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What's coming up in soft drinks in 2020?

As 2020 kicks off, soft drinks commentator Lucy Britner offers her views on the?key trends that are set to shape the category during the nex...

Soft drinks in 2019 - just-drinks' Review

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry ov...

just-drinks' M&A database - November

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during November, a month that saw Anheuser-Busch InBev finally...

Your company needs to do more to curb emissions

As 2019 draws to a close, the reviews of the year will surely focus?on the upsurge in impassioned concern over climate change, with montages...

Latest Interviews

"The shift we're seeing is towards more personal and private social networks" - just-drinks speaks to Diageo's chief digital officer, Ben Sutherland - Part I 10 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Earlier this year, just-drinks published its latest issue of FUTURES, a series of reports that consider the longer-term future. The report, 'Over the Influence? The future of social media' is available to download free of charge here. For the report, editor Olly Wehring spoke to Diageo's chief digital officer, Ben Sutherland. Here, in an exclusive two-part interview, Sutherland tells us what he does, how he does it and why it's the shape of things to come.

"It's still really hard for black and brown entrepreneurs to raise capital in CBD" - Tanisha Robinson, CEO of CBD beverage company W*nder 6 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Earlier this year, Tanisha Robinson quit?her role as chief disruption officer at Scottish craft brewer BrewDog to create her own CBD-infused drinks brand. W*nder (pronounced 'wonder') is a CSD that contains vitamins and CBD to provide energy, focus and a "better life balance". Robinson credits herself as a black female CEO that has tapped into an industry that other ethnic?minorities may never gain access to. This week, just-drinks spoke to Robinson to learn?how her previous employment experiences have influenced her start-up and what the future holds for her CBD drinks brand ahead of next year's launch.

Latest News

Coca-Cola European Partners enlists Love Island’s Ovie Soko in Diet Coke push 9 Jan 20

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola European Partners has announced the latest ad campaign for its Diet Coke brand in the UK market.

Nichols confirms sales rise in 2019 - trading update 9 Jan 20

Olly Wehring

Vimto brand owner Nichols has reported a mid-single-digit lift in sales from 2019.

Aluminium price drop improves 2020 vision for brewers - analyst 8 Jan 20

Andy Morton

Global brewers are in line for lower input costs as a result of declines in the previously-high price?for the aluminium used to make cans, according to an analyst.

Gal Gadot fronts Smartwater drive for The Coca-Cola Co 8 Jan 20

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has signed up Wonder Woman actor Gal Gadot to promote its Smartwater bottled water brand in the US.

Güt’s prebiotic sparkling soft drinks - Product Launch 8 Jan 20

Lucy Britner

UK company Güt Drinks has launched what it claims is Europe’s first "prebiotic" sparkling soft drink.

Coca-Cola Japan’s Coca-Cola Strawberry - Product Launch 8 Jan 20

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co's Japanese unit has lined up the release of the "world's first" strawberry-flavoured Coca-Cola.

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