinson exits Berry Bros & Rudd

Olly Wehring | 20 Aug 19 Berry Bros & Rudd has appointed internally for the finance role

Berry Bros & Rudd has announced the departure of its CFO.

Recent News - (Updated: 5:27pm 21 Aug 2019)

Tanteo makes sales appointments - US Tequila data

Bacardi rolls out Bombay Sapphire global campaign

SWA names new international director

Innis & Gunn to partner with lifestyle brands

A-B InBev epxands Michelob Ultra into UK on-trade

Concha y Toro gives brands Augmented Reality tool

Kilchoman doubles Islay distillery capacity

Duvel Moortgat renames De Koninck beer to Bolleke

Beverage Industry Interviews

"We want to be the number one importer of French wine into Asia" - just-drinks speaks to Treasury Wine Estates CEO Michael Clarke - Part I 16 Aug 19

Olly WehringTreasury's CEO, Michael Clarke, has set the wine group's sights on Asia

Earlier this week, Treasury Wine Estates reported a healthy showing in the 12 months to the end of June, with group sales rising by 12% on the corresponding period a year earlier. just-drinks editor Olly Wehring caught up with group CEO Michael Clarke in a very early-morning call to Australia


"TWE could be an acquirer of other people's wine businesses" - just-drinks speaks to Treasury Wine Estates CEO Michael Clarke - Part II 16 Aug 19

Olly WehringTWE is ramping up innovations across its wine brands

In part II of an exclusive interview, Treasury Wine Estates CEO Michael Clarke talks to just-drinks editory Olly Wehring about his ambitions in the US, the company's pricing strategy and aborted plans to launch a 19 Crimes whiskey.


Blockchain in drinks traceability and beyond - Interview 14 Aug 19

Rosie Lintott at GlobalDataWill Avery Dennison's blockchain-based labelling project take off?

At the start of this year, labelling manufacturer Avery Dennison announced a collaboration with technology start-up Everledger to develop a blockchain-based labelling offering that would allow wine bottles to be tracked using near-field communication technology. GlobalData's Rosie Lintott spoke to Julie Vargas, director of Avery Dennison's global market development for radio frequency identification (RFID) in the food and drink sector, about the project and to find out more about blockchain's broader industry applications.

Latest Industry Insights

Heineken’s H1 results deliver "negative surprises"

Lucy Britner | 30 Jul 19 An analyst blamed Heineken for poor communication ahead of this week's results

Analysts have flagged a lack of communication by Dutch brewer Heineken, as results for the first half of the year came with a few surprises....


Diageo has to work to maintain upward trajectory

Olly Wehring | 26 Jul 19 The success of Johnnie Walker's tie-up with Game of Thrones has surprised even Diageo

If Diageo's employees are in party mood today, then yesterday's results give them a good enough excuse. The 6.1% rise in full-year sales for...


How spirits can make the most of less sugar

Richard Woodard | 25 Jul 19 The call from consumers for less sugar should not go unheeded by spirits producers

As consumers demand to know more about what's in their food and drink, category commentator Richard Woodard believes the spirits industry is...

Beverage Hot Issues

just-drinks interviews Beam Suntory CEO Albert Baladi

just-drinks interviews Beam Suntory CEO Albert Baladi

In late-June, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring met with Albert Baladi, Beam Suntory's recently-promoted CEO, in London

just-drinks interviews Beam Suntory CEO Albert Baladi

just-drinks interviews Beam Suntory CEO Albert Baladi

In late-June, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring met with Albert Baladi, Beam Suntory's recently-promoted CEO, in London

Diageo's Capital Markets Day 2019 - Round-up

Diageo's Capital Markets Day 2019 - Round-up

In May, Diageo held its biennial Capital Markets Day investor conference, in New York. Here's a round-up of just-drinks' content from the event.

TFWA Asia-Pacific 2019

TFWA Asia-Pacific 2019

Here is a round-up of just-drinks' content from the 2019 edition of TFWA Asia-Pacific, which covers the region's Travel Retail industry

Drinks Market Research

Heaven Hill Brands - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Heaven Hill Brands - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Heaven Hill Brands - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360° view of the company... Read more

Published: June 2019 - ($175.00)


Milk (Dairy & Soy Food) Market in France - Outlook to 2023: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics

Published: June 2019 - ($400.00)


Champagne markets, companies and production

Published: July 2019 - ($724.00)


Soymilk & Soy Drinks (Dairy & Soy Food) Market in Australia - Outlook to 2023: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics

Published: June 2019 - ($400.00)


Molson Coors Brewing Co (TAP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: June 2019 - ($125.00)


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