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SweetWater Brewing Co sells 'minority' stake to private-equity firm TSG

The owners of SweetWater Brewing Co, a US-based craft brewer, have sold a “minority” stake to private-equity group TSG Consumer Partners....

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Treasury Wine Estates pulls plug on takeover talks

Treasury Wine Estates has pulled out of negotiations with both of its potential takeover partners....

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Coca-Cola Co relaunches Sprite Cranberry in US 30 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

The Coca-Cola Co has re-released a cranberry flavoured variant of its Sprite brand in the US and a zero-calorie version.


Product Launch - Phillips Distilling Co's UV Salty Caramel Apple Vodka 30 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

Phillips Distilling Co has launched the first seasonal extension to its UV Vodka range, UV Salty Caramel Apple.


Product Launch - Bai Brands' Bai Bubbles 30 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

Bai Brands has announced the release of a carbonated version of its five-calorie, antioxidant beverages.


SweetWater Brewing Co sells 'minority' stake to private-equity firm TSG 29 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

The owners of SweetWater Brewing Co, a US-based craft brewer, have sold a “minority” stake to private-equity group TSG Consumer Partners.


Carlsberg suspends production at Russian brewery - reports 29 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Carlsberg has suspended production at one of its Baltika Breweries' facilities in Russia, according to reports.


just a While Ago - On 29 September in... 29 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


DS Services of America lines up ex-Pernod Ricard exec as new COO 29 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

DS Services of America has appointed a former Pernod Ricard USA executive as its new COO.


CAMRA announces Tim Page as new CEO 29 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), the UK consumer group, has appointed a new chief executive, three months after the previous incumbent stepped down.


Aging population offers opportunities for functional drinks – research 29 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Heart health, gut and digestive issues are among the health concerns that consumers are factoring in to their functional drinks choices, according to recent research.


Moosehead Breweries hands US distribution to United States Beverage 29 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Moosehead Breweries has chosen United States Beverage (USB) to handle it beer portfolio in the US due to the “rapid changes” happening in the beer market.


Canada, European Union trade deal sparks spirits industry optimism 29 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Industry bodies have welcomed the prospect of final sign-off over a “landmark” trade deal between the EU and Canada, which includes scrapping import tariffs on spirits and wines.


Quintessential Brands switches MD at Essential Drinks Co 29 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Quintessential Brands has appointed a former PepsiCo and Cott Corp executive as the new head of its Essential Drinks Co unit.


PepsiCo opens Dubai R&D hub to capture Middle East flavour 29 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has opened an R&D facility in Dubai to develop new flavours for Middle Eastern consumers.


Treasury Wine Estates pulls plug on takeover talks 29 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Treasury Wine Estates has pulled out of negotiations with both of its potential takeover partners.


Brown-Forman to double Old Forester production with new distillery 26 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Brown-Forman is set to move production of its Old Forester Bourbon brand to a new, dedicated distillery on Kentucky's former 'Whiskey Row'.


Anheuser-Busch InBev appoints Pinto Paiva as new AmBev CEO 26 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev has appointed a new AmBev CEO in a shake-up that will see three A-B InBev executives trade jobs.


Brewers Association jumps aboard internet shake-up with .beer address 26 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

The Brewers Association (BA) become one of the first to register a .beer web address after the domain name was made available to the general public yesterday.


Product Launch - Moet Hennessy's Glenmorangie Taghta 26 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Moet Hennessy has released what it claims to be the first 'crowd-sourced' whisky from its Glenmorangie stable.


Heineken USA adds Dos Equis Invierno to Mexican multipack 26 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

Heineken's US unit is to relaunch its seasonal Mexican beer multi-pack with the addition of a new Dos Equis variant.


just the Week in - Spirits & Wine 26 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's the round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


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