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(left to right) Heineken CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer will hand over to Dolf van den Brink

Heineken CEO to step down

By Michelle Perrett

Dolf van den Brink is set to take over as CEO at Heineken from the beginning of June.

Rooster's £850k brewing will double the brewer's output

Craft brewer invests £850k in new site

By James Ridler

Harrogate-based Rooster’s Brewing Company has invested £850,000 in a new brewery and taproom in a bid to meet demand for its range of craft beers.

Unite is seeking assurances for workers after Typhoo announces redundancies

Union seeks assurances over Typhoo Tea jobs

By James Ridler

Workers union Unite has pledged to seek assurances for staff members at Typhoo Tea’s Moreton factory, after the manufacturer announced plans to axe 76 roles at the site.

Unilever reviews tea business

Unilever reviews tea business

By Michelle Perrett

Unilever has launched a strategic review of its tea business after admitting “subdued consumer demand” for black tea.

Suntory takes 10% stake in Macallan owner

Suntory takes 10% stake in Edrington

By Michelle Perrett

Suntory Holdings, the Japanese drinks group, has purchased 10% of Scottish-based spirits company Edrington for an undisclosed sum.

C&C Group lists cider brands Magners and Bulmers among its portfolio

Magners maker in hunt for new boss

By Noli Dinkovski

Magners and Tennent’s maker C&C Group is on the lookout for a new chief executive after Stephen Glancey announced his intention to retire.

Lynch: 'Unless we... start believing in 100% rPET, we won’t get the investment we need in improving the quality of waste recycling'

Belu makes the case for 100% rPET

By Paul Gander

Sustainability-conscious water brand Belu has justified moving its bottles from 50% recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) to 100% rPET, while avoiding options such as aluminium.

Tariff increases on Scotch whisky threaten any future trade deals with the US

Whisky tariffs threaten future trade with US

By James Ridler

Further tariffs on Scotch whisky by the US could threaten future trade negotiations with the superpower after the UK’s split with the EU, workers union GMB has warned.

The Oldham site is twice the size of LWC Drinks' current facility

Drinks facility to create up to 50 jobs

By Rod Addy

LWC Drinks has bought a new 46,134m2 warehouse and manufacturing facility and plans to move operations there in summer 2020, creating up to 50 jobs in the first year of its operation.

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