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Anheuser-Busch InBev swallows up Craft Brew Alliance

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to take complete control of Craft Brew Alliance after finally agreeing a deal to buy the US brewing collective....

Asahi Group calls halt to UK, Ireland Grolsch production

Asahi has stopped making Grolsch for the UK and Ireland after the company ended a brewing contract with Molson Coors....

The Coca-Cola Co to stick with plastic - CEO James Quincey - report

The Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey has said in an interview the company has no plans to quit plastic and argued the packaging has a smaller car...

Anheuser-Busch InBev confirms Brazil, Colombia and Belgium production of Corona

Anheuser-Busch InBev has revealed the full extent of its Corona production outside of Mexico, with the light lager also being brewed in Braz...

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Diageo's releases Fiorucci-designed bottle for Ciroc White Grape 13 Nov 2019

Olly Wehring

Diageo has teamed up with bottle personalisation company Inkd to create the latest limited edition pack in the UK for its recently-launched White Grape expression of Ciroc vodka.


PepsiCo creates Pepsi Sparkling Rose for TV convention 13 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has launched the limited-edition Pepsi Sparkling Rose as part of a tie-up with a US TV channel.


Bacardi’s Aberfeldy 19-Year-Old Exceptional Cask Small Batch Scotch - Product Launch 13 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Bacardi’s Global Travel Retail division has launched a limited edition, 19-year-old expression of its Aberfeldy single malt Scotch brand, exclusive to the Global Travel Retail channel at Dubai International Airport.


The Clean Liquor Co unveils 1.2%-abv Cleangin 13 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

A UK TV personality has launched a 1.2%-abv gin that he says offers consumers more "quality and flavour" than non-alcoholic spirits.


Beam Suntory’s Canadian Club 42 Year Old whisky - Product Launch 13 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Beam Suntory has extended the Chronicles series of Canadian Club bottlings with the launch of a limited edition, 42-year-old expression of the Canadian whisky.


Coca-Cola HBC targets sparkling brands for next recycled PET push - CEO 13 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola HBC is to drive the amount of recycled PET in its carbonated brands beyond the 50% mark next year, its CEO has told just-drinks.


Heineken replaces Carlsberg as UEFA Euro sponsor for 2020 tournament 13 Nov 2019

Olly Wehring

Heineken has strengthened its presence in European football, with its namesake beer replacing Carlsberg as the 'official beer' of the next UEFA Euro tournament.


Coca-Cola HBC eyes full-year growth after Q3 rise - results data 13 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola HBC has remained on track for full-year growth targets after a Q3 that continued its solid performance for the year so far.


East London Liquor Co's Ex-Red Vermouth Barrel-Aged Gin - Product Launch 12 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

East London Liquor Co is to launch the tenth release in its barrel-aged gin programme.


Protecting the brand - What does Brexit mean for drinks trademarks? - analysis 12 Nov 2019

Callum Tyndall at GlobalData

The UK's pending departure from the European Union has raised a variety of uncertainties for the drinks industry, not least how to ensure its continued safety in the wake of changing regulations and agreements. One of the less explored areas is how such changes may affect trademarks and intellectual property. Callum Tyndall investigates.


How has Craft Brew Alliance performed in YTD 2019? - results data 13 Nov 2019

Olly Wehring

Craft Brew Alliance has hailed a slight lift in third-quarter depletions, although the group's sales in the three months came in down by low single digits.


Refresco poised to buy French juice plants from Britvic 12 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

Refresco looks set to continue a European buying spree with a prospective deal to acquire Britvic's three juice manufacturing facilities in France.


Yealands Wine Group appoints Tiffani Graydon as CEO 12 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Yealands Wine Group has named a former Pernod Ricard senior manager as its new CEO.


Signature Brands’ Agnes Arber Pineapple gin - Product Launch 12 Nov 2019

Olly Wehring

UK brand owner and distributor Signature Brands has added a full-strength, pineapple-flavoured variant to its Agnes Arber gin portfolio.


Another Cuban rum JV takes shape as AzCuba, The Island Rum Co firm up relationship 12 Nov 2019

Olly Wehring

Grupo Azucarero and The Island Rum Co have strengthened their Cuban rum partnership through a worldwide joint-venture.


What does Anheuser-Busch InBev's Craft Brew Alliance buy mean for US beer? - Comment 12 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

Everything comes to those who wait - especially if you have the deep pockets and corporate heft of Anheuser-Busch InBev.


Anheuser-Busch InBev swallows up Craft Brew Alliance 12 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to take complete control of Craft Brew Alliance after finally agreeing a deal to buy the US brewing collective.


Ramborn Cider Co's Meadow Orchard Ice Cider - Product Launch 11 Nov 2019

Olly Wehring

Luxembourg-based cider producer Ramborn Cider Co has lined up the worldwide roll-out of a limited edition variant.


The Chapel Gate’s JJ Corry The Chosen Single Malt Irish Whiskey - Product Launch 11 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Irish whiskey bonder The Chapel Gate has launched a 27-year-old single malt whiskey under its JJ Corry brand. The offering has been released in limited batches of 100 decanter vessels.


Ocean Spray unveils UK overhaul, new flavour 11 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

Ocean Spray has overhauled the UK packaging for its namesake ambient juice drinks range and added a new flavour.


Asahi, Anheuser Busch-InBev make sustainability stand with wind farm deals 11 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Two of the world's biggest brewers have signed regional agreements to power their breweries with electricity from wind farms.


Can alcohol consumption slow the onset of dementia? - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 233 11 Nov 2019

International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

The latest study to go under The ISFAR's microscope was designed to assess the association between alcohol consumption and dementia and the roles of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and apolipoproteinEe4 (APOEE4) genotype in modifying this association.


Arran Brewery lines up cider launch as new plant nears completion 11 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

Scotland's Arran Brewery is to launch its first ciders next year, including a range from its upcoming Loch Earn brewery.


How has Monster Beverage Corp performed in YTD 2019? - results data - just-drinks comments 11 Nov 2019

Olly Wehring

Advance stocking in the US ahead of a price increase has helped boost sales for Monster Beverage Corp in the third quarter.


Beam Suntory launches wine-cask-finished Auchentoshan Sauvignon Blanc 11 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

Beam Suntory has lined up the release of an expression of its Auchentoshan single malt Scotch brand that is finished in Sauvignon Blanc wine barrels.


Egan’s Centenary Irish Whiskey - Product Launch 11 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Egan's Irish whiskey has launched a whiskey to commemorate 100 years since the passing of the brand’s original co-founder, Henry Egan.


Asahi gives London Pride 60th-birthday push 8 Nov 2019

Olly Wehring

The European division of Asahi has lined up a 60th-anniversary activation in the UK for its recently-acquired London Pride beer brand.


Heineken eyes global drive after UK plastic rings pledge 8 Nov 2019

Andy Morton

A pledge by Heineken's UK unit to reduce plastic waste is the start of a sustainability push that will expand to cover the world, the Dutch brewer has told just-drinks.


Pernod Ricard launches Absolut bottle to support recycling 8 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Pernod Ricard has launched a new Absolut vodka bottle that urges consumers to recycle.


CBD company 7NRG to sponsor minor US basketball league 8 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

UK-based CBD beverage firm 7NRG has secured official drinks sponsor status for The Basketball League, a minor basketball league in the US.


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