Alcohol

Ice cream containing spirits now legal in New York state

The manufacture and sale of spirit-infused ice cream and frozen desserts has been authorised in New York to meet "increasing consumer demand". 

US faces aluminium shortage during lockdown as brewers switch to cans

Breweries in the US are struggling to find enough aluminium cans to package their beer after months of on-trade closures led to more at-home drinking.

UK government launches consultation on calorie labelling for alcohol

Alcoholic drinks sold in the UK could soon have to list ‘liquid calories’, according to the Department of Health and Social Care.

Northern Ireland commits to MUP consultation

Northern Ireland has committed to a holding a public consultation on minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol within a year as part of a new substance use strategy. 

UK drinks SMEs call for duty cut

February 20th, 2020

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