Beverage industry company news

Subscribe via RSSWhat is RSS?

Latest Insights

Brown-Forman Q3 fiscal-2018 results - Preview

Later this week, Brown-Forman will release the results for its third quarter of fiscal-2018 and for the nine months to the end of January. H...

Brown-Forman's Q2 & H1 2018 results - Preview

Ahead of the release on Wednesday of Brown-Forman's results for the second quarter and first half of its fiscal-2018, here's a look at the e...

Olly Wehring | 7 Mar 2018

In early-March, Brown-Forman reported its results for the first nine months of its fiscal-2018. Sales in the nine months to the end of January rose by 7%, with third-quarter sales up a slightly lesser 6%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by market and by brand in the six-month period.

Andy Morton | 8 Nov 2017

It takes three years and a day for a whiskey in Ireland to mature long enough to be officially categorised as an Irish whiskey.

Richard Woodard | 24 Oct 2017

Following on from just-drinks' analysis of Brown-Forman's performance over the last five years, spirits commentator Richard Woodard considers the takeaways for the wider spirits industry.

Nidal Ramini, the head of brand advocacy at Brown-Forman's northern Europe division, takes a closer look at the relationship between drinks companies and the hugely-important on-premise channel.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 7 Dec 2017

In November, just-drinks grabbed some time with the CEO of the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, Henry Ashworth. The first part of our resultant interview, which can be found here, saw Ashworth explain what the organisation does and how it defines success. Here, in part two, we discuss IARD's relationship with the World Health Organisation and tackle the thorny issue of pricing as a tool in responsible drinking's arsenal.

Andy Morton | 23 Feb 2016

It is late afternoon on what has been a long day. But, Mark Reynier, formerly the head of Bruichladdich and now founder of Renegade Spirits, still has the energy to vent his grievances over the Irish whiskey industry he has inhabited for just over a year.

Latest News

Lucy Britner | 25 Apr 2018

Brown-Forman will open the doors to its Old Forester distillery this Summer, more than three years after the Louisville site was acquired.

Olly Wehring | 13 Mar 2018

Brown-Forman has followed the release 12 months ago of the first batch of BenRiach Cask Strength with the release of batch two.

Olly Wehring | 8 Mar 2018

American whiskey producers are among the US companies that have been warned of the introduction of retaliatory duties by the European Union, should the US administration slap increased tariffs on imported steel and aluminium.

Lucy Britner | 8 Mar 2018

The CEO of Brown-Forman has said his company could be caught in the cross fire between US President Donald Trump and the European Union's tariff disagreements.

Olly Wehring | 7 Mar 2018

Brown-Forman has posted a slight dip in its top-line growth rate from the third quarter, although year-to-date sales were still up by high-single-digits.

Lucy Britner | 23 Feb 2018

Brown-Forman's Scotch whisky distillery, The GlenDronach, has lined up the release of 15 single cask iterations, under the Batch 16 name.

Andy Morton | 7 Feb 2018

Brown-Forman is to offset 90% of its energy use in the US after signing an agreement with a new wind power project in Kansas.

Lucy Britner | 18 Jan 2018

Brown-Forman has released a range of bitters, tinctures and syrups under its Old Forester Bourbon brand as it looks to further align with the cocktail occasion in the US market.

Lucy Britner | 3 Jan 2018

Brown-Forman has rolled out new livery for its Old Forester Bourbon whiskey to the UK market. 

Andy Morton | 7 Dec 2017

Brown-Forman has welcomed imminent changes to the US tax code, saying they will make the company more competitive on the global stage.

Andy Morton | 6 Dec 2017

Double-digit sales jumps for Brown-Forman's most expensive whiskies added lustre to a first-half performance that was driven by solid growth in the core Jack Daniel's portfolio.

Andy Morton | 6 Dec 2017

Brown-Forman has launched its Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Rye in the UK just weeks after the whiskey was released nation-wide in the US.

Lucy Britner | 1 Dec 2017

Brown-Forman has released a 21-year-old whisky from its BenRiach distillery that has been aged in four different types of cask.

Lucy Britner | 29 Nov 2017

Brown-Forman's Glenglassaugh distillery has released Batch 3 of its rare cask series. 

Olly Wehring | 24 Nov 2017

Brown-Forman is lining up a 30-year-old iteration of its recently-acquired BenRiach single malt Scotch brand.

Lucy Britner | 10 Nov 2017

Brown-Forman has released an "old style" peated port wood whisky from its The GlenDronach distillery. 

Lucy Britner | 6 Nov 2017

Brown-Forman has lined up the first release of wood-finished whiskies from its Glenglassaugh distillery.

Lucy Britner | 26 Oct 2017

Brown-Forman has entered into a mutli-brand, multi-year sponsorship deal with the Kentucky Derby and racetrack Churchill Downs, as it looks to strengthen its ties with the event.

Andy Morton | 23 Oct 2017

Brown-Forman is bringing the Day of the Dead festival to the UK in a new push for El Jimador Tequila.

Andy Morton | 12 Oct 2017

Brown-Forman has appointed Jeremy Shepherd as its next UK manager.

Andy Morton | 28 Sep 2017

Brown-Forman has appointed its first COO in five years, with Lawson Whiting stepping into the role.

Olly Wehring | 27 Sep 2017

Brown-Forman has released details of the 12th annual limited edition iteration from Woodford Reserve's Master's Collection series.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 20 Mar 2014

Diageo and Brown-Forman have been at loggerheads the past week over what is best for the Tennessee whiskey category.

Company research

Alcohol Beverages Market in US 2017-2021

Alcohol Beverages Market in US 2017-2021

Alcohol beverages are drinks that contain certain amount of ethanol. Technavio’s analysts forecast the alcohol beverages market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 3.55% during the period 2017-2021....

Read more >

Global Scotch Whisky Market 2017-2021

Global Scotch Whisky Market 2017-2021

Scotch whisky is produced in Scotland. It is produced, packaged, and labeled as per SWR 2009. Scotch whisky is produced in five regions in Scotland: Highland, Lowland, Islay, Speyside, and Campbeltown...

Read more >

Global Liqueurs Market 2017-2021

Global Liqueurs Market 2017-2021

Liqueur is made of neutral spirits and is flavored with cream, fruits, herbs, and other materials and then sweetened. In the US, liqueur is any liquor containing at least 2.5% sugar syrup by weight. W...

Read more >

Forgot your password?