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Tesco to ditch plastic rings and shrink wrap from its entire beer and cider range

2021-05-10T13:56:00+01:00By

The supermarket will stop receiving drinks that are held together by soft plastic rings and shrink wraps this month

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Portman Group rules against ‘Quickie’ wine brand over ‘demeaning’ artwork

2021-05-10T11:32:00+01:00By

A complaint against Quickie wine was made to the watchdog by a member of the public who argued it was sexist

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City News: AB InBev’s new top team will benefit from post-lockdown resurgences

2021-05-07T14:45:00+01:00By

AB InBev confirmed on Thursday that CEO Carlos Brito would step down after 15 years in charge, to be replaced by North America chief Michel Doukeris, amid a strong rebound of first quarter sales as coronavirus restrictions eased across key markets.

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Beer shortages in c-stores as hospitality demand soars

2021-05-07T11:27:00+01:00By ,

The Grocer has spoken to numerous industry sources who are facing supply issues on core beer lines

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New ‘competitive’ online drinks retailer to cut out wholesalers

2021-05-06T13:42:00+01:00By

Launched by three ex-industry professionals, the online drinks marketplace promises producers and consumers a ‘fair deal’

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City snapshot: AB InBev boss Carlos Brito to step down

2021-05-06T08:00:00+01:00By

The world’s largest brewer AB InBev has announced CEO Carlos Brito will step down after 15 years in charge, to be replaced by North America chief Michel Doukeris. Plus ABI posts strong start to 2021, Virgin Wines and Glanbia up guidance and all the rest of the latest news from the City

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Hooch makes move into spirits with gins and rum

2021-05-05T11:17:00+01:00By

The flamboyant RTD brand has unveiled a trio of 37.5% abv drinks

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Taylor’s Port moves into RTDs with Chip Dry & Tonic launch

2021-05-04T15:13:00+01:00By

The launch follows a steep rise in port sales to the UK during lockdown

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Guinness spin-off Hop House 13 to be axed in Britain

2021-04-29T08:23:00+01:00By

Diageo plans to focus its core Guinness brand

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Curious Brewery hires former Budvar and Liberation Group bosses

2021-04-28T15:01:00+01:00By

It was bought by PE firm Risk Capital earlier this year

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Spar adds first bag-in-box wine to own-label range

2021-04-28T14:01:00+01:00By

They will be priced at £14.99 and supported with in-store PoS and digital communication