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The politics of M&A, the end of Anheuser-Busch InBev's affair and Britvic's Brazilian ballroom - The just-drinks Analyst 24 Mar 2017

Column: The just-drinks Analyst

In his latest commentary for just-drinks, former drinks analyst Ian Shackleton heads to Brazil to look at 3G's burned fingers, the future worries for Anheuser-Busch InBev and Britvic's samba moves.


Fever-Tree's Spiced Orange Ginger Ale and Smoky Ginger Ale - Product Launch 24 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Fever-Tree has lined up two dark-spirits focused mixers. 


Diageo's Captain Morgan LocoNut - Product Launch 24 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Diageo has added a coconut-flavoured shot variant to its Captain Morgan portfolio, as it looks to capitalise on the popularity of coconut.


Brown Forman's Jack Daniel’s Country Cocktails Southern Peach - Product Launch 23 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Brown-Forman has teamed up with an R&B singer to launch a new flavour in its 25-year-old Jack Daniel's RTD malted beverage range, Country Cocktails. K. Michelle will help promote the new Southern Peach flavour, which initially rolls out in the south-east US ahead of a nation-wide launch in early Summer.


Travel Retail's race to remain relevant - IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas - Preview 23 Mar 2017

Column: just the Preview

Next week sees the International Association of Airport & Duty Free Stores host its annual 'Duty Free Show of the Americas' in Orlando. But, this year's exhibition marks the end of an era. Joe Bates reports.


Molson Coors' Carling Cider Black Fruits - Product Launch 23 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Molson Coors has launched a new Carling Cider flavour, Black Fruits, as it targets growing demand for canned fruit cider.


PepsiCo’s Pepsi Max Ginger - Product Launch 22 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Britvic, PepsiCo’s soft drinks agent in the UK, has announced details of a flavoured variant of the US company’s Pepsi Max CSD brand.


Coca-Cola European Partners CEO upbeat on 2017, despite January blip 22 Mar 2017

Column: just On Call

The head of Coca-Cola European Partners has said he remains confident of a "solid" first quarter of 2017, despite a slip in volumes in January.


Elephant Gin's Elephant Strength Gin - Product Launch 22 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

UK producer Elephant Gin has launched a navy-strength version of its namesake gin brand called Elephant Strength Gin.


Most Valuable Beer Brands in 2017 - The facts 22 Mar 2017

Column: just the Facts

Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance released its lists of the most valuable beer and spirits brands, globally. Here's the top 25 beer brands.


Pernod Ricard’s Martell VS Single Distillery - Product Launch 22 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pernod Ricard is set to roll out a new VS expression of its Martell Cognac brand in the US.


The Cooper Spirits Co's Hochstadter’s Family Reserve Straight Rye Whiskey - Product Launch 22 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

The Cooper Spirits Co has released the first cask strength whiskey from its Hochstadter porfolio.


What does the future look like for Australian wine? - Comment 21 Mar 2017

Column: Comment - Wine - The Losh Cause

Earlier this year, Chris Losh attended an Australian tasting in the UK and got a glimpse of the future for the country's wine producers. Here's what he saw.


"The way to drive dark spirits is to make them accessible. And accessible means mixed" - Interview, Fever-Tree founders Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow 21 Mar 2017

Column: just the Answer

When premium mixers firm Fever-Tree launched its IPO in late-2014, shares were priced at GBP1.34. Today, following the release of 2016's results, Fever-Tree's shares are trading at over GBP15. Late last month, just-drinks sat down with the company's founders, Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, who still own 21.8% of the company, to explore the reasons behind Fever-Tree's success.


SodaStream International unveils carbonation-free Fruit Drops 21 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

SodaStream International has launched products for the first time that are not exclusively designed for use in its home-carbonation platform.


Champagne Sales in 2016 - The facts 20 Mar 2017

Column: just the Facts

Earlier today, the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne released sales and shipment data for the Champagne sector in 2016. Here is the list of the top 30 markets last year.


"Our strategy in Africa is to grow our beers fast and our spirits faster" - Diageo Africa president John O'Keeffe - Focus 20 Mar 2017

Column: Focus

Late last week, Diageo's Africa president John O'Keeffe hosted a conference call with analysts. According to Societe Generale analyst Laurence Whyatt, Africa represents 12% of Diageo's group sales, with around 60% coming from beer, 30% from spirits and 10% from RTDs. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the key themes from the call, as well as analyst reaction.


Has sustainability become as important to investors as financial performance? - Sustainability Spotlight 17 Mar 2017

Column: Sustainability in Drinks

For the first time, Dutch brewer Heineken has merged its sustainability report into its main annual report. The increased investor interest in sustainability, coupled with the need to account for risks related to climate change, make it likely more major companies will follow suit. Ben Cooper reports.


Top US Craft Brewers in 2016 - The facts 17 Mar 2017

Column: just the Facts

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its chart listing the largest craft brewers in the country in volume terms. Here is the top 50.


Top US Brewers in 2016 -The facts 17 Mar 2017

Column: just the Facts

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its annual chart listing the largest brewers in the country in volume terms in 2016. Here is the top 50.


Domaine Sainte Rose's Sweet Sainte Rose - Product Launch 17 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

French winery Domaine Sainte Rose has launched its first sweet wine, which will roll out in the UK market.


Responsible drinking around the world - The IARD Digest - March 2017 16 Mar 2017

Column: The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking - Digest

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at what's going on in-market to promote a responsible role for alcohol in society.


Starbucks' Cocoa & Honey with Cream Cold Brew - Product Launch 16 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Starbucks has lined up a Cocoa & Honey with Cream variant of its cold brew coffee range.


Heineken’s Amstel Xlight - Product Launch 15 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Heineken has unveiled a light beer extension of its Amstel lager brand in the US.


Moet Hennessy's Ardbeg Kelpie - Product Launch 15 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Moet Hennessy has lined up a limited edition Ardbeg to celebrate 'Ardbeg Day'.


Are Millennials too young for brown spirits? - Comment 15 Mar 2017

Column: Comment - Spirits - Buxton: Banging the Dram

This month, just-drinks' brown spirits commentator, Ian Buxton, considers the sector's efforts to entice the Millennial consumer into the fray.


Pernod Ricard's Jameson RTD range - Product Launch 15 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Pernod Ricard's UK unit has lined up two RTD flavours for its Jameson Irish whiskey brand. 


Constellation Brands' Modelo Chelada Tamarindo Picante - Product Launch 15 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Constellation Brands has launched the second chelada flavour to join the Casa Modelo portfolio, Modelo Chelada Tamarindo Picante.


Heaven Hill Brands’ Deep Eddy Orange - Product Launch 14 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Heaven Hill Brands has added a citrus-flavoured extension to its Deep Eddy vodka brand.


Diageo's Smirnoff Mandarin & Pink Grapefruit Cider - Product Launch 14 Mar 2017

Column: The Launch Pad - Product Launches

Diageo's UK unit has launched a new variant under the Smirnoff Cider brand. 

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