Just 83 bottles of The Balvenie Cask 191 single malt have been
produced, making this the smallest ever release under the brand. A
bottle of the whisky, which was laid down in 1952, will set you
back more than €9,000.
UK flavour and fragrance company Treatt saw turnover increase 11
per cent for the year with a slight dip in pre-tax profit from
£2.83m in 2001, to £2.77m for 2002, the company reports today.
Investment in the USA is paying off.
Health concerns are leading to increasing consumption of bottled
and bulk water, so much so in fact that water is set to overtake
carbonates as the leading soft drink within just three years,
according to a new report by Canadean.
Polish soft drinks and mineral water producer Hoop has acquired its
counterpart Woda Grodziska, a move which it says will enable it to
step up its plans for expanding to the German market for the first
Coca-Cola and Disney have joined forces to launch a new soft drink
for young children in the Spanish market. The drink, which is
fortified with vitamins, features characters from Disney cartoons
and has already been successfully launched...
Ball Corporation, the US packaging group has said that it will ask
for consentfrom its senior note holders to launch a $200 million
(€201.5m) offering of senior notes with a maturity of 10 years, in
connection with its proposed acquisition...
Australia's CUB group has been awarded a 10-year contract to brew,
distribute and market the premium Belgian beer Stella Artois, one
of the drivers of growth in the increasingly important premium beer
Cognac Godet is pushing ahead with its exports to the potentially
huge Russian market following an agreement with its new distributor
there, Ladoga. The St Petersburg-based firm will now market three
Godet brands in major Russian...
SABMiller, the giant brewing group, has taken 100 per cent control
of the Chinese beer brand Snow after buying out the minority
shareholder in three Chinese breweries. And while there is still
work to do to improve the situation at...
Drinking grape juice may be a better alternative to taking
supplements, say researchers, who report that concord grape juice's
powerful antioxidant effects may offer extra benefits that
supplements do not.
Interbrew has a new licensed producer for its Kloster beer brand in
Thailand - Boon Rawd, the country's leading brewer. The change of
marketer for Kloster shows Interbrew's commitment to Thailand, but
building a substantial...
Lactobacillus plantarum 299v (LP299v) bacteria, used in the
probiotic drink ProViva, can reduce several of the most common risk
factors associated with cardiovascular disease, according to a
study by researchers in Poland. The makers...