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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...

just-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - May

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during May, a month that saw some interesting developments in...

Mergers & Acquisitions database - March 2019

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during March, a month that saw the rumour mill suggest divestm...

Why 'dark social' is the Holy Grail for marketers

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Latest Interviews

"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. 

Campari Group CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz on vodka's US problem, Forty Creek's upcoming expansion and cannabis hurdles 2 Aug 2018

Andy Morton

Yesterday, Campari Group released its first-half 2018 results, with organic growth coming from all regions. just-drinks spoke to CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz after the announcement to discuss the challenging US vodka market, a European roll-out for Canadian whisky Forty Creek and why we probably shouldn't expect Campari to dive into the cannabis category any time soon.

Latest News

Anheuser-Busch InBev to launch CBD drinks this year - just-drinks comments 11 Oct 19

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev's cannabis joint-venture is to sell its first products in Canada before the end of the year.

Halewood Wines & Spirits earns supermarket listing for 40%-abv CBD rum 11 Oct 19

Andy Morton

Halewood Wines & Spirits has secured a multiple retailer listing in the UK for its CBD-infused spiced rum.

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 11 Oct 19

Olly Wehring

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

Lighthouse Strategies' CBD and CBD/THC Creative Waters - Product Launch 27 Sep 19

Andy Morton

Lighthouse Strategies, the owner of the Two Roots CBD-infused beer brand, has launched a range of cannabis sparkling waters.

Anheuser-Busch InBev working on CBD "issues" - Carlos Brito 26 Sep 19

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito has said the brewer is still working to solve "issues" with CBD-infused beverages in Canada ahead of the country's clearance of cannabis drink sales.

Constellation Brands expands board with political appointments 26 Sep 19

Thandie Sibanda

Constellation Brands has increased the size of its board to 12 with the addition of two new members, including an advisor to Mexico’s presidential office.

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