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Craft beer loses ground in US as COVID hits hard in 2020 - figures

Craft's volume share of the US beer market fell last year as the coronavirus appeared to weaken independents more than major brewers....

PepsiCo changes Pepsi recipe in India

PepsiCo has reformulated its flagship Pepsi CSD brand in India to be "even more refreshing"....

Northeast Drinks Group outlines Vermont Hard Cider Co plans as purchase completes

The new owner of C&C Group's former US cider unit is to launch new products to help revive the Woodchuck brand....

Corona beats coronavirus for Constellation Brands in fiscal-2021 - results data

Constellation Brands continues to come good on its unstated strategy of becoming more of a brewer, as beer sales drove the multi-category gr...

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Accolade Wines adds Chardonnay to UK Jam Shed range 12 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

Accolade Wines has expanded its Jam Shed portfolio in the UK for the second time in six months.


Sovereign Brands readies Bumbu Cream UK roll-out 12 Apr 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Sovereign Brands is to launch a Bumbu rum cream liqueur in the UK.


Nestle ramps up plant-based plans in Asia with non-dairy launches 12 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

Nestle is to release three plant-based beverages in Asia as consumers in the region increasingly seek out non-dairy options.


Craft beer loses ground in US as COVID hits hard in 2020 - figures 12 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

Craft's volume share of the US beer market fell last year as the coronavirus appeared to weaken independents more than major brewers.


Diageo adds pre-mix G&T to Gordon's 0.0% 12 Apr 2021

Olly Wehring

Diageo is strengthening its alcohol-free armoury with a gin-&-tonic pre-mix variant from Gordon's 0.0% in the UK.


Pernod Ricard's 27.5%-abv Beefeater Botanics Lemon & Ginger - Product Launch 12 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has launched its second Beefeater "spirit drink" of the year, a lemon & ginger flavoured version of the London dry gin brand.


Pernod Ricard adds Irish whiskey-finished Jacob's Creek to Double Barrel wine stable 12 Apr 2021

Olly Wehring

UK wine consumers are to be offered a Cabernet Sauvignon finished in ex-Irish whiskey barrels from Pernod Ricard's Jacob's Creek Australian wine brand.


The top US craft brewers in 2020 - data 12 Apr 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Late last week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its annual chart listing the largest craft brewers in the country in volume terms in 2020. Here is the top 50.


The top US brewers in 2020 - data 12 Apr 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Late last week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its annual chart listing the largest brewers in the country in volume terms in 2020. Here is the top 50.


New Riff Distilling joins Kentucky race to expand Bourbon capacity 9 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

New Riff Distilling is the latest Kentucky Bourbon distiller to invest in more capacity, unveiling plans for a US$2m expansion of its operations.


Pernod Ricard unveils first Jameson Global Travel Retail store 9 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has opened the first airport outlet dedicated to its Jameson Irish whiskey brand as the group continues to ready for the reopening of the Global Travel Retail channel.


PepsiCo changes Pepsi recipe in India 9 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has reformulated its flagship Pepsi CSD brand in India to be "even more refreshing".


If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 9 Apr 2021

Olly Wehring

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


Keurig Dr Pepper unveils Dr Pepper Zero Sugar range - video 9 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

Keurig Dr Pepper has launched a new zero-sugar line from its flagship Dr Pepper CSD brand in the US.


Anheuser-Busch InBev releases chamoy version of Estrella Jalisco lager in US 9 Apr 2021

Olly Wehring

The drinks industry's NPD gold rush continues, with Anheuser-Busch InBev adding another variant to its Estrella Jalisco Mexican lager brand in the US.


Girolamo Luxardo dials down alcohol level of Luxardo Amaretto 9 Apr 2021

Olly Wehring

Girolamo Luxardo has updated the look of its namesake amaretto liqueur, with the expression also being the subject of a strength reduction.


Constellation Brands' beer runway extended by Modelo Especial, Pacifico 12 Apr 2021

Olly Wehring

The potential of a pair of Constellation Brands' Mexican beer brands in the US is still to be recognised with the group's CEO admitting to trying "not to be giddy".


Ex-Diageo procurement specialist Julia Brown to join Molson Coors Beverage Co board 9 Apr 2021

Olly Wehring

Molson Coors Beverage Co has added a former Diageo executive to its board of directors.


Aquilini Brands' Boldr Vodka Soda RTD - Product Launch 9 Apr 2021

Olly Wehring

Canada-based Aquilini Brands has lined up a 'vodka soda' RTD from its Boldr Hard Soda Co unit.


Northeast Drinks Group outlines Vermont Hard Cider Co plans as purchase completes 9 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

The new owner of C&C Group's former US cider unit is to launch new products to help revive the Woodchuck brand.


Nestle's former North American bottled water unit rebranded as BlueTriton Brands 8 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

The new owners of Nestle's North American bottled water operations have changed the unit's name to BlueTriton Brands.


Diageo’s Baileys Colada - Product Launch 8 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

Diageo has released a Baileys with the flavour of a pina colada cocktail.


Diageo demos greener bottle production 8 Apr 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Diageo has trialled a production method for glass bottles that has a 90% smaller carbon footprint than regular bottles.


Anheuser-Busch InBev to handle new The Wine Group launches in US 8 Apr 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to produce and distribute products for The Wine Group in the US including a high-strength-alcohol flavoured malt beverage range.


Nestle’s San Pellegrino caffeinated Essenza - Product Launch 8 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

Nestle has joined the growing ranks of soft drinks brand owners to launch a caffeinated sparkling water.


Molson Coors Beverage Co switches Coors Peak for Coors Pure 8 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

Molson Coors Beverage Co has revisited the organic version of its flagship Coors lager brand in the US.


Sapsucker's Sapsucker Hard, vodka with sparkling tree water RTD - Product Launch 8 Apr 2021

Olly Wehring

Canadian sparkling tree water producer Sapsucker has prepared its alcohol debut, announcing a vodka-based RTD for its home market.


Corona beats coronavirus for Constellation Brands in fiscal-2021 - results data 8 Apr 2021

Olly Wehring

Constellation Brands continues to come good on its unstated strategy of becoming more of a brewer, as beer sales drove the multi-category group's performance in fiscal-2021.


Former Pernod Ricard executive Denis O’Flynn to sit on Kingsland Drinks board 7 Apr 2021

Andy Morton

The former head of Pernod Ricard's UK operations, Denis O'Flynn, has joined the board of Kingsland Drinks.


Hood River Distillers' Timberline Vodka - Product Launch 7 Apr 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Hood River Distillers has unveiled a new vodka brand.


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