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Molson Coors And C&C Group Agree New Magners Contract

Molson Coors And C&C Group Agree New Magners Contract

Molson Coors UK and C&C Group have agreed in principle to extend the distribution contract for draught Magners in England and Wales. It is planned that C&C Group will have the distribution rights for Scotland and Multiple On Trade (MOT) from 1st January 2010. In 2008, Molson Coors agreed with the C&C Group to act as exclusive distributor for Draught Magners in the UK (excluding Northern Ireland) on trade. Following the acquisition by the C&C Group of the Irish, Northern Irish and Scottish assets of AB InBev, both parties have agreed to continue the existing arrangement and allow Molson Coors to help build the brand. Tony Gibbons, director of sales at Molson Coors (UK) said: "Molson Coors (UK) track record in creating effective brand-building partnerships and strong routes to market were key to C&C Group's choice of exclusive partner in developing draught Magners in the UK. [...more]

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ICB Claims St Helier First For Cider In Box

ICB Claims St Helier First For Cider In Box

InterContinental Brands cider St Helier is pouring its perry into a bag-in-box format, claiming cider brands must now innovate to stand out in the congested fixture. The St Helier Still Pear Cider in a box arrives in a three litre-size (rsp: £7.49) in Netto next month and ICB is in talks with other retailers about listings in the new year. Aside from Weston's Organic Cider, there were no other ciders available in a box format, the company claimed. [...more]

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New Fruit Flavoured Magners Being Trialled In Ireland

New Fruit Flavoured Magners Being Trialled In Ireland

A new fruit flavoured variety of Magners named Bulmers Berry is currently being trialled in the on-trade in Ireland, ahead of a wider release across the UK in spring. The new flavour, which is in the testing and research stage of development, has been made available to a number of bars in Dublin. C&C, owners of Magners, would not comment on the trial but a rival in the flavoured cider market told The Publican the product had been seen in a number of bars in the Dublin area. [...more]

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Former S&N Executive Neison Joins The C&C board

Former S&N Executive Neison Joins The C&C board

JOHN Dunsmore, the chief executive of Irish drinks group C&C, bolstered his board yesterday with the appointment of former Scottish & Newcastle executive Kenny Neison to the post of strategy chief. [...more]

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Welcome to InDrinks

Welcome to InDrinks

A short introduction to the Drinks Industry's Professional & Social Network - InDrinks. To join InDrinks you need to be a member of LinkedIn. You can join the group here: [...more]

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UK: CRM Solution Architect

UK: CRM Solution Architect

CRM Solution Architect to design, develop and implement exceptional application solutions and to lead the strategy for the application domain area. With multi-module SAP certification and sound knowledge of architecture methods and tools such as TOGAF 9 and ISEB Enterprise and Solutions Architecture, you'll lead a team of five consultants and have a budget responsibility for new technology assessment projects of up to £50k. To do that, you'll also need experience of multiple full lifecycle implementations and excellent interpersonal and influencing skills. [...more]

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Brothers Toffee Apple Flavour Ready For Halloween

Brothers Toffee Apple Flavour Ready For Halloween

Brothers Cider has launched a campaign of washroom poster adverts and is rolling out a point of sale kit positioning its Toffee Apple variety as ripe for Halloween. [...more]

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C&C Group Buys Tennent’s For £180 Million

C&C Group Buys Tennent’s For £180 Million

The C&C Group today announced it has completed the purchase of Tennent's Lager brand and associated trading assets in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland from Anheuser-Busch InBev for a total enterprise value of £180 million. [...more]

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Rubert Thomason Joins Thatchers As Non-Executive Director

Rubert Thomason Joins Thatchers As Non-Executive Director

Rupert Thompson has joined Thatchers Cider as a non-executive director. Rupert, who brings with him extensive commercial experience across the brewing industry, adds further depth to the Thatchers board at a period of sustained growth. Managing director Martin Thatcher comments, "There are not many people who can offer such impressive industry knowledge as Rupert. We are delighted that he has agreed to join us at Thatchers. " [...more]

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Former Refresh Owner Joins Thatchers Cider

Former Refresh Owner Joins Thatchers Cider

Thompson sold Refresh, which brewed the Wychwood and Brakspear brands, to Marston's in April 2008. He was also previously brand director for Carling and developed Old Speckled Hen for Morland. "There are not many people who can offer such impressive industry knowledge as Rupert," said Thatchers managing director Martin Thatcher. "We are extremely fortunate to benefit from the knowledge and experience that Rupert brings. With consumers continuing to look for innovative and exciting products, like the new Thatchers Rosé, and with some further interesting ideas in the pipeline, we are looking forward to developing our portfolio of premium ciders for both the on and off trades." [...more]

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UK: Market Insight Manager

UK: Market Insight Manager

The Market Insight Manager plays a key role in influencing the development of business, marketing and trading strategies for S&NUK by driving the Commercial Community's understanding and interpretation of market, competitor, and category and brand performance by leveraging our continuous data sources. [...more]

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UK: Business Intelligence Consultant

UK: Business Intelligence Consultant

We're looking for a BI Consultant to advise on SAP Business Intelligence ( BI ), implement SAP Business Intelligence projects and provide maintenance and third line application support. [...more]

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