just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

By | 13 April 2012

The week in drinks

The week in drinks

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

The US and Brazil have lined up a reciprocal agreement recognising the terms 'Bourbon whiskey' and Tennessee whiskey' and 'cachaça' as hailing from their respective countries.

SABMiller has appointed Bertrand Van Renynghe as the new general manager of its French subsidiary.

Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Single Cask Editions

Diageo's Smirnoff Ice Black

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint in the UK that a recent radio advert for Anheuser-Busch InBev's Budweiser brand linked alcohol to sexual success.

The International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP) has released a set of reports looking at the issue of drink-driving in four emerging markets.

Innocent is set to launch a 16cl version of two of its smoothie variants in the UK.

Anheuser-Busch InBev has declined to comment on reports that it is leading the hunt for Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana (CND), the biggest brewer in the Dominican Republic.

Carlsberg is set to book a healthy gain in its next set of quarterly results, after selling off its former brewery site in Copenhagen.

Diageo has confirmed the appointment of a permanent chief procurement officer.

Sectors: Beer & cider, Soft drinks, Spirits, Water, Wine

Companies: SABMiller, Pernod, Smirnoff, Diageo, Ricard, The Glenlivet, InBev, Innocent, Carlsberg

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