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How do the US and UK on-trades compare? - Focus

Data company Nielsen CGA has released its first market report to compare the US on-trade with the UK's. Here are some of the key takeaways:...

Key Category Management trends in 2016 - Focus

Two key trends emerged at this year's Category Management Briefing in London last month: The rise of e-commerce and the importance of conven...

Ten things to know about spirits in the US

US spirits trade organisation the Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) held its annual spirits briefing in New York yesterday. Here, just-drin...

Spirits in 2015 - just-drinks Review of the Year

With 2015 drawing to a close, just-drinks looks back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry. Here, de...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Harviestoun Brewery MD Toby Knowles 26 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

Scotland, already well-known for the quality of its whisky, is carving out a reputation as a centre of craft beer excellence. According to Nielsen data, craft beer consumers in Scotland drink more per head than almost anywhere else in the UK, and every year an increasing number of new breweries open to accommodate this thirst. Last year, there were 93 breweries in Scotland, the Campaign for Real Ale, says, with 20 of them opening over the past 12 months.

The changing global on-trade - Interview 9 Oct 2015

Andy Morton

Bar Convent Berlin wrapped up on Wednesday, with record numbers of visitors and exhibitors to the on-trade show. just-drinks sat down with co-founder Helmut Adam to find out what changes the show's new partnership with Reed Exhibitions has brought and how alcohol companies are raising brand awareness in cocktail bars around the world.

Latest News

Global brewers suffer as US on-trade sales slip 21 Apr 16

Andy Morton

On-trade beer sales in the US have had a bad start to the year, with Anheuser-Busch InBev and MillerCoors hit hardest by declines, new figures show.

Warsteiner's Braumeister Edition - NPD 11 Apr 16

Olly Wehring

Warsteiner is releasing a limited edition red bock beer in the US to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot.

Altia and Brown-Forman renew Nordics deal 8 Mar 16

Lucy Britner

Altia and Brown-Forman have renewed import and distribution agreements in Sweden, Finland and Norway. 

Sazerac's Fireball tops US bartender survey 29 Feb 16

Lucy Britner

Sazerac Co's cinnamon-flavoured whiskey, Fireball, has topped a US poll that measures bartender recommendations.

Southern Wine & Spirits creates Bacardi unit 16 Feb 16

Lucy Britner

Southern Wine & Spirits said today that it has created a new division, called Transatlantic Spirits, which will be responsible for driving Bacardi's portfolio. 

Inveralmond agrees online distribution deal 19 Jan 16

Andy Morton

UK pubs and restaurants will be able to order Inveralmond Brewery beers direct from the company after the Scottish brewer signed up with online distribution company EeBria Trade. 

Latest blogs

Bar Convent Berlin - Day one: A bigger beginning 6 Oct 15

Andy Morton

just-drinks is in Berlin this week for Bar Convent Berlin. Here's the first part of Andy Morton's daily blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of Europe's most important dates in the alcohol industry's calendar.

Will the Keurig Cold create an environmental monster? 13 Jan 15

Andy Morton

Take a look at this smartly-made (and very effective) spoof monster movie highlighting the waste involved with Keurig Green Mountain's K-Cup brewing system.

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