All news articles for January 2020

'Wine for wine': The industry is concerned that wine is being targeted in unrelated trade disputes. Pic:getty/jeanphilippewallet

Wine organizations call for end to tariffs

By Rachel Arthur

Wine organizations in the EU and US have signed a statement of principle on trade and tariffs: highlighting the importance of the transatlantic wine trade and calling for the immediate elimination of all tariffs on wine.

Sales of zero sugar drinks increased by 22 million litres between 2015 and 2018. Pic:getty/andreypopov

Soft drink sugar drops by 29% in the UK

By Rachel Arthur

An Oxford University study has found the total amount of sugar sold in soft drinks in the UK dropped by 29% between 2015-2018. “Sustained pressure on business, including fiscal measures, has led to a striking reduction,” say the researchers.

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Alcohol brands are making billion-dollar ecommerce mistakes

By Beth Newhart

US consumers spent $2.6bn buying alcohol online last year, but experts say it could be billions more. Alcohol ecommerce penetration is ‘abysmally low’ which Rabobank believes could have 'profound consequences' on the industry.

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UK microalgae startup secures £1m in funding

By Jane Byrne

Edinburgh-based biotech startup, MiAlgae, has received investment of £1m (US$1.3m) in total to focus on the commercialization of its microalgae product, targeting the aquaculture and pet food sectors.

The Budweiser Solar Farm will produce the equivalent of power for 670,000 homes. Pic:getty/edufoto

AB InBev to brew beer with renewable electricity in Europe

By Rachel Arthur

AB InBev has signed a deal with global renewable energy developer, BayWa r.e., to purchase 100% renewable electricity for its European brewing operations. It is the largest Pan-European corporate solar power deal ever made: covering AB InBev’s 14 breweries...

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