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Diageo to accept US$1m South Korea fine

Diageo will not appeal an expected KRW1.2bn (US$1m) fine from South Korean authorities over reported payments to on-trade venues....

Anheuser-Busch InBev to launch non-alcoholic Budweiser

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to unveil a non-alcoholic Budweiser tomorrow in Canada....

Búcha lays down gauntlet with US$20m New Age Beverages merger

Kombucha producer Búcha has said its merger with RTD Xingtea owner New Age Beverages Group will create a functional drinks maker capable of...

Coca-Cola FEMSA warns of Venezuela production halt

Coca-Cola FEMSA has warned it may have to close its production plants in Venezuela if ongoing sugar shortages continue....

Recent news

Warning for soft drinks as US youth consumption drops - analyst 25 May 2016

Andy Morton

A new US government study that shows soda consumption among young people falling dramatically over the past two years is a warning for the industry, an analyst has said.


Diageo's Smirnoff Red, White & Berry - Product Launch 25 May 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo has followed in Anheuser-Busch InBev's footsteps with the launch of the "patriotic" Smirnoff Red, White & Berry vodka in the US.


Bacardi's Bacardi Grapefruit and Bacardi Raspberry - Product Launch 25 May 2016

Andy Morton

Bacardi has released two new flavours for its namesake rum brand.


Anheuser-Busch InBev's Budweiser Prohibition Brew - Product Launch 25 May 2016

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev has said its new non-alcoholic Budweiser, Prohibition Brew, has been designed to capture global trends for less-sugary beverages.


Kopparberg backs Fruit Lager with new UK marketing push 25 May 2016

Andy Morton

Kopparberg is to launch a Summer marketing campaign in the UK for its Fruit Lager radler.


Treasury Wine Estates revamps Blossom Hill, looks to new markets 25 May 2016

Lucy Britner

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is to relaunch the Blossom Hill wine brand in the UK as it eyes new, international markets. 


Einstok Icelandic beer ramps up US presence 25 May 2016

Lucy Britner

Iceland's Einstök Beer Co has secured further distribution in the US, as it looks to grow its export business.


Constellation Brands reveals Virginia brewery for Ballast Point 25 May 2016

Andy Morton

Constellation Brands has confirmed plans is to build an east-coast brewery for its Californian craft beer unit, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits.


Opus One winery cleared for expansion 25 May 2016

Lucy Britner

California's Opus One winery is set to overhaul its ageing facilities and visitor services, following consent to expand its operations.


Red Bull invests in GoPro, signs global partnership 25 May 2016

Andy Morton

Red Bull has taken a stake in mobile video camera maker GoPro as part of a marketing tie-up.


European Union clears Anheuser-Busch InBev, SABMiller deal 24 May 2016

Lucy Britner

The European Union has approved Anheuser-Busch InBev's US$107bn takeover of SABMiller.


Diageo to accept US$1m South Korea fine 24 May 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo will not appeal an expected KRW1.2bn (US$1m) fine from South Korean authorities over reported payments to on-trade venues.


Anheuser-Busch InBev to launch non-alcoholic Budweiser 24 May 2016

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to unveil a non-alcoholic Budweiser tomorrow in Canada.


Búcha lays down gauntlet with US$20m New Age Beverages merger 24 May 2016

Andy Morton

Kombucha producer Búcha has said its merger with RTD Xingtea owner New Age Beverages Group will create a functional drinks maker capable of competing with the giants of soft drinks.


Beam Suntory names CFO, announces structural changes 24 May 2016

Lucy Britner

Beam Suntory has appointed a new CFO as it makes a number of management changes and restructures regional units.


Coca-Cola Enterprises shareholders clear European Partners deal 24 May 2016

Lucy Britner

Shareholders at Coca-Cola Enterprises have approved the pending transaction to create Coca-Cola European Partners. 


Campari's Glen Grant 12 Year Old, 12 Year Old Non Chill-Filtered and 18 Year Old - Product Launches 24 May 2016

Andy Morton

Gruppo Campari has launched three aged-statement Scotch whiskies under its Glen Grant brand.


The Coca-Cola Co restructures international operations, makes exec changes 24 May 2016

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co has announced a raft of structural and personnel changes as it looks to align its operating units with its global bottling footprint. 


Tennent's lager heads to China as C&C Group signs latest deal 24 May 2016

Andy Morton

C&C Group is to take Tennent's lager to China for the first time in its latest overseas distribution partnership.


Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte toasts sales, profits rise 24 May 2016

Lucy Britner

Centre-Vinicole Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte has reported an increase in sales and operating profits for calendar 2015. 


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