From consolidation of businesses to health pressures, the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks sector - both hot and cold - is under pressure to reform. Whether you’re a brand owner or contract packer you need to uncork the bottle of market intelligence.
A Morrisons wine promotion provoked outrage from shoppers after it failed to meet the demand it had created, provoking a reprimand from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has won the coveted Beverage Manufacturing Company of the Year in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs), at the London Park Lane Hilton...
Hundreds of top industry professionals thronged London’s Hilton hotel recently to celebrate the food manufacturing Oscars, many of them armed with smartphones to tweet the highlights of the event. Here...
The world’s first boozy olives for alcoholic drinks have been launched by Olives Et Al.
A 170-year old beer found in a shipwreck is to be recreated by the Finnish-based brewery Stallhagen and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.
Dundee Cake looks set to become the next food product to receive Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status after Scotland’s food secretary Richard Lochhead launched a national consultation to consider the...
Next month's Health Ingredients Europe (HiE) and Natural Ingredients (Ni) shows are an ideal opportunity to catch up on the latest trends and new products on the market, says Nicholas...
Nik Fordham is Bombay Sapphire’s first master distiller, he tells Nicholas Robinson
Food minister George Eustice has stressed the importance of the soft drinks industry to the UK economy and applauded its achievements in reducing its environmental impact.
Mondelēz International is to invest £30M at its Banbury coffee plant in Oxfordshire, creating 80 jobs.
Pact Coffee founder Stephen Rapoport scooped the crown at the first Investec Food & Drink Entrepreneur of the Year awards, held at the House of Commons last week.
Soft drinks makers are preparing to fight off mounting attacks they expect from health groups and other critics in the run-up to next year’s general election, the president of the...
German brewery Arcobräu Gräfliches Brauhaus, which has its headquarters in the Lower Bavarian village of Moos, has brought its bottling kit up to date with a new filler from Krones,...
Masons Yorkshire Gin founder Karl Mason has built a £250,000 turnover distilling business in under a year, despite having no previous manufacturing experience.
Diageo has agreed to sell its Bushmills Irish whiskey brand to Jose Cuervo Overseas in return for full ownership and control of Casa Cuervo’s tequila brand Don Julio and $408M...
Weakening global demand for Scotch whisky could put the brakes on Diageo’s plans to upgrade its northern distilleries as part of the business’s £1bn expansion plan announced in 2007.
Introducing calorie labelling on alcoholic drinks could boost alcohol consumption, according to a leading nutritionist.
Coffee manufacturers could boost sales by developing the broader variety of products that consumers buy elsewhere in Europe, according to Carlos Diaz, food director at Food Innovation Solutions (FIS).
Drinks company Diageo Scotland has been fined for safety failings after two workers were injured in falls at separate plants in Moray.
The origins of Bombay Sapphire gin date back to 1761, when Thomas Dakin developed a novel recipe for gin.
The A1(M) southbound carriage was closed today (September 21), near Peterborough in Cambridgeshire, after a lorry carrying beer, wine and spirits overturned in high winds.
Nestlé’s UK sales proved weak in the first nine months of 2014, although the global food giant still achieved low growth in Europe overall.
Glanbia has completed its acquisition of US sports nutrition firm The Isopure Company on schedule.
Diageo’s Captain Morgan brand has again fallen fowl of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for featuring a parrot that it deemed could appeal to children.
Crisp Malting Group is investing thousands of pounds in a combined heat and power (CHP) unit to slash its carbon emissions by an estimated 2,386t annually.