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Good Times Ahead for the Rum Sector

For a long time seen as something of a poor relation in the spirits world, the rum category is identified as the "next big thing" in the glo...

Cuba-US Normalisation: Bacardi, Pernod Winners?

The announcement late yesterday that Cuba and the US have started on the road to normalised relations will be of particular interest to two...

Comment - Is the Golden Age of Rum Upon Us?

Long touted as the natural successor to single malt whiskies, premium and super-premium rums have yet to make a dramatic impact on consumers...

Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 Performance

Earlier today (24 October), Pernod Ricard released its sales and volumes figures for the 2013-14 first quarter. Here's a closer look at the...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Havana Club MD 8 Apr 2015

James Wilmore

Being based in the Cuban capital of Havana has its benefits, such as having a swimming pool in front of your office. But, for Jérôme Cottin-Bizonne, head of Havana Club International, the JV between Pernod Ricard and the Cuban government, there's little time to relax as the rum brand gears up for global growth. Here, the 41 year-old executive sits down with just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore.


Interview - Pernod Ricard's deputy CEO & COO 30 May 2013

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring visited Beijing to cover Pernod Ricard's latest Capital Market Day. While there, Olly spoke to Alexandre Ricard, the company's deputy CEO & COO, in his first interview since it was announced he would become CEO of Pernod in 2015.

Latest News

just the week in - Spirits & Wine 10 Apr 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


just a While Ago - On 2 April in... 2 Apr 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just a While Ago - On 31 March in... 31 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just a Look Around - Havana Club Distillery -video 5 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Last week, just-drinks was given a tour of Havana Club's San José distillery as part of a five-day trip as guests of the company. Here, Sergio Valdez, Havana Club's export manager, provides the commentary:


Pernod Ricard's Havana Club Union 26 Feb 2015

James Wilmore

Pernod Ricard has launched a new premium expression of its Havana Club rum brand in collaboration with Cuban cigar producer Cohiba.

Company research

Global market review of rum – forecasts to 2017

Global market review of rum – forecasts to 2017

For a category that sells around 146.4m cases annually, it may seem unusual to characterise Rum as a relatively unexploited opportunity. Indeed it is already a diverse and eclectic category with a wid...

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Spirits in Uruguay

Spirits in Uruguay

Consumers with increasing disposable incomes in real terms in all segments of the population, not only traded from domestic and regional whiskies up to other blended Scotch whisky, Irish whiskey or bo...

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Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis

Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC : Consumer Packaged Go

Canadean's "Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. T...

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