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Lucy Britner | 28 Jul 2017

Yesterday, Diageo turned in a healthy set of fiscal full-year 2017 numbers as first half momentum continued into the six months to the end of June. 


Richard Woodard | 27 Jul 2017

This month, spirits columnist Richard Woodard takes a closer look at why the world's largest spirits firms are investing in relatively small brands. 


Lucy Britner | 27 Jul 2017

Today, Diageo reported a healthy set of fiscal full-year 2017 numbers, with sales rising on the year-prior period. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region in the 12 months to the end of June. All figures are organic. 


Ian Shackleton | 12 Jul 2017

This month, our former beverage analyst Ian Shackleton considers how best to grow your top-line, considers that the next round of results will throw up and looks at how his stock picks have performed so far.

Latest Interviews

Lucy Britner | 27 Jul 2017

Following today's full-year 2017 results, just-drinks spoke to Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes about regional challenges, product innovation and acquisition strategy.


Olly Wehring | 14 Mar 2017

Last month, the CEO of Pernod Ricard, Alex Ricard, was in London to discuss the group's half-year results. just-drinks sat down with Ricard following the press conference to look at both the numbers for the first six months of fiscal-2017 and Ricard's tenure so far, since assuming the leadership in early-2015. In the first part of our exclusive two-part interview, Alex considers Pernod's positions in India and China and shares his thoughts on pricing and the role it plays in a company's approach to premiumisation.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 21 Aug 2017

Diageo has unveiled a new US bottle for its Captain Morgan rum range.


Olly Wehring | 15 Aug 2017

Diageo has released full details of the latest annual series in its Special Releases Scotch whisky bottlings.


Andy Morton | 14 Aug 2017

Diageo and Ciroc vodka stakeholder Sean 'Diddy' Combs have announced the release of a vanilla variant under the Ciroc brand.


Andy Morton | 9 Aug 2017

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes has taken a 30% pay cut, according to the group's latest annual report, after he failed to meet long-term performance goals for fiscal-2017.


Lucy Britner | 4 Aug 2017

The CEO of Diageo has said the firm needs to continue to nurture new brands, as it looks to increase the footprint of its Naked Turtle White Rum in the US market. 


Lucy Britner | 1 Aug 2017

Diageo has launched a pink gin in the UK market, under its Gordon's brand.


Lucy Britner | 28 Jul 2017

Diageo has rolled out a pre-mixed whisky and ginger ale under its Johnnie Walker blended Scotch whisky brand. 


Lucy Britner | 27 Jul 2017

Diageo has continued its first half momentum to post a healthy set of fiscal full-year numbers. 


Lucy Britner | 26 Jul 2017

Ahead of the release on Thursday of Diageo's fiscal full-year results, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of June for the company.


Olly Wehring | 19 Jul 2017

Diageo has recruited actor Ted Danson to front a series of online adverts for Smirnoff in the US.


Lucy Britner | 14 Jul 2017

Diageo has rolled out an anti-drink drive campaign for the ninth year, as it marks continued sponsorship of Formula One under the Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky brand.


Lucy Britner | 14 Jul 2017

Diageo has announced an EUR16m (US$18.26m) expansion project at its Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, Ireland. 


Lucy Britner | 4 Jul 2017

Diageo has confirmed plans to recruit a new head of programmatic media, following the departure of Gawain Owen after just seven months. 


Lucy Britner | 4 Jul 2017

Diageo has extended the release of its on-label nutritional information and alcohol content initiative for Guinness to include 50cl cans in Ireland.


Olly Wehring | 21 Jun 2017

Diageo has lined up the purchase of the Casamigos super-premium Tequila brand, at a price of up to US$1bn.


Olly Wehring | 20 Jun 2017

Heaven Hill Distilleries has lost its legal fight with Diageo in Canada over similarities between the packaging of its Admiral Nelson's spice rum brand and Diageo's Captain Morgan.


Lucy Britner | 13 Jun 2017

Diageo's Reserve unit has appointed Lauren Mote to the newly-created global cocktailian role. 


Lucy Britner | 12 Jun 2017

Diageo has partnered Ketel One Vodka with a month-long food festival in London. 


Andy Morton | 9 Jun 2017

Leading Scotch producer Diageo could be beverage's biggest winner after today’s shock UK election result, as the outcome boosts hopes for a softer Brexit, an analyst has said.


Olly Wehring | 1 Jun 2017

United Spirits has posted a slight lift in sales from fiscal-2017, despite a dip in volumes due to some exceptional challenges in India during the period.


Lucy Britner | 1 Jun 2017

Diageo has rolled out customisable bottle designs for its Ciroc vodka brand as it looks to take advantage of the trend towards personalised products. 


Lucy Britner | 31 May 2017

Diageo's South Korean unit has confirmed that its blended Scotch whisky brand Bell's has started rolling out to the country.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 27 Apr 2017

Paul Walsh just can't stay away from the drinks industry.


Andy Morton | 21 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.

Company research

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Diageo Brasil Ltda in Alcoholic Drinks (Brazil)

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Diageo Brasil Ltda is part of the international private group Diageo Plc. In Brazil, it operates in spirits, RTDs/high-strength premixes, beer and wine....

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