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Sustainability and the on-premise - trends

Sustainability in the on-premise started with outlawing the plastic straw. Now, it is evolving into a much bigger concept, thanks to industr...

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...

Start of a "new chapter" for Diageo - Analysis

Yesterday, Diageo turned in a healthy set of fiscal full-year 2017 numbers as first half momentum continued into the six months to the end o...

Beer cans should know their place, not at table

This month, our resident beer commentator, Stephen Beaumont, has spotted a link between beer's missed opportunity in the restaurant channel...

Latest Interviews

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.


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.

Latest News

AB InBev to distribute Guinness in mainland China 30 Aug 17

Lucy Britner

Diageo has appointed Anheuser-Busch InBev as the exclusive distributor for its Guinness beer brand in mainland China.


UK sparkling wine consumption grows 2 Aug 17

Lucy Britner

Sparkling wine sales in the UK rose 12% in 2016, according to new research by the Wine and Spirit Trade Association. 


Diageo's Gordon's Premium Pink Distilled Gin - NPD 1 Aug 17

Lucy Britner

Diageo has launched a pink gin in the UK market, under its Gordon's brand.


Double Dutch's Ginger Beer and Soda Water - NPD 4 Jul 17

Lucy Britner

UK soft drinks maker Double Dutch has added two new variants to its line up. 


MBWS to handle Duval-Leroy Champagne in France 27 Jun 17

Lucy Britner

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits is to distribute Champagne brand Duval-Leroy in the French modern trade. 


Drinkaware to focus on UK's older drinkers 26 Jun 17

Lucy Britner

UK alcohol education charity Drinkaware has released a new strategy, centred around older consumers. 

Latest blogs

AG Barr launches Funkin innovation search 5 Jul 17

Lucy Britner

AG Barr has lined up a Funkin campaign in the UK to find an 'innovation champion'.


People want to drink beer in cafes 6 May 16

Lucy Britner

The rules have changed. The goal posts have... gone?

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