All articles by Henry Mathieu

Henry joined Just Drinks and Just Food as a reporter in 2023. Previously, he has worked as a freelance journalist for a lifestyle magazine and briefly in sales for a company battling global food insecurity.

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Pernod Ricard invests in US non-alcoholic retailer Boisson

It follows the Jameson owner’s investment in “hyper local” grocery delivery service Jokr.

UK government to review ‘alcohol-free’ regulations

New legislation could allow “alcohol-free” drinks to have an abv of 0.5%.

Pernod Ricard cuts jobs at Irish Distillers

The French giant wants “greater efficiency at all levels of the company”.

Tata Consumer Products moves into India’s energy-drink market

The Say Never Energy Drink will go on sale in the state of Karnataka and in unspecified markets in northern India.

Non-alcoholic beer market “needs to grow five-fold to reach normalisation”, says Heineken

Heineken says there is a “big difference” in the market share of zero-alcohol beer in different regions around the world.

Scotland proposes hiking minimum unit price of alcohol

The £0.15 ($0.18) rise will cause the minimum price of a bottle of Scotch whisky to jump more than £4.

BrewDog, Degen Distillery to launch “crowd-created” spirit brand

“Being able to co-create products and iterate on them… is the future of brands” – Degen Distillery CEO.

HiteJinro ‘eyes move for Diageo’s Windsor whisky brand’

Diageo’s plan to sell the South Korean business to a private-equity consortium fell through last year.

PepsiCo added to Ukraine’s “sponsors of war” list

Ukraine reported that PepsiCo increased its revenues in Russia in the first year of the full-scale invasion.

E&J Gallo buys Napa Valley brand Massican

The deal marks E&J Gallo’s third California winery purchase in recent months.