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How UK craft brewers are winning with Generation Z

The adage that younger consumers of alcohol are drinking less but drinking better is widely-recognised. Earlier this month, the Society of I...

Connecting with Generation Z - FUTURES

Described by consumer insights company Trend Hunter as the ‘anti-Millennials’, Generation Z is digital-native, politically aware and likes t...

International Women's Day in the drinks industry

Today, 8 March, is International Women's Day. Here, just-drinks takes a look at what drinks companies are doing to mark the occasion and cha...

Diageo in North America - Focus

Last week, the head of Diageo's operations in North America, Deirdre Mahlan, hosted a conference call with analysts to update them on the co...

Latest Interviews

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes on the future of gin, the growth of no-alcohol and the plan to kick-start vodka 26 Jul 2018

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Diageo released its full-year 2018 results, with growth coming from all regions. just-drinks spoke to CEO Ivan Menezes after the announcement to discuss the challenging vodka market, increasing thirst for no- and low-alcohol drinks and the booming gin category. 

"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

Fuller, Smith & Turner to furlough employees after on-premise shutdown 31 Mar 20

Andy Morton

UK pub owner Fuller, Smith & Turner is put the "majority" of its employees on temporary leave after the coronavirus outbreak prompted the enforced closure of its managed estate.

Anheuser-Busch InBev unveils giftcard scheme to support UK on-premise 27 Mar 20

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev's UK unit is giving consumers in the country the chance to buy gift cards for on-premise outlets, in a bid to help the businesses survive the coronavirus shutdown.

Shepherd Neame seeks survival as 1,300 staff told to "step aside" 26 Mar 20

Andy Morton

UK brewer and pub owner Shepherd Neame has told 85% of its workforce to temporarily "step aside" so staff can receive Government financial support, following the closure of the country's on-premise channel.

Night Time Industries Association joins calls for Government aid in the UK 19 Mar 20

Olly Wehring

Another UK on-premise trade organisation has joined the chorus of voices in the country calling for government assistance to deal with the threat to the channel from the coronavirus COVID-19.

East London’s Signature Brew launches 'The Pub in a Box' 19 Mar 20

Lucy Britner

A London brewery has come up with a novel way to bring the pub experience to consumers, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

One million jobs could go in a day - UKHospitality 18 Mar 20

Olly Wehring

The trade association for the UK's hospitality businesses believes around 1m jobs could go in the next 24 hours as the coronavirus pandemic prompts consumers to eschew pubs and bars, as per Government advice.

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