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“The supermarket is quickly becoming the place to buy wine,” Private Label Manufacturers Association's president said. ©GettyImages/nd3000

Consumers turning to private label wine more often, thanks to supermarkets

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Private label wine is building momentum in the US, thanks to national supermarket chains such as Aldi, Trader Joe’s, Costco, and Whole Foods taking on the identity as trusted wine vendors, says Brian Sharoff, president of Private Label Manufacturers Association...


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Alcohol sales up in UK: Kantar Worldpanel

By Rachel Arthur

Alcohol sales grew by nearly £172m ($230m) in the UK over the past 12 weeks compared to the same period last year: but Kantar Worldpanel highlights non-alcoholic beer as the ‘new kid on the block’ to watch.

Premium soft drinks is a particularly attractive opportunity, says Britvic Pic:getty/romanlsaykov

Christmas soft drink demand is set to soar, predicts Britvic

By Rachel Arthur

As people aim to reduce their alcohol consumption, almost half of UK consumers are planning to buy more soft drinks this Christmas, according to Britvic, which is advising operators to prepare for a boom in soft drinks.

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