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BrewDog launches distribution unit, agrees Stone Brewing Co tie-up

BrewDog has launched its own import and distribution unit and kicked it off by signing an exclusive deal to handle Stone Brewing Co's beers...

Carlsberg shuts two Russian breweries

Carlsberg is to close two of its ten Russian breweries with the loss of up to 600 jobs....

Diageo H1 sales flatline as Q2 shows signs of improvement

Diageo has reported a slight improvement in its fiscal second quarter, as falling sales in Q1 levelled, but profits in the company's half ye...

Carlsberg freezes salaries and new hires over Russia woes

Carlsberg has confirmed it has introduced a freeze on salaries and hiring new staff in light of its on-going struggles in Russia....

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Andy Morton

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


just the week in - Spirits & Wine 30 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Here's a 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.


Meantime eyes national footprint with expansion north 30 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Meantime Brewing Co, the London-based craft brewer, is aiming to establish itself as a national brand with expansion to other major UK cities this year.


just the Week in - Beer 30 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

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


just a While Ago - On 30 January in... 30 Jan 2015

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Bacardi launches UK campaign for Bombay Sapphire - video 30 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Bacardi has launched a new UK cinema ad for Bombay Sapphire ahead of a “multi-million pound” nation-wide campaign for the gin brand.


Diageo speaks out over Guinness, Premier League tie-up rumours 30 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Diageo has branded as “speculation” reports that it is vying to make Guinness the next headline brand sponsor of football's English Premier League.


Campbell Soup Co realigns beverage units 30 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Campbell Soup Co is reorganising its beverage businesses as part of a global shake-up.


UK beer volumes edge up as off-trade sales leapfrog on-trade 30 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Total UK beer volumes have risen for the first time in nearly a decade, while off-trade sales have overtaken on-trade sales, according to latest figures.


Bacardi moves Latin America head into Europe post 30 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Bacardi's Latin America & Caribbean head Paolo Perego is to replace Stefan Bomhard as the company's European president.


BrewDog launches distribution unit, agrees Stone Brewing Co tie-up 29 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

BrewDog has launched its own import and distribution unit and kicked it off by signing an exclusive deal to handle Stone Brewing Co's beers in the UK.


Carlsberg shuts two Russian breweries 29 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Carlsberg is to close two of its ten Russian breweries with the loss of up to 600 jobs.


Diageo H1 sales flatline as Q2 shows signs of improvement 29 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

Diageo has reported a slight improvement in its fiscal second quarter, as falling sales in Q1 levelled, but profits in the company's half year struggled.


just a While Ago - On 29 January in... 29 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

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


Product Launch - Beam Suntory's Sourz Rainbow Ice 29 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Beam Suntory has launched a new extension in its Sourz range that “leaves behind a cooling sensation” after drinking.


Gruppo Campari introduces shareholders loyalty scheme 29 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Gruppo Campari is launching a shareholders loyalty scheme in order to encourage a long-term commitment from its investors.


Product Launch - Thatchers Red and Somerset Haze ciders 29 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Thatchers has launched its “sweetest products yet” as it targets 18-30 year olds moving away from fruit-flavoured ciders.


Blavod Vodka owner Distil switches finance director 29 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Distil, the UK group formerly known as Blavod Wines & Spirits, has appointed a new finance director.


Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages to expand Bengali bottling plant 29 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages is to invest INR1.8tn (US$29m) in a new PET line at a plant in West Bengal.


Product Launch - C&C Group's Magners with Irish Whiskey 29 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

C&C Group has launched a new “spider” (spirits and cider drink) that combines Magners cider with Irish whiskey.


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