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Saturday 28 November 2015


Conviviality PLC acquires London events company

Conviviality PLC has announced the acquisition of London-based events company Peppermint, as it also revealed a 38% rise in profits.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Carlsberg criticised for new supplier terms

Danish brewer Carlsberg has been slammed for its “grossly unfair” new supplier terms that will see payments delayed for over three months.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

AB Inbev and SABMiller seal the deal

The two biggest brewers in the world will merge as the terms of SABMiller’s £71 billion buyout by AB Inbev have been agreed, with the new beer giant to be named Newco.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Greene King selling out across China

Demand for British beer brand Greene King is soaring across China following president Xi Jinping’s visit to the UK, where he was pictured enjoying a pint of its IPA with the British prime minister.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

UK medical chief ‘to lower alcohol guidelines’

The UK chief medical officer will recommend a “significant” lowering of the safe alcohol consumption guidelines, according to reports.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 tips for marketing to millennials

As drinks producers fight tooth-and-nail to attract the elusive yet valuable millennial consumer, here are 10 tips that brand builders would be wise to take on-board.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Brewdog backlash over ‘transgender’ beer

Craft beer brand Brewdog has been criticised by activists and Twitter users over the launch of its new “transgender” beer No Label.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

db made a run for the border with a trip to Mexico this week, while the drinks trade celebrated German Riesling and gin cocktails.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Guinness goes vegan

Guinness is to become vegan-friendly for the first time in its 256-year history as it ends the use of isinglass – dried fish swim bladders – for the clarification of its beer.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Call of Duty ‘Black Hops’ beer launched

An Australian brewer has launched a beer to coincide with the release of cult game Call of Duty: Black Ops III called “Black Hops”.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 1 Comment »

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