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Archive for 2007

GREEN ISSUES PACKAGING: Lighten up

The market is awash with packaging directives – and lighter bottles and Tetra Paks have helped wine companies to meet them. Fionnuala Synnott reports

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

AUSTRALIA SUPPLY: Up and downunder

Trying to balance supply with demand is putting Australia’s wineries in a spin. One minute they’re facing an enormous surplus, then widespread drought threatens to produce a deficit. Penny Boothman reports

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

ON-TRADE NEWS: Latest openings – January 2007

Carluccio’s is set to expand northwards, with a new opening in Manchester planned for March this year…

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

ON-TRADE NEWS: Geronimo set for growth

Geronimo Inns has secured new funding that will allow the pub group, which currently consists of 15 pubs, to accelerate growth.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

ON-TRADE NEWS: Ramsay linked to Versailles

Speculation that foul-mouthed celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is set to open a restaurant in France abounded last month after a private equity group that has backed previous ventures of his acquired a venue outside  Versailles.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

ON-TRADE NEWS: Brizard hits Bordeaux

Bordeaux hosted the 24th International Bartender Seminar last month.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

BUSINESS STOCKMARKET: World cup boosts sales fpr SABMiller

SABMiller’s latest half year results had an extra ingredient added as World Cup fans significantly increased their intake of lager.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

BUSINESS STOCKMARKET: Sliding US$ affects the UK

The UK stockmarket hit turbulence in the wake of the sharp slide in the US$ towards $2:£1 on worries about the poor future of the US economy.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

BUSINESS STOCKMARKET: M&B considering hiving off property

Mitchells & Butler, owner of All Bar One and Harvester posted profits up by £30m to £220m.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

BUSINESS STOCKMARKET: No frills flights flatten fizz sales

Britvic, whose brands include Tango and J20, reported a  steep fall of 43% in pre-tax profits for the full year to £36.5m.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

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