This week has provided a succinct snapshot of the problems the UK economy faces over the coming months.
A selection of the UK’s leading pub and restaurant chains are pushing for a reduction in VAT to help boost the country’s hospitality industry.
Unseasonably mild weather in the UK helped pub and brewery group Greene King post a record Christmas period
Cider maker C&C Group has posted strong sales figures for Magners cider in the UK in the three months to the end of November 2011
Carlsberg has reaffirmed its commitment to the UK by announcing a £20 million investment in its Northampton brewery.
Diageo’s move to invest €153 million in its iconic St James’s Gate brewery in Dublin suggests the company has scrapped plans for a “super brewery” on the outskirts of the city.
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The move back to the market situation we saw at the end of 2011 is almost complete as this week comes to a close.
The US has edged ahead of Italy and France to become the world’s largest wine market by volume.
Diageo has completed the acquisition of Ethiopian beer firm Meta Brewery for US$225 million.
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