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Beth Wright

The Coca-Cola Co beefs up board with son of previous director

Herbert Allen III takes the seat vacated by his father, who served in the position for 39 years.

What Just Drinks said about the soft drinks category – The review of 2021

As we approach the end of the year, we take a look back at how 2021 has treated the global drinks industry. Here are Just Drinks’ ten most-read articles written by our soft drinks experts, led by category commentators Lucy Britner and Phil Tappenden, over the last 12 months.

Moët Hennessy recruits internally for next Maison Krug head

Moët Hennessy’s Champagne services MD, Manuel Reman, will assume the position on 22 April.

SPI Group explores appeal options after tribunal finds in favour of dismissed top executive

The judge in the London employment tribunal called the management structure at the top of SPI “opaque” and that witnesses for the company gave “rather vague evidence”.

William Grant & Sons’ The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 8 single malt – Product Launch

It’s the end of the line for The Balvenie’s Tun 1509 set of bottlings.

How will beer perform in 2022? – analysis

GlobalData predicts that the beer category will return to near-parity with pre-pandemic levels by the end of next year.

What’s set to shape the wine category in 2022? – Just Drinks thinks

At the halfway stage in Just Drinks’ week-long look at predictions for next year, editor Olly Wehring and deputy editor Andy Morton discuss what they believe will be the largest themes affecting the global wine category in 2022.

Brewers to rethink route-to-market as import obstacles mount – Rabobank

More foreign beer brands will be brewed overseas because of spiralling transport costs and trade war threats.

How will soft drinks perform in 2022? – analysis

As 2021 draws to a close, Just Drinks tracks the performance of the global soft drinks category and explores what the year ahead has in store.

The future of spirits – Albert Baladi, CEO of Beam Suntory, shares his predictions for 2022

Just Drinks’ week of 2022 predictions continues, with Beam Suntory CEO Albert Baladi offering his considerations of the year ahead.