All articles by Eszter Racz

Eszter is a reporter at Just Drinks and Just Food. Prior to joining the site, she studied International Multimedia Journalism at Newcastle University. She also worked in broadcasting in Hungary, taught Hungarian as a second language in Melbourne and produced and hosted a series of podcasts as part of a bursary programme in Newcastle.

Eszter Racz

Chechen minister to take helm at seized Danone Russia unit

The news comes just days after Moscow announced it was taking control of Danone’s Russian operations.

Ian Macleod Distillers fires up Rosebank Distillery again

Ian Macleod bought the distillery and acquired the Rosebank trademark from Diageo in 2017.

BrewDog sets £1bn target for global bar revenues

New venues are set to open in India, the UK, Italy, the Netherlands, Australia, the US, and Thailand.

PepsiCo launches 100% recycled PET bottles in India

In 2022, the amount of virgin plastic from non-renewable sources PepsiCo uses globally rose versus 2020.

Nestlé develops cross-category sugar reduction technology

The technology was piloted in cocoa and malt-based ready-to-drink beverages in south-east Asia over the past year.

MGP Ingredients to close Kansas distillery

The site was making grain-neutral spirits and industrial alcohol in Atchison, Kansas.

CCEP to increase home re-fill SKU choices in Germany

Fanta, Sprite, Mezzo Mix, Vio Bio Limo and Fuze Tea will be available in one litre refillable glass bottles from September.

Big Rock Brewery CFO Ron Love steps down

The brewer already has an interim president and CEO. In October last year, chairman Stephen Giblin assumed the two positions, replacing Wayne Arsenault, who had been at the helm since 2017.

Stock Spirits set to snap up German spirits producer Borco

The acquisition would mark Stock Spirits’ entry into Tequila.

Aussie wine majors receive government funding for no- and low-alcohol wines

Australian Vintage chief winemaker Jamie Saint said it wants to position itself as the largest global producer of no- and low-alcohol wines.