All articles by Henry Mathieu

Henry joined Just Drinks and Just Food as a reporter in 2023. Previously, he has worked as a freelance journalist for a lifestyle magazine and briefly in sales for a company battling global food insecurity.

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Shanky’s Whip owner wants to capitalise on flavoured Irish whiskey market

Biggar and Leith is forecasting its flavoured whiskey brand will sell around 100,000 cases this year.

Emperador to expand whisky distillery in Scotland

Through its subsidiary Whyte and Mackay, it will double the size of its whisky maturation complex at its Invergordon distillery in Scotland.

New CEO at Beam Suntory as Albert Baladi steps down

Greg Hughes will take the top job, having previously served as president of the company’s North America division.

Heineken invests in UK brewery in sustainability push

The Dutch brewer aims to reduce its gas use at the site by 45%.

UK grocery inflation continues to slow after March spike

Grocery price rises have eased for the fourth month in a row, according to Kantar data.

Everleaf focuses on UK on-premise to shine spotlight on non-alcoholic drinks

“We see it as a vital part of our strategy to get things into people’s hands in the on-premise” – Everleaf commercial director.

Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite in talks to buy Burgundy wine estate William Fèvre

William Fèvre would be DBR Lafite’s first acquisition in Burgundy and only its second French winery outside Bordeaux.

US grocery inflation slows again in June after August spike

Non-alcoholic beverages, including carbonated drinks, juices and coffee, jumped 7.6%.

AB InBev invests in non-alcoholic beer production in Belgium

The investment will expand bottling capabilities and “optimise a new de-alcoholising system” used to make Corona Cero.

Sweden’s alcohol monopoly in doubt following Systembolaget’s failed lawsuit

Systembolaget sued Denmark’s Winefinder and its Swedish parent company to try and stop them from selling alcohol to drinkers in Sweden.