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Sustainability's role in creating business value

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Heritage won't win hard seltzer's summer showdown

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CSR activity around the world - Feb

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The link between alcohol and breast cancer

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Latest Interviews

"Powers is the sleeping giant of Irish whiskey" - Interview - Irish Distillers global marketing director Brendan Buckley 11 Feb 2020

Andy Morton

Brendan Buckley is the global marketing director for Pernod Ricard's Irish Distillers unit, owner of the Jameson whiskey brand. As Irish whiskey continues to grow in popularity outside of its core US market, just-drinks spoke to Buckley about raising the awareness of Irish Distillers' other brands. He also talked about the recent success of rival whiskey Proper No. 12, fronted by mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, as well as moves to ramp up Jameson's e-commerce footprint.

"The minute you react to short-term volatility, that's when businesses get into trouble" - just-drinks speaks to Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes 31 Jan 2020

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Diageo released half-year results that showed sales growth slowing to +4%. Following the announcement, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring sat down with group CEO Ivan Menezes to drill down into the numbers.

Latest News

Pernod Ricard flags "under-developed" market for premium gin in US 28 Feb 20

Olly Wehring

The US still has a way to go to catch the strong performances of higher-end gin in countries such as the UK and Spain, Pernod Ricard has admitted.

Campari Group seals Baron Philippe de Rothschild Distribution deal 28 Feb 20

Andy Morton

Campari Group has completed its acquisition of French wine company Baron Philippe de Rothschild's distribution operations.

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 28 Feb 20

Olly Wehring

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

Pernod Ricard's Malibu Splash RTD - Product Launch 28 Feb 20

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has launched a a flavoured malt beverage range under its Malibu brand in the US.

ProWein 2020 to go ahead "at this stage" 27 Feb 20

Andy Morton

Organisers of next month's ProWein exhibition in Düsseldorf has said it has no plans to cancel or move the event because of the coronavirus.

How did Distell Group perform in H1 fiscal-2020? - results data 27 Feb 20

Olly Wehring

Distell Group has positioned itself as being open for business, offering spirits and routes-to-market partnerships in its latest fiscal half-year results announcement.

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