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Tata sees 9% slump in sales as Brits turn away from black tea Subscription

03 Oct 2015 | By Andrew Don

Tata Global Beverages GB suffered a 9% sales slump last year as it battled falling consumption of black tea in the UK

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Sunmagic juice brand gets first NFC and cold-pressed ranges

02 Oct 2015 | By Vince Bamford

It comes after the business became a major shareholder in Fruitapeel earlier this year

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Courvoisier launches Toast of Paris campaign Subscription

02 Oct 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Courvoisier is aiming to appeal to younger drinkers, cater to a wider range of occasions and encourage uptake

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Waitrose links with Telegraph for new wine partnership

01 Oct 2015 | By Andrew Don

Telegraph Wine from Waitrose will offer an “extended” range including exclusively curated wine cases

House of Cocktails

Pre-mix market fuelled with new RTD brand House of Cocktails Subscription

30 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

The range comes in five flavours

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Vita Coco launches 'Swear by it' coconut oil information site

30 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

The site will offer recipes and health and beauty advice

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Absolut vodka bottles given major redesign

30 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

The new bottles roll out from November


Carlsberg Northampton workers vote in favour of industrial action

29 Sep 2015 | By Andrew Don

Industrial action could impact Carlsberg deliveries

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Budweiser brings cheerleaders to Wembley in NFL promotion

28 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Six cheerleaders for the Miami Dolphins will join Budweiser brand ambassadors at the store next Wednesday

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Accolade Wines promotes Paul Schaafsma to CEO

28 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Schaafsma, currently general manager for UK & Ireland, takes up the role on 1 October and is succeeding John Ratcliffe

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Cockburn's port ramps up Christmas focus with gift tins Subscription

28 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Symington Family Estates is marking the 200th anniversary of Cockburn’s Port with the launch of three gift tins

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The Bluebeards Revenge grooming brand launches first beer

28 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

High-end male grooming brand The Bluebeards Revenge has done the opposite of Carlsberg

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Zeo sells limited edition for Breast Cancer Awareness

28 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

10p from each bottle will be going to the Pink Ribbon Foundation

Rosé Wine

Wine and beer producer Chapel Down Group grows profits 31% Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Kent wine and beer producer Chapel Down Group grew sales by a third in the first half of 2015

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Chia seed drink Wow Chia wins EU novel food approval Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

A British business is to launch Europe’s first chia seed drink after winning EU approval

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Monster Energy goes Ultra with new zero sugar lines

25 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Coca-Cola Enterprises has unleashed a new salvo in the war on sugar – the launch of a range of zero-sugar


New soft drink brand Overhang claims to relieve hangovers Subscription

24 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

A new business has launched a soft drink that it claims can relieve hangover symptoms…

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Publicity stunt: Heineken unveils action-packed Bond ad Video

24 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Heineken has launched an international TV and cinema advert starring Daniel Craig

Cracker Drinks

Cracker Drinks launches 'completely natural' posh soft drinks

22 Sep 2015 | By Lisa Riley

The range comes in a 275ml glass bottle

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Diamond White cider relaunched as wine alternative Subscription

22 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Rolling out from this month, the 7.5% abv drink will be available in 500ml cans and two-litre PETs

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Johnnie Walker goes further with new global ad push Video Subscription

20 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Diageo is looking to appeal to millennials with the biggest-ever global campaign for Johnnie Walker

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Scotch Whisky Association wins China fraudulent packaging battle Subscription

18 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

The Scotch Whisky Association has won a legal battle against a company producing fraudulent packaging…

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Could gluten-free beer be next big thing in free-from? Subscription

17 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Beer has been tipped as a potential boom category for the free-from market…

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SodaStream adds Waters Zeros and Fruits enhancer duo Subscription

17 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

SodaStream is looking to tap the boom in water-enhancing products with two new ranges

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Does Tesco's Carlsberg delisting square with Project Reset? Subscription

02 Oct 2015 | By Adam Leyland

Tesco’s delisting of Carlsberg boils down to the theory of probability

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Will the Magnificent Seven lagers thrive in ABI/SAB megabrew? Subscription

02 Oct 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

When the top player in any industry looks to take out its nearest rival, regulatory alarm bells inevitably start to ring

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A pint for the lady: why booze marketing should stop stereotyping Subscription

01 Oct 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The belief that what we drink is linked to our gender is a product of some very outdated marketing

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Spirits Category Report 2015 Subscription

18 Sep 2015 | By Natalie Brown

Brits, like Mr Bond, have developed a taste for gin, spending an extra £24m on it in the past year. What’s driving the growth?

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Revealed: what your cuppa says about you

17 Sep 2015 | By Amy North

One fifth of Scots take milk with no sugar, compared with 42% of people from Yorkshire

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AB InBev takeover bid for SAB Miller has a long way to go before it becomes reality Subscription

16 Sep 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Tthe progress of merging the world’s two largest beer producers will be an elongated affair

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Revealed: The booziest Bond and what it means for the spirits market Subscription

15 Sep 2015 | By Rob Brown

A partnership with 007 can pay big for brands

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Coffee-to-go: how to cash in Subscription

11 Sep 2015 | By Megan Tatum

More and more Brits are expecting to be able to pick up premium cups when they visit forecourts and c-stores

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Hot Beverages Category Report 2015: Can tea really do posh? Subscription

07 Sep 2015 | By Emma Sturgess

The humdrum everyday lines are hanging on in there but Brits are broadening their repertoires – and paying more…


Orange supply squeeze puts pressure on juice suppliers Subscription

22 Aug 2015 | By Edward Devlin

An expected shortage of fresh oranges from Spain is set to squeeze juice supplies


As drinkers cut back, booze brands must look to push posh Subscription

20 Aug 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Brits are eager to cut down on the booze, new research from Mintel shows

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Coca-Cola European Partners 'set to fire up new era of NPD' Subscription

14 Aug 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Last week’s €28bn mega-merger could help drive greater brand development away from Coca-Cola’s core carbonated products

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