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CEPS and EASA face tough crowd in Stockholm 8 Oct 2009

The second conference on alcohol-related harm convened by the Swedish Presidency of the EU included a large representation of NGOs opposed to self-regulation as a way of tackling alcohol-related harm. Ben Cooper asked representatives of the two industry bodies invited to speak whether they received a fair hearing.

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Box Distillery's Early Days, Batch 001 - NPD 8 Dec 2015

Sweden's Box Distillery has launched its first bottling for the European market, in partnership with La Maison du Whisky in Paris.

NPD - Smögen Whisky's Uncut Strength Gin 15 Oct 2015

Swedish distiller Smögen Whisky has released the second batch of its Strane London dry gin in the UK, with an abv of 76%.

Purity Vodka and Absolut end legal fight 3 Nov 2014

Purity Vodka and Pernod Ricard-owned The Absolut Company have settled their legal differences following disputes over marketing claims and trademarks in the US and Sweden.

CCE names Sweden as latest Coca-Cola Life market 27 Jun 2014

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said Sweden will be the second European country to roll out the stevia-sweetened Coca-Cola Life.

Brooklyn Brewery, Carlsberg toast new brewery 7 Apr 2014

Brooklyn Brewery and Carlsberg have lifted the curtain on a new joint brewery in Sweden.

Rok Star launches Uisce Beatha Irish whiskey 31 Mar 2014

Brand development group Rok Star has secured Swedish distribution for its recently-launched Irish whiskey brand, Uisce Beatha.

Mackmyra to "pick our fights" after losses drop 17 Mar 2014

The head of Swedish whiskey maker Mackmyra has said smaller distillers face an uphill battle in the export market because of a lack of spending power.

Pernod Ricard recruits Absolut GTR director 2 Jan 2014

Pernod Ricard has appointed a replacement for the recently-departed director for Global Travel Retail at its The Absolut Co unit.

Mackmyra Svensk Whisky's Mackmyra Midvinter 23 Oct 2013

Mackmyra Svensk Whisky's Mackmyra Midvinter

Brooklyn Brewery links with Carlsberg for new site 7 Jan 2013

Brooklyn Brewery is teaming up with Carlsberg to build a brewery in Sweden - the US firm's largest export market.