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Ten takeaways from the Global Drinks Forum - Pt 1

The Global Drinks Forum in Berlin this October hosted 11 presentations from all corners of the drinks industry. Talks at the day-long intern...

Why the time to educate consumers may have arrived

After years of trying - and failing - are the drinks industry's attempts to educate consumers finally falling on open ears? On-premise and s...

Diageo in Europe, Russia & Turkey - Analysis

In the most recent of Diageo's series of 'brunch-time' conference calls with regional presidents, John Kennedy - president Europe, Russia &...

No-alcohol growth about seeking - Consumer Trends

A new generation of non-alcoholic drinks, and the growth they are achieving, is deservedly generating excitement in the drinks sector. The k...

Latest Interviews

"More Chinese people like wine - they want to know more about it" - Interview, Alan's Wines & Spirits chairman Alan Wang 12 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

Alan Wang is the founder of Alan's Wines & Spirits, which has 86 off-premise sites across China. just-drinks sat down with him during the 2017 China Food & Drinks Fair in Chengdu, where he spoke about the changing face of the Chinese consumer and reveals what he looks for in wine before allowing it on his shelves.


"Launching a brand new gin now would be a tough ask" - Interview, Wemyss Malts MD William Wemyss 10 Apr 2017

Lucy Britner

Late last month, Wemyss Malts announced plans to move its Darnley's gin production to its own, newly-created facility in Scotland. The gin, which launched in 2010, is currently produced at Thames Distillers in London.  At the same time, the firm announced that it has dropped 'View' from the brand name and rolled out fresh packaging as well as a Navy Strength version of its Spiced Gin brand. just-drinks sat down with Wemyss Malts founder and managing director William Wemyss in Edinburgh to find out why being "made in Scotland" is important.

Latest News

Aldi bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s in UK, Ireland 19 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

Aldi has announced plans to prevent the sale of high-caffeine energy drinks to consumers under the age of 16. 


Brown-Forman eyes at-home cocktails with Old Forester Cocktail Provisions launch 18 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

Brown-Forman has released a range of bitters, tinctures and syrups under its Old Forester Bourbon brand as it looks to further align with the cocktail occasion in the US market.


International Beverage Holdings repackages Caorunn gin 17 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

International Beverage Holdings has lined up a new bottle for its Caorunn gin brand as it looks to make handling easier for bartenders and improve shelf stand out. 


SodaStream knocks 80% off Fizzi unit price to support UK Government plastics pledge 16 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

SodaStream has reduced the price of one of its water carbonation units in the UK as it looks to capitalise on the Government's plans to reduce plastics in the country.


UK Government announces anti-plastics measures as more drinks companies ban straws 12 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

The UK's Prime Minister has outlined plans to crack down on plastics and introduce more water fountains, as part of the Government's pledge to eliminate avoidable plastic waste.


Sri Lanka to lift ban on women buying alcohol  11 Jan 18

Lucy Britner

The Sri Lankan government has announced plans to scrap a 63-year-old law preventing women from purchasing alcohol in the country.

Latest blogs

What's on offer in the UK off-trade? 18 Jun 15

Lucy Britner

A red sticker to a shopper is like a red rag to a bull. And as the masses charge at the deals, UK off licences and supermarkets are finding new and novel ways to entice the herd.



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