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Focus - Britvic's Q2 & H1 Performance by Region, Category

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...

SABMiller enters UK craft beer scene with Meantime Brewing Co purchase

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

Beam Suntory unveils Sauza Tequila overhaul

Beam Suntory has redesigned Sauza Tequila as the brand prepares to enter new global markets including China....

C&C Group sees FY loss on EUR150m US charge

C&C Group has posted a full-year loss after a one-off impairment charge on its US assets cut EUR150m from the bottom line....

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just the week in - Spirits & Wine 22 May 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 the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water 22 May 2015

Olly Wehring

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


just the week in - Beer 22 May 2015

Olly Wehring

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


Castel acquires stake in Belvedere 22 May 2015

Stuart Todd

Castel has purchased a 5.66% holding in Belvédère. The transaction has been completed within the framework of an agreement with Morocco-based Diana Holdings, the wine and spirits company's single biggest shareholder.


European Commission dragging feet over drinks labelling - MEP 22 May 2015

Martin Banks

European Union (EU) delays in tabling draft rules on how labelling for alcoholic beverages should be treated under EU food information legislation have been branded “unacceptable”.


just a While Ago - On 22 May in... 22 May 2015

Olly Wehring

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


Diageo adds to Entourage tie-up with responsibility message - video 22 May 2015

Andy Morton

Diageo has harnessed the star power of its link-up with upcoming Hollywood movie Entourage to launch a new responsible drinking ad.


Product Launch - Pernod Ricard's Campo Viejo Winemaker’s Art 22 May 2015

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has launched a Travel Retail-exclusive Rioja under its Campo Viejo wine brand.


Product Launch - Illva Saronno's Disaronno Riserva 22 May 2015

Lucy Britner

Illva Saronno has lined up the launch of an extension of its Disaronno liqueur brand.


Brown-Forman eyes family ties with board additions 21 May 2015

Andy Morton

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


just the Winners - International Wine Challenge 2015: Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, England 21 May 2015

Olly Wehring

Earlier this month, the International Wine Challenge released the list of winners for 2015. In this second part, we have the gold medalists from Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile and England.


just the Winners - International Wine Challenge 2015: France 21 May 2015

Olly Wehring

Earlier this month, the International Wine Challenge released the list of winners for 2015. Here, in part three, we detail all of the gold medalists from France.


just the Winners - International Wine Challenge 2015: Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy 21 May 2015

Olly Wehring

Earlier this month, the International Wine Challenge released the list of winners for 2015. Here, in part four, we detail all of the gold medalists from Germany, Greece, Hungary and Italy.


just the Winners - International Wine Challenge 2015: New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa 21 May 2015

Olly Wehring

Earlier this month, the International Wine Challenge released the list of winners for 2015. In this, the fifth part of six, we detail all of the gold medalists from New Zealand, Portugal and South Africa.


just the Winners - International Wine Challenge 2015: Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, the US 21 May 2015

Olly Wehring

Earlier this month, the International Wine Challenge released the list of winners for 2015. Here are the gold medalists from Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and the US.


just a While Ago - On 21 May in... 21 May 2015

Olly Wehring

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


Whyte & Mackay takes on Flor de Caña in UK 21 May 2015

Andy Morton

Whyte & Mackay, the Scotch unit of Emperador Inc, is to distribute Compañía Licorera de Nicaragua's Flor de Caña rum in the UK and Ireland.


Halewood International unveils Crabbie's campaign in UK - video 21 May 2015

Andy Morton

Halewood International has launched a new UK campaign for its Crabbie’s Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer, featuring comedian Vic Reeves.


Product Launch - Brewdog's Born to Die 21 May 2015

Andy Morton

Independent craft beer business Brewdog has launched a new IPA to mark the 4 July Independence Day celebrations in the US.


Product Launch - PepsiCo's Pepsi Limon 21 May 2015

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has launched a new Pepsi flavour in the US that targets Hispanics.


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