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Beam Suntory strikes Baltics tie-up with SPI's Amber Beverage Group

Beam Suntory is boosting its partnership with SPI Group-owned Amber Beverage Group (ABG) in the Baltic states....

South Africa bids for bottled wine export boost

A new campaign has been launched aimed at bringing more wine bottling back to South Africa in the face of accelerating bulk exports....

Quintessential Brands takes control of Lafragette & Legier

Quintessential Brands has paid a “multi-million” euro sum for French fruit liqueur and Cognac maker Lafragette & Legier (L&L)....

PepsiCo to close Russian juice plant

PepsiCo has confirmed it is to shut one of its fruit juice plants in Russia....

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DISCUS on hunt for new CEO as Cressy plans exit 4 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) is to start a search for a new CEO as the current incumbent is stepping down at the end of this year.


Brown-Forman's YTD sales, profits climb on Jack Daniel's growth 4 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Brown-Forman has posted a steady increase in YTD sales and profits as the Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey portfolio continued to grow.


Diageo eyes Tequila opportunity with US$400m Don Julio boost 4 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Diageo is putting its weight behind the Tequila category after revealing plans to invest around US$400m in its Mexico operations and Don Julio brand.


Product Launch - Isle of Arran Distillers' Arran 18 Year Old 4 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

Isle of Arran Distillers has lined up the global release of the first 18-year-old iteration of its namesake single malt Scotch whisky.


Jagermeister US push flags 'premium' credentials 4 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Mast-Jägermeister is launching a new multi-media campaign in a bid to showcase its namesake liqueur brand's heritage and “premium” ingredients to US consumers.


Anheuser-Busch gives Shock Top Lemon Shandy comeback push 4 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Anheuser-Busch is marking the return of the Lemon Shandy seasonal variant of its Shock Top brand in the US with a new promotional campaign.


Brown-Forman rolls out Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire across US 4 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire is set to go nation-wide in the US.


Diageo unveils US$119m upgrade at Ethiopia's Meta Abo brewery 4 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Diageo has officially opened a new US$119m bottling line at its Meta Abo brewery in Ethiopia.


Beam Suntory strikes Baltics tie-up with SPI's Amber Beverage Group 3 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Beam Suntory is boosting its partnership with SPI Group-owned Amber Beverage Group (ABG) in the Baltic states.


South Africa bids for bottled wine export boost 3 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

A new campaign has been launched aimed at bringing more wine bottling back to South Africa in the face of accelerating bulk exports.


Quintessential Brands takes control of Lafragette & Legier 3 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Quintessential Brands has paid a “multi-million” euro sum for French fruit liqueur and Cognac maker Lafragette & Legier (L&L).


Refresco Gerber picks IPO over sale 3 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

Refresco Gerber has confirmed that it has chosen an IPO as its preferred method of creating “a new capital structure” to fund its growth plans.


Product Launch - MillerCoors' Redd's Green Apple, Redd's Wicked Mango 3 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

MillerCoors has unveiled two new flavours its Redd's ale range, via its Redd's Brewing Co division.


Product Launch - Pernod Ricard's Kahlua Salted Caramel 3 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard is set to release a limited edition flavoured extension to its Kahlua rum and coffee liqueur brand in the US.


Product Launch - Phillips Distilling Co's UV Ruby Red Grapefruit 3 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Phillips Distilling Co has added a new flavour to its UV Vodka range, Ruby Red Grapefruit.


Product Launch - SABMiller's Grolsch Radler Mandarin and Grolsch Radler 0.0% Alcohol 3 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

SABMiller has launched two new Grolsch radler variants in the Netherlands as it targets young non-beer drinkers.


Punch Taverns lines up new CEO 3 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

UK pub operator Punch Taverns has appointed a new chief executive following a financial restructure.


EC aims to clamp down on UK cider tax exemption 3 Mar 2015

Keith Nuthall

The European Commission has threatened legal action against the UK government, demanding that it scraps rules exempting from excise duty the sale of cider and perry made by small producers.


Diageo, Beckham launch VIP pop-up bar for Haig Club 2 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Diageo has turned a London landmark into a private club for its David Beckham-backed Haig Club Scotch whisky.


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