alcoholic beverages

03 Oct 2023
--- The UK government is reviewing the threshold for labeling a beverage as “alcohol-free” as part of a package of plans geared toward decreasing the appetite for alcohol. Officials are also encouraging industry to... Read More
28 Sep 2023
--- Stravito has unveiled its latest generative AI feature that delivers fast and distilled market research and insights to F&B brands looking to stay on top of trends. The update reduces the time spent researching and... Read More
28 Sep 2023
--- The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has published a report criticizing the EU’s wine policy for failing to meet its environmental and competitiveness objectives. The report found that the EU spent around €500... Read More
27 Sep 2023
--- The food and beverage (F&B) industry is gearing up for the Anuga trade show in Cologne, Germany (Oct 7-11), where the latest trends and innovations will be on display. With changing consumer preferences, sustainability... Read More
15 Sep 2023
--- In industry news this week, Austrian food-tech start-up Revo Foods announced it will launch a 3D-printed vegan salmon filet in Rewe supermarket. The mycoprotein-based filet becomes the world’s first 3D-printed food... Read More
01 Sep 2023
--- Industry is urging the UK government to tackle the endemic labor shortages, which are costing producers millions – in excess of £192 million (US$243.5 million) in the last quarter alone, according to the Food and... Read More
29 Aug 2023
--- Food inflation decelerated to 11.5% in August, down from 13.4% in July, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC). This is its lowest level for almost a year. But, the retail organization says the decline could have... Read More
25 Aug 2023
--- Heineken has completed the transaction to sell its Russia operations to Arnest Group. The transaction has received all the required approvals and concludes what was started last March to exit Russia, incurring an expected... Read More
11 Aug 2023
--- In this week’s news, Scottish start-up Seaweed Enterprises plans to scale up operations to boost seaweed as an abundant ocean resource for nutritious food. Tyson Foods shuts more chicken plants in the US and Beyond... Read More
09 Aug 2023
--- Glenlivet Speyside single malt scotch whisky is launching The Glenlivet Twist & Mix Cocktails, a new line of premium, ready-to-serve, whisky-based cocktails. The line uses a twist cap to mix a burst of cocktail... Read More
04 Aug 2023
--- Beer giants AB InBev, Molson Coors and Heineken have all shown growing revenues in their financial results for the first half of the year. Nonetheless, challenges such as high input prices and a soft Asia Pacific beer market... Read More
04 Aug 2023
--- In this week’s news, IFF completed the previously announced divestiture of its Flavor Specialty Ingredients business to Exponent, while Livekindly Collective announced the acquisition of California-based Alpha Foods.... Read More
31 Jul 2023
--- Inflation-battered UK consumers will have to deal with higher prices for most spirits, wines and beers at grocery shelves and pubs. Alcohol brewers flag that the new tax duty that come into force tomorrow (August 1) are... Read More
28 Jul 2023
--- Univar Solutions is growing its association with Kalsec for advanced hop ingredients in the US. The move adds to their current partnership, which includes the distribution of Kalsec’s natural taste and sensory, colors... Read More
24 Jul 2023
--- Belgian technology company Zetes is providing champagne producer Maison Burtin with digitalized traceability solutions through automated processes using new label printing, application and picking technologies. The project... Read More
17 Jul 2023
--- Russia will temporarily seize control of Danone and Carlsberg subsidiaries in the country as the operations have been put in “temporary management” of the state, under a new order signed by Russian President... Read More
14 Jul 2023
--- Anchor Brewing shut down its business after 127 years. The San Francisco-based brewer is exiting the market due to inflation, the effects of the pandemic and declining sales since 2016. The company is selling off its... Read More
03 Jul 2023
--- Guinness will increase its non-alcoholic beer production by almost 300% following a €25 million (US$27.2 million) investment in a new manufacturing plant in St. James’s Gate, Dublin, Ireland.
30 Jun 2023
--- Purchasing data of 8,400 German households show that almost half behaved unsustainably due to high consumption of meat or sweet snacks. At the same time, consumers stated they intentionally reduced their meat consumption and... Read More
29 Jun 2023
--- Crystal Head Vodka has adorned its signature skull bottle in multicolor splatters creating a limited-edition “Paint Your Pride” bottle in honor of this Pride month. The 750 mL skull shape is made to... Read More