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...

2013 - AUS: Ex-Treasury Wine Estates chief defends himself after departure - report

The former boss of Treasury Wine Estates has spoken out for the first time following his departure from the group last month.

2012 - just On Call - Cott Corp CEO looks for even keel in juice category

Cott Corp has said its declining juice volumes in North America could return to an even keel next year as new juice drinks pick up pace and innovations come on line.

2011 - EUROPE: Private-label soft drinks volumes to double - study

Private-label soft drinks volumes are expected to double across Western Europe over the next 15 years, according to figures from Rabobank.

2010 - just on Call - Coca-Cola Enterprises eyes new growth opportunities

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said that it will consider expanding outside of the territories it currently operates in.

2009 - NETHERLANDS: Diageo, Nolets eye Brazil for Ketel One expansion

Diageo and the Nolet family are looking to launch Dutch premium vodka Ketel One into a number of new countries, including Brazil.

2008 - UK: Heineken launches global campaign for Bond

Heineken today (30 October) announced its global promotional campaign for the James Bond film, Quantum of Solace.

2007 - UK: First super flower drink to enter UK

The first super flower drink has plans to launch into the UK and European drinks market.

2006 - FINLAND: Alcohol tops Finland killer chart

The biggest cause of death in Finland is alcohol, according to a recent study.

2005 - ITALY: Millions of litres seized in Chianti fraud

The equivalent of over 9m bottles of Chianti Classico has been seized by Italian authorities from several top Tuscan estates and one man arrested, as part of an investigation into wine fraud.

2004 - GERMANY: Anheuser-Busch asked to give up 2006 World Cup rights

The organising committee of the 2006 World Cup in Germany is trying to persuade Anheuser-Busch to forego its exclusive rights over beer sales at the tournament. 

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