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Plastic pledges - Positive or panic? - Analysis

The way plastic is used to package food and drinks has shot up the consumer agenda in recent months. In response, there has been a flurry of...

Anheuser-Busch InBev Q1 2018 results - Preview

On Wednesday, Anheuser-Busch InBev will release its Q1 results for 2018. Here, just-drinks looks back the events that will have shaped the b...

Will electric haulage be a box-office flop?

It is a quirk of Hollywood that two movies on the same subject will sometimes appear at the same time....

Water – Think global, act local - Sustainability

When it comes to sustainability, water is always near the top of the list for drinks companies. This month, sustainability commentator Ben C...

Latest Interviews

"In sustainability, innovation could make a big gain" - just-drinks speaks to Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito - Part II 22 Mar 2018

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Anheuser-Busch InBev unveiled its latest set of sustainability targets, with 2025 set as the deadline for the brewer to achieve its aims. In the second part of our subsequent interview with group CEO Carlos Brito, we look at what shareholders are telling him about the role of sustainability. We also discuss some of the latest pledges and consider how A-B InBev hopes to engage with consumers on sustainability.


"We manage the company efficiently, because we're the owners" - just-drinks speaks to Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito - Part I 21 Mar 2018

Olly Wehring

Today, Anheuser-Busch InBev unveiled its latest set of sustainability targets, with 2025 set as the deadline for the brewer to achieve its aims. Prior to the launch, just-drinks spoke to group CEO Carlos Brito about the part sustainability plays in a company the size of A-B InBev.

Latest News

Heineken warns of CO2 supply issue in UK 21 Jun 18

Andy Morton

Heineken has been hit by a carbon dioxide shortage in the UK that could affect beer supplies to the country's on-premise channel.


Sazerac CEO warns of white oak shortage threat to Bourbon 19 Jun 18

Andy Morton

The head of US spirits company Sazerac has called on the government to safeguard the white oak tree or risk harming the ongoing Bourbon boom.


European beverage can recycling rates hit new high - figures 14 Jun 18

Richard Woodard

Aluminium beverage can recycling in the European Union, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland hit a new high in 2015, rising 0.7% to 73.6%, according to new figures released by trade body European Aluminium.


Hail storms took out 5% of Cognac crop - BNIC 8 Jun 18

Andy Morton

More than 3,000 hectares of Cognac vines were almost totally destroyed by violent hailstorms at the end of last month, the spirit's trade organisation has said.


Highland Spring trials 100% recycled plastic bottle 8 Jun 18

Andy Morton

UK bottled water company Highland Spring is testing a 100% recycled plastic bottle as it looks to gauge consumer reaction to the new packaging.


Anheuser-Busch InBev launches global plastic waste drive for Corona - video 7 Jun 18

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev's new global marketing campaign for Corona focusses on attempts to clean up plastic waste.

Latest blogs

Drinking & Driving? Ford and Jose Cuervo's Tequila cars 19 Jul 16

Lucy Britner

A couple of months ago, US-based Saltwater Brewery developed 'edible six-pack rings' in an effort to curb threats to wildlife.


Are you fodmap-compliant? The latest health fad uncovered 23 Nov 15

Andy Morton

Forget gluten-free. Fodmaps are the latest food trend, and if you work in the soft drinks industry it is important to know where you stand with them.



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