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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 soft drinks producer Nichols has forecast another solid six months after first-half results saw sales and profits climb.
Britvic has posted a drop in nine-month underlying sales as still soft drinks in the UK continued to underperform.
Brown-Forman is to bring its Spanish distribution in-house next year as it increases control of its global supply chain.
Inter Beaujolais, the trade body for Beaujolais wine producers, has appointed a new president.
William Grant & Sons has refused to rule out a first extension for its Hendrick's Gin brand.
Diageo has started formal consultations with staff over pension plan changes that will affect one-third of its UK workforce.
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