After a difficult few years of restructuring and debt reduction,
Brau und Brunnen has decided to combine its beer and soft drink
sales units to offer a broader range of products and to allow it to
react more quickly to consumer demand...
Anheuser-Busch successfully defends its rights to the Budweiser and
Bud names in Italy, forcing Czech rival Budejovicky Budvar to
change the name of its beer sold there. The ruling by the Court of
Cassation comes a mere 17 years after...
CEDC, the Florida-based company which is one of the leading
distributors of alcoholic drinks in Poland, has added another
distributor to its portfolio, plugging a gap where it had
previously been under-represented.
Nescafe is the world's best known coffee brand, yet in the US it
has been limited to a handful of markets on the West Coast. But now
the brand is set to go nationwide with the launch of Nescafe
Frothe, a speciality coffee drink...
United Glass has officially opened its glass recycling centre in
Alloa, Scotland. The £1.3 million (€2m) project was funded by an
investment of Packaging Recovery Note money to construct the
processing plant and a new visitor centre.
The world's largest and most expensive collection of old Scotch
whiskies is embarking on a worldwide tour in a bid to drum up
interest in an eventual auction. All the whisky aficionado needs to
walk away with a bottle of The...
Declining consumption has prompted many observers to pronounce the
premature death of the German beer industry - with investment by
major foreign brewers seen as the only waty of resurrecting the
body. But is this really the case?...
The different levels of taxation on wine, beer and spirits within
the European Union remains a 'distortion of the single market',
claims taxation Commissioner Fritz Bolkestein who, it seems, has
not abandoned his much-derided...
With the sale of the Agros Fortuna fruit juice and canned food
business, Pernod Ricard's Polish business is now 100 per cent
focused on drinks - which was the reason why Agros was acquired in
the first place.
Artificial sweeteners are less likely to lead to weight gain in
overweight people than consumption of foods containing sucrose,
according to research from the US published this week. With rates
of obesity increasing worldwide, the...