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Gin Guild calls out mislabelled RTDs that "clutch coattails of gin"

The Gin Guild has hit out at "deliberately misleading" gin-style drinks in a campaign that has already forced one non-alcoholic RTD producer...

Consumers "willing to live life and spend" in 2021 - Coca-Cola HBC

Consumer willingness to spend again will create a "fertile environment" for price taking this year, Coca-Cola HBC has said....

Coca-Cola HBC posts Q1 rebound as CSDs and energy drinks shine - results data

Coca-Cola HBC has praised its carbonated and energy drinks portfolios for a return to quarterly volumes growth....

Campari Group "stronger" after pandemic - CEO

The head of Campari Group believes the company is in better shape now than before the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to the increased take-up...

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The Boston Beer Co recruits Constellation Brands executive in cannabis push 14 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

The Boston Beer Co is to launch a subsidiary to explore non-alcoholic cannabis beverages.


Gin Guild calls out mislabelled RTDs that "clutch coattails of gin" 14 May 2021

Andy Morton

The Gin Guild has hit out at "deliberately misleading" gin-style drinks in a campaign that has already forced one non-alcoholic RTD producer to change its branding.


Shaquille O’Neal to get US$10m as new The Alkaline Water Co ambassador 14 May 2021

Andy Morton

The Alkaline Water Co has signed up Hall of Fame basketball player Shaquille O’Neal as a brand ambassador in a deal worth at least US$10m.


Sovereign Brands' Luc Belaire Bleu sparkling wine - Product Launch - French wine in the US data 14 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Sovereign Brands has launched a limited edition blue sparkling wine from its Luc Belaire French wine brand.


Diageo puts focus on real-life consequences in interactive anti-drink-driving platform 14 May 2021

Andy Morton

Diageo has launched an interactive website where consumers can quiz people whose lives have been changed by drink-driving.


Eden Mill secures UK distribution deal with France's La Martiniquaise-Bardinet 14 May 2021

Andy Morton

Scotch whisky distiller Eden Mill has signed a UK distribution partnership with France's La Martiniquaise-Bardinet.


PepsiCo launches Lebron James Mtn Dew Rise Energy debut activation - video 14 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

PepsiCo has rolled out the first campaign for its Mtn Dew Rise Energy brand featuring Lebron James in the US.


This week on Just Drinks - Here's what we think 14 May 2021

just-drinks.com editorial team

Here's a round-up of Just Drinks' latest members-only content and a look at this week's headlines, along with our thoughts.


Constellation Brands takes La Fete du Rose stake 13 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Constellation Brands has acquired a minority stake in US rose wine maker La Fete du Rose.


BrewDog teams up with Iron Maiden for US Hellcat launch 13 May 2021

Andy Morton

BrewDog has become the second UK brewer to partner with rock band Iron Maiden, this time for the release of the US-only beer, Hellcat.


Hofmeister rolls out beer additions, names new senior staff 13 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Hofmeister has released two extensions to the namesake beer brand in the UK, while adding three new senior executives to its team.


PepsiCo celebrates post-pandemic life in new US Pepsi ad - video 13 May 2021

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has launched a new Pepsi advert in the US that looks forward to a post-COVID era in which consumers can drink from the same beverage can.


Texas joins growing list of US states to cement to-go cocktail sales law 13 May 2021

Andy Morton

Texas has become the tenth US state to make permanent a COVID-era measure that allows consumers to buy cocktails to takeaway.


Dry Soda Co’s Botanical Bitters & Soda RTD range - Product Launch - Tonics, Mixers and Bitters in the US data 13 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Seattle-based soft drinks firm Dry Soda Co has launched a line of non-alcoholic RTD cocktails in its home market.


Anheuser-Busch InBev's Bon Viv Raspberry Dragonfruit hard seltzer - Product Launch 13 May 2021

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev has added another flavour to its Bon Viv hard seltzer range.


Dingle Distillery's Dingle Single Malt Irish whiskey - Product Launch 13 May 2021

Andy Morton

Ireland's Dingle Distillery has launched its first core whiskey, a Sherry- and Bourbon-cask-matured single malt.


Campari Group readies super-premium push in US with dedicated 'Rare' unit 13 May 2021

Olly Wehring

Campari Group has added meat to the bones of this month's launch of 'Rare', a business division focused solely on its high-end alcohol offerings for the US, with a view to extending the project globally.


Bimber Distillery’s Spirit of The Underground single malt English whisky series - Product Launch 13 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

London's Bimber Distillery has launched a four-strong line of no-age-statemented single malt whiskies in collaboration with Transport for London (TfL).


India - Spirits' promised land still as tantalising as ever - comment 13 May 2021

Amy Hopkins

With new hope that free trade negotiations between the UK/EU and India could progress, Amy Hopkins looks at the spirits categories - beyond Scotch whisky - poised to benefit the most from a possible new trading relationship.


Heaven Hill Brands' Carolans Irish Cream Cold Brew liqueur - Product Launch 13 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Heaven Hill Brands has launched a coffee-flavoured version of its Carolans Irish Cream liqueur brand.


Anheuser-Busch InBev makes US RTD play with Canteen Spirits investment 13 May 2021

Olly Wehring

ZX Ventures, the incubator division of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has invested in US RTD start-up Canteen Spirits.


Molson Coors Beverage Co's Sharp's Cold River Cider - Product Launch 12 May 2021

Andy Morton

Molson Coors Beverage Co's UK brewery, Sharp's, and cidery, Aspall, have teamed up to launch a new cider in their home market.


Anheuser-Busch InBev offers free Michelob Ultra to US exercisers - video 12 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Anheuser-Busch InBev has pledged a free Michelob Ultra to US consumers who undertake physical activity as part of a new campaign.


Tax Free World Exhibition sets October date for live Cannes trade show 12 May 2021

Andy Morton

The Global Travel Retail industry could be meeting face-to-face in just a few months after organisers of the Tax Free World Exhibition set a late-October date for its annual Cannes show.


Diageo upbeat on fiscal-2021 with strong sales growth expected 12 May 2021

Olly Wehring

Diageo is preparing for a potential double-digit lift in sales from its current fiscal year, with the group forecasting a 14% jump in 12-month operating profits.


Consumers "willing to live life and spend" in 2021 - Coca-Cola HBC 12 May 2021

Andy Morton

Consumer willingness to spend again will create a "fertile environment" for price taking this year, Coca-Cola HBC has said.


Heineken secures multi-category tie-up with the NFL’s Miami Dolphins 12 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Heineken’s US division has signed a sponsorship agreement for several of its beverage brands with the Miami Dolphins NFL franchise.


Coca-Cola HBC posts Q1 rebound as CSDs and energy drinks shine - results data 12 May 2021

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola HBC has praised its carbonated and energy drinks portfolios for a return to quarterly volumes growth.


Duvel Moortgat’s Vedett Extra Playa - Product Launch - Beer in the UK data 12 May 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Duvel Moortgat is launching a flavoured lager from its Vedett brand in the UK.


Danone in line for US$2bn boost from China Mengniu Dairy Co stake sale 12 May 2021

Andy Morton

Evian owner Danone has put its near-10% holding in China Mengniu Dairy Co up for sale.


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