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Optimism and challenges for US craft beer market

By Rachel Arthur

In a maturing market, US craft brewers are up against rising costs and supply chain disruptions. But the Brewers Association says its midyear survey indicates optimism for the second half of the year.

Single Malt Welsh Whisky has recieved protected geographical status under UKGI. Image: Getty Images, lucentius

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Welsh whisky receives global protected status

By Gwen Ridler

Single Malt Welsh Whisky has secured protected geographical indication (PGI) status, the first spirit to receive protection under the scheme since its launch.

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Organic winegrowing in France ‘a very positive trend’

By Rachel Arthur

The popularity of organic wine in France continues to grow: with consumers drawn by the perception of products that are more environmentally friendly, better for health and with a fairer production chain.

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Guest article

How brands can capitalize on rum's renaissance

By Graeme Offord, creative director (Sydney), Denomination

The rum industry is in the midst of a renaissance. But while these are exciting times for rum brands, many are missing out because they aren’t changing with the times, writes Graeme Offord, creative director (Sydney) of drinks design agency Denomination

Expanding the non-alcoholic beverage category at Fancy Food Show

Expanding the non-alcoholic category at Fancy Food Show

By Deniz Ataman

Non-alcoholic beverages continue to grow with brands differentiating themselves through active ingredients, botanical flavors, glass and aluminum packaging and bold designs, as showcased at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City 25-27 where attendees...

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Understanding the consumers driving growth in alcohol-free

By Rachel Arthur

The alcohol alternatives category is growing – so who are the consumers driving the revolution? If brands want to succeed in the marketplace, they need to understand the complex variety of reasons consumers turn to the category.

Ole Egberg Mikkelsen, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Denmark to Ukraine; and Oleh Khaidakin, Managing Director of Carlsberg Ukraine

Carlsberg Ukraine invests in new production line

By Staff reporter

Carlsberg Group has confirmed investments of 1.5 billion hryvnias ( €40m / $44m) for Ukraine in 2023, with a new production line at its Kyiv brewery which will increase the production capacity of canned products by 80%.

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Is Champagne still the top drink for celebrations?

By Stuart Bond, Director of UK distributor, Beyond Wines

Champagne has long been a symbol of luxury, celebration and indulgence. The industry has weathered significant challenges: from economic downturns to changing consumer habits and preferences. But Champagne's current availability issues and price...

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