Liquid Assets: A Beverage Industry Podcast
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LibDib And Innovation In The Three Tier System
Cheryl Murphy Durzy is the founder and CEO Liberation Distribution (LibDib) and she joins the Raboresearch beverage team to discuss the future of the three tier system. Cheryl started LibDib after years of frustration finding distributors for her family’s wine label. LibDib is a web-based distribution portal that ensures every “maker” in the US has access to distribution and brings suppliers and retailers closer together. In addition to discussing LibDib’s impact on the beverage alcohol...
Craft spirits are an explosive trend across the world. The craft spirits movement is just starting to emerge, but in virtually every developed economy, there are more distilleries and more craft brands than ever before. Can craft spirits follow the path of craft beer and seize a huge share of the market from mainstream distillers? On this week's episode of Liquid Assets, the team explains why craft spirits will continue to grow, but won’t to be as disruptive to large distillers as craft...
Global Beer Markets: Growing Without Growth
Rabobank’s resident beer guru Francois Sonneville and the rest of the team sit down to discuss the future of beer and how breweries can deliver for stakeholders and consumers in the face of stagnating volumes. This episode features: Stephen Rannekleiv, Global Strategist for Beverages; Francois Sonneville, Senior Beverage Analyst; Jim Watson, Senior Beverage Analyst; and Bourcard Nesin, Beverage Analyst.
Bonus Episode: Online Grocery Doesn't Deliver
By 2022, grocery retailers stand to lose USD 3.9bn in annual alcohol revenues if online sales continue to lag behind as the rest of grocery goes digital. In this bonus episode of Liquid Assets, the team dissects the future of beverage alcohol sales in supermarkets as consumers move their grocery spending online.
The Next Generation of Coffee
Where do you see the coffee industry in ten years? On this week’s Liquid Assets, the team tackles some difficult questions. This episode features: Stephen Rannekleiv, Global Strategist for Beverages; Jim Watson, Senior Beverage Analyst; and Bourcard Nesin, Beverage Analyst and special guest Ross Colbert, Global Sector Head - Beverages
Does Alcohol Have a Marijuana Problem?
Marijuana legalization is spreading like wildfire across the U.S. Nine states have legalized adult-use (recreational) marijuana and Canada will likely have national recreational sales by the end of the year. On the second episode of the Liquid Assets podcast, the Rabobank Beverage team takes a look at how beverage alcohol could be affected and what they can do to prepare for a future with legal cannabis. This episode features: Stephen Rannekleiv, Global Strategist for Beverages; Jim...
Who Can Win in Online Grocery?
In the inaugural episode of Liquid Assets, the Rabobank beverage team discusses why online grocery is poised to drive online alcohol sales. They also debate which brands will be winners and which brands will be losers as online grocery spreads across the country. This episode features: Jim Watson, Senior Beverage Analyst; Stephen Rannekleiv, Global Strategist for Beverages and Bourcard Nesin, Beverage Analyst