just the Round-Up - The week in drinks
By Olly Wehring | 6 December 2013
The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:
Diageo has lined up the global roll-out of a new range of single malt Scotch whiskies from its Mortlach distillery in Speyside, as the site prepares for a capacity expansion.
Pernod Ricard is entering the "flavoured" whisk(e)y market with the launch of a "lime-infused" variant of its Ballantine's brand.
South African wine maker Neil Patterson Wines has unveiled a range of premium wines that uses photopurification to lower sulphite levels.
Chongqing Beer Group is looking to exit the beer business by selling its last nine breweries, although Carlsberg has declined to comment on whether it will acquire them.
Monster Beverage has branded a new study which suggests energy drinks alter adults' heart function as “alarmist and misleading”.
Vinexpo has confirmed to just-drinks that its show in Tokyo will go ahead next year.
Brown-Forman has seen its first-half sales and profits grow as its North American whiskies continued to perform strongly.
UK supermarket chain Morrisons says it has been “praised” for its trial ban on energy drinks sales to under-16s, but will review the move next month before deciding whether to roll it out nationally.
AG Barr has reported a healthy rise in late summer and autumn sales and remains confident on delivering on its full-year expectations.
Anheuser-Busch InBev plans to invest US$10m in one of its US facilities, which will boost its ability to produce “innovative” packaging.