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Typhoo launches new packs signed by Nigella Lawson Subscription

27 May 2016 | By Beth Gault

The new design forms part of the “amplification phase of the Typhoo Moments campaign”

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Blossom Hill wine gets 'stylish' new look and £2m campaign Subscription

27 May 2016 | By Lisa Riley

Updated bottles will be rolled across all Blossom Hill SKUs from July

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Chris Stemman takes charge at British Coffee Association Subscription

27 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Stemman has been UK group technical manager at own-label coffee supplier Fine Foods International for the past 18 years

Jura

Jura adds limited edition whisky to mark Tastival's 10th year

27 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The expression is the final Tastival bottling by distillery manager Willie Cochrane…

Rubicon

AG Barr introduces low-sugar Rubicon Spring flavoured waters Subscription

26 May 2016 | By Beth Gault

The NPD is designed to appeal to fans of flavoured water and those who prefer low-cal pop

Plenish

Plenish adds organic probiotic water range

25 May 2016 | By Beth Gault

Each 330ml serving contains one billion bio-cultures

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Kopparberg Fruit Lager gets multimillion-pound art push

25 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The Shoreditch event will be followed by a three-part live music series

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Henkell buys remaining 40% shares in Copestick Murray Subscription

24 May 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Henkell & Co has snapped the remaining 40% of UK-based wine distributer Copestick Murray that it does not already own.

Tennent's Lager

C&C Group signs China distribution deal for Tennent’s Subscription

24 May 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Beer and cider producer C&C Group continues to ramp up its growth in Asia with the announcement of its fourth distribution partnership in the area.

Blossom Hill

Blossom Hill wine gets 'stylish' new look and £2m campaign

24 May 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The activity is the first for the struggling wine brand since being acquired from Diageo

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Action on Sugar calls for health warnings on fizzy drink ads Subscription

20 May 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Posters for fizzy drinks in California will have to feature warnings from 25 July

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Edinburgh distiller Pickering's launches oak-aged gins

19 May 2016 | By Beth Gault

The casks were hand-picked from distilleries in five of Scotland’s whisky regions

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Now cactus and water melon waters aim to tap clean living trend Subscription

19 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Drinks suppliers are hoping to tap the clean living trend with two new additions to the alternative waters category

old jamaica

Old Jamaica Totally Tallawah TV ad plays on brand's heritage

19 May 2016 | By Lisa Riley

Cott Beverages is returning to TV screens next week with a new advert for its flagship Old Jamaica drinks portfolio

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Soft launch for Pukka's award-winning Turmeric Gold tea

19 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The NPD is hailed by Pukka as the first turmeric tea made in the UK

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Red Square Sloe and Toffee vodkas get pre-mixes

19 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Halewood Wines & Spirits has launched a pre-mix cocktail range to extend the reach of its Red Square Vodka

Coco Sun

Coco Sun launches flavoured coconut water range Subscription

19 May 2016 | By Lisa Riley

Regular, lime and mango variants are available from Corinthian Brands

Sunmagic

Sunmagic taps into healthy soft drinks trend with new lines Subscription

19 May 2016 | By Lisa Riley

Juices and smoothies are accompanied by the brand’s first coconut water

Peroni 2016

“Super premium” growth drives up revenues at Miller Brands Subscription

18 May 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

SABMiller’s UK and Ireland subsidiary Miller Brands UK saw net producer revenues rise by 5% last year as UK appetite for “super premium” brands Peroni Nastro Azzurro and Pilsner Urquell grew.

Diageo Counter top

Diageo appoints former Bacardi CEO as chairman Subscription

18 May 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Javier Ferrán will replace outgoing chairman Dr Franz Humer

Carling

Carling reveals summer soccer offers and promotions Subscription

18 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Football fans will be able to get £20 off the price of a club or country shirt

Indie beer

Windsor & Eton Brewery wins top Indie Beer Can award

18 May 2016 | By Beth Gault

The UK’s leading independent brewers gathered at the event to celebrate craft beer in a tin

Wine Wise website

Concha y Toro launches free category advice site for indies Subscription

17 May 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Wine-wise.co.uk gives retailers quick hints and advice to help maximise their wine sales

Spirits and wine

British Bottle Company seals US distribution deal Subscription

17 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

UK booze exports to the States reached a record high in 2015

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Joe Clayton of Beerd Brewery: Alternative CV Subscription

20 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

My first album was Smashing Pumpkins: Melancholy. Don’t judge

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Healthy convenience stores and brave beer pairings Subscription

12 May 2016

I congratulate the leadership team in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and National Services Scotland

bibendum

Conviviality adds Bibendum to its drinks mix Subscription

06 May 2016 | By Edward Devlin

But Diana Hunter insists she’s a long way off dominating British booze

Legendary Dracula

London Wine Fair 2016: pear drop drinks to Dracula wine

06 May 2016 | By Amy North

A round-up of 10 standout products from the London Wine Fair 2016 at Kensington Olympia

Lanchester Wines

Tipple tips from the London Wine Fair Subscription

04 May 2016 | By Amy North

We reveal the latest trends and innovations from the London Wine Fair

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Food Detectives: spurious stuff about soft drinks Subscription

03 May 2016 | By James Halliwell

Does drinking Diet Coke make you fat? No, because it contains zero calories. Case closed?

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Idris Elba helps make dreams come true with Purdey's Subscription

29 Apr 2016 | By Mark Dishman

In this follow-up ad, the actor asks a succession of trembling mortals what they want to be when they grow up

gin and tonic

Gin: from mother’s ruin to Britannia’s anti-a-Gin tonic Subscription

28 Apr 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Let’s raise two glasses – one of gin and one of scotch – to a prosperous future for the UK’s distillers

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Soft Drinks Category Report 2016 Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Natalie Brown

Britain is the fat man of Europe. Soft drinks are being blamed but new data shows a different story…

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Foster's new hero goes on the hunt for a new career Subscription

20 Apr 2016 | By Mark Dishman

Foster’s has a new hero: a ginger fella who works at a dry-cleaners

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Wine Category Report 2016

15 Apr 2016 Updated: 18 Apr 2016

So what has turned Britain into a nation of wine lovers? What’s driven overall wine prices up 0.5%?

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Wine Category Report 2016 Subscription

14 Apr 2016 | By Emma Sturgess

Britain has become a nation of fizz fanciers, having knocked back 40 million litres of Prosecco last year

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