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CSR activations around the world - Aug

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, reviews s...

Mindful consumption and carbon counting on labels

The first half of this year has seen many nascent trends accelerate, most notably in the areas of health & wellness and environmental consci...

CSR activations around the world - July

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, reviews s...

Spirits gift boxes will not be missed - comment

Remy Cointreau's announcement this week that it is to discontinue more gift boxes for Remy Martin is another nail in the coffin of cardboard...

Latest Interviews

"Carbon neutrality will be basic hygiene factor stuff in ten years time" - just-drinks speaks to Eden Mill founder Paul Miller 25 Sep 2020

Andy Morton

Earlier this month, just-drinks spoke to Eden Mill founder Paul Miller about the alcohol industry's re-tuned focus on sustainability and how the company's plan to open a carbon-neutral distillery in St Andrews serves as a model for the future.


"This is one of the biggest opportunities to change the way we recycle plastic" - just-drinks speaks to Suntory Beverage & Food Europe chief R&D officer Roberto Vanin 15 Apr 2020

Andy Morton

Last week, just-drinks spoke to Suntory Beverage & Food Europe's chief R&D officer, Roberto Vanin, to discuss the implications of a new enzyme that can break down plastic in a matter of hours.

Latest News

Anheuser-Busch InBev to roll out blockchain QR codes in barley project 26 Oct 20

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to use blockchain technology to inform consumers about where the barley used to make its beers is sourced from.


Bacardi working on plastic bottle that biodegrades in less than two years 21 Oct 20

Andy Morton

Bacardi is developing a biodegradable bottle that breaks down within 18 months.


Anheuser-Busch InBev eliminates plastic rings from UK beers 19 Oct 20

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev has removed plastic rings from its entire UK portfolio as part of a sustainability drive.


Anheuser-Busch InBev to test low-carbon cans on Michelob Ultra 7 Oct 20

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to test-launch 1m beer cans made from low-carbon aluminium in the US.


Hygiene trumps plastic waste as COVID-19 shakes up consumer concerns - Tesco 30 Sep 20

Andy Morton

The coronavirus pandemic has left shoppers more concerned about packaging hygiene than the effect of plastic waste on the environment, a Tesco product development manager has said.


Coca-Cola European Partners hits UK recycled plastic landmark 24 Sep 20

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola European Partners has hailed a new UK sustainability milestone as an important step on its journey to remove all non-recycled packaging from its portfolio.



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