Social media campaign launched to support British and Irish drinks industry
The #RaiseAGlass campaign has been created to encourage British and Irish drinkers to make local choices and discover the unique ‘gems’ on their doorstep.
Montelektro and 8Sigma team up to develop MES solution for breweries
Two Croatia-based companies, Montelektro and 8Sigma have together developed a software solution that will meet specific requirements of the modern brewing industry.
New head of brewing for Campden BRI
Derek Orford has joined Campden BRI as head of brewing services.
Marco Beverage Systems joins cold water market
Marco Beverage Systems, a manufacturer of hot water and coffee brewing systems, has announced the launch of Friia – its first venture into the cold and cold/sparkling water market.
Serious Pig launches crowdfunding campaign
Snack brand Serious Pig has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £350k to fund growth of the business over the next three years.
Japan’s Asahi buys Fuller’s for $327 million
Japanese brewer Asahi is buying the beer business of Britain’s Fuller Smith & Turner’s for £250 million ($327 million), in a deal that will allow Fuller’s to focus on its pub and hotel holdings.
NRA 2019 What’s Hot Culinary Forecast
The National Restaurant Association has published its 2019 What’s Hot Culinary Forecast (aka What’s Hot Survey).
Budweiser to use 100% renewable energy
Budweiser is to be brewed with 100% renewable electricity by 2020, following AB InBev UK’s deal with Europe’s largest solar energy company, Lightsource BP.
The ‘Good Beer Doing Good’ Box
The ‘Good Beer Doing Good’ Box from Beer Bods, celebrates breweries that are “making the world a slightly better place”.
Carlsberg snaps up ‘world premier’ packaging solution
Carlsberg has unveiled what it’s calling a ‘world premier’ sustainable packaging solution.
Aduna launches African Super-Teas
Africa-inspired health food brand Aduna has launched a range of African Super-Teas.
EFSA launches enzyme exposure tool
EFSA has published a tool for estimating chronic dietary exposure to food enzymes used in different food processes.
India takes over packaged tea market
According to the latest Mintel research, while the story of tea begins in China, India took the top spot as the global leader in volume sales of packaged tea last year.
Molson Coors acquires Aspall Cyder
Molson Coors Brewing Company has announced the expansion of its cider portfolio with the acquisition of Aspall Cyder.