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Lucy Britner

Lucy BritnerBiography

Lucy Britner is just-drinks' deputy editor. She has been a drinks journalist for ten years and she holds a diploma in wine and spirits. She has traveled to wineries, breweries and distilleries around the world and she enjoys sampling drinks as well as writing about them. Her work has appeared in several major drinks publications including Imbibe, Decanter.com, Drinks International, Publican’s Morning Advertiser and Harpers. She also spent a year on consumer magazine Square Meal, where she covered restaurants and drink in London.

Articles by Lucy Britner

AB InBev has signed its first renewable energy agreement, in MexicoAnheuser-Busch InBev pledges 100% renewable electricity future 28 March 2017

The world's largest brewer has committed to sourcing 100% of its purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025.


Altia CEO Pekka Tennilä said consumers are more interested in their health and the quality of productsAltia highlights Nordic move towards organic and low-alcohol products 28 March 2017

Nordic wine and spirits firm Altia has bolstered its low-alcohol and organic portfolio in a bid to meet changing consumer needs. 


Kopparberg's Raspberry Light ciderKopparberg's Raspberry Light Cider - Product Launch 28 March 2017

Kopparberg has added a Raspberry variant to its light cider range.


There are currently 16 working distilleries on the island of IrelandIrish Whiskey Association hails bid to loosen distillery sales 28 March 2017

The trade body for Irish whiskey has welcomed proposed legislation that will allow distilleries to sell alcohol on their premises. 


AG Barr's Funkin Bramble Cocktail MixerAG Barr's Funkin Bramble Cocktail Mixer - Product Launch 27 March 2017

AG Barr's Funkin unit has lined up a Bramble mixer, in an effort to enable bartenders to easily create Bramble cocktails. 


Scotch whisky is the biggest contributor to Scotland's food and drink sectorScotch Whisky Association welcomes Scotland Food & Drink growth plan 27 March 2017

The trade body for Scotch whisky has hailed a Scottish move to drive growth across the country's farming, fishing, food and drink sectors.


Penny Blue VSOP launched in Mauritius last yearBerry Bros & Rudd lines up international push for Penny Blue VSOP Rum 27 March 2017

Berry Bros & Rudd has announced the international roll-out of its Penny Blue VSOP rum.


Britvic's Robinsons Refresh'd rangeBritvic's Robinsons Refresh'd - Product Launch 27 March 2017

Britvic has lined up a 55-calorie, bottled soft drink under its Robinsons brand. Refresh'd is made using "100% naturally-sourced ingredients, containing spring water mixed with real fruit," the company said. 


C&C Group's Caledonia Collection comprises three beers - Outpost IPA, Double Hop and HopscotchC&C Group's Caledonia Collection - Product Launch 27 March 2017

C&C Group's Scottish subsidiary, Tennent Caledonian, has lined up a new range of 'premium' bottled beers under the Caledonia Collection name. 


Carlsberg has noted growing consumer interest in both low-alcohol and organic beerCarlsberg brings non-alcoholic variant into organic line in Sweden 27 March 2017

Carlsberg's Swedish unit has replaced its non-alcoholic beer in the market with an organic variant. 


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