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Will social media marketing take over from trad?

In the quest for authentic connections with consumers, the rise of social media has been a godsend: Never before have companies had so much...

Is Coca-Cola's optimism for 2018 misplaced?

2017 turned out to be a pretty good year for The Coca-Cola Co. Refranchising its distribution network may have sent reported performance int...

Can the wine trade do more to recycle? - Comment

Soft drinks firms have long been under scrutiny when it comes to single-use plastic bottles. As the debate widens out to encompass more indu...

How's the future shaping up for Cognac and Brandy?

Although global brandy sales have been generally flat over the past five years, this disguises the continued momentum for Cognac consumption...

Latest Interviews

"Consumers know that brewing locally means less transportation and fewer carbon emissions" - Interview, Carlsberg CEO Cees 't Hart 13 Feb 2018

Lucy Britner

just-drinks speaks to Carlsberg CEO Cees 't Hart over email to talk about the wider sustainability challenges for the brewing industry.


"Money has never burnt a hole in our pocket" - Interview, Campari Group CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz, Part II 8 Feb 2018

Andy Morton

Last month, just-drinks sat down with Campari Group CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz during a visit to the new Appleton Estate visitors centre to discuss the rum category. While we had him, Kunze-Concewitz broached a number of other subjects including Campari's M&A ambitions, the overheated Irish whiskey category and why a ban on plastic straws may not be the way to solve waste issues.

Latest News

Innis & Gunn's Kindred Spirits - Product Launch 19 Feb 2018

Lucy Britner

Innis & Gunn has partnered with William Grant's Irish whiskey brand Tullamore DEW to release a beer aged in whiskey barrels. 


Takara Shuzo's Tomatin Metal and Water - Product Launch 19 Feb 2018

Lucy Britner

Takara Shuzo's Tomatin Distillery has released the final two expressions in its limited series - Five Virtues.


This week in beer & cider, featuring an interview with Carlsberg CEO Cees 't Hart, a new CEO for Boston Beer Co and results from Heineken, Molson Coors and Kirin  16 Feb 2018

Lucy Britner

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global beer & cider categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


This week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring results from Coca-Cola European Partners , The Coca-Cola Co, Coca-Cola HBC, Dr Pepper Snapple Group and PepsiCo 16 Feb 2018

Lucy Britner

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


This week in spirits & wine, featuring recycling prospects in the wine trade, Casamigos Mezcal and the latest research on Cognac & brandy 16 Feb 2018

Lucy Britner

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global spirits & wine categories. Click the links to view our round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & bottled water.


Diageo lines up Casamigos Mezcal 16 Feb 2018

Lucy Britner

Diageo's Casamigos unit has launched a mezcal brand. 



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