Archive | January, 2009

Credit crunch? What Credit Crunch?

Credit crunch? What Credit Crunch?

Theree cheers for Pol Roger - the Vintage Champagne Distributor much loved by toffs. [...more]

New Products, News

Baker Halls cleared for take off

Baker Halls cleared for take off

The New Zealand Competition regulator has approved the proposed sale of  New Zealands largest fruit juice producer Baker Halls to Coca-Cola Amatil.(CCA) Coca-Cola have agreed to purchase the Baker Halls brands as well as the hot-filling lines from parent Company Old Fashioned Foods. This move gives CCA a firm foothold in the New Zealand cordial […] [...more]

News

New Marketeer at Chivas Bros.

New Marketeer at Chivas Bros.

Chivas Brothers have appointed Eric Benoist as its new International Marketing Director. [...more]

News, People

SAB gets it’s teeth into Transylvanian Brewer

SAB gets it’s teeth into Transylvanian Brewer

SAB Miller has announced that it has acquired a 71% interest in the Romanian brewer Bere Azuga through it’s Romanian subsidiary Ursus Breweries. Bere Azuga, which produces the Azuga and Valea Prahovei brands, operates from a single brewery located  in the central Transylvanian region of Romania. Stephan Maria Weber, MD of Ursus Breweries, said:  “Ursus […] [...more]

News

Portman forces label change on ICB

Portman forces label change on ICB

The packaging of UK RTD Brand “Red Star Plus”  is being changed to make it entirely clear that the drink contains alcohol after an Independent Complaints Panel ruling. One of the rules in the Portman Group’s Code of Practice on the Naming, Packaging and Promotion of Alcoholic Drinks is that the alcoholic nature of a […] [...more]

News

Coopers to brew Bud under Licence?

Coopers to brew Bud under Licence?

Coopers, Australia’s largest independently-owned brewer, is hopeful that they will soon be producing Budweiser at their South Australian brewery. [...more]

News

Moet is for Luvvies

Moet is for Luvvies

The Acadamy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has chosen a Champagne to be the designated Champagne of choice at the 81st Annual Acadamy Awards. [...more]

News

UB & Diageo heads to meet this week

UB & Diageo heads to meet this week

Vijay Mallya's UB Group is in final stages of talks for selling up to 14.9 per cent stake in group company United Spirits Ltd (USL) to Diageo, the global drinks leader. [...more]

News

Hook Norton Chairman is killed in accident.

Hook Norton Chairman is killed in accident.

Richard Gilchrist, Chairman of Hook Norton Brewery has died after being injured in a riding accident over the past weekend. [...more]

News, People

More Chinese Whispers

More Chinese Whispers

Carlos Brito, chief executive officer for Anheuser-Busch InBev, said that despite the recent sale of the majority of their holding in Tsingtao Brewery the group was nonetheless strongly committed to China, which he said represented the world’ s largest beer market. [...more]

News

New Absolut Distributors in US

New Absolut Distributors in US

Pernod Ricard have announced that they are strengthening their ties with Southern Wine & Spirits [...more]

News

An Apple Juice a Day…

An Apple Juice a Day…

A growing body of evidence demonstrates that we can take steps to delay age-related cognitive decline, [...more]

News

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