Discount supermarket Aldi has upped the stakes in the fine foods department with plans to sell Japan’s famed delicacy wagyu beef in the form of burgers.
A pop-up cocktail bar featuring live owls has removed alcohol from its menu due to concerns over animal welfare.
Starbucks has launched its “evenings” programme in the UK, which will see the coffee chain offer a range of wine and craft beers to customers after 4pm.
Cocktail bars are set to be installed at a number of Pizza Hut restaurants as part of a bid to tap into the young adult market.
British airports have been told to impose tougher restrictions on alcohol sales in the departure lounge following a surge in “air rage” incidents.
Alcohol brands in the UK on-trade must play by this set of rules to stand out and win with drinkers, according to Sean Kelly, on-trade specialist at marketing agency Space.
Spending on cheaper wine in restaurants has dropped almost 10% in the last year, while high-end sparkling wine sales are soaring.
UK off-licence group Conviviality Retail has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of 37 new stores in a deal worth £6 million
Ireland is to introduce a minimum price on alcohol and restrictions to its marketing in a bid to curb “dangerous” misuse after its health minister declared a public health emergency.
Cointreau has unveiled Laetitia Casta as its new creative director, hailing the model-turned-actress as a modern embodiment of the house’s values.
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