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US: Brown-Forman targets US$3bn spirits acquisitions - analyst

1 Oct 2012

Brown-Forman is ready to dip into a US$3bn warchest to fund a whiskey or vodka acquisition, an analyst has said.

Sustainability in Spirits - Part II: Energy

17 Sep 2012

As with water efficiency, energy efficiency can vary markedly from distillery to distillery depending on the size of the facility and the production methods employed. As a general rule, however, the production of spirits is an energy-intensive process.

Sustainability in Spirits - Part III: Waste

17 Sep 2012

The production of distilled spirits, like any industrial manufacturing process, inevitably creates waste, whether that is organic material such as the 'pot ale' which is left in a pot-still in malt whisky production or solid waste such as the cardboard and plastic used to protect glass bottles prior to being filled.

Product Launch - US: Brown-Forman's Old Forester Birthday Bourbon

17 Sep 2012

Old Forester has released the 2012 expression of its vintage-dated Birthday Bourbon in honour of the founder of Brown-Forman and Old Forester, George Garvin Brown.

US: Brown-Forman's earnings to accelerate as US recovers - analyst

30 Aug 2012

Brown-Forman has scope to deliver earnings growth ahead of forecasts as momentum returns to the US economy, according to an analyst.

US: Brown-Forman welcomes strong Q1 performance

29 Aug 2012

Brown-Forman has hailed a "great start" to its fiscal year, with rising profits helped by price increases in Q1.

GLOBAL: Diageo, Pernod Ricard, Bacardi duke it out in 2011 spirits chart - figures

7 Aug 2012

Pernod Ricard boasts the most brands in a list of the top 50 international spirits brands in 2011, but Diageo leads the pack once again with Smirnoff topping the tree.

GLOBAL: Twitter launches new age-screening tool

13 Jul 2012

Twitter has launched a new age-screening tool, aimed at bringing uniformity to the system for drinks firms.

AUS: Brown-Forman launches Jack Daniel's Honey in Australia

26 Jun 2012

Brown-Forman has launched Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey in Australia.

US: Brown-Forman plans new cooperage to cope with Jack Daniel's demand

15 Jun 2012

Brown-Forman is planning to double its whiskey barrel-making capacity by opening a new facility in Alabama.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

8 Jun 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

just On Call: Brown-Forman eyes opportunities for Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey

7 Jun 2012

Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey still has a “long way to go” in the US, with brand recognition currently only a third of its parent brand and opportunities to expand into the on-trade and more international markets, according to owner Brown-Forman.

US: Vodka still cream of US crop - figures

7 Jun 2012

New dessert flavours have boosted vodka's continung popularity in the US spirits market, while whiskey's resurgence continues unabated, according to an analyst's study of the country's fastest-growing spirits brands.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

11 May 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

Comment - Spirits - Flavoured whisk(e)y: A Spirited Move

10 May 2012

Our whisk(e)y specialist, Ian Buxton, has had his head turned this month by a glut of flavoured whiskies. Or, 'spirit drinks', if you're a European.

UK: Jack Daniel's Honey set to hit UK

9 May 2012

Bacardi Brown-Forman is launching Brown Forman's honey version of its Jack Daniel's whiskey brand in the UK this month – the first major product innovation for the brand in 14 years.

just the Answer - Diageo's global category director of whisk(e)y, David Gates

27 Apr 2012

Earlier this year, just-drinks sat down with David Gates, the global category director of whisk(e)y at Diageo, to talk about Johnnie Walker, Formula One, Scotch and the other whisk(e)y sub-categories.

just the Facts - The 2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend

25 Apr 2012

Earlier this week, Harris Interactive released its annual study of brand health for beverages in the US.

US: Inventory rebalances hamper Brown-Forman in Q3

7 Mar 2012

Brown-Forman has seen the "expected downward rebalancing of distributor inventories" in the US slow its fiscal-year performance in the third quarter.

US/S KOREA: Whiskey distillers count down to free trade deal

22 Feb 2012

US whiskey producers should begin to benefit from their country's free trade agreement with South Korea within a month.

US: Brown-Forman set to pay quarterly dividend

25 Jan 2012

Brown-Forman has confirmed details of its latest dividend payment.

TRAVEL RETAIL: Brown-Forman expands sales team

11 Jan 2012

Brown-Forman has expanded its travel-retail sales team due to growing sales in the distribution channel.

Review of the Year 2011 - Spirits

22 Dec 2011

Part three of our final management briefing of the year looks back at how 2011 has treated the spirits industry.

just On Call - Brown-Forman toasts US whisk(e)y boom

9 Dec 2011

Brown-Forman's CEO has voiced his excitement at a resurgent whisk(e)y market in the US, driven by consumers' taste for luxury and innovations around flavour.

NETHERLANDS: Gruppo Campari follows partners out of International Marques venture

9 Dec 2011

Gruppo Campari will follow William Grant & Sons and Marnier-Lapostolle out of the three companies' International Marques distribution venture in the Netherlands, having announced a switch to Brand New Day.

US: Jack Daniel's drives Brown-Forman as H1 figures rise

8 Dec 2011

Jack Daniel's has helped to drive Brown-Forman to rises in sales and profits for the first half of its fiscal year, but could not prevent the group from trimming its full-year guidance.

just the Answer - Irish Distillers international brand development director, Simon Fay

8 Nov 2011

This month's 'just the Answer' sees Michelle Russell talk to the international brand development director for Irish Distillers, Simon Fay.

Research in Focus - 'The World’s Top Performing Spirits Brands' from The IWSR/just-drinks

19 Oct 2011

A new report incorporating the IWSR's spirits rankings and a just-drinks readership survey confirms Johnnie Walker’s status as the undisputed global brand leader in the spirits sector but also has some positive findings for brands such as Jack Daniel’s, Absolut and Captain Morgan.

GLOBAL: Diageo, Pernod Ricard dominate list of world's top performing brands

17 Oct 2011

Diageo and Pernod Ricard have dominated an inaugural list of the world's top performing spirits brands.

US: Coca-Cola retains world's biggest brand spot - research

5 Oct 2011

Coca-Cola has retained its spot as the world's most valuable brand, according to consultancy group Interbrand.









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