The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: The Libertines' Carl Barât partners with Kraken Rum on a new storytelling series; merchants and distilleries turn to social media to deliver expert masterclasses; and Ryan Reynolds pledges support for the hospitality industry.

The week in pictures

We wanted to use this week's slot to highlight some of the work the industry is doing to keep things ticking over and support one another as footfall, and sales, slow down and people stay indoors.

RTDs added to ONS inflation basket for first time

Ready-to-drink cocktails and gin mixers have made it into the Office for National Statistics' UK Inflation Basked for the first time.

Pernod Ricard buys remaining stake in Monkey 47 Gin

After recent investments in aperitivo brand Italicus and Japanese gin brand Ki No Bi, French drinks group Pernod Ricard has bought the remaining stake it did not own in German gin brand Monkey 47.

Top new products: March

March 3rd, 2020

Top new products: February

February 10th, 2020

Top new products: January

January 6th, 2020

The big interview: David Gandy

December 19th, 2019

Top new products: December

December 9th, 2019

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