Brockmans Gin

Premium gin producer Brockmans reports "record" year Subscription

28 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Brockmans has benefited from new listings in 115 M&S branches, Wine Rack, Harvey Nichols and Punch Taverns…

wine

Fine wine prices soar as weak sterling attracts overseas buyers Subscription

28 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 Index closed at its highest level for five years last month

sheppy's

Sheppy's ploughs £100k into rebrand to cement premium status Subscription

28 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

“With the trend for premium cider in growth, it fuelled the need for a brand refresh”

brewdog lonewolf spirits

BrewDog looks to 'redefine' spirits with LoneWolf craft brand Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The brewer spent two years building LoneWolf’s new distillery near its Aberdeenshire HQ

Bodega Volcanes wines

Connoisseur wins distribution for Bodega Volcanes de Chile Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The brand’s core range comprises Reserva Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon

elements eight rum

Craft rum brand Elements Eight adds Cuba-Panama blend Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The NPD is aged for a minimum of five years in Bourbon barrels

cawston press hungry caterpillar

Cawston Press adds Very Hungry Caterpillar Cloudy Apple juice Subscription

27 Apr 2017

The NPD is “the first partnership of its kind with The World of Eric Carle”

fizz cider

Nordic cider brand Fizz to launch in UK in two flavours Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Packaging will feature an illustrated fruit design “to create shelf standout and appeal”

BrewDog trucks

BrewDog tightens grip on supply chain with chilled transport Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The move would ensure the supplier’s beers arrive to retailers “colder and fresher, and with no reduction in flavour”

POPS new ice pops

Pops adds Frosé and Watermelon Martini to popsicle lineup Subscription

26 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The duo is joined in the frozen aisle by new non-alcoholic lolly Chilly Mango

Waitrose new craft beers

Waitrose adds 25 new craft and speciality beers to its lineup Subscription

26 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

It comes as the supermarket has reported a 33% rise in speciality beer sales over the past year

Heineken new Sol SKU

Heineken releases two new SKUs for Sol lager Subscription

25 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The beer is now available in 330ml cans (rsp: £4.50/4) and 650ml bottles (rsp: £2.00)

Capri-Sun ad 2017

CCEP unveils TV ad to drive no-added-sugar Capri-Sun Subscription

24 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The multimillion push introduces an animated Capri-Sun pouch character

craft beer

Crackdown on sexist and lewd beer labels in US craft scene

24 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The Brewers Association wants to stop use of sexually explicit names and packaging

Whitewater beer from Real Ale

Real Ale to supply craft beers into M&S stores across Ireland Subscription

24 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Own-label and brewery-branded beers supplied by the Twickenham-based company are available now

Tesco wine

Tesco sets out to capitalise on emerging Chinese wine trend Subscription

24 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer believes newly listed £7 Cabernet Sauvignon could establish the market in Britain…

Rockstar energy on-pack tie-up with Baywatch movie

Rockstar and Baywatch movie team up for on-pack giveaway

24 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Running from this month until June, shoppers have the chance to win the ‘Ultimate VIP Miami Experience’

Chapel Down

Chapel Down reports 'excellent' growth despite EU uncertainty Subscription

24 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Producer left untouched by Brexit uncertainty, according to accounts

martell cognac

Martell to launch new entry-level VS cognac Subscription

21 Apr 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Martell VS Single Distillery (rsp: £27.19/70cl) will replace the existing VS expression in the brand’s lineup as its young

patron xo cafe tequila

Tequila sees sales boom as premium trend takes hold

21 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Volume sales of the spirit is up 7% while value sales are up 5%

fever tree new cardboard packaging

Fever-Tree looks to build familiarity with cardboard sleeves Subscription

21 Apr 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The yellow packaging replaces the former predominantly black outer casing and brings it in-line with the four-pack sleeve

Coca cola cans in ice

Soft drinks hospital clampdown 'nonsensical' say suppliers Subscription

21 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

BSDA says move flies in the face of industry efforts to slash sugar content

Aspartme sweetener

American heart journal report raises questions over sweeteners Subscription

21 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The report claims artificially sweetened beverages are associated with increased stroke or dementia risk

mads mikkelsen carlsberg ad

Carlsberg plays up Danish heritage with Mads Mikkelsen advert Subscription

21 Apr 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The brewer is hoping to “revitalise” its Carlsberg and Carlsberg Export brands with The Danish Way campaign

craft beer aisle

How the craft beer boom is shaking up the BWS aisles Subscription

28 Apr 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Sales are set to double again in a sector with sustainable premiums and the opportunity for differentiation

craft beer hops

Craft brewers hit by rising US hop prices Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The UK’s independent brewers look set to face a challenging year…

soft drinks one use

Can pop outrun the taxman? Soft drinks category report 2017 Video Subscription

21 Apr 2017 | By Rob Brown

Spreadsheet Phil is gunning for fizzy pop as he lines up the sugar levy. So who’ll pay the most and how can brands cut their tax bill?

coke life

Why it's time to change the recipe of Classic Coke Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Reformulating Coca-Cola sounds like heresy, but it can be done, while still meeting the brand’s flavour guidelines

focus on soft drinks, girl with coke

As Life is canned, what's the next move for brand Coke?

13 Apr 2017 | By Rob Brown

The trade is unanimous: forget Life and push Pepsi Max rival Coke Zero Sugar

up yours cahors

Up yours Cahors! Wine & champagne category report 2017 Video Subscription

12 Apr 2017 | By Hannah Stodell

Brits are turning their back on classic Old World wines, plumping for Argentinian malbecs and Kiwi sauvignon blancs

asda coffee

We need to wake up to the coffee cup recycling conundrum Subscription

10 Apr 2017 | By Amy North

New research shows that only one in every 400 coffee cups are recycled, so why is the government allowing this ’latte litter let-off’?

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Cider

Jack Daniel’s entry to cider is a landmark move. As a long as it hasn’t done a Magners Subscription

05 Apr 2017 | By Rob Brown

Jack is back. And this time he’s dressed up as a cider.

Matthew Tuffee

Coffee: a new age of quality across retail and hospitality

05 Apr 2017 | By Matthew Tuffee

In the recent McDonald’s ad campaign, customers who want a simple coffee are flummoxed by ridiculous offerings

heineken

Did reset or price row lead to Tesco's Heineken cull? Subscription

03 Apr 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Some Heineken brands axed by Tesco were doing well, and mainstream brands from rivals have gained more space

Claridge's ultra premium ambient tea

Claridge’s ultra-premium take on 'cold' tea offers food for thought Subscription

30 Mar 2017 | By Amy North

Claridge’s is serving a new range of ultra-premium ambient teas in its Fera restaurant

coca cola

Dispatches on Coke shines light on food-science collusion Subscription

30 Mar 2017 | By James Halliwell

Like you, I had been convinced that eating and drinking too much sugary stuff would make me fat



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