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The just-drinks analyst returns

just-drinks' resident analyst, Ian Shackleton is back with us to run his eye over the drinks industry from an investor's perspective. This m...

Coronavirus paves the way for e-commerce boom

COVID-19 continues to affect consumer trends in all markets, throwing some off course and speeding others up - including the shift to e-comm...

CSR activities around the world - April

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

Big soft drinks brands and health & wellness

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, consumers have returned to big brands. Soft drinks commentator Lucy Britner takes a closer look at th...

Latest Interviews

Coca-Cola's Costa Coffee global expansion - just-drinks speaks to Prodromos Nikolaidis, Coca-Cola HBC's group coffee director 27 May 2020

Andy Morton

just-drinks speaks to Coca-Cola HBC's group coffee director, Prodromos Nikolaidis, about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the company's roll out of the Costa Coffee platform, the prospect of a new battleground in Coca-Cola's rivalry with PepsiCo and whether we will see a Costa-branded Coke.


"By 2025, nootropic drinks will be worth over US$7bn - that's a conservative estimate." just-drinks speaks to Angela Kahn, co-founder of Tesla Nootropics Group 27 May 2020

Rafaela Sousa

In 2013, Angela Kahn took on a new idea to replace coffee and energy drinks for a healthier choice. Kahn left her job as VP & global brand director at the British Petroleum Company (BP) to start her own business, Tesla Nootropics Group (TNG), which was formed in 2016.

Latest News

Coronavirus COVID-19 and the global drinks industry - just-drinks timeline - FREE TO ACCESS 4 Jun 20

Olly Wehring

Here's a timeline of the effect the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis is having on the global drinks industry:


Lucozade Ribena Suntory funds blackcurrant research as climate change threatens UK crops 4 Jun 20

Andy Morton

Lucozade Ribena Suntory is to invest GBP500,000 (US$630,000) in a project to develop climate-resilient blackcurrants.


PepsiCo names former Walmart China head as next Asia-Pacific CEO 3 Jun 20

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has appointed the former CEO of Walmart China as its next Asia-Pacific head.


Coca-Cola bottlers turn plastic preforms into COVID-19 test kits 2 Jun 20

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola bottlers in the US will offer plastic bottle preforms to help make up for a global shortfall in test tubes for use in COVID-19 testing kits.


Biotiful Dairy’s Kefir Mango and Blackcurrant - Product Launch 2 Jun 20

Rafaela Sousa

UK start-up Biotiful Dairy has added a two-strong line of flavoured dairy drinks to its Kefir portfolio.


Calm Drinks' Calm Water Immunity+CBD - Product Launch 1 Jun 20

Andy Morton

UK company Calm Drinks has launched a multi-vitamen sparkling water infused with CBD.



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