Amid rumoured mergers and premiumisation, Amin Alkhatib, drinks analyst at Euromonitor, shares his top strategies for beer and cider in 2015.
A UK brewery has launched legal action against Magners over claims the cider giant has infringed on its trademark for its Hazy Hog cider.
One Direction has forced the Campaign for Real Ale to cancel its annual beer and cider festival in Wales after booking a last minute gig on the same day in Cardiff.
Taking inspiration from the recent trend for craft beer in cans, Westons has launched Caple Rd – a craft cider in a can aimed at restaurants.
Magners has launched its latest innovation onto the UK on-trade – a “spider” cider infused with whiskey.
Complaints that a “wonky barn” cartoon character on a bottle of “Willy’s” cider breached alcohol marketing rules have been dismissed.
The owner of Irish cider brand Magners has warned its operating profits will be €10m lower than expected after a near 10% drop in sales in England and Wales.
The UK drinks trade has responded to claims that voluntary industry and government partnerships to tackle excessive drinking have failed.
A vintage Cognac, Gatsby-esque Champagne coupe, South African cider and British-Japanese gin make this month’s top product releases.
In the home of beer-can chicken, fast-food giant KFC has applied to Australian authorities to allow a new concept store to serve beer to customers.
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