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Campari Group seals Baron Philippe de Rothschild Distribution deal

Campari Group has completed its acquisition of French wine company Baron Philippe de Rothschild's distribution operations....

Anheuser-Busch InBev targets The Boston Beer Co's hard seltzer lead

Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito has said the company is aiming to overtake The Boston Beer Co as the second-largest hard seltzer brand...

Coronavirus threat to Mizone factory looms over Danone's 2020 bottled water sales

Danone's bottled water outlook for the year has been thrown into doubt because its Mizone production plant is in the Chinese city at the cen...

Molson Coors Beverage Co confirms six dead in US brewery shooting

A Molson Coors employee in Milwaukee has shot dead five co-workers, the company has confirmed....

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Pernod Ricard's Malibu Splash RTD - Product Launch 28 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has launched a a flavoured malt beverage range under its Malibu brand in the US.


Heineken's Strongbow Rosé - Product Launch 28 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Heineken has launched a new Strongbow variant in the UK - Strongbow Rosé.


Campari Group seals Baron Philippe de Rothschild Distribution deal 28 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Campari Group has completed its acquisition of French wine company Baron Philippe de Rothschild's distribution operations.


Anheuser-Busch InBev targets The Boston Beer Co's hard seltzer lead 28 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito has said the company is aiming to overtake The Boston Beer Co as the second-largest hard seltzer brand owner in the US.


Monster Beverage Corp eyes 'performance energy' growth with HydroSport launch 28 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Monster Beverage Corp CEO Rodney Sacks has forecast growth for gym-focussed 'performance energy' drinks as his company expands in the category.


If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 28 Feb 2020

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at the biggest stories and the best content from just-drinks this week.


Pernod Ricard flags "under-developed" market for premium gin in US 28 Feb 2020

Olly Wehring

The US still has a way to go to catch the strong performances of higher-end gin in countries such as the UK and Spain, Pernod Ricard has admitted.


William Grant & Sons' Verano Gin Passion Fruit - Product Launch - Gin in the UK data 28 Feb 2020

Olly Wehring

William Grant & Sons has added a third iteration to its Verano flavoured gin portfolio in the UK.


Pernod Ricard reveals carbon-neutral Scotch distillery plan 27 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard is to turn one of its Scotch whisky distilleries into a carbon-neutral site.


Coronavirus threat to Mizone factory looms over Danone's 2020 bottled water sales 27 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Danone's bottled water outlook for the year has been thrown into doubt because its Mizone production plant is in the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak.


Molson Coors Beverage Co confirms six dead in US brewery shooting 27 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

A Molson Coors employee in Milwaukee has shot dead five co-workers, the company has confirmed.


ProWein 2020 to go ahead "at this stage" 27 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Organisers of next month's ProWein exhibition in Düsseldorf has said it has no plans to cancel or move the event because of the coronavirus.


How did Distell Group perform in H1 fiscal-2020? - results data 27 Feb 2020

Olly Wehring

Distell Group has positioned itself as being open for business, offering spirits and routes-to-market partnerships in its latest fiscal half-year results announcement.


How did Anheuser-Busch InBev perform in 2019? - results data 27 Feb 2020

Olly Wehring

Anheuser-Busch InBev looks set to follow Molson Coors Beverage Co in looking beyond its core beer business to drive growth, as today's full-year sales announcement prompts reflection within the group.


Roust Group lines up GTR limited-edition Russian Standard Malachite 27 Feb 2020

Lucy Britner

Roust Group has released the seventh limited-edition Russian Standard bottle to Global Travel Retail as it looks to boost the brand's presence in the sector.


Glasgow Distillery Co’s G52 Botanical Vodka - Product Launch 27 Feb 2020

Lucy Britner

Glasgow Distillery Co has added a botanical vodka brand to its portfolio.


Reusable Cantium Gin flask launches in UK 27 Feb 2020

Lucy Britner

A UK company has released what it claims is the world's first gin packaged in a reusable flask.


Anheuser-Busch InBev lines up Stella Artois US leap year push - video 27 Feb 2020

Lucy Britner

Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a US campaign for its Stella Artois brand as it looks to target 2020’s leap year day.


PepsiCo’s Naked Lean smoothies - Product Launch 27 Feb 2020

Lucy Britner

PepsiCo has rolled out a lower-calorie version of its Naked smoothie brand to the UK market.


"I don't see CBD playing a role in our business" - just-drinks speaks to Nichols' senior executive team 26 Feb 2020

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, UK-based soft drinks group and Vimto brand owner Nichol reported its full-year results. Following the announcement, just-drinks spoke to CEO Marnie Millard, alongside CFO Tim Croston and the company's COO, Andrew Milne.


Heritage and heft won't win hard seltzer's summer showdown - comment 27 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Earlier this month, Molson Coors Beverage Co management showed remarkable verbal dexterity when dodging questions on whether the US market will see a Coors or Miller seltzer. Today we discovered the reason for the evasion - they were sitting on the upcoming launch of Coors Seltzer in July.


Rescheduled ProWein Asia announces July dates 26 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

ProWein Asia organisers have rescheduled the Singapore trade show to take place between 13 and 16 July.


Molson Coors Beverage Co to launch Coors Seltzer 26 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Molson Coors Beverage Co is to throw a flagship beer brand into the hard seltzer category for the first time with the launch of Coors Seltzer.


The Coca-Cola Co suffers sweetener delays as coronavirus disrupts supply chain 26 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has said shipments of artificial sweetener sucralose from China have been delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak.


Treasury Wine Estates issues FY 2020 warning over coronavirus 26 Feb 2020

Richard Woodard

Treasury Wine Estates will fall short of its expected fiscal 2020 performance thanks to the "significant impact" of the coronavirus outbreak on wine consumption in China, the company has said.


AG Barr’s Funkin Nitro Pina Colada - Product Launch 26 Feb 2020

Richard Woodard

AG Barr’s Funkin Cocktails arm has added a new variant, Funkin Nitro Pina Colada, to its range of RTD canned cocktails.


Heineken unveils new campaign targetting drunk driving - video 26 Feb 2020

Richard Woodard

Heineken has launched a new campaign featuring former Formula 1 motor racing world champions Keke and Nico Rosberg.


Nichols working on Middle East sugar tax mitigation for Vimto in 2020 26 Feb 2020

Olly Wehring

UK-based group Nichols has warned that its Ramadan-related success in the Middle East could be hit this year by a new tax that will increase some soft drinks' retail prices in the region by 50%.


DG Yuengling & Son’s Flight by Yuengling - Product Launch 26 Feb 2020

Richard Woodard

US brewer DG Yuengling & Son is to launch a new "upscale" light beer, Flight by Yuengling, across the company’s 22-state distribution footprint from next month.


Danone to take control of UK's Harrogate Water 26 Feb 2020

Richard Woodard

Danone is to acquire a majority stake in family-owned UK company Harrogate Water, owner of the Harrogate Spring Water brand.


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