diageo news

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Diageo rolls out zero-alcohol Tanqueray

It rolls into Sainsbury’s this week ahead of a wider retail rollout from April onwards

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CMA gives Diageo the green light to complete Chase acquisition

UK regulators have cleared Diageo’s acquisition of Chase Distillery after concluding the deal will not result in a “substantial lessening of competition”.

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Spirit sales in North America uplift Diageo despite closure of pubs

The maker of Johnnie Walker and Guinness surprised the market on Thursday by reporting a 1% rise in organic net sales

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City snapshot: US growth boosts Diageo despite pandemic hit to travel sales

Global spirits giant Diageo has shrugged off the closure of pubs and bars across the world and a slump in travel retail to post a rise in organic sales. Plus trading updates from Fever-Tree, Britvic, Tate & Lyle and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Gordon’s pushes into low & no with 0.0% spirit

It makes Gordon’s by far the biggest spirits brand so far to launch a non-alcoholic version of its core liquid


Diageo to roll out voluntary health warning labels

The labels will first roll out across its one litre bottles of Smirnoff and Gordon’s Pink Gin in early 2021

analysis & features

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What Virgin Wines £100m public listing tells us

Private interest in Virgin Wines was thought to be strong, but the group is going public instead


10 challenger brands that smashed their crowdfunding targets this year

The coronavirus pandemic left many strapped for cash, but these small, punchy grocery brands still managed to raise millions to fund ambitious expansion and innovation

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The fastest-growing products and categories during the pandemic: Top Products 2020

Our list shows how grocery in 2020 has enjoyed some, quite literally, meaty sales 


Why is Amazon suddenly seeing big growth in booze?

The online titan has been laying the groundwork for some time


Waitrose’s 2021 Food & Drink report: the top stats, facts and findings

Consumers are doubling-down on support for British produce, according to the report

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‘Conscious’ spirits, autumnal flavours and champagne: what’s new in booze for October?

The Grocer takes a look at the hottest booze launches heading to UK retailers’ shelves