A row between rum rivals Diageo and Bacardi escalated last week with the publication of a 13-page statement from Diageo accusing its competitor of leading a hidden campaign to sabotage its “public-private initiative” in the US Virgin Islands.
Suppliers of major drinks brands such as Smirnoff and Budweiser have hit back at claims that they are neglecting and, in some cases, endangering small businesses by extending payment times across their supply chains.
This week, Diageo heads to the court over new taxing measures in
California, a major US roadway is closed over beer-induced chaos
and InBev expresses its concerns to potential takeover target