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Last month, UK producer Seedlip launched the second expression in its range of self-described "non-alcoholic spirits". Seedlip Garden follows the launch in November of the original Seedlip, which sold out three times in high-end London retailer Selfridges and has caught the attention of bartenders with its positioning as an adult-aimed, non-alcoholic base for cocktails. Seedlip founder Ben Branson says the spirit - a distillation of botanicals including herbs, fruit and bark - is a riposte to non-alcoholic drinks that depend too heavily on sugary fruit blends, and offers a solution to the problem of "what to drink when you're not drinking". just-drinks spoke to Branson ahead of the launch of Seedlip Garden about his early successes, interest from Bahraini royalty and why the industry needs to get on-board the non-alcoholic category.
The concept of selling wine online may not be a new one but, as more companies look towards 'home-trade' and the likes of Amazon and eBay enter the market, established players need to stay ahead of the game. Virgin Wines CEO Jay Wright tells just-drinks how his firm looks to grow it relevance in an increasingly-crowded market place.
UK healthy drinks company Brainwave has launched a bottled water with zero sugar and 20g of protein per bottle.
A Carlsberg ad featuring former England footballer Stuart Pearce delivering beer to building site workers has been banned in the UK because it showed "unsafe" behaviour.
Heineken UK has joined a growing number of brewers in the country to release premium brands in cans.
Whyte & Mackay, the Scotch whisky arm of Emperador, has launched a new single malt to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Tamnavulin distillery.
Diageo has unveiled plans for a regeneration project on the former site of its Johnnie Walker plant in the west of Scotland.
The Dutch unit of Heineken has launched an app designed to encourage off-premise consumers in the country to buy a Heineken in the on-premise.
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