Beverage producers, wholesalers and retailers should join forces
with their respective industry associations to present a united
front on the issues of responsible drinking and taxation, says Paul
Clinton, head of Diageo's US...
Despite the concern that it can cause TCA - the mouldy smell
attributed to bad wine - natural cork is the preferred closure for
most US winemakers, according to a survey carried out on behalf of
the Amorim cork group.
The addition of the Pommery brand, acquired from LVMH in April,
will help Vranken Monopole lift its sales and profits this year,
although the company is expecting an improvement even without the
The surging interest in farm wineries led to a doubling in the
population of bonded wineries across the United States in the past
decade and has now reached 2,700, according to a survey by the
American Vintners Association (AVA),...
ZonePerfect Nutrition Company is launching five new nutrition bar
flavours at the Natural Products Expo East show taking place this
weekend in Washington. The company says the new flavours are in
response to high demand for its products.
Ball Corporation will release its third quarter 2002 earnings on
Thursday 24 October before trading begins on the New York Stock
Exchange. At 9am US Mountain Time, Ball will hold its regular
quarterly conference call on the company's...
Launching its advertising campaign online means that Spain's
Bodegas Gandia can reach a far wider audience at a fraction of the
cost, a vital necessity for a company which prides itself on its
relationship with consumers worldwide.
The board of the National Stock Exchange of Lithuania (NSEL) has
decided to remove shares in Grafobal Vilnius, the paper and
paperboard packaging manufacturer, from the bourse's Current List
of Trading with effect from 1November,...
Leading Brands, the Canadian maker of the Trek energy drink, has
reported a revenue increase of 41 per cent for the second quarter
of its 2002 fiscal year ended 28 February 2003. Sales of the new
Trek performance drink have exceeded...
The worst weather for many years in May, June and July kept profit
growth at Scotland's AG Barr to a 'disappointing' minimum in the
first half, but the return of the sunshine in the latter part of
the summer bodes well...
A difficult half for beer, spirits and lower-end wine sales was
offset by a good performance from premium wine brands at the
US-based drinks group Constellation Brands, though the UK unit also
showed positive developments.