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Concha y Toro's Q2 by region, brand - Focus

Late yesterday, Chilean wine company Concha y Toro reported a healthy boost in sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at t...

A step forward in alcohol research? ISFAR 191

Observational epidemiologic studies relating alcohol consumption to health and disease have been remarkably consistent over many decades: li...

Coca-Cola India suspends bottling operations

Coca-Cola India has confirmed a temporary halt in production at its plant just outside Delhi, having been in communication with pollution co...

Drinkable yogurt - The next drinks opportunity

Drinkable yogurt has always been the poor stepchild of cup yogurt. Makers of yogurt have generally chosen to spend their time and resources...


Treasury Wine Estates' FY Performance by Region - Focus 18 Aug 2016

Andy Morton

Today, Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) said its full-year net profits more than doubled, with net sales jumping by 20%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Australian-headquartered company's performance by region:


Carlsberg's cost-saving plan "achieving traction" - Analysis  18 Aug 2016

Lucy Britner

Yesterday, Carlsberg reported a 25% leap in half-year net profits despite tough trading environments in several of its key markets. In its official statement, the brewer took the time to update investors on the progress of its 'Funding the Journey' cost-saving initiative.


Carlsberg's H1 results by region - Focus 17 Aug 2016

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported its first-half results, posting a 25% boost in net profits. Here, we look at the company’s performance during the six-month period by region. All figures are organic. 


Carlsberg Q2/H1 2016 results - Preview 15 Aug 2016

Olly Wehring

On Wednesday, Carlsberg will announce its second-quarter and half-year results. Here, just-drinks looks at the brewer's activities in the three months to the end of June.


Cognac and the new world order - Analysis 12 Aug 2016

Lucy Britner

Wines from the region of Cognac have been distilled and exported since around 1549. It's fair to say the industry has seen - and survived - a lot of things.


Alcohol intake during middle age and later atherosclerosis - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 190 11 Aug 2016

International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

Carotid artery disease can be estimated by ultrasound from the thickness of the wall of the arteries (recorded as carotid artery intima/medial thickness, cIMT) and by evidence of atherosclerotic plaques within the carotid arteries. The association between alcohol intake and such lesions is unclear, as some studies show a positive association with cIMT and/or plaques while others show no association. 


How has The Coca-Cola Co helped Monster Beverage Corp's global presence? - Focus 9 Aug 2016

Andy Morton

When Monster Beverage Corp offloaded a minority share to The Coca-Cola Co last year, one of the main benefits forecast was enlarged access to the soft drinks giant's unparalleled global distribution network. 


How the Internet of Things is shaking up the cocktail market – Consumer Trends 4 Aug 2016

Ben Cooper

Rapid and constant connection to the Internet has already transformed how consumers interact with the market, but the digital revolution is by its very nature a continuing phenomenon. In this month’s Consumer Trends, Ben Cooper investigates the link between a recent multi-billion-pound tech deal and the Moscow Mule.


Matcha's moment in the drinks market - NPD round-up 3 Aug 2016

Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director at Canadean

For something that has been around as long as matcha has – literally centuries – it is strange to say that matcha is having a "moment" in the beverage market. Yet that is precisely the case as matcha is becoming a "go to" functional beverage ingredient of late, expanding outside of tea and into a variety of drinks categories.


Suntory, Beam Suntory H1 results - Preview 3 Aug 2016

Lucy Britner

Suntory and its US unit Beam Suntory will release first-half results on Friday. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at performance in the three months to the end of June.


Molson Coors' Q2 performance by region - Focus 3 Aug 2016

Lucy Britner

Yesterday, Molson Coors reported a dip in second-quarter net profits, blaming charges in connection with its MillerCoors acquisition as well as prohibition in parts of India and planned brewery closures. 


The Rum category today - An introduction - Rum Essentials, Part I 2 Aug 2016

Richard Woodard

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the global rum category. In part one, we look at how the sector has performed in recent years.


Today's Market Trends - Rum Essentials, Part II 2 Aug 2016

Richard Woodard

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this seven-part review of the global rum category. In part two, we consider the sector's performance on a by-market basis.


Tomorrow's Market Trends - Rum Essentials, Part III 2 Aug 2016

Richard Woodard

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the global rum category. In part three, we look at what the future trends will be for the sector.


Key Brands Performance - Rum Essentials, Part IV 2 Aug 2016

Richard Woodard

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the global rum category. In part four, we turn our attention to the major rum brands and their owners.


Category Trends - Rum Essentials, Part V 2 Aug 2016

Richard Woodard

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the global rum category. In part five, we look at the consumer and category trends that have come into play for the sector.


Category Challenges & Innovations - Rum Essentials, Part VI 2 Aug 2016

Richard Woodard

just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this six-part review of the global rum category. In the final part, we look at the challenges facing the segment and the opportunities that innovation will offer in the months and years ahead.


Anheuser-Busch InBev's SABMiller acquisition - What happens next? 2 Aug 2016

Lucy Britner

On 29 July, Anheuser-Busch InBev's intended acquisition of SABMiller overcame two major hurdles - clearance from the Chinese authorities and confirmation that SABMiller's board would recommend the new offer of GBP45 per share. 


Gruppo Campari's H1 performance by region, brand - Focus 2 Aug 2016

Andy Morton

Today, Gruppo Campari announced its first-half results, including a fall in sales and profits. Here, we take a look at the figures for the six months to the end of June by region and by brand. 


Rum sector looks to capitalise on its diversity – Research in Focus 1 Aug 2016

Ben Cooper

On one level, rum is a relatively simple product. Easy to produce from an inexpensive and ubiquitous primary raw material, rum is made and consumed widely.


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