Production of multi-layer containers has begun at RPC Verpackungen
Kutenholz, for a range of polypropylene condiment bottles
incorporating a waved shaping - a configuration that is
traditionally challenging to produce.
SWA renews duty cut calls
The Scotch Whisky Association has begun its annual campaign for a
cut duty levels on whisky and other spirits, calling for a 4 per
cent drop this year.
Can anything stop the decline of sherry?
The terminal decline in sherry sales continued last year with just
one market - the UK - showing an increase compared to 2001.
DPSU goes online with latest marketing drive
Dr Pepper/Seven Up is linking up with eBay to create an innovative
new customer loyalty programme.
Heineken soft drink unit goes with the flow
Vrumona, the Netherlands-based soft drinks arm of Heineken, has
specified Tyco flow control equipment for an extension to its main
Growth set to slow for FABs
The phenomenal growth in sales of flavoured alcoholic beverages was
always going to be hard to maintain in the long term, and a new
report from Canadean predicts that sales in leading markets will
slow substantially in the next two...
Rioja sales hit all time high
After a number of years of disappointing sales caused by high
prices and poor harvests, sales of Rioja wine hit an all time high
Another Polish buy for SABMiller
SABMiller, the world's second largest brewer, has added another
Polish brewery to its portfolio there. The addition of the Dojlidy
brewery's brands will help extend the company's geographical
presence in the north east...
Snapple enters diet market
Cadbury Schweppes unit The Snapple Beverage Group is launching a
meal replacement drink in the US to tap into the growing American
Curved cans for Down Under
Amcor has announced plans to commence production of shaped cans in
Australia for a range of beverage products starting in mid 2003.
Interbrew, Heineken end Italian agreement
Interbrew is to take back the production and distribution of its
Stella, Labatt and Leffe brands in Italy, putting an end to a
seven-year agreement with rival brewer Heineken.
Heineken, Interbrew end Italian partnership
Europe's two largest brewers Heineken and Interbrew are to
terminate their licensing and distribution agreements in Italy by
S&N warns of falling profits
Scottish & Newcastle's UK profits will be severly affected by
delays to restructuring of its Scottish Courage division.
For those with Coca-Cola quibbles
A UK company, Qibla Cola, is to launch a cola drink catering
specially for the Muslim community.
Added energy for long Irish days
Coca-Cola has just launched a new brand, BPM, on the Irish market
designed to give consumers a boost to get them through the day.