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What does rum need to do to recognise its potential? - Comment 12 Nov 2019

The much-touted 'demise' of gin is surely music to the rum category's collective ears. However, spirits commentator Neil Ridley argues the spirit must first find its way out of the Wild West and lose its 'sweet-toothed' perception before making a play for the hearts and throats of today's consumers.

Can alcohol consumption slow the onset of dementia? - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 233 11 Nov 2019

The latest study to go under The ISFAR's microscope was designed to assess the association between alcohol consumption and dementia and the roles of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and apolipoproteinEe4 (APOEE4) genotype in modifying this association.

Why soft drinks companies must have nutrition & hydration as their watchwords - Sustainability Spotlight 7 Nov 2019

Drinks companies are finding it increasingly difficult to persuade lawmakers not to impose taxes on sweetened soft drinks. The reasons why, Ben Cooper writes, can be found in two reports from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

FREE TO READ - just-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - October 2019 7 Nov 2019

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during October, a month that saw Carlsberg take control in Cambodia, Pernod Ricard consolidate in France and The Coca-Cola Co reportedly mull a sale in India.

Four tips on how to start a CBD-beverage company - Focus 6 Nov 2019

This week, just-drinks spoke to Tanisha Robinson, a former CEO of BrewDog North America and now CEO of her own CBD beverage start-up W*nder. In this exclusive chat, Robinson shared her insights into how to start a CBD-beverage company.

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Coca-Cola HBC targets sparkling brands for next recycled PET push - CEO 13 Nov 2019

Coca-Cola HBC is to drive the amount of recycled PET in its carbonated brands beyond the 50% mark next year, its CEO has told just-drinks.

Heineken replaces Carlsberg as UEFA Euro sponsor for 2020 tournament 13 Nov 2019

Heineken has strengthened its presence in European football, with its namesake beer replacing Carlsberg as the 'official beer' of the next UEFA Euro tournament.

Coca-Cola HBC eyes full-year growth after Q3 rise - results data 13 Nov 2019

Coca-Cola HBC has remained on track for full-year growth targets after a Q3 that continued its solid performance for the year so far.

Heineken eyes global drive after UK plastic rings pledge 8 Nov 2019

A pledge by Heineken's UK unit to reduce plastic waste is the start of a sustainability push that will expand to cover the world, the Dutch brewer has told just-drinks.

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 8 Nov 2019

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

Pernod Ricard launches Absolut bottle to support recycling 8 Nov 2019

Pernod Ricard has launched a new Absolut vodka bottle that urges consumers to recycle.

Pernod Ricard recruits externally for next North America CEO 8 Nov 2019

The CEO of Pernod Ricard's North American operations has called time on his 25-year career with the group.

How did Keurig Dr Pepper perform in Q3 2019? - results 8 Nov 2019

Keurig Dr Pepper remains on track for a solid increase in full-year underlying sales after delivering a 3% top-line rise in the third quarter.

The Coca-Cola Co to stick with plastic - CEO James Quincey - report 7 Nov 2019

The Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey has said in an interview the company has no plans to quit plastic and argued the packaging has a smaller carbon footprint than glass or aluminium.

Asahi Group pulls back 2019 forecasts as bolstered overseas units create currency drag 7 Nov 2019

Asahi Group has downgraded its full-year sales and profits forecasts after currency fluctuations in its enlarged overseas units have coincided with bad weather at home to hit performance.