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just-drinks thinks - Tmall's market research deal

Will there come a time when companies know more than we know ourselves about what we want? If Alibaba's latest move is anything to go by, it...

Consumer demand for environmental efforts soars

My initial thoughts for my latest Consumer Trends consideration for just-drinks were to write about how drinks companies can make alcohol mo...

Why there's more to dying than just drinking

For reasons unclear, the authors of a recent study into alcohol consumption and mortality combined results from two, very different studies;...

Why wine producers won't have China their own way

Fresh off the plane after a trip to China, just-drinks' wine commentator, Chris Losh, brings us his take on the category in the country and...

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Campari Group CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz on vodka's US problem, Forty Creek's upcoming expansion and cannabis hurdles 2 Aug 2018

Andy Morton

Yesterday, Campari Group released its first-half 2018 results, with organic growth coming from all regions. just-drinks spoke to CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz after the announcement to discuss the challenging US vodka market, a European roll-out for Canadian whisky Forty Creek and why we probably shouldn't expect Campari to dive into the cannabis category any time soon.

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes on the future of gin, the growth of no-alcohol and the plan to kick-start vodka 26 Jul 2018

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Diageo released its full-year 2018 results, with growth coming from all regions. just-drinks spoke to CEO Ivan Menezes after the announcement to discuss the challenging vodka market, increasing thirst for no- and low-alcohol drinks and the booming gin category. 

Latest News

Alibaba eyes wine opportunity with US$290m investment in - report 22 Oct 2018

Andy Morton

Alibaba is to invest CNY2bn (US$290m) in Chinese alcohol retailer, according to a report.

Bacardi lines up US$15m global Dewar's push - video 22 Oct 2018

Lucy Britner

Bacardi has announced a multi-million dollar activation for its blended Scotch whisky brand - the first global push in five years.

Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet 10 Single Cask editions - Product Launch 22 Oct 2018

Lucy Britner

Pernod Ricard has lined up ten single cask whiskies from its The Glenlivet distillery.

Half of European consumers reluctant to pay more for sustainability credentials – research 22 Oct 2018

Lucy Britner

Some 48% of European shoppers are not prepared to pay a premium for certain sustainability measures, according to a new report.

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 19 Oct 2018

Lucy Britner

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

Driverless cars will change how people shop, how drinks are packaged - FUTURES 19 Oct 2018 editorial team

Driverless cars will disrupt the food and drinks industries in the next ten years, according to a new future-focused service from just-food and just-drinks.

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