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UK Supreme Court supports Scottish minimum alcohol pricing The UK Supreme Court has rejected an appeal put forward by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) against Scotland’s decision to have a minimum unit pricing for alcohol. News
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News UK Supreme Court supports Scottish minimum alcohol pricing By DBR Staff Writer
The UK Supreme Court has rejected an appeal put forward by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) against Scotland’s decision to have a minimum unit pricing for alcohol.
News Ardgowan distillery wins £1m grant from Scottish Government Ardgowan Distillery has secured nearly £1m grant from the Scottish Government for the construction of a new new lowland malt whisky distillery and visitor centre in Inverclyde.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Small Town Craft Spirits debuts Not Your Father's Bourbon in US Small Town Craft Spirits has launched Not Your Father's Bourbon, the first in a new line of spirits for the spirits company, in the US.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News FrieslandCampina completes sale of Riedel to Standard Investment By DBR Staff Writer
Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has completed sale of fresh fruit juice and other fruit juices company Riedel to Standard Investment.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Fruit Juice > News Jim Beam releases Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey By DBR Staff Writer
Beam Suntory-owned whiskey brand Jim Beam has released an unfiltered, 100-proof Kentucky Straight bourbon whiskey.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News

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UK Supreme Court supports Scottish minimum alcohol pricing
By DBR Staff Writer
The UK Supreme Court has rejected an appeal put forward by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) against Scotland’s decision to have a minimum unit pricing for alcohol.
News
Ardgowan distillery wins £1m grant from Scottish Government
Ardgowan Distillery has secured nearly £1m grant from the Scottish Government for the construction of a new new lowland malt whisky distillery and visitor centre in Inverclyde.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News

Non-alcoholic

FrieslandCampina completes sale of Riedel to Standard Investment
By DBR Staff Writer
Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has completed sale of fresh fruit juice and other fruit juices company Riedel to Standard Investment.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Fruit Juice > News
Nestle acquires Chameleon Cold-Brew
By DBR Staff Writer
Nestle USA has acquired Chameleon Cold-Brew for an undisclosed price to expand its coffee portfolio.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Soft Drinks > News

Technology

Gruppo Campari's sales increase 8.1% in first nine months of 2017
By DBR Staff Writer
Gruppo Campari's sales grew by 8.1% to €1.27bn for the first nine months of 2017, compared to €1.18bn for the same period in 2016.
Technology > Packaging > News
Plastipak and AriZona Beverage partner to commercialize ThermoShape system in US
By DBR Staff Writer
AriZona Beverages and Plastipak have partnered to commercialize the first ThermoShape system in the US.
Technology > Packaging > News

Markets & Regulations

UK and EU wine and spirit trade bodies unite on Brexit
The UK's Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has joined forces with trade bodies from across Europe to agree a ground breaking Brexit position paper.
News
Seven companies pledge to limit sugar content in drinks sold in Singapore
By DBR Staff Writer
Seven beverage companies including Coca-Cola, Nestle and PepsiCo have pledged to reduce the sugar content in their beverages sold in Singapore.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Soft Drinks > News