The Miller Brewing Company will not be following in the footsteps
of rivals by reformulating its caffeinated alcohol brands in the
US, claiming the products are fully compliant with regulatory and
labelling guidelines in the country.
As winemakers come under greater pressure to ensure they are
offsetting the environmental impacts of their operations, one
global vintner believes that the humble carton may offer a
productive new solution.
An ingredient manufacturer says that one of its functional
carbohydrate products can offer brewers improved texture and
stability retention in lower or no-alcohol beer, according to
Plasmax, a manufacturer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle
coatings, says that while it has not yet made its latest size
applications available in Europe, it expects growing potential for
the product within the bloc.
The challenges facing raw material sourcing across the beverage
market will be on of the key focuses for the Drinktec 2009 trade
show set to place next September in Munich, according to its
The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) will next week launch
a new online tool is says will allow the industry to better assess
how much of environmental impact transportation has on their
A scandal has engulfed the manufacturers of one of Italy's most
prestigious wine varieties over claims that it is failing to meet
its own strict production guidelines, the US department of
Agriculture (USDA) has said.