The global beer industry needs to sharpen its focus on no/low products, at-home consumption and product diversification to drive post-pandemic recovery
One of the few bright spots in the region has been the performance of hard seltzers, particularly in the US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands.
IWSR predicts material opportunities for increased premiumisation of beverage alcohol consumption in key markets & categories post-Covid-19
Significant premiumisation opportunities exist, but need to be adapted to market nuance
Driven by consumer demand for flavour, convenience, and better-for-you options, key beverage alcohol segments were accelerated by the increase in at-home occasions in 2020 in the US
Nostalgic flavours such as peanut butter, lemonade and chocolate have become increasingly popular during the pandemic. IWSR looks at how the trend is manifesting in different beverage categories.
Strong performances in China and the US have shielded multinational drinks companies from the fallout of Covid-19 in recent months. IWSR examines the reasons why.
Alcohol brands in travel retail are facing a number of fundamental short- and long-term shifts as a result of the impact of Covid-19 on the channel
IWSR takes a closer look at the Ranch Water cocktail trend, and asks whether it has the potential to further drive tequila’s popularity, while leveraging the RTD boom
A heightened emphasis on ingredients, authenticity, self-care and the environment are increasingly shaping consumer purchasing behaviours
Changing market forces have prompted some whisky producers to question the way in which whiskies are made, packaged and marketed
- Irish Whiskey
- Mixed Drinks
- US Whiskey