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What is Refresco buying from Cott Corp? - Focus

Earlier today, Cott Corp agreed to offload its traditional beverage manufacturing business, known as Cott Beverages, to Refresco in a deal w...

Are the days of syndicated data numbered? - Focus

Syndicated data - nearly all of us use it, and those that do rely on it for an accurate picture of the beverage industry. But just how relia...

How to grow - The just-drinks Analyst

This month, our former beverage analyst Ian Shackleton considers how best to grow your top-line, considers that the next round of results wi...

What US's Paris climate deal exit means for drinks

Last month, Donald Trump followed through on his campaign pledge to pull the US out of the Paris climate accord. Ben Cooper looks at how the...

Latest Interviews

Interview, Fever-Tree's founders 21 Mar 2017

Lucy Britner

When premium mixers firm Fever-Tree launched its IPO in late-2014, shares were priced at GBP1.34. Today, following the release of 2016's results, Fever-Tree's shares are trading at over GBP15. Late last month, just-drinks sat down with the company's founders, Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, who still own 21.8% of the company, to explore the reasons behind Fever-Tree's success.

Who do consumers trust? - Consumer futurist I'view 2 Feb 2017

Olly Wehring

In the second part of our exclusive interview with consumer futurist Will Higham, we continue to look at the younger end of the consumer spectrum, discussing provenance, rebellion and what we should actually call the next generation.

Latest News

Coca-Cola net sales plunge on bottler overhaul 26 Jul 17

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has blamed the overhaul of its bottler network for a 14% H1 net sales slump.

Lucozade Ribena Suntory's Fitwater - NPD 26 Jul 17

Lucy Britner

Lucozade Ribena Suntory has lined up a functional water under its Lucozade Sport brand, for the UK market. 

Fever-Tree CEO warns growth surge can't continue 25 Jul 17

Andy Morton

Fever-Tree’s CEO has said premium mixers are bringing new consumers into spirits, but warned that his company’s rampant growth can’t continue indefinitely.

Fever-Tree growth continues as H1 profits double 25 Jul 17

Andy Morton

UK mixers producer Fever-Tree has continued its growth surge by more than doubling profits in the first half of the year.

Cott Corp to sell Cott Beverages to Refresco 25 Jul 17

Lucy Britner

Cott Corp has agreed to offload its traditional beverage manufacturing business, known as Cott Beverages, to Refresco in a deal worth US$1.25bn.

The Coca-Cola Co's Q2 2017 results - Preview 24 Jul 17

Lucy Britner

Ahead of the release on Wednesday of The Coca-Cola Co's second-quarter 2017 results, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of June for the company.

Latest blogs

Small measures required as Philadelphia soda tax adds up 4 Jan 17

Andy Morton

Philadelphia’s soda tax came into force on Sunday, and is reportedly causing a stir in the city's check-out aisles.

Coca-Cola's selfie bottle might be a step too far 18 Nov 16

Lucy Britner

Whenever we read anything about Millennial consumers, there is almost always mention of the personalisation trend as well as the importance of social media.

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