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Friday 31 July 2015

Cider

Growth in cider poses ‘real threat’ to wine

The wine industry has been urged to “assess the threat” posed by the recent growth of the cider category in global markets by Rabobank in its Wine Quarterly report.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Budget upholds cider tax exemption

The British government will uphold a tax exemption for small cider producers worth up to £2,700 a year, despite pressure from the EU to remove it.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

EU puts pressure on UK cider makers

The majority of cider producers in the UK face being forced out of business if the EU goes ahead with the removal of a beneficial tax break, CAMRA has warned.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Molson Coors UK acquires Rekorderlig

Molson Coors UK has acquired the rights to Swedish cider Rekorderlig in the UK – its first foray into the premium cider category.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

UK customs seize 550,000 litres of alcohol

More than 550,000 litres of illegal beer, wine and spirits have been seized by the UK HM Revenue and Customs as part of a six-week crackdown on smuggling.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Flavoured styles lead drinks NPD

A new report from Nielsen shows that flavoured variants are dominating brands’ new product development focus across the UK wine, cider and spirits categories.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo praises Pimm’s cider success

The Pimm’s Cider Cup has been the most successfully launched cider innovation in the UK over the last 12 months, parent-company Diageo has claimed.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Cider stretching influence outside the UK

Cider will grow around 5% annually for the next five years thanks to the category strengthening its position in the US, Australia and South Africa, a market report has said.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week’s roundup features a birthday gift for Becks, a sparkling bash for Dom Perignon ’05, and some shady gents at a Madeira tasting.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Winners and losers in precarious global market

Global total volume growth remains subdued for a second year running, setting it up to be among the three lowest in the last decade.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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