Blog: Chris Brook-CarterMessage in a can

Chris Brook-Carter | 6 April 2004

The Pacific island of Nauru, already ecologically scarred by open cast mining of its guano reserves, has a new problem to contend with: its shores are clogged with discarded cans of Foster's and Victoria Bitter. Independent state Palau’s waste disposal systems are so poor, its coast is “blue green”, not from the surrounding azure waters, but from “mounds of discarded Foster's and VB” says the United Nations Environment Programme.

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Flavour stick "ages whisk(e)y three years in 24 hours"

Whisk(e)y companies spend a lot of money and effort ageing their products for that premium taste....

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US lacks bottle for craft soda revolution

PepsiCo created a stir last week with the news it is testing a product called Caleb's Kola, with some in the media claiming it was the beginning of a new “craft soda” category....

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Beer cocktails abound as SABMiller gives Peroni a push

SABMiller's bid to widen the appeal of beer is very much in evidence at its latest 'House of Peroni' - with beer cocktails and a bigger bottle for the Italian lager brand on offer. ...

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The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up

Here's a round-up of the big stories on just-drinks last week, featuring PepsiCo, SABMiller, the Scotch whisky category and the US wine market....

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