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Tuesday 17 January 2017 loc: US

Scotch Whisky Association

SWA appeal against MUP proceeds to Supreme Court

The SWA has been given permission to progress its appeal against the introduction of minimum unit pricing in Scotland to the Supreme Court.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Beam Suntory expands Scotch footprint in India

Beam Suntory has expanded its offer in India with the launch of two peated single malts in the market – The Ardmore Legacy and Bowmore 12 Year Old.

Monday, November 28th, 2016 No Comments »

SWA CEO quits to work with Boris Johnson

The Scotch Whisky Association’s chief executive, David Frost, is leaving the organisation to become a foreign affairs special adviser to the UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »

India key target for Scotch post-Brexit

The SWA has renewed calls for the UK government to negotiate new trade deals for Scotch post-Brexit, flagging India as the market with the most long-term potential for growth.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Scotch awarded trademark in Taiwan

Scotch whisky has been registered as a trademark in Taiwan, with the Scotch Whisky Association calling it a “legal breakthrough” in the battle against fakes.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Scotch battles back from decline

Volumes of Scotch exports grew by 3.1% in the first half of 2016, marking another turning point in the category’s fortunes following several years of decline.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 Scotch whisky markets by value

With news that the global decline in Scotch whisky exports is now slowing, we count down the world’s biggest markets by value for Scotland’s biggest export.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Scotch whisky export decline ‘slowing’

The decline in Scotch whisky exports is showing signs of “slowing”, suggesting a more optimistic future for the category, according to analysis by the Scotch Whisky Association.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 No Comments »

UK EU exit a threat to British gin boom

Leaving the EU could “apply the brakes” to the UK’s booming gin industry – which has seen global exports increase by 46% in the past five years – the UK’s exchequer secretary to the Treasury has warned.

Monday, May 16th, 2016 2 Comments »

Gordon Brown says Scotch whisky needs EU

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has voiced his concerns over the risk of EU exit for the Scotch whisky industry.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 1 Comment »

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