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Lucy Britner

Lucy BritnerBiography

Lucy has been a drinks journalist for 13 years and holds a diploma in wine and spirits.

Lucy has traveled to wineries, breweries and distilleries around the world and she enjoys sampling drinks as well as writing about them.

She was just-drinks' deputy editor from 2015 to 2019, while her work has also appeared in other drinks publications including Imbibe, decanter.com, Drinks International, Publican's Morning Advertiser and Harpers.

Lucy also spent a year on consumer magazine Square Meal, where she covered restaurants in London.

Lucy, meanwhile, was one of the founding editors of World's 50 Best Bars.  

Articles by Lucy Britner

Remedy Organics joined PepsiCo's Nutrition Greenhouse incubator in November 2018How functional drinks makers are moving beyond snacks in a bottle 6 August 2019

A growing number of beverage firms look to offer 'a snack in a bottle' - but, looking at their ingredients, Lucy Britner writes more brands are touting their nutritional benefits.

This latest report from just-food FUTURES explores Generation Z

How can food companies connect with Generation Z? - just-food FUTURES Vol.6 23 April 2019

just-food's FUTURES service presents its latest free-to-read analysis, with Lucy Britner setting out how food companies should best market and sell to Generation Z.

Lion - speculation linking it to a bid from Coca-Cola Amatil deniedCoca-Cola Amatil shuts down Lion Dairy speculation 18 March 2019

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has commented on speculation linking it to the purchase of Kirin's Australia-based food and beverage unit.

Consumers faced with Embrace smart tech to stay connected to consumers - just-food FUTURES 14 February 2019

Food companies need to get serious about smart technology in order to stay connected with consumers, according to the latest report from FUTURES, the new service from just-food.

How long before our DNA determines what we eat?The future of personalised nutrition - just-food FUTURES vol. 4 13 February 2019

Consumers are starting to consider their genetic make-up to determine what they should eat and drink. just-food FUTURES surveys the outlook for personalised nutrition.

Plastic packaging - increasingly under the spotlightFood and drinks firms must consider a world without plastics - research 13 December 2018

Find out what could happen to food and drinks producers who don't make the move towards producing more environmentally-friendly packaging in the latest issue of FUTURES. 

Early press statements by Luxembourg government indicate marijuana use would only be legal for residentsLuxembourg next to legalise recreational cannabis use 30 November 2018

A European country has confirmed it will legalise the recreational use of cannabis, marking another market where restrictions are being eased or removed.

Kroger has teamed up with US robotics company Nuro to pilot serviceWhat is the future of autonomous delivery in food? 16 November 2018

just-food's new FUTURES service looks in-depth at how the fledgling area of autonomous delivery of food products could take shape.

Alibaba - hoping market research deal will speed up product development.Alibaba's Tmall eyes faster product innovation in market research deal 17 October 2018

Chinese online retail giant Alibaba's e-commerce platform has partnered with a range of market research groups as it looks to help companies speed up their new product development process.

Future food company Open Meals trialed edible 3-D printed sushi at this year's South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas

Trend Hunter Future Festival's 11 food-and-drink consumer trends to watch in 2019 27 September 2018

As part of the Trend Hunter Future Festival in Toronto last week, the consumer insights company laid out key trends for 2019. Here, Lucy Britner highlights the top picks for food and drinks.

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