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CAMRA will not represent all pub-goers, beer, cider and perry drinkers

Camra vote leaves lager still out in the cold

A vote at the organisation's AGM and conference this weekend (April 21-22) to widen its remit to act for "all pub-goers and beer, cider and perry drinkers" gained just 72 per cent of the vote and not the 75 per cent needed.

CAMRA will not represent all pub-goers, beer, cider and perry drinkers
Plan to ban plastic straws following pubs lead

Plan to ban plastic straws following pubs lead

Plans have been put in place by the government to ban plastic straws and drink stirrers, which could become legislation within the next year.

Plan to ban plastic straws following pubs lead
Accolade launches 50cl bottles and Echo Falls Festi Falls

Wine needs to be democratised says Accolade Wines

Hardys, Echo Falls and Kumala brand owner Accolade Wines launched a new strategy and products to help boost the wine category.

Accolade launches 50cl bottles and Echo Falls Festi Falls
Crowns Cellars refreshes spirits portfolio

Crowns Cellars refreshes spirits portfolio

Crown Cellars has refreshed its spirits offering, and given the portfolio a fresh brand name: Distilled.

Crowns Cellars refreshes spirits portfolio
Tia Maria has launched Coffee Cocktail Month

Did you know April was Coffee Cocktail Month?

Liqueur brand Tia Maria is supporting the activity in pubs to highlight the profit opportunity of coffee cocktails for licensees.

Tia Maria has launched Coffee Cocktail Month
Heineken also launched Old Mout Alcohol Free cider

Heineken moves into alcohol free cider and rebrands its Maltsmiths range

The brewer unveiled the products at the launch of its Green Paper - Old Mout Berries & Cherries Alcohol Free and the new look Maltsmiths American style IPA and Pilsner style Lager.

Heineken also launched Old Mout Alcohol Free cider
Campari Group is launching O'ndina into the UK first

New Italian craft gin from Campari

The small-batch gin is made with fresh basil and 18 other Mediterranean botanicals and has been launched in the UK first before a global roll-out later this year.

Campari Group is launching O'ndina into the UK first
Heineken launched its Green Paper to unlock £1bn for pubs and bars

Heineken wants to help pubs unlock an extra £1bn over three years

Heineken revealed The Green Paper, which details the results of its "most extensive" piece of category research to date and its new strategy to grow the on-trade by £1bn.

Heineken launched its Green Paper to unlock £1bn for pubs and bars
Coffee shop numbers to steam past pubs

Coffee shop numbers to steam past pubs

There will be more coffee shops than pubs in just over a decade with three new stores opening across the UK every day.

Coffee shop numbers to steam past pubs
Fever-Tree is joining the fight against malaria

Fever-Tree fights malaria

Tonic brand Fever-Tree is joining the fight against malaria this month, by donating cash to the cause for every social media post which mentions the brand or the charity Malaria No More in April.

Fever-Tree is joining the fight against malaria
Banks's has relaunched Sunbeam

Banks’s has revamped its Sunbeam brew

The new design makes the most of the Sunbeam Motorcycle Factory, which was the original inspiration for the name of the ale.

Banks's has relaunched Sunbeam
Guinness Pilsner and Guinness IPA launched

Guinness launches another lager – and an IPA

Two more beers have been added to the Guinness portfolio – Guinness Open Gate Pilsner and Guinness Open Gate Citra IPA.

Guinness Pilsner and Guinness IPA launched
Fever-Tree launches Refreshingly Light low calorie range

Fever-Tree is launching the “UK‘s largest selection of low-calorie mixers”

The Refreshingly Light range consists of eight low calorie mixers, made by blending fruit sugars with the same botanicals as the regular range.

Fever-Tree launches Refreshingly Light low calorie range
Stowford Press Mixed Berries will launch in April

Westons moves Stowford Press into fruit cider for the first time

The new Stowford Press Mixed Berries flavour will be available exclusively in pubs and bars on draught this summer.

Stowford Press Mixed Berries will launch in April
A big push for "sleeping giant" Tetley's ale

A big push for "sleeping giant" Tetley's ale

Carlsberg has introduced a number of innovations to the on trade for 2018, including a comprehensive rebrand of its historic brand, Tetley's ale.

A big push for "sleeping giant" Tetley's ale
Monte Rosso is part of a raft of new Britvic drinks

Britvic wants us all to “drink differently”

Soft drink company Britvic believes there's a £2.6 billion opportunity in the soft drinks market, as people cut down on alcohol and seek out zero proof drinks.

Monte Rosso is part of a raft of new Britvic drinks
SIBA and Inapub announce winners of best craft beer pubs

SIBA and Inapub announce winners of best craft beer pubs

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) business award winners have been announced, including the UK's best craft beer bars, in association with Inapub.

SIBA and Inapub announce winners of best craft beer pubs
A bumper day for Guinness this St Patrick's Day

Barstaff to spend 49.2 years pouring Guinness

Don't believe us? It's true and here's how...

A bumper day for Guinness this St Patrick's Day
Old Speckled Hen has launched its biggest campaign to date

Pub PoS to support Old Speckled Hen campaign

Brewer Greene King is offering licensees a range of PoS to help highlight its biggest ever media campaign for the ale in pubs.

Old Speckled Hen has launched its biggest campaign to date

Old Speckled Hen is updating its image with a £1.1m campaign

Brewer Greene King has given the brand's fox character a "sleek and urban" image in its biggest campaign to date to give the beer modern day appeal.

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