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Analysis - Stock Spirits: Poland's number one 9 Jul 2014

Stock Spirits hosted a visit to its production facility in Poland earlier this week, with just-drinks joining a group of analysts on an early-morning flight to the south-eastern city of Lublin.

Latest News

Maspex agrees to Tarczyn, Dr Witt acquisition 19 Dec 2014

Polish food and beverage group Maspex is to buy two drinks brands from Agros Nova Group for an undisclosed sum.


Stock Spirits issues profits warning 5 Nov 2014

Stock Spirits Group has warned that profits could miss full-year targets by as much as EUR10m (US$12.5m) as stiff competition in Poland hampers second-half performance.


Product Launch - POLAND: Zubrówka Zlota 10 Jul 2014

Russian Standard has launched a new flavoured variant of its Polish vodka brand Zubrówka.


William Grant, CEDC continue Polish deal 8 May 2014

William Grant & Sons has extended its distribution tie-up in Poland with Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC).


Excellence Raspberry, Pomegranate Mojito 2 May 2014

Private-label syrup producer Excellence has launched a range of three syrups under its namesake brand name.


Spirits group warns against 15% tax hike 17 Sep 2013

Poland's spirits industry has urged the country's prime minister not to press ahead with plans for a 15% rise in tax on the category.


Döhler snaps up Aromes Group 17 Sep 2013

Beverage and food ingredients producer Döhler has acquired Polish group Aromes for an undisclosed sum.


Beam hands Poland distribution to Stock Spirits 28 Aug 2013

Beam Inc has cancelled a distribution deal with CEDC in Poland to sign a new agreement with Stock Spirits Group (SSG).


Russian Standard recruits CEDC Poland chief 22 Aug 2013

Russian Standard has appointed a president for the Polish operations of recently-acquired Central European Distribution Corp.


CEDC paves way for Tariko takeover 3 Jun 2013

Russian Standard owner Roustam Tariko will take sole control of Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) this week when a restructuring plan goes into effect.

Latest blogs

Will Russia ban bear fruit for Polish cider? 22 Aug 2014

Poland is hardly noted for its cider consumption, but all this could be about to change.