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Micro trend: Modern tiki - the reinvention of a retro cocktail experience with opportunities for premium rum

The often kitsch and over-the-top cocktail trend has waxed and waned in popularity over the years, but is starting to come back, only this time, in a more grown-up, sophisticated form.

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Diageo’s cautious outlook for 2020 reflects the geopolitical issues impacting the industry at large

The core issue affecting beverage alcohol suppliers recently has not so much been a difficult trading environment per se, but the sheer uncertainty geopolitical issues have created

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Growth opportunities for the low- and no-alcohol category

Outside of events like Sober for October and Dry January, is there potential for the low- and no-alcohol category to become mainstream?

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Wine Consumption in US Declines for First Time in 25 Years [Infographic]

IWSR research shows volume increases for distilled spirits and ready-to-drink products in the US in 2019; beer continues to slip

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IWSR’s top 5 US beverage trends for 2020

Heading into 2020, a few key themes have emerged across the beverage alcohol industry. The IWSR’s US analysts summarise what trends will inform product innovation and consumer drinking habits.

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Botanicals move beyond gin to drive innovation in wine, beer and other spirits

Gin led the way in consumers' appreciation of botanicals. Now, driven by the trend toward health and wellbeing, botanicals are appearing in categories further afield, including wine, beer and spirits.

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Smaller Emerging Markets Will Fuel Global Growth of Beer

IWSR forecasts the category to reach 1.9bn hectolitres by 2023, strengthened by craft and low/no alcohol beer

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Carlsberg looks toward alcohol-free beer: Interview with Jenny Syddall

The IWSR interviews Jenny Syddall, Carlsberg’s Global Insights and Analytics director

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Radius 2019 Trend Predictions: Non-Alcoholic Dark Spirits

While the rest of the non-alcoholic category continues to expand in terms of variety, non-alcoholic spirits have not

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Will ‘mocktails’ help drive the non-alcoholic spirits category?

The tectonics of the alcoholic drinks market are shifting in the developed world. Younger drinkers are increasingly shunning the sector or drinking less

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Radius Micro Trend: Functional Wellness Beers

The shift away from sugary sports drinks has taken a surprising turn

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IWSR Disruptors 2018

What are the drinks trends shaking up the global alcohol industry?

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