Drinks

Sales of Irn Bru dipped in the first quarter

Irn Bru maker, AG Barr posts turnover up 4%

By Freddie Dawson

AG Barr, maker of the iconic beverage Irn Bru, has overcome manufacturing problems, bad weather and tough market conditions to post turnover 4% up at £124M during the first six months of this year.

Survival of the fittest

Survival of the fittest

By Graham Holter

It seems incredible that human beings ever managed to exist without functional drinks. They supply us with a vital energy boost when our natural reserves are running low, and soothe us into relaxation when stress takes its toll. They supply all the vital...

Productive spirit

Productive spirit

By Rod Addy

Mark Twain once said: "Too much of anything is bad, but too much of good whiskey is barely enough." It's a motto that Diageo's Cameronbridge distillery in Scotland takes very much to heart, although perhaps not quite in the way Twain...

Stratum sets up beverage lab

Stratum sets up beverage lab

US firm Stratum Nutrition has further new product plans for the EU market and plans to set up a beverage laboratory based at Reus in Spain, according to Michael Faber, the company's business manager for Europe and Asia.