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Product Launch - William Grant & Sons' Drambuie Hot Apple Toddy 23 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has launched a UK-exclusive ready-to-serve Drambuie extension.


Product Launch - Diageo's Guinness The 1759 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

A 9% abv version of Guinness containing peated whisky malt is being launched in the US by Diageo as the first in a series of limited releases for the stout brand.


Spirits volumes recover in US on-trade in Q3 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Spirits volumes in the US on-trade returned to growth in the third-quarter, while craft brands continued to grab share, according to new figures.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group boosts FY estimates after strong YTD 23 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has raised its full-year sales estimates after year-to-date profits jumped on a slight sales rise.


SABMiller steps up Zambia investment with new US$32.6m malting plant 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Zambian Breweries, the SABMiller subsidiary, has started work on a new US$32.6m malting plant in Lusaka.


Q3 holds back Coca-Cola Enterprises but FY profits still set to rise 23 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

Coca-Cola Enterprises has reported a tough set of figures for its third quarter, but year-to-date performance remains in the black.


William Grant & Sons refreshes Glenfiddich logo 23 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has redesigned its Glenfiddich stag logo as part of an overhaul of the Scotch brand's packaging and labelling.


Coca-Cola FEMSA posts nine-month sales, profits increase 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Coca-Cola FEMSA has reported a healthy lift in nine-month sales as the group continued to benefit from its acquisitions in Brazil and Mexico last year.


Bacardi unveils Europe push for Martini - video 23 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Bacardi is launching a “multi-million euro” campaign for its Martini brand across Europe.


Carlsberg finalises Chongqing Beer Group brewery buy 23 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Carlsberg has completed its takeover of Chongqing Beer Group's remaining brewing interests in China.


Tesco profits over-estimate totalled GBP263m, chairman steps down 23 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Tesco has revealed today that its total over-statement of profits was GBP263m (US$421m), more than its initial estimate, and that its chairman is to step down.


Britvic on course for FY profits, sales rise despite weaker Q4 23 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Britvic is set to post a full-year sales and profits increase despite a tough Q4 that saw its European units struggle against a strong comparable from last year.


Pernod Ricard sees sales lift in Q1 23 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard has trumpeted a return to sales growth in its first quarter, despite a "mixed performance" in Europe.


Anheuser-Busch InBev appoints new UK & Ireland marketing head 22 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev has appointed a former Coca-Cola executive as marketing director for its UK & Ireland unit.


Coca-Cola HBC's Zagorka sale "makes sense" - Heineken CFO 22 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Heineken's CFO has said it “makes sense” for Coca-Cola HBC to sell its share of a stake in Bulgarian brewer Zagorka so it can focus on soft drinks.


Budejovicky Budvar extends B:Cherry footprint beyond Czech 22 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

Budejovicky Budvar is rolling out a cherry-flavoured extension of its namesake beer brand to Germany, the UK and the US.


Mediacom confirmed as Anheuser-Busch media agency 22 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Anheuser-Busch InBev's US arm has selected Mediacom as its media agency after a move to outsource its planning and buying.


Smirnoff Ice gets India launch as Diageo eyes RTD market 22 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo is looking to crack India's RTD market with the launch of Smirnoff Ice and its stronger variant, Smirnoff Black, in the country.


Product Launch - Belsazar Vermouth range 22 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

A range of four different Vermouths under the Belsazar brand name is set to be released next month in the UK.


Deep Eddy Vodka opens new distillery 22 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Deep Eddy Vodka, the Texas-based vodka producer, has lifted the curtain on a new distillery in the state as it eyes further growth.


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