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What is the outlook for CBD in Europe? - Focus

Recent comments from regulators in Europe have left some in the food and beverage industry worried about what's ahead for the region's nasce...

FDA must lead CBD out of legal shadows - Comment

In declining to define CBD as a Generally Recognised as Safe (GRAS) ingredient this week, and sending warning letters to 15 companies sellin...

Four tips on how to start a CBD-beverage company

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....

Canada blazes a trail for cannabis beverages

Tomorrow is a big day for the cannabis beverage industry. After years of deliberations that eventually led to the federal legalisation of ca...

Latest Interviews

"It's still really hard for black and brown entrepreneurs to raise capital in CBD" - Tanisha Robinson, CEO of CBD beverage company W*nder 6 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Earlier this year, Tanisha Robinson quit her role as chief disruption officer at Scottish craft brewer BrewDog to create her own CBD-infused drinks brand. W*nder (pronounced 'wonder') is a CSD that contains vitamins and CBD to provide energy, focus and a "better life balance". Robinson credits herself as a black female CEO that has tapped into an industry that other ethnic minorities may never gain access to. This week, just-drinks spoke to Robinson to learn how her previous employment experiences have influenced her start-up and what the future holds for her CBD drinks brand ahead of next year's launch.


"We're putting our money where our mouth is" - Halewood Wines & Spirits jumps into CBD with hemp rum - Focus 5 Jul 2019

Andy Morton

At a London cocktail trade show in London earlier this week, the Dead Man's Fingers stall was causing a bottleneck. Bartenders and other interested parties blocked the aisles to get a taste of the spiced rum brand's newest innovation, a hemp-flavoured spirit infused with CBD. The ingredient, mainly extracted from hemp but also present in cannabis, is already a big noise in the soft drinks scene. But, London's cocktail cognoscenti haven't seen anything like this before. 

Latest News

G&Juice's CBD-infused sparkling drinks range - Product Launch 1 Apr 20

Andy Morton

New Californian drinks firm G&Juice has launched its debut range, a CBD-infused sparkling beverage collection.


NewAge Beverage Corp claims first with Japan CBD launch 24 Feb 20

Andy Morton

Colorado's NewAge Beverage Corp has launched CBD beverage Noni+CBD in Japan.


UK delivers food safety deadline to CBD beverages 13 Feb 20

Andy Morton

The UK food safety watchdog has given CBD beverage companies until March next year to submit authorisation applications or face having their products taken off shelves.


Calm’s CBD-infused cold brew coffee - Product Launch 11 Feb 20

Lucy Britner

UK CBD coffee company Calm has added a range of cold brew coffee drinks to its portfolio, as it looks to tap into trends for both cold brew coffee and CBD drinks.


If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 31 Jan 20

Olly Wehring

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


Canopy Growth postpones cannabis beverage roll-out, blaming manufacturing issues 24 Jan 20

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands' Canadian cannabis partner has delayed the launch of THC-infused beverages in the country because of production scaling issues.



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