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Latest Interviews

just the Answer: Bols' 'chief energizing officer' 1 Jun 2012

James Wilmore

Founded in 1575, Bols claims to be the oldest spirits brand in the world. After a rocky recent past, the company is back in Dutch hands. just-drinks caught up with Lucas Bols' self-styled “chief energizing officer” Huub van Doorne to talk about the company's plans, the launch of its new yoghurt liqueur and why the brand is big in Japan.


The just-drinks interview – Thys Loubser 10 Jul 2007

Olly Wehring

Thys Loubser was previously a high flier in the chemical industry but when he was invited to become CEO of the South African wine group KWV he had no hesitation in taking the job. In this month’s just-drinks interview, Olly Wehring spoke with Loubser about the opportunities and challenges facing KWV and the key changes he envisages for the company.

Latest News

Currency impacts Lucas Bols FY sales 20 Apr 2015

Richard Woodard

Dutch spirits business Lucas Bols has recorded a slight decline in full-year sales, hit by currency fluctuations and pricing changes in the US.


Lucas Bols reports Q3 sales decrease 9 Feb 2015

Andy Morton

Lucas Bols has blamed currency fluctuations and Russian instability for a slip in third-quarter sales.


Lucas Bols hits trading floor at EUR15.75 4 Feb 2015

Olly Wehring

Lucas Bols has confirmed an opening price of EUR15.75 per share for its IPO.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine 23 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

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.


Lucas Bols kicks off IPO offer period 21 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Lucas Bols, the Dutch spirits producer, has today started the offer period for its IPO, which will run until 3 February and values the company at up to EUR207m (US$240m).

Company research

The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Lucas Bols

The IWSR Company Profile 2014 – Lucas Bols

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Spirits in Netherlands

Spirits in Netherlands

Spirits in Netherlands industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also con...

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Global Spirits Market: Merger and Acquisitions January 2015

Global Spirits Market: Merger and Acquisitions January 2015

The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), partnering deals, and agreements entered into by companies active in the global spirits market during January....

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