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The just-drinks analyst returns

The timing of Ian Shackleton's latest consideration of the drinks industry couldn't be better. With the latest results season breaking all a...

Alcohol & hypertension - What does your diet do?

The authors of a recent study tested the hypothesis that overall diet quality influences the association between alcohol consumption and the...

Heineken must cut costs to aid recovery - analysis

The coronavirus pandemic has been a baptism of fire for new Heineken CEO Dolf van den Brink, who took over from Jean-Francois Van Boxmeer on...

Bottled water's drinking occasions opportunity

Our soft drinks category commentator, Lucy Britner, turns her attention this month to bottled water - and spies some burgeoning growth oppor...

Latest Interviews

Beam Suntory's On The Rocks purchase opens door to non-alc - Interview, CEO Albert Baladi 4 Sep 2020

Andy Morton

For the CEO of one of the world's biggest spirits companies, Albert Baladi, has a lot of positive things to say about non-alcoholic cocktails.

"Health and safety is not incompatible with business continuity" - just-drinks speaks to Chivas Brothers CEO Jean-Christophe Coutures 3 Sep 2020

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Pernod Ricard reported a 9.5% fall in sales from the 12 months to the end of June. Editor Olly Wehring spoke to the CEO of Pernod's Chivas Brothers division shortly afterwards, to hear how Jean-Christophe Coutures rates the performance of the group's Scotch whisky division in fiscal-2020.

Latest News

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 23 Oct 2020

Olly Wehring

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

Tax Free World Association Asia-Pacific to return in May 23 Oct 2020

Andy Morton

The Asia-Pacific leg of Global Travel Retail exhibition Tax Free World Association will go ahead next year, organisers have confirmed.

Suntory Holdings mulls next move after Boss Energy Milk trial 23 Oct 2020

Andy Morton

Suntory Holdings is considering a wider launch of an 'energy milk' after a trial run in Japan.

Ian Macleod Distillers' Rosebank 30 Year Old single malt Scotch - Product Launch 23 Oct 2020

Andy Morton

Ian Macleod Distillers has unveiled the first global release from its soon-to-be-reopened Rosebank Distillery in Scotland.

Edrington's The Macallan Fine & Rare 1993 Edition single malt - Product Launch 22 Oct 2020

Andy Morton

Edrington has added a 27-year-old iteration of The Macallan to the single malt brand's Fine & Rare line of bottlings.

Bacardi working on plastic bottle that biodegrades in less than two years 21 Oct 2020

Andy Morton

Bacardi is developing a biodegradable bottle that breaks down within 18 months.

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