New export figures have revealed that almost a fifth of Scotch whisky exports go to Commonwealth countries.
The chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association has said there have been no attempts at bullying during the recent referendum debate.
Scotch producer William Grant and Sons has donated what has been described as a “substantial sum” of money to the campaign against Scottish independence.
As well as a new chief executive in the New Year, the Scotch Whisky Association has promoted a number of other new faces to key roles.
Drinks industry bodies have welcomed the UK government’s decision to abandon plans for minimum unit pricing and focus instead on banning below-cost sales.
The UK’s competition watchdog, the Office of Fair Trading, has warned the government that plans for a minimum price for alcohol could backfire badly.
Scotch whisky exports hit a record £4.2 billion in shipment value last year, new figures show.
Scotland’s minimum pricing bill was relaunched at the beginning of November. Tom Bruce-Gardyne considers what impact it could have on the industry.
Scotch whisky exports hit a new high as the Scotch Whisky Association unveiled Ian Curle as its new chairman.
Arkay Beverages has launched a stinging rebuke to claims by the Scotch Whisky Association regarding its alcohol-free whisky drink.
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