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Where you should invest in 2020, what's the worst ever beer deal and why Vimto could be a 2020 no-no - The just-drinks Analyst 23 Jan 2020

In his first just-drinks outing of 2020, in-house analyst Ian Shackleton shares his drinks stock tip, flags what could be the worst beer transaction of all-time and considers what could be a tough 12 months for one of the UK's more curious soft drinks players.


Corporate Social Responsibility activations around the world - The IARD Digest - January 2020 22 Jan 2020

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 activities. Here's a look at what's been going on in recent weeks.


What's coming up in beer in 2020? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - comment 21 Jan 2020

Our category previews of the year ahead continue. Here's beer expert Stephen Beaumont with his take on what will shape the brewing industry over the next 12 months.


What will shape consumer trends in 2020? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - comment 16 Jan 2020

As 2020 kicks off, consumer trends commentator Lucy Britner offers her views on the key trends that are set to shape the next 12 months.


What effect does alcohol have on consumers with a lower socio-economic status? - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 235 16 Jan 2020

In recently-released research, the authors aimed to investigate whether - and to what extent - consumption by beverage type, BMI, smoking and other factors explain inequalities in alcohol-related harm evidenced through wholly-attributable alcohol-related hospital admissions (ARHA).

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If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 24 Jan 2020

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


Brown-Forman redesigns Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire amid slack growth 24 Jan 2020

Brown-Forman has overhauled the packaging for Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire.


Bacardi Anejo Cuatro Sherry cask - Product Launch 24 Jan 2020

Bacardi has just launched a four-year-old, Sherry-cask-aged iteration of its namesake's Añejo Cuatro line of rum bottlings.


Diageo lines up Year of the Rat Johnnie Walker Blue Label packs 23 Jan 2020

Diageo has released a limited-edition pack for its Johnnie Walker Blue Label blended Scotch whisky, in celebration of the Chinese New Year of the Rat.


If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 17 Jan 2020

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


Nestle commits US$2.1bn to recycled plastic packaging pledge 16 Jan 2020

Switzerland-based food and beverage giant Nestlé is to invest up to CHF2bn (US$2.1bn) in a shift to recycled plastic packaging.


Heineken reveals latest James Bond push - video 15 Jan 2020

Heineken has released details of its latest James Bond TV commercial, featuring Bond star Daniel Craig.


Grey Goose launches seven cities packs in Global Travel Retail 14 Jan 2020

Bacardi has unveiled a city-themed pack offering for Grey Goose vodka in the Global Travel Retail channel.


If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 10 Jan 2020

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


Pernod Ricard chases "new generation" with Powers Irish whiskey overhaul 10 Jan 2020

Pernod Ricard is targetting a younger legal-drinking-age demographic with a redesign of its Powers Irish Whiskey brand.