Archive | August, 2010

Coors Light launching in Aluminium Bottles

Coors Light launching in Aluminium Bottles

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) and Coors Light are bringing yet another eye-catching, highly functional packaging innovation to market that is bolder, colder and more portable than ever before. Coors Light is launching the 16-oz. resealable Silver Bullet Aluminum Pint in Alumi-Tek bottles nationally on September 1, just in time for football season. “The Coors Light […] [...more]

Announcements, Beer, New Products, News, Production

Fosters Full Year Results – Just Published

Fosters Full Year Results – Just Published

Fosters Full Year Results • Net profit (pre material items and SGARA) $711.3 million • Earnings per share (pre material items and SGARA) 36.9 cents • Material items loss after tax of $1,162.7 million, SGARA loss after tax of $13.0 million • Net loss (post material items and SGARA) $464.4 million • Operating cash flow […] [...more]

Announcements, Beer, News, Wines

Constellation to Delist from Australian Stock Exchange

Constellation to Delist from Australian Stock Exchange

The ASX delisting effort is not a share buyback and does not have an impact on the company's securities listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Additionally, the delisting process does not impact the company's Australian business operations. [...more]

Announcements, News, Spirits, Wines

Asahi & Fosters extend Australian partnership

Asahi & Fosters extend Australian partnership

Carlton & United Breweries and Asahi Breweries Ltd, brewer of Japan’s leading exported beer, Asahi Super Dry, today extended a long term exclusive license to sell and market Asahi Super Dry in Australia. “We have a longstanding relationship with Carlton & United Breweries and we’re delighted it is set to continue”, said, Asahi Breweries Ltd […] [...more]

Announcements, Beer, News

Ocean Spray To Sue Over ‘Malicious Campaign’

Ocean Spray To Sue Over ‘Malicious Campaign’

Competing juice makers Ocean Spray Cranberries and Decas Cranberry Sales are set for another legal battle, after Ocean Spray this week filed an action over "deceptive business practices", though Decas has vowed to fight the case. Ocean Spray is suing its rival, claiming that it engaged in an "unlawful and malicious" campaign to defame it with disparaging letters, emails, blogs, YouTube videos and Twitter postings. Chuck Dillon, chief executive of Decas, told NutraIngredients-USA.com that the lawsuit was "totally frivolous" but the firm had not yet consulted its lawyers to determine its next course of action. [...more]

Announcements, News, Non-Alcoholic

Treatt Launches New Spearmint Flavour Ingredient For Drinks

Treatt Launches New Spearmint Flavour Ingredient For Drinks

Flavour and fragrance supplier Treatt has unveiled a new flavouring ingredient for the soft drinks market, which the company claims can offer a sweeter taste than its conventional counterpart spearmint oil. According to BeverageDaily, Spearmint Treattarome 9764 gives consumers the aroma of freshly trimmed spearmint leaves, imparting a scent reminiscent of the Mojito cocktail drink. A spokesperson told the news provider: "The product does not enhance sweetness to a measurable degree. It leaves a sweeter impression than spearmint oil, probably because it is lighter in character and has no still notes." [...more]

Announcements, New Products, News, Non-Alcoholic

Appleton launches a rare rum

Appleton launches a rare rum

Jamaican rum producer Appleton Estate is bringing a rare 30-year-old rum to the UK market. The company has created just 1,440 bottles of the drink, and expects plenty of interest from connoisseurs. “The Appleton Estate is recognised around the world for producing premium aged rums of the finest quality and we are very excited about the prospects,” said UK brand manager Barnaby Rodgers. “This rum will appeal not only to people passionate about rum, but to all spirit connoisseurs.” [...more]

Announcements, New Products, News, Spirits

San Miguel Launches Biggest Ever Press Campaign

San Miguel Launches Biggest Ever Press Campaign

Carlsberg UK has unveiled a multimillion pound ad campaign for its San Miguel beer brand. The two executions for the "Make Time" campaign — "Hourglass" and "Sundial" — are built around San Miguel’s iconic Chalice glass. “We are delighted to unveil San Miguel’s biggest ever outdoor and press campaign,” said director of brands & insight, Paul Davies. “These adverts get across the very essence of San Miguel – that we should take a leaf out of the book of the Spanish; to make time for yourself, to make time for friends and to make time for a pint of San Miguel. [...more]

Announcements, Beer, News

California: Harvest Grape Maturity Sampler

California: Harvest Grape Maturity Sampler

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. • Take representative samples of vineyard fruit and promptly transport samples to wine laboratory for processing. • Conduct field sampling in a professional, efficient and courteous manner. • Monitor the pest/disease status of vineyards, and report the presence of any symptoms (i.e., leafhoppers, mites, mildew, botrytis, etc.). [...more]

Jobs

Netherlands: Customer Account Manager

Netherlands: Customer Account Manager

Orders managed proactively from receipt to delivery. · Knowledge of stock levels in-market and an awareness of customers’ operations through liaison with agents/market managers. · Frequent Liaison with UK Order Fulfillment team and other production sites to ensure customer satisfaction. · Well established and managed relationships with customers and in-market colleagues. · Customer requests analysed against the trade-off of customer service and the impact on Diageo profit. · Changes and exceptions to orders effectively managed. [...more]

Jobs

Ireland: Analytical Chemist

Ireland: Analytical Chemist

The Analytical Chemist role is a laboratory based role and will include the following responsibilities: To carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and to implement appropriate safety procedures in the laboratory. Manage (calibration, validation, service/maintenance) key analytical systems within the GBTC laboratory including GC, GC-MS, HPLC, IC and other laboratory based instrumental analysis systems. Develop new methodologies to extend the analytical capability of the GBTC laboratory to support quality improvement and other key business projects and initiatives. Support global QA laboratories with the introduction and ongoing operation of analytical equipment for the measurement of key quality parametersDeliver the Guinness FES Analytical Ring Scheme to meet SLAs Deliver professional training on our key methods to global QA laboratories [...more]

Jobs

South Africa: Rebate Analyst

South Africa: Rebate Analyst

# To support the Commercial Support Manager in embedding and operating a world class performance management process. # To ensure that all commercial overheads are accurately accounted for and reported. To provide assistance in the reporting and discount management processes. [...more]

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