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FREE TO ACCESS - How can drinks companies connect with Generation Z? - just-drinks FUTURES Vol.6 18 Apr 2019

Described by consumer insights company Trend Hunter as the ‘anti-Millennials’, Generation Z is digital-native, politically aware and likes to feel in control. This generation, says Lucy Britner, represents a brave new world for food and drinks companies.


Responsible drinking activations around the world - The IARD Digest - April 2019 18 Apr 2019

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, reviews some of the industry activities designed to promote a more responsible role for alcohol in society. Here's a look at what's been going on so far in April.


Is Pernod Ricard buying Malfy for the flavour? - just-drinks thinks 17 Apr 2019

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard announced its intention to purchase the Malfy gin brand from New York-based company Biggar & Leith.


The future of the US three-tier system, Diageo's progress and Q1 results season - The just-drinks Analyst 16 Apr 2019

Every month, Ian Shackleton, just-drinks' resident analyst, takes a look at the drinks industry through an investor lens. Here, he examines whether recent news from US wholesalers could spell changes to the country's three-tier system, he revisits his stock of the year and tells us what to expect from forthcoming results.


Get smart - Examining the drinks industry’s evolution into the digital age - Focus 15 Apr 2019

Smart technologies are on the rise in a variety of sectors as technologies become ever more connective and automation promises market-wide change. Joe Baker investigates where technology has been providing a boost to the drinks industry and looks at what the future could hold.

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If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 18 Apr 2019

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


Nestle CEO admits bottled water stuggles, turns to functional waters 18 Apr 2019

Nestle has expressed concerns at its bottled water performance and is looking to expand into functional waters to boost sales in the category.


PepsiCo lines up sports drink innovation as Gatorade suffers - market data 18 Apr 2019

PepsiCo's CEO Ramon Laguarta has said the company is to launch new innovations in sports hydration as Gatorade loses volume share to a Coca-Cola Co-backed rival.


Bacardi promotes Vinay Golikeri to GTR hotseat 17 Apr 2019

Bacardi has recruited internally for the new head of its Global Travel Retail division.


FrieslandCampina sells cream liqueurs business Creamy Creation 17 Apr 2019

Netherlands-based dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has agreed to sell its cream liqueurs manufacturing business to Wagram Equity Partners.


PepsiCo boosts Q1 global drinks volumes on LatAm jump - results 17 Apr 2019

Latin America has helped drive a global beverage volumes increase for PepsiCo in the first three months of 2019.


Pernod Ricard to buy Malfy Gin from Biggar & Leith 17 Apr 2019

Pernod Ricard has agreed to purchase an Italian gin brand as it looks to boost its gin stable.


Pernod Ricard adds Absolut Grapefruit to Travel Retail range 17 Apr 2019

Pernod Ricard has added its new Absolut Grapefruit vodka to Global Travel Retail.


PepsiCo says space-ad test was "one-time event" 16 Apr 2019

PepsiCo has confirmed it has tested a new satellite technology that aims to put adverts in space.


China emerges as major force for Mast-Jägermeister in 2018 - results 16 Apr 2019

Mast-Jägermeister has hailed emerging success in China as it delivered an improved volumes performance in 2018.