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Thursday 26 November 2015


Hakkasan announces expansion

The Hakkasan restaurant group has announced it is to open five new venues in Asia-Pacific and the US.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Bibendum-PLB on track for ‘terrific’ first half

Bibendum-PLB says it is on track for a “terrific” first half as it celebrates its first anniversary of its “game-changing” merger.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Alcohol drives fall in consumer inflation

Alcohol is the main driver behind another fall in consumer inflation, with prices of wine and beer falling for three consecutive months to October 2015, according to the Wilson Drinks Report.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Port should emulate cider’s success in the on-trade

Port needs to learn from the success of iced cider in order to tap into a new generation of drinkers in the on-trade, according to a leading port industry figure.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 2 Comments »

First Michelin star for Wan Chai joint

French restaurant Serge et le phoque in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong has been awarded a Michelin star. more…

Saturday, November 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine needs ‘cocktail flair’, distributor says

The on-trade needs to bring more flair to serving wine, by tapping into the excitement for cocktails, according to Bibendum PLB boss Michael Saunders.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Fever-Tree increases expectations after distribution gains

Upmarket mixer brand Fever-Tree has increased its profit expectation, boosted by strong gains in distribution.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Burger King launches bid to sell booze

Burger King has applied for alcohol licences at a number of its restaurants, which if approved will make it the first fast food chain in the UK to sell alcohol.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Instil Drinks Co to triple spirits range

Instil Drinks Co, the beer and spirits arm of the Bibendum PLB Group is set triple its portfolio of craft and world spirits next year.

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine trade ‘needs a Jamie Oliver’

The wine trade could benefit from having “a Jamie Oliver” figure to engage with consumers and encourage interest in wine, a leading retail buyer has said.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 7 Comments »

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