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Focus - Britvic's Q1 Performance by Region 27 Jan 2015

Britvic announced flat sales in Q1 results today, as competition in the UK remained strong. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region.

Industry Mans Barricades as Election Fever Hits UK 16 Jan 2015

The starting gun on the UK General Election campaign has been fired and, once again, alcohol looks set to be a political football.

Britvic CEO heralds 2015 as "year of innovation" 26 Nov 2014

Britvic's CEO has said that the company's Robinsons brand will be a “big focus” for next year as it ramps up innovations across a number of products.

just The Preview - SABMiller Q2 & H1 12 Nov 2014

Tomorrow, SABMiller will report its full second-quarter and half-year numbers. Here just-drinks looks at the group's activities in the three months to end of September:

just the Facts - Greene King's takeover of Spirit 4 Nov 2014

Earlier today, it was confirmed that Greene King is set to swallow up its rival Spirit Pub Co in a GBP773.6m (US$1.24bn) deal. Here, just-drinks takes a look at what the Suffolk-based brewer and pub operator is getting for its money:

Latest News

NPD - Pimm's Strawberry with a Hint of Mint 27 Feb 2015

Diageo is launching a new flavour variant of its Pimm's brand in the UK this spring.

E&J Gallo's Barefoot Refresh range 27 Feb 2015

E&J Gallo has lined up the UK release of the Refresh extension of its Barefoot wine brand.

Gallo launches UK New Amsterdam Vodka push 27 Feb 2015

E&J Gallo has lined up a UK marketing campaign for its New Amsterdam vodka brand.

BrewDog's Vagabond Gluten Free Pale Ale 27 Feb 2015

Scottish brewer BrewDog is releasing a gluten-free beer in the UK.

Tesco reinstates Dan Jago following suspension 26 Feb 2015

UK retailer Tesco has reinstated its suspended director of wine, spirits and beer, Dan Jago, just-drinks has learnt.

George Clooney launches Tequila Casamigos in UK 25 Feb 2015

The George Clooney-owned Tequila Casamigos has launched into the UK as the brand expands its international footprint.

NPD - Britvic's J2O Garden Rose 24 Feb 2015

Britvic has launched a new J20 flavour for a limited time as it continues an overhaul of its UK beverage portfolio.

NPD - Carlsberg's Somersby cider flavours 24 Feb 2015

Carlsberg's UK unit has launched three new flavours in its Somersby cider range alongside a GBP7m (US$ 10.8m) marketing campaign.

Lucozade Sport Mango & Passion Fruit 23 Feb 2015

Lucozade Ribena Suntory is set to expand its Lucozade Sport offering in the UK.

NPD - Halewood's Lamb’s Spiced Cherry 23 Feb 2015

Halewood International has launched a cherry variant of Corby Distilleries' Lamb's Spiced range in the UK, to target demand for sweeter taste profiles.

Latest blogs

Heineken has eye on the (soccer) ball in US 12 Feb 2015

Heineken is betting big on the long-term opportunity around soccer in the US.

Scotch is great, says Scotch Whisky Association 28 Jan 2015

To support the release of its latest report, entitled ‘The Economic Impact of Scotch Whisky Production in the UK’, trade body The Scotch Whisky Association has released this video, highlighting the size, scale and importance of the Scotch industry.

Diageo distilleries welcome you to their virtual world 23 Jan 2015

Diageo has jumped onboard Google's latest interactive maps and is opening up the virtual doors to four of its distilleries.