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Wednesday 23 July 2014

SWA

Scotch has the Commonwealth touch

New export figures have revealed that almost a fifth of Scotch whisky exports go to Commonwealth countries.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch chief: ‘I haven’t been bullied’

The chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association has said there have been no attempts at bullying during the recent referendum debate.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

William Grant donates to keep Scots in UK

Scotch producer William Grant and Sons has donated what has been described as a “substantial sum” of money to the campaign against Scottish independence.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Changing of the guard at SWA

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.

Monday, December 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Trade hails minimum pricing backtrack

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.

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 No Comments »

OFT warns UK minimum pricing could backfire

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.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 3 Comments »

Scotch whisky exports break new records

Scotch whisky exports hit a record £4.2 billion in shipment value last year, new figures show.

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 No Comments »

Minimum pricing: The devil in the detail

Scotland’s minimum pricing bill was relaunched at the beginning of November. Tom Bruce-Gardyne considers what impact it could have on the industry.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 No Comments »

Scotch exports hit new heights

Scotch whisky exports hit a new high as the Scotch Whisky Association unveiled Ian Curle as its new chairman.

Monday, December 5th, 2011 No Comments »

Row over “alcohol-free whisky” deepens

Arkay Beverages has launched a stinging rebuke to claims by the Scotch Whisky Association regarding its alcohol-free whisky drink.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 No Comments »

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