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Treasury Wine Estates head Michael Clarke to exit in 2020 - just-drinks comments

Treasury Wine Estates CEO Mike Clarke is to step down in the second half of next year....

Anheuser-Busch InBev takes Corona production out of Mexico with China move - analyst

Anheuser-Busch InBev is producing Corona in China, an analyst has revealed, marking the first time the beer has been produced outside of Mex...

Diageo raises curtain on 2019 Special Releases single malts

Diageo has announced the full details of this year's series of Special Releases single malt Scotch whisky expressions....

Pernod Ricard rounds off gin team with new Beefeater brand chief

Pernod Ricard has recruited internally for the next global brand director of its Beefeater gin brand....

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AmBev to launch canned water in sustainability drive - report 22 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

AmBev, the Brazilian division of Anheuser-Busch InBev, is to sell canned water for the first time as it looks to meet sustainability targets, according to a local report.


Jitterbug's Sparkling Apple Cider Vinegar Tonics - Product Launch 22 Oct 2019

Thandie Sibanda

UK company Jitterbug is to launch a range of apple cider vinegar drinks to the UK market.


Suntory Co’s Strong Zero Karakara Fried Salted Lemon - Product Launch 22 Oct 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Suntory Co is to launch a 9%-abv lemon alcoholic beverage designed to be consumed with fried chicken.


Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Single Cask Editions single malt Scotch whisky - Product Launch 22 Oct 2019

Olly Wehring

The US arm of Pernod Ricard is lining up the roll-out of six limited-edition expressions in the country of single malt Scotch whisky brand The Glenlivet.


Moosehead Breweries lines up THC beverage launch in Canada 22 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

Canada's Moosehead Breweries is to launch a range of THC-infused cannabis beverages that the brewer claims take effect after five minutes and deliver a 90-minute 'high'.


Lighthouse Strategies' Just Society CBD, THC iced tea - Product Launch 22 Oct 2019

Thandie Sibanda

US cannabis company Lighthouse Strategies, which owns the Cannabiniers group, has launched a range of THC- and CBD-infused ice teas in RTD format.


Women gaining relevance in spirits, but investment levels stay low - Montanya Distillers CEO 21 Oct 2019

Olly Wehring

The founder & CEO of Montanya Distillers has hailed the progress of women within the alcohol industry over the last decade, but has warned that obstacles remain for female entrepreneurs, particularly when it comes to investment.


Bacardi’s Aberfeldy 15-Year-Old single malt Scotch whisky - Product Launch 22 Oct 2019

Olly Wehring

Bacardi is to launch a limited edition, 15-year-old expression of its Aberfeldy single malt Scotch brand in the GTR channel.


Pernod Ricard lines up "rare ingredient" white spirits range 21 Oct 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Pernod Ricard is to launch a series of spirits containing "rare ingredients", starting with a caviar-infused vodka.


UK Government puts nine-month hold on post-Brexit wine import documentation 22 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

European Union wine importers to the UK will deal with lower-than-feared levels of red tape following the latter's departure, after the UK Government agreed to temporarily suspend import certification requirements.


Gruppo Montenegro moves Canada distribution to Mark Anthony 21 Oct 2019

Olly Wehring

Gruppo Montenegro has followed last week's distribution deal for Latin America and the Caribbean with another new tie-up, this time in Canada.


Single malt Scotch risks sales plunge as US tariffs kick in 21 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

A US tariff on single malt Scotch whisky could see exports to the country drop by one-fifth in the next year, the Scotch Whisky Association has warned.


Nichols announces new CFO for 2020 21 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

Vimto owner Nichols has named its next CFO.


"The Constellation deal helps to take my choke-chain off" - just-drinks speaks to Montanya Distillers CEO Karen Hoskin 21 Oct 2019

Olly Wehring

Late last week, the co-founder & CEO of Montanya Distillers was in London for the city's annual Rum Week and Rumfest. Karen Hoskins found time to meet with just-drinks to look back at the history of the Colorado-based craft spirits company and to tell the story of Constellation Brand's stake purchase in July.


Diageo’s Guinness urges fans to "have a pint of Carlsberg" following rugby defeat 21 Oct 2019

Thandie Sibanda

The marketing team behind Diageo's Guinness has told Ireland rugby union fans to drink rival beer Carlsberg following a World Cup defeat to New Zealand.


The Coca-Cola Co to change Coke Energy taste in US to chase new consumers 21 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co is to make Coke Energy taste more like Coke in the US as it looks to recruit new consumers into the category.


Bimber Distillery’s Re-charred Oak Casks Batch 001 - Product Launch 21 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

London's Bimber Distillery has lined up its second single malt whisky - Re-charred Oak Casks.


Amazon launches Tovess spirits range in Europe 21 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

Amazon has joined the production side of alcohol with the launch of its own spirits line into five European countries, starting with a gin.


Treasury Wine Estates head Michael Clarke to exit in 2020 - just-drinks comments 21 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

Treasury Wine Estates CEO Mike Clarke is to step down in the second half of next year.


The tariff war squib, Pernod Ricard's activist success and the latest round of drinks companies' results - The just-drinks Analyst 22 Oct 2019

Ian Shackleton

just-drinks' in-house analyst, Ian Shackleton, casts his eye this month over the escalating - or not - tariff row and its effect on spirits brand owners. Ian also has some warm words for Pernod Ricard and makes some cautiously upbeat sounds about the current results reporting season.


Enhanced beverage market continues to climb, despite sugar content awareness - analysis 22 Oct 2019

GlobalData

The enhanced beverages segment is gaining a strong market position, especially as consumers are seeking out products that benefit their health.


Trip’s CBD-infused drinks range - Product Launch 18 Oct 2019

Thandie Sibanda

UK company Trip has launched a range of drinks infused with CBD.


Humble Warrior’s plant-based sparkling drinks - Product Launch 18 Oct 2019

Thandie Sibanda

UK start-up Humble Warrior has launched a range of sparkling drinks in the UK.


If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 18 Oct 2019

Olly Wehring

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


How did Remy Cointreau perform in H1 2020? - results data 18 Oct 2019

Olly Wehring

Remy Cointreau has reported a low single-digit lift from the Remy Martin Cognac stable in the first half of its current fiscal year, as the group's 'Partner Brands' exit strategy pulled the top-line down.


Sweet Reason Beverage Co’s Lemon Rhubarb CBD-infused sparkling water - Product Launch 18 Oct 2019

Thandie Sibanda

US start-up Sweet Reason Beverage Co has launched the latest flavour variant in its namesake line of CBD-infused sparkling waters.


How did The Coca-Cola Co perform in Q3 2019? - results data 18 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

Solid third-quarter sales growth has supported The Coca-Cola Co's nine-month performance as innovations such as Coke Energy and extra fridges in Brazil boost the top line.


Legal cannabis price too high for many Canadians - Molson Coors partner 18 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

Molson Coors' cannabis partner, Hexo, has warned that two-fifths of Canadians continue to buy the drug from the black market because of high prices in the legal cannabis sector.


Anheuser-Busch InBev takes Corona production out of Mexico with China move - analyst 18 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is producing Corona in China, an analyst has revealed, marking the first time the beer has been produced outside of Mexico.


Molson Coors JV unveils CBD spring water Flow Glow 18 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

Molson Coors' cannabis joint-venture, Truss, is to launch a CBD spring water in partnership with a Gwyneth Paltrow-supported alkaline water producer.


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