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Why MUP could be a win for consumers & industry

Towards the end of last year, the UK Supreme Court ruled that Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) could proceed in Scotland. The decision has prompte...

What does 2018 have in store for RTDs?

With 2018 just around the corner, it is a good time to ask what lies ahead for the alcohol industry. In an exclusive comment for just-drinks...

Britvic fiscal-2017 by region - results data

Today, Britvic posted a rise in its full-year sales but profits were down as the company invested in a business capability programme. Here,...

The sobering message from Minimum Unit Pricing

It was a dark day for the drinks industry yesterday, and one that demands we take a long, hard look at ourselves. Because, the confirmation...

Latest Interviews

"We've been around for almost 300 years - we never rush things" - Interview, Aspall Cyder's Henry Chevallier Guild and Molson Coors UK MD Phil Whitehead 8 Jan 2018

Olly Wehring

Over the weekend, Molson Coors announced its purchase of UK cider producer Aspall Cyder. Earlier today, just-drinks spoke to Henry Chevallier Guild, from the family that owned Aspall, and the MD of Molson Coors UK & Ireland, Phil Whitehead.

"When people come to Pinterest, they are at a point where they are interested in a product, service or category" - Interview, Pinterest UK & Ireland country manager Adele Cooper 28 Nov 2017

Lucy Britner

Online pinboard Pinterest is designed to help consumers plan. The platform allows users to 'pin' images for everything from wedding ideas to cocktail recipes. Earlier this year, the site crossed the 200m user mark - with the average age of a user over 18. Earlier this month, just-drinks deputy editor Lucy Britner spoke to the company's UK & Ireland country manager, Adele Cooper, to find out how drinks brand owners can make the most of Pinterest.

Latest News

Sojuzplodoimport to appeal after Stolichnaya court setback against SPI Group 20 Feb 2018

Andy Morton

Sojuzplodoimport, the Russian company locked in a court battle with SPI Group over ownership of the Stolichnaya vodka brand, has said it will appeal after losing the latest round in the pair's long-running fight.

Fuller, Smith & Turner makes craft play in UK through Dark Star 20 Feb 2018

Olly Wehring

UK brewer and pub operator Fuller, Smith & Turner has acquired Dark Star, a craft brewer in the south of the country.

BrewDog to increase Scottish brewery capacity, build craft beer hotel 20 Feb 2018

Andy Morton

BrewDog is to up capacity at its main brewery in the east of Scotland, as it reveals plans to open a hotel at the Aberdeenshire site.

Berry Bros & Rudd’s London Dry Gin - Product Launch 20 Feb 2018

Olly Wehring

Berry Bros & Rudd has announced plans to revive its namesake London Dry Gin in the UK.

Monin's Le Fruit de Monin Beetroot and Carrot syrups - Product Launch 20 Feb 2018

Andy Morton

French syrup maker Monin has launched its first vegetable flavours as it targets new cocktail trends.

Hawkes Cidery launches beer/cider hybrid - video 20 Feb 2018

Andy Morton

London’s Hawkes Cidery has unveiled a co-fermented beer and cider hybrid that it claims will open up new opportunities for the cider category.

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