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Sugar tax used by EU soft drinks firms to boost margins Subscription

02 Aug 2014 | By Ian Quinn

So-called “sugar taxes” lead to retailers and suppliers boosting profit margins on full-sugar and diet drinks…

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Tesco claims lead on super-strength beer and cider curbs

01 Aug 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco said this week it was years ahead of its rivals in removing super-strength beer and cider…

Peanut Hottie

Peanut Hottie drink hits the US with Walmart listings

01 Aug 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

British peanut butter drink Peanut Hottie has secured a listing in 2,499 US Walmart stores

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Global 50 food and drink suppliers: rankings and report Subscription

04 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

A dramatic slowdown in growth among the world’s biggest fmcg giants is underlined in our OC&C Global 50 rankings…

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Marston's show has One Ale of a Job to keep viewers interested

30 Aug 2014 | By James Halliwell

“We like to think of ourselves as the fourth emergency service,” said two cheery Marston’s drivers…

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Portman Group says voluntary action is tackling alcohol abuse Subscription

16 Aug 2014 | By Sarah Hanratty

From this week’s headlines, you wouldn’t think the overwhelming majority of adults in the UK drink responsibly…


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Duty stamps still on table

01 Sep 2013

As an interested party in the debate on duty fraud may I heartily support the FWD’s view about endorsement…

There's more to the US craft beer decline than meets the eye

01 Sep 2013

There’s been a dramatic fall in UK imports of American craft beers…

'Softly softly' is too slow

11 Aug 2013 | Updated: 12 Aug 2013

We at the Faculty of Public Health withdrew from the Responsibility Deal because we are dismayed and disappointed…

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