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Britvic to axe full-sugar Robinsons

Britvic is to scrap its full-sugar Robinsons cordials and sell an expanded range of no-added sugar flavours as it attempts to revive the bra...

SABMiller names ex-South Africa government minister as non-exec director

SABMiller has appointed a former South African government minister to sit on its board as a non-executive director....

Remy Cointreau YTD sales slide, but China hints at recovery

Remy Cointreau's sales continued to drop in its year-to-date but declines slowed and Q3 Cognac shipments to Greater China rose....

China due to take back red wine crown - figures

China is expected to regain top spot as the biggest consumer of red wine over the next five years after anti-extravagance measures saw Franc...

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Britvic to axe full-sugar Robinsons 26 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Britvic is to scrap its full-sugar Robinsons cordials and sell an expanded range of no-added sugar flavours as it attempts to revive the brand.


SABMiller names ex-South Africa government minister as non-exec director 26 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

SABMiller has appointed a former South African government minister to sit on its board as a non-executive director.


Baijiu brands open to foreign investment as ownership rules change 26 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Reforms to the rules covering foreign ownership of baijiu brands in China could see an influx of overseas investment in the category, according to a new report.


just a While Ago - On 26 January in... 26 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

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


US control states post FY spirits volumes, sales rise 26 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Volume sales for spirits in US control states continued to increase last year but the growth rate was down on the 15-year average, new figures reveal.


Diageo's United Spirits stays in red in YTD despite Q3 profit 26 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

United Spirits remains in the red in its year to date, but losses have slowed after a healthy rise in Q3 profits, thanks to its premium brands.


Crown Royal whiskey to hit UK as Diageo inks distribution deals 26 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Diageo is aiming to grow five of its smaller brands in the UK after signing new distribution agreements with Marblehead and Catalyst Brands.


Tsingtao dives into Chinese folklore for new UK campaign 26 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Tsingtao's UK distributor, Halewood International, has launched a new campaign for the Chinese beer brand based on the “Eight Immortals” from Chinese mythology.


Anheuser-Busch agrees deal for Seattle's Elysian Brewing Co 23 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Anheuser-Busch has struck a deal to acquire another US craft brewer, Seattle's Elysian Brewing Co, for an undisclosed sum.


just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water 23 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

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 23 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

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.


just the Week in - Beer 23 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

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 23 January in... 23 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

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


Maxxium UK head to depart for Edrington role 23 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Maxxium's UK managing director is to move to Edrington as the joint-venture terminates its Travel Retail unit.


Scottish brewers launch new trade body 23 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Eight Scottish brewers including Innis & Gunn and Harviestoun have formed a new trade group to promote Scotland's beer industry.


Bebida Beverage Co resumes electronic trading after ban lifted 23 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Bebida Beverage Co has welcomed the removal of a ban on electronic trading of the company's stock.


Product Launch - Molson Coors' Carling British Cider Orchard Fruits 23 Jan 2015

James Wilmore

Molson Coors has launched a second variant of its Carling British Cider brand in response to the UK's growing "fruit cider" category.


Treasury Wine Estates partners Penfolds with Sundance Film Festival 23 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Treasury Wine Estates' (TWE) Penfolds brand has joined Bacardi's Grey Goose as a sponsor of the Sundance Film Festival.


Remy Cointreau YTD sales slide, but China hints at recovery 22 Jan 2015

Andy Morton

Remy Cointreau's sales continued to drop in its year-to-date but declines slowed and Q3 Cognac shipments to Greater China rose.


just a Look Around - Concha y Toro - video 22 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

In 1883, Don Melchor de Santiago Concha took his father's surname, Concha, and put it together with his mother's surname, Torro, to form Concha y Toro.


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