Britain's oldest brewer, Kent-based Shepherd Neame, has benefited
from strong demand for its Spitfire brand and an excellent
performance from its managed pubs to post its 27th annual increase
Now fully focused on wine and spirits, France's Pernod Ricard group
has announced a strong rise in first half sales and profits, thanks
to good organic growth from brands such as Jacob's Creek, and to
the addition of the...
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
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.
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.
US cranberry ingredients company Ocean Spray ITG has appointed Jim
Lesser as group marketing manager of ITG & Foods Team. The move
is part of an internal restructure which sees the Ingredient
Technology Group and Foods team merging...