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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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Global beverage alcohol market volume growth slows

By Rachel Arthur

Volume growth in the global beverage alcohol market is expected to slow to +1% per annum over 2022-2027, according to the latest analysis from IWSR. India, Mexico and Brazil are expected to take over from the US and China as volume growth drivers.

The protein will be able to act as a substitute for eggs. Image Source: Daniel Grizelj/Getty Images

Alternative protein made from brewer’s spent yeast scales up production

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

A new alternative protein made from brewer’s spent yeast has scaled up and will now transition to full production. The protein, which is made by the EGGcited consortium and coordinated by NIZO, can act as a substitute for egg and dairy, and can replace...

Dera Crew's appointm,ent was brought forward a month after Menezes recovery suffered complications in hospital

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Diageo brings forward date of new CEO appointment

By Gwen Ridler

Drinks giant Diageo has accelerated the appointment of its first female chief executive, after current CEO Sir Ivan Menezes’ hospital recovery suffers a ‘significant setback’.

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Our top 5 articles of May

By Rachel Arthur

What’s attracting the attention of BeverageDaily readers? Here’s a round-up of our most read articles from May.

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UK government sets out to revamp wine regulations

By Rachel Arthur

The UK government will ‘scrap retained EU red tape on wine to unlock £180m’ via proposed changes to regulations for the production and marketing of wine in the country.

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Global wine production remains stable

By Rachel Arthur

Larger than expected harvests in Europe helped balance out the impact of drought and heat waves, with 2022 worldwide wine production dipping 1% compared to the year before.

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Global wine trade hit by rising costs and inflation

By Rachel Arthur

While international wine trade reached a record high in value terms in 2022, this was down to a sharp rise in prices from higher costs across the supply chain. In volume terms, global wine exports decreased 5% on the prior year.

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‘Significant increases’ in wine prices globally

By Rachel Arthur

With 2022 marked by high inflation, an energy crisis and global supply chain disruptions, many markets saw significant increases in wine prices which lead to a slight decrease in consumption.

Krones acquires Ampco Pumps

Krones acquires 90% stake in Ampco Pumps

By Rachel Arthur

Krones has signed an agreement to acquire 90% of Ampco Pumps Company LLC, a Wisconsin company supplying sanitary pumps and applied products like mixing and blending equipment to the food, beverage, dairy processing, personal care and pharmaceuticals markets.

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Does beer stay fresher in bottles or cans?

By Rachel Arthur

The flavor of beer begins to change as soon as it’s packaged - so does it stay fresher in a bottle or can? In a new study published in ACS Food Science & Technology, scientists looked at each packaging format.

FȲTA taps upcycled barley protein for sports nutrition products

FȲTA taps upcycled barley protein for sports nutrition products

By Asia Sherman

EverGrain, Anheuser Busch InBev’s sustainable ingredient business, and The Ultimate Fighter champion James Wilks have partnered to launch FȲTA, a line of high-performance sports nutrition powders made from upcycled barley protein.

Debra Crew is the first female chief executive of Diageo

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Diageo appoints first female chief executive

By Gwen Ridler

Drinks giant Diageo has appointed its first female chief executive, following the announcement of current head Sir Ivan Menezes’ retirement in June this year.

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The UK organic wine market is rapidly growing - and here’s what lies ahead

By Alex Green, Director and Co-founder, Beyond Wines

Against a backdrop of stagnating wine sales, organic wines are steadily growing in volume, value and variety. Alex Green, director and co-founder of UK-based wine distributor Beyond Wines, looks at how organic wine brands can increase their appeal to...

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