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Pernod Ricard buys remaining stake in Avión Spirits French alcoholic beverages group Pernod Ricard has acquired the remaining stake in Avión Spirits, completing the buyout of its partner in the Tequila joint venture. Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Pernod Ricard buys remaining stake in Avión Spirits By DBR Staff Writer
French alcoholic beverages group Pernod Ricard has acquired the remaining stake in Avión Spirits, completing the buyout of its partner in the Tequila joint venture.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News RNDC to handle Florida distribution of Rebecca Creek Distillery's artisan spirits San Antonio, Texas-based Rebecca Creek Distillery is expanding into the Florida market via a new agreement with Republic National Distributing Co. (RNDC).
News Balblair releases 1991 and 2000 limited edition whiskies By DBR Staff Writer
International Beverage Holdings’ subsidiary Balblair has released limited run second release of its 2000 vintage and third release of its 1991 vintage Scotch whiskies.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Castle Brands joins BBCo’s collaborative distilling program Castle Brands, the maker of Jefferson’s Bourbon, has joined the Bardstown Bourbon Company's (BBCo) Collaborative Distilling Program.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News Asahi re-launches Super Dry beer in UK By DBR Staff Writer
Asahi UK has re-launched its Super Dry beer in the UK, brewed in the same authentic form as the beer sold in Japan.
Alcoholic Beverages > Beer > News Vintage Wine Estates buys Tamarack Cellars Vintage Wine Estates has acquired Tamarack Cellars in Walla Walla, Washington, to expand its Pacific Northwest footprint.
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Pernod Ricard buys remaining stake in Avión Spirits
By DBR Staff Writer
French alcoholic beverages group Pernod Ricard has acquired the remaining stake in Avión Spirits, completing the buyout of its partner in the Tequila joint venture.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Balblair releases 1991 and 2000 limited edition whiskies
By DBR Staff Writer
International Beverage Holdings’ subsidiary Balblair has released limited run second release of its 2000 vintage and third release of its 1991 vintage Scotch whiskies.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News

Non-alcoholic

Diet Coke adds new flavors targeting millenials
By DBR Staff Writer
Coca-Cola is set to launch four new flavors of Diet Coke in North America targeted at millennials.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Soft Drinks > News
Hydrive Energy Water launches two new flavours
Hydrive Energy Water has launched two new flavors, Kiwi Melon and Grape Fusion, which join the company's line up to offer consumers with the hydration benefits of water and the added function of energy from B vitamins and caffeine.
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.
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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.
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Markets & Regulations

Hong Kong, Argentina sign MOU to promote wine trade
By DBR Staff Writer
Hong Kong and Argentina have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to co-operate and promote wine trade between the two countries.
Alcoholic Beverages > Wine > News
EU alleges AB InBev of breach of competition practices in Belgium
By DBR Staff Writer
The European Commission has accused Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) of ‘abusing its dominant position’ in the Belgian market by preventing cheaper imports of its Jupiler and Leffe beers from the Netherlands and France into the country.
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