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Drinks industry unites in fury at duty hike

Drinks industry unites in fury at duty hike

Drinks producers have reacted with anger at the 3.9 per cent duty increase that was confirmed in today's Budget.

Drinks industry unites in fury at duty hike
Bud Light is 3.5 per cent ABV

Get the lowdown on the UK launch of Bud Light

America's favourite beer has landed in the UK in a bid to crack the millennial market.

Bud Light is 3.5 per cent ABV
The campaign is called It's My Thing

Fruit Shoot brings interactive playboards to pubs

Kids' favourite, Robinsons Fruit Shoot, is to get its first global campaign, as brand owner Britvic looks to inspire children and their parents.

The campaign is called It's My Thing
Posh Jägermeister hits UK

Posh Jägermeister hits UK

Touted as a super-premium version of the shot brand, Jägermeister Manifest is based on the brand's original secret recipe but with added botanicals and time spent maturing in oak casks.

Posh Jägermeister hits UK
Low and no sugar Coca-Cola to outsell classic by 2018

Low and no sugar Coca-Cola to outsell classic by 2018

Zero and reduced sugar Coca-Cola sales will outstrip classic Coke sales for the first time next year, according to the brand owner.

Low and no sugar Coca-Cola to outsell classic by 2018
Graham Norton and the founders of Invivo Wines

Matthew Clark takes on Graham Norton’s wines

TV presenter Graham Norton's own wine range has been taken on by Matthew Clark from today (March 1).

Graham Norton and the founders of Invivo Wines
Two new beers have been launched under the Maltsmiths brand

Heineken’s new beer aims at the 75% that haven’t tried craft

Heineken has launched a new beer brand aimed at bringing new drinkers into the craft end of the market.

Two new beers have been launched under the Maltsmiths brand
Fuller's takes Unfiltered Pride in biggest launch for years

Fuller's takes Unfiltered Pride in biggest launch for years

Fuller's has unveiled what it has described as its biggest beer launch in a generation.

Fuller's takes Unfiltered Pride in biggest launch for years
71 per cent say they are not willing to may more than £4 a pint

Category Insights 2017: cask ale remains price sensitive

As we head into 2017 we reveal the second of our annual Category Insights features.

71 per cent say they are not willing to may more than £4 a pint
Prosecco remains popular

Category Insights 2017: Wine remains confusing for drinkers

Over 60 per cent of adults buy wine in some form or another – still white wine remains the most popular followed by red and rosé.

Prosecco remains popular
Dark spirits remain on trend

Category Insights 2017: Dark spirits shine bright

Two headline hitting events of last 12-months are set to have a significant impact on the spirits category over the next few years.

Dark spirits remain on trend
Soft Drinks are getting exciting

Category Insights 2017: soft drinks get exciting

Soft drinks, for so long the Cinderella of the drinks world, are finally having their moment in the spotlight.

Soft Drinks are getting exciting
Lager remains the most popular style of beer

Category Insights 2017: lager remains the biggest seller

Craft and cask beer may get all the headlines but lager remains the most important style in the market, accounting for almost three quarters of sales. 

Lager remains the most popular style of beer
Cider is going premium for growth

Category Insights 2017: Will cider return to growth?

Growth in cider has stalled in recent years with a series of poor summers and high profile sporting events, which favoured beer, taking their toll. 

Cider is going premium for growth
Blossom Hill Spritz to launch in the on-trade

Blossom Hill Spritz to launch in the on-trade

The burgeoning fruit wine category is to get a boost in the on-trade with the launch of Blossom Hill Spritz.

Blossom Hill Spritz to launch in the on-trade
The new branding features a T-Rex

New look for Butcombe Brewery

Somerset-based Butcombe Brewery has announced ambitious growth plans in a bid to become, "one of the nation's most popular brewers."

The new branding features a T-Rex
Kopparberg has launched two new ciders

Posh Kopparberg hits the UK

Kopparberg is looking for a slice of the Prosecco market with the launch of two new sparkling ciders.

Kopparberg has launched two new ciders
International Scotch Day will take place on February 10

International Scotch Day launched

Forget National Lost Sock Day (May 9) or even National Bed Month (March) drinks giant Diageo has launched International Scotch Day.

International Scotch Day will take place on February 10

Watch: How Carling pours more beer for footy fans

Carling is enabling licensees to pour perfect pints in a matter of seconds with this innovative dispense system. 

The new look is "modern and bold" said brewer Molson Coors

New look for Carling

A new look for the entire Carling range has been unveiled, as brewer Molson Coors looks to "energise the brand and the mainstream lager category."

The new look is "modern and bold" said brewer Molson Coors

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