Lockdowns and continuing on-trade restrictions have hit C&C Group’s H1 2021: while the company warns the key Christmas trading period is also likely to be impacted by disruption in the hospitality industry.
Given that a ‘three-tier’ restriction system has recently been implemented across England, the likelihood of staple December activities seems rather slim. Everything from the crib service, Santa’s grotto, cracker-pulling wars - it’s all up in the air,...
Japanese beer giants Asahi and Kirin are facing tough times in the South Korean market after being struck dual blows by both the COVID-19 pandemic and local boycotts against Japanese products in general.
Direct to consumer wine sales grew by 7% in value in 2019-2020, outperforming other channels in Australia. And DTC sales are now particularly important for smaller businesses, accounting for more than 50% of their sales.
Six beverage brands make the BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable UK Brands ranking. What have these brands – which include BrewDog and Gordon’s Gin – done so well to put them alongside big names like Dyson, Jaguar and M&S?
E-commerce for beverage alcohol has exploded due to the pandemic – increasing around four times in volume, according to Constellation Brands. But that’s only one change it sees in the way consumers shop.
Constellation Brands is lining up new flavors and SKUs for Corona Hard Seltzer. Anheuser-Busch is bringing a new product into play with Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer. Coca-Cola will launch its hard seltzer in 2021 - and is PepsiCo eying up an entry into...