Beverage Industry Insights

Analysis - Keurig Kold fails to impress

Last week, analysts got a sneak preview of the Keurig Kold. It was a long-awaited chance to test-drive the home-carbonation platform that Th...

Comment - How to Target Cognac's Mok Generation?

You might not know international superstar Karen Mok, but I do. I used to wake up to her every morning....

Sustainability - Walking the Walk on Water

The recent problems that the Coca-Cola Co has encountered in India, and the launch by Diageo of its new Water Blueprint, underline once agai...

Will Tequila Learn from Scotch Whisky's Mistakes?

Despite the market split, the Tequila category is on the cusp of its own boomtime. But, the positioning of the mixto sector compared to 100%...

Analysis - The Value of Prosecco

The UK’s love of sparkling wine, coupled with a desire for value for money, has proved great news for Prosecco....

Solving the diet drinks dilemma in the US

In a report last week, Cowen analyst Vivien Azer says solving the diet dilemma “remains a critical driver for sustainable improvement in ind...


Comment - Beer - Does 'Craft' Work? 15 May 15

At the point of purchasing a pint of Doom Bar, I didn’t hesitate to question whether the beer was craft.


just On Call - SABMiller, Meantime Brewing Co say goodbye to 'craft' 15 May 15

The term ‘craft beer’ will disappear, according to Meantime Brewery Co’s CEO, Nick Miller, and SABMiller’s MD of Europe, Sue Clark.

Thought Leaders


  • Environmental Sustainability in the Wine Sector

    In this look at sustainability in the drinks industry we turn the spotlight on the wine sector. Topics tackled include the drought that has affected Cali...

  • New Tastes – New Glasses

    The craft beer movement is gaining ever more momentum also across Germany. Newly established breweries are presenting their aroma-rich creations at numerous events, in stylish ...

Drinks Industry News

Brown-Forman eyes family ties with board additions

Andy Morton | 21 May 15

Brown-Forman has appointed two more Brown family members to its board of directors as control passes to a new generation.


Focus - Britvic's Q2 & H1 Performance

Andy Morton | 20 May 15

Britvic posted a rise in sales in its first-half results today (21 May). Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by category and region in the 28-week period.


SABMiller snaps up Meantime Brewing Co in UK

Olly Wehring | 15 May 15

SABMiller has announced the " special new addition" of the UK's Meantime Brewing Co to its stable.

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Castel acquires stake in Belvedere

Commission dragging feet over drinks labelling?

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NPD: Campo Viejo Winemaker’s Art

Beverage Industry Interviews

just the Answer - Martell's CEO & chairman, Philippe Guettat 6 May 15

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard's Cognac unit, Maison Martell, is about to celebrate its 300th anniversary. just-drinks caught up with Philippe Guettat, Martell's CEO & chairman, to discuss how the party preparations are going, why China demand is at a crossroads and what lies ahead for the unit in Africa.


just a Moment With … Michael Urquhart, former MD of Gordon & MacPhail 5 May 15

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the retired managing director of Scotch whisky producer Gordon & Macphail, and just-drinks subscriber, Michael Urquhart.


just a Moment With … Toby Heasman, head brewer at Hall & Woodhouse 30 Apr 15

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the head brewer at Badger Ales brewer Hall & Woodhouse, and just-drinks subscriber, Toby Heasman.

just-drinks Blog

Are you going to London Wine Week?

Lucy Britner | 20 May 15

Here in London, the second Wine Week has kicked off to coincide with UK wine trade event London Wine Fair.


All aboard the Aperol bus

Lucy Britner | 14 May 15

Commuting in London is a drag. It’s overcrowded, sweaty and rarely goes to plan. In fact, it’s enough to turn a person to drink.


New Coke - the movie

Andy Morton | 11 May 15

Hot on the heels of Kidnapping Mr Heineken comes news of another explosive episode in beverage history set for the Hollywood treatment.

Beverage Hot Issues

International Wine Challenge 2015 - The Winners

In May, the International Wine Challenge released the gold medal winners for 2015. Here they are.

Round-Up - Carlsberg's Q1 Results

In May, Carlsberg released the results for the three months to the end of March. Here's a full round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the numbers.

Round-Up - Anheuser-Busch InBev's Q1 Results

In May, Anheuser-Busch InBev released its results for the first three months of its fiscal year. Here's a round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the figures.

Round-Up - CAGE 2015

In March, London hosted the 2015 Consumer Analyst Group Europe (CAGE) conference. Here is a round-up of just-drinks' coverage of the annual meet-up.

Drinks Market Research

Global Beer Opportunities: Beyond Standard Lager

Global Beer Opportunities: Beyond Standard Lager

Standard beer volume sales are facing declines in developed markets, and brewers are seeking ways to reignite the growth rates they achieved before the deflationary macroeconomic situation began. There is a trend to diversify the beer market with craft beers, flavoured/mixed beers and non-alcoholic alternatives... Read more

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Global Tequila insights - market forecasts, product innovation and consumer trends research

Published: April 2015 - ($1500.00)


HW RTD Tea: An Attractive Market Yet to Be Fully Explored by Multinationals

Published: April 2015 - ($1325.00)


Africa: The Final Frontier for Beer

Published: April 2015 - ($1325.00)


Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Wine (United States, May 2015)

Published: May 2015 - ($798.40)


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