November 13th, 2016
Pack Expo took place in Chicago from November 6 to 9, attracting attendees from around the world seeking the latest and greatest in packing for alcoholic drinks, hot and soft drinks, packaged foods, home care, beauty and personal care, pet care, and more. Beverages analysts Mark Strobel and Eric Penicka saw a number of trends […]
November 6th, 2016
Excising non-alcoholic beer – sounds irrational? Well, not according to the Russian government, which is considering slapping excise charges on this product, which could, in turn, call into question its future development. Not only does it sound illogical to levy alcohol excise on a non-alcoholic drink, apart from the word “beer” in the product name, […]
November 5th, 2016
New Zealand consumers have developed a strong affinity with craft beer and this ultimately transitioned into the emergence of craft ciders. Recognising the growing influence of craft beers and cider, the major alcoholic drinks companies, such as DB Breweries Ltd and Lion Pty Ltd developed the craft portfolio in both beer and cider. The strength […]
October 30th, 2016
‘Singapore and Australia are natural partners.’ said Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Australian Financial Review on October 12 2016 at the time of welcoming the Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong to Canberra for bilateral talks. Singapore and Australia shares a close relationship in many respects, most interestingly in trade. New initiatives […]
October 22nd, 2016
The craft spirits scene in Australia is burgeoning, with local distilleries gaining a stronger foothold in the spirits category. New players are coming into the market every year.
October 13th, 2016
While the probability of a Trump election scenario is relatively low, the candidate’s aggressive and protectionist rhetoric would actually translate into additional volatility and headwinds for growth in all categories – not merely on a US level but globally. Geopolitical tensions flaring up alongside a rise in nationalistic rhetoric- forces that we have also seen […]
September 23rd, 2016
Conference Name: Future Trends Spirits Location: London Date and time: 3rd October 2016, 12.25pm Speaker: Spiros Malandrakis, Senior Alcoholic Drinks Analyst, Euromonitor International Event description: The future trends spirits summit is organised by the Morning Advertiser which is a leading provider of news and business information to the pub sector. Since merging the sector’s two best-known […]
September 7th, 2016
While Euromonitor’s forecasting capabilities have been vindicated and our views on nascent trends reiterated, macro-economic volatility has historically derailed seemingly linear growth trajectories.
September 4th, 2016
Location: Beijing, China Date: 10th-12th Oct. 2016 Event Description: Asia is the continent where the wine and spirits industry has undergone the greatest (r)evolution but nearly 80% of wines and spirits produced in this vast area of 44 million km2 are unknown to the public, and up until now, there has been no platform for […]
August 24th, 2016
Alcoholic drinks manufacturers have experienced many unexpected factors such as slow economy growth, the anti-extravagance campaign, intense market competition and changing consumer needs.