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Monday 22 December 2014


UK on-trade sales slip 3% in 12 months

While the UK’s off-trade saw a slight return to growth, sales at pubs, bars and restaurants fell by 3% in the last 12 months.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks calories printed on US menus

By November 2015 all US restaurants with more than 20 venues will be required to state the calorie content of drinks on their menus.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

M&B pushes Help for Heroes wine

Bar and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers is offering two charity Help for Heroes wines in 800 of its pubs.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Nicki Minaj’s Myx Moscato hits UK

American rapper Nicki Minaj is set to unleash her MYX Fusions Moscato onto the UK drinks market after striking a deal with James E McCabe Limited.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Kingsland signs LCW distribution deal

Kingsland has signed a deal with Australia’s Limestone Coast Winery to distribute its premium bulk wine to the UK on- and off-trade.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Online drinks gifting app launched

A new mobile app that allows users to gift a drink over a wi-fi connection in real time has taken off in Las Vegas, with plans to make it global.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

TGI Friday’s sued over drinks menu

A man charged $10.39 for a drink at TGI Friday’s is suing the chain, claiming it deliberately hid the cost of drinks to trick customers into paying more.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 6 Comments »

Top 10 London brunch spots

From high-class cafés to sky-high dining rooms, we round up some of London’s top brunch spots, for when a cup of tea and a slice of toast just won’t do.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Super-premium Prosecco sales up 295%

On-trade supplier Bibendum has seen sales of super-premium Prosecco shoot up by 295% in the last year, while premium sales were up by 150%.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

Veteran selling poppies barred from pub

A pub manager has made a donation of £40 to the Royal British Legion after his bar staff kicked out a disabled veteran trying to sell poppies.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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