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PepsiCo CEO makes Forbes Powerful Women list

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is the only woman from the beverage industry to make the Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women list....

Trade bill to slash spirits tax in US

A new bill that would see tax cut by around US$10 per proof gallon of alcohol has been introduced in the US....

R&B Distillers plans to open Scotch whisky distillery off Skye coast

R&B Distillers plans to open the first legal whisky distillery on the island of Raasay, just off the coast of Skye....

Suntory lines up Japan Tobacco beverage unit US$1.2bn

Suntory Holdings has agreed to pay JPY150bn (US$1.2bn) for Japan Tobacco's (JT) beverage business, including its coffee brand Roots and flav...

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William Grant & Sons targets Africa with Grant's ad - video 27 May 2015

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has launched an Africa-exclusive TV ad for its Grant's blended Scotch whisky.


PepsiCo CEO makes Forbes Powerful Women list 27 May 2015

Lucy Britner

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is the only woman from the beverage industry to make the Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women list.


Trade bill to slash spirits tax in US 27 May 2015

Lucy Britner

A new bill that would see tax cut by around US$10 per proof gallon of alcohol has been introduced in the US.


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Olly Wehring

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Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte hails record volumes in 2014 27 May 2015

Stuart Todd

Centre Vinicole - Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte has announced record volume sales in 2014 as well as a rise in full-year operating profits and sales against a backdrop of continued economic uncertainty.


Grand Marnier switches distribution in Australia 27 May 2015

Lucy Britner

The distribution of Grand Marnier in Australia is to move from Bacardi Lion to Think Spirits from next week.


AG Barr sees sales slip in Q1 27 May 2015

Olly Wehring

AG Barr has said it remains on-course to hit its full-year targets, despite a slight dip in total sales for its latest quarter.


Coca-Cola Enterprises spends US$7.7m on UK ops centre 27 May 2015

Lucy Britner

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has opened its refurbished operations centre in Milton Keynes, following a US$7.7m (GBP5m) investment.


Tingyi's problem continue as Q1 beverage profits plunge 27 May 2015

Andy Morton

Tingyi's Q1 beverage profits have dropped by almost half as sales for PepsiCo's Chinese partner continue to slide.


Eckes-Granini Group ups profits as FY volumes, sales slip 27 May 2015

Andy Morton

Soft drinks producer Eckes-Granini Group has posted a sharp jump in full-year operating profits despite losing volumes and sales.


Distell appoints head wine maker in personnel shuffle 27 May 2015

Lucy Britner

Former Nederburg cellar master Razvan Macici has been promoted to parent company Distell's newly-created role of head wine maker.


R&B Distillers plans to open Scotch whisky distillery off Skye coast 26 May 2015

Lucy Britner

R&B Distillers plans to open the first legal whisky distillery on the island of Raasay, just off the coast of Skye.


Suntory lines up Japan Tobacco beverage unit US$1.2bn 26 May 2015

Andy Morton

Suntory Holdings has agreed to pay JPY150bn (US$1.2bn) for Japan Tobacco's (JT) beverage business, including its coffee brand Roots and flavoured water Momono Tennen-sui.


Carlsberg cuts 180 staff 26 May 2015

Andy Morton

Carlsberg has cut 180 jobs worldwide as it continues to readjust to heavy losses in Eastern Europe.


Mixto Tequila poised for "golden age" - Jose Cuervo 26 May 2015

Olly Wehring

The mixto segment of the Tequila category is on the cusp of “a golden age”, according to the master blender of Jose Cuervo.


just a While Ago - On 26 May in... 26 May 2015

Olly Wehring

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


SPI Group's Amber Beverage Group appoints global sales head 26 May 2015

Andy Morton

SPI Group's Amber Beverage Group (ABG) subsidiary has appointed Vlad Tensin to the newly-created role of international sales director.


SABMiller brings Miller Lite back to Canada 26 May 2015

Lucy Britner

The Canadian division of SABMiller has extended its Miller Lite brand into the country for the first time in five years


Scotch whisky fans spend US$77m on distillery visits - figures 26 May 2015

Lucy Britner

Scotch whisky distilleries benefitted from 1.5m tourist visits in 2014, according to figures from the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) today.


Diageo takes Baileys and Gordon's marketing in-house 26 May 2015

Lucy Britner

Diageo has parted company with creative agency BBH after 15 years.


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