A difficult half for beer, spirits and lower-end wine sales was
offset by a good performance from premium wine brands at the
US-based drinks group Constellation Brands, though the UK unit also
showed positive developments.
Belgian speciality beer maker Duvel Moortgat shrugged off declining
volumes in France and the Netherlands to post a 9 per cent rise in
first half turnover, helped by strong performances in the UK and
Starting young is the key to life-long alcohol consumption, which
is why consumers in Britain and France are ahead of the rest,
according to the findings of a recent report by market research
A report from the Japan Canners' Association puts last year's
output of canned and bottled goods at 4,551,015 tonnes, down 6.4
per cent from year 2000. However, recent reports show that food and
beverage sales are at last...
Krones, the German-based manufacturer of bottling plant equipment,
this year reported first-quarterly turnover up by 16.6 per cent to
€344.8 million and incoming orders up by 2.7 per cent to €346.5
million. Profits in the year's...