Alcoholic Beverage

UK sugar tax confirmed in Budget 2017

UK sugar tax confirmed in Budget 2017

By Rachel Arthur

A UK sugar tax has been confirmed as part of the government’s Budget 2017 today, with the rates set for the two-tier soft drinks industry levy.

Increased global demand for premium products is helping Irish whiskey. Pic:iStock/KayTaenzer

Whiskey & craft beer help drive Ireland's record F&B exports

Irish whiskey exports to double by 2020

By Rachel Arthur

Irish whiskey exports are projected to double by 2020, according to Irish food board Bord Bia, with the category being the fastest growing spirit in the world. 


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