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Heres what was making the drinks news on this day in years gone by

Here's what was making the drinks news on this day in years gone by

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

With CSDs battling the anti-sugar lobby, Tom Vierhile takes a look at an alternative to sweet soft drinks. Let's not knock it until we've tried it, though, okay?

Chris Losh may not have been the biggest fan of Amorim, but the company's launch of the screwtop-style cork closure last month has Losh slightly more onside than before. Just.

A recovering global economy and health concerns over excessive drinking helped push premium spirits growth above non-premium in 2011 compared to the year before, a new report has revealed.

Diageo has been cleared for a tilt at one of China's leading producers of super premium white spirit, ShuiJingFang. Here, we summarise the mechanics of the deal and look at China's white spirits market.

The announcement from Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers division today that it has lined up a cross-brand campaign for its Scotch whisky portfolio, spikes curiosity thanks to its somewhat generic approach.

The head of SABMiller's beer business in India is to leave the group.

Pernod Ricard has shuffled its management pack, following the appointment of two deputy MDs last week.

The European Travel Retail Council (ERTC) has welcomed European Union (EU) legislation, finalised by the European Commission, that will allow air passengers to travel freely with duty-free alcohol from selected non-EU airports if they are transferring home via EU airports.

Groupe Danone has bought a stake in China's largest juice producer, China Hui Yuan Juice Holdings, for an undisclosed sum.

New product development in the soft drinks industry has increasingly reflected consumer concerns over nutrition and obesity. Annette Sessions reports on attempts to reinvigorate the carbonates sector, not least through the introduction of numerous healthier variants of core brands.

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