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The just-drinks Analyst returns - Feb '21

just-drinks' in-house analyst joins us again this month with perfect timing. Company results are flooding in and Ian Shackleton runs his bea...

Campari Group in 2020 - results preview

On Thursday, Campari Group will announce its full-year results for 2020. In October, the company reported a 12.9% surge in sales from the th...

Heineken in 2020 - results preview

On Wednesday, Heineken will announce its results for the final three months and the full 12 months of 2020. Here's a look at the news that i...

Your Christmas will be calmer than Marie Brizard's

There's something macabre about considering the future prospects of a drinks company on 23 December. The news from Marie Brizard Wine & Spir...

Latest Interviews

"We're not shying off" - just-drinks speaks to Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes 29 Jan 2021

Olly Wehring

Following on from Diageo's half-year results this week, just-drinks caught up with CEO Ivan Menezes to learn more about the group's 1% rise in sales from the six months to the end of December.

"There are things Monkey 47 can do and there are things Monkey 47 cannot do" - just-drinks speaks to Alexander Stein, founder of Monkey 47 gin 8 Jan 2021

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, just-drinks caught up with Alexander Stein, the founder of German gin brand Monkey 47. Since selling the brand to Pernod Ricard almost a year ago, Stein has been concentrating on a new spirits brand, which is set to launch later this year.

Latest News

Drinktec 2021 becomes Drinktec 2022 24 Feb 2021

Olly Wehring

Beverage industry mega-show Drinktec is having to break its four-yearly cycle for the first time, postponing this year's exhibition to 2022.

Suntory Holdings adds paper straw to UK Ribena cartons 24 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

Suntory Holding's UK soft drinks unit is to expand a paper straw trial for Ribena to all cartons of the still juice brand in the country.

Radnor Hills' Radnor Vits - Product Launch 24 Feb 2021

Rhodri Morgan

UK firm Radnor Hills has launched a flavoured packaged water designed to tackle vitamin-and-mineral deficiencies caused by the coronavirus lockdown.

Camus, Amaretto Adriatico unveil DIY cocktail kit 23 Feb 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Camus Cognac has released details of an at-home cocktail pack for European consumers, comprising a bottle of its namesake brand alongside an Amaretto liqueur.

Moet Hennessy buys into Jay-Z's Armand de Brignac Champagne 22 Feb 2021

Rhodri Morgan

Moët Hennessy has acquired a 50% holding in US rapper and entrepreneur Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter's Armand de Brignac Champagne brand.

Treasury Wine Estates European MD Michelle Brampton lines up exit 22 Feb 2021

Andy Morton

The European MD for Treasury Wine Estates, Michelle Brampton, is to leave after 19 years with the company.

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