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MillerCoors "not satisfied" with performance as Andy England quits as CMO

MillerCoors has expressed dissatisfaction at its recent performance as current chief marketing officer Andy England steps down to be replace...

Pernod Ricard allays Havana Club shortage fears

Pernod Ricard has said the company will have enough Havana Club for its core German market even if the US drops an import ban on the rum bra...

Accolade Wines set to buy in Argentina, Chile

The general manager of Accolade Wines has told just-drinks that the company is looking for acquisitions in Argentina and Chile as it aims to...

Treasury Wine Estates, Pernod Ricard hail China-Aus FTA

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) and Pernod Ricard have welcomed the signing of a new China-Australia free trade agreement, which will end excise...

Recent news

just a While Ago - On 7 July in... 7 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

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


Suntory confirms Japan Tobacco beverage purchase 7 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Suntory Holdings has reached a definitive agreement to purchase Japan Tobacco's beverage unit, including its vending machine business.


just a While Ago - On 6 July in... 6 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

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


Soft drinks industry rails against '184,000 deaths' claim 6 Jul 2015

Andy Morton

National soft drinks representatives have branded a global report that blames the industry for 184,000 deaths a year as inaccurate.


C&C Group chairman backs CEO amid turmoil - report 6 Jul 2015

Andy Morton

C&C Group's chairman has reportedly given his CEO a vote of confidence as the company contends with pressures in its core markets and shareholder concern over US cider assets.


Product Launch - Camus Cognac's Rarissimes Borderies 2004 6 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Rarissimes Borderies 2004 is said to be the only Borderies vintage on the market.


Matthew Clark sees premium wine surge in UK 6 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

UK distributor Matthew Clark has reported double digit growth for year-on-year premium wines sales.


Kraft Foods, Heinz seal merger 6 Jul 2015

Andy Morton

Kraft Foods and Heinz have completed their merger to create The Kraft Heinz Co, the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world.


SPI Distribution (Latvia) changes name to Amber Distribution Latvia 6 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

SPI Group has announced a name change for its Latvian distribution arm. SPI Distribution (Latvia) will become Amber Distribution Latvia.


Tilaknagar Industries on verge of sale to Allied Blenders & Distillers - report 6 Jul 2015

Andy Morton

Tilaknagar Industries is preparing to cede majority control to Indian whiskey rival Allied Blenders & Distillers, a report has claimed.


Burgundy and Champagne regions achieve World Heritage status 6 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

French wine regions Burgundy and Champagne have been added to UNESCO's line-up of World Heritage sites.


MillerCoors "not satisfied" with performance as Andy England quits as CMO 3 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

MillerCoors has expressed dissatisfaction at its recent performance as current chief marketing officer Andy England steps down to be replaced by David Kroll.


Diageo ditches Shui Jing Fang construction plans in China 3 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Diageo has confirmed reports in the Chinese press that it will not go ahead with the construction of its planned Shui Jing Fang production site in Chengdu.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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 3 Jul 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.


just a While Ago - On 3 July in... 3 Jul 2015

Olly Wehring

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


UK wine producers celebrate tax boost 3 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

The UK Government has confirmed that vineyards are included in new proposals to allow farmers to average their income tax over five years.


Product Launch - Armand de Brignac Blanc de Noir, Demi Sec Champagnes 3 Jul 2015

Lucy Britner

Hip hop star Jay Z's Champagne brand Armand de Brignac is to launch two new expressions.


Product Launch - United Breweries' Kingfisher Ultra Max 3 Jul 2015

Rojita Tiwari

United Breweries has extended its premium beer brand Kingfisher Ultra’s portfolio by launching Kingfisher Ultra Max making it the most expensive strong beer (8% abv and above) in the country.


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