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The Coca-Cola Co test-launches branded CSD syrups

The Coca-Cola Co is to launch a trial of 'soda syrups' in Germany, similar to the ones PepsiCo produces for its SodaStream platform....

Anheuser-Busch InBev gears up for "good start" to 2021 - CEO

Anheuser-Busch InBev has reiterated its optimism for the near-term future, with the figures for 2020, released this week, showing good momen...

Molson Coors Beverage Corp offloads India arm to Inbrew Holdings

Molson Coors Beverage Corp has sold its Indian unit to Singaporean investment group Inbrew Holdings....

Cuervo up 20% in 2020 sales as another Irish whiskey joins Bushmills - results

Cuervo has seen its 12-month sales slow towards the end of 2020, although the group's top-line still finished up by almost 20%....

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Constellation Brands enters US cannabis beverage market with Quatreau launch 2 Mar 2021

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands' cannabis partner, Canopy Growth, has launched its first US beverage brand.


Ferrari Trento secures Formula One sparkling wine sponsorship 2 Mar 2021

Andy Morton

Italian sparkling wine producer Ferrari Trento has joined the growing list of alcohol brand owners to sponsor Formula One.


The Coca-Cola Co offers magazine subscriptions in Diet Coke campaign 2 Mar 2021

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co's UK unit is giving away subscriptions to a digital magazine platform with every purchase of Diet Coke.


From the just-drinks cellars - What happened in drinks on this day in ... 2 Mar 2021

Rhodri Morgan

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


Corporate Social Responsibility activations around the world - The IARD Digest - February 2021 2 Mar 2021

The IARD editorial team

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, reviews some of the alcohol industry's recent CSR and environmental activities. Here, a little later than planned, is a look at what's been going on in recent weeks.


Anheuser-Busch InBev brings back 99-calorie Budweiser Select for US-wide relaunch 2 Mar 2021

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to return Budweiser Select, a 99-calorie light lager only on sale in St Louis, to full US distribution.


Justerini & Brooks to stock California's Frog’s Leap in UK 2 Mar 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Justerini & Brooks is set to add Californian winery Frog's Leap to its US wine sales portfolio in the UK.


Danone CEO to step back amid investor pressure 2 Mar 2021

Andy Coyne

The head of Danone is to relinquish his post after seven years at the helm of the Evian bottled water owner.


Brown-Forman in fiscal-2021 - results preview 2 Mar 2021

Olly Wehring

On Wednesday, Brown-Forman will announce the latest set of results from its fiscal-2021. The third-quarter numbers, covering the three months to the end of January, will follow a first half in which group sales rose by 4% to US$1.74bn. Here's a look at the news that is likely to have shaped Brown-Forman's performance in its Q3 reporting period.


Treasury Wine Estates' 19 Crimes The Deported coffee-infused red wine - Product Launch 1 Mar 2021

Andy Morton

Treasury Wine Estates has launched a red wine infused with coffee in the UK.


Diageo clears competition inquiry, buys Chase Distillery 2 Mar 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Diageo has completed its acquisition of UK spirits producer Chase Distillery after an inquiry into the purchase closed last month.


Who were the top spirits influencers on Twitter in Q4 2020? - analysis 1 Mar 2021

GlobalData

Based on research from GlobalData's 'Influencer' platform, here's a countdown of the ten most influential Twitter users in spirits during the three months to the end of December last year.


The Coca-Cola Co test-launches branded CSD syrups 1 Mar 2021

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co is to launch a trial of 'soda syrups' in Germany, similar to the ones PepsiCo produces for its SodaStream platform.


Why the future for wine in cans has arrived - comment 2 Mar 2021

Chris Losh

Not one to normally get excited, Chris Losh has surprised even himself with the level of enthusiasm he is (finally) mustering for a development in the wine industry. Credit must go, then, to his 'can-do' mentality.


The Chapel Gate secures new US distributor, importer for JJ Corry Irish whiskey 1 Mar 2021

Andy Morton

Irish whiskey bonder The Chapel Gate has switched US distributor and importer, signing a deal with Trinity Beverage Group.


Bimber Distillery readies new Scotch whisky facility 1 Mar 2021

Rhodri Morgan

London's Bimber Distillery has revealed plans to set up a new Scotch whisky production facility in Scotland.


Budejovicky Budvar overhauls Budvar Reserve 1 Mar 2021

Andy Morton

Budejovicky Budvar has revamped the 7.5%-abv Budvar Reserve, as the Czech brewer continues a packaging overhaul of its range.


From the just-drinks cellars - What happened in drinks on this day in ... 1 Mar 2021

Rhodri Morgan

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


Why mixing kombucha with alcohol is a recipe for success - if it's done right - analysis 1 Mar 2021

GlobalData

Last month, non-alcoholic kombucha producer Bucha of Byron launched a cross-category innovation in its home market – one that could prove a winner in both categories.


Rokit Drinks shuffles executive pack as CEO calls time 1 Mar 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Multi-category group Rokit Drinks has promoted internally for a new CEO as well as its next chief commercial officer.


The Coca-Cola Co removes two Aha flavours as can shortages bite 26 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co is to discontinue two variants from its US caffeinated flavoured sparkling water brand, Aha, due to constraints on the supplies of aluminium cans.


Kirin Holdings lines up Kirin Fermented Lemon Sour release 26 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

Kirin Holdings is to launch a sour alcoholic RTD made with fermented lemon juice.


Molson Coors Beverage Corp offloads India arm to Inbrew Holdings 26 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

Molson Coors Beverage Corp has sold its Indian unit to Singaporean investment group Inbrew Holdings.


If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 26 Feb 2021

Rhodri Morgan

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


Kings & Convicts Brewing Co releases "crystal clear" Ballast Point beers 26 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

Kings & Convicts Brewing Co has launched two Ballast Point beers that are completely colourless.


From the just-drinks cellars - What happened in drinks on this day in ... 26 Feb 2021

Rhodri Morgan

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


Moet Hennessy secures global NBA sponsorship for Hennessy Cognac 26 Feb 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Moet Hennessy has expanded a sponsorship deal for Hennessy Cognac with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to include the rest of the world.


Cuervo up 20% in 2020 sales as another Irish whiskey joins Bushmills - results 26 Feb 2021

Olly Wehring

Cuervo has seen its 12-month sales slow towards the end of 2020, although the group's top-line still finished up by almost 20%.


PepsiCo's Frutly juice drink - Product Launch 25 Feb 2021

Rhodri Morgan

PepsiCo has launched a bottled juice targetted at teenagers who "have outgrown the juice boxes and pouches of their childhood".


PepsiCo's Neon Zebra cocktail mixers - Product Launch 26 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has launched a range of mixers to help consumers create their own simple cocktails at home.


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