Beverage Trade Network News


LCBO Holiday Sales Top $1 billion

29/01/2015 | With one million more transactions than the same period the year before, for the first time, sales at Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) during the holiday period broke the $1 billion mark. ($1,002,863,000).


Distillery Receives Sustainability Award

29/01/2015 | If walls could talk at the Bombay Sapphire Distillery at Laverstoke Mill, they'd tell you that they once served the British Empire, that years of disuse did not diminish their architectural beauty, and that they now house one of the most forward-thinking, sustainable gin brands in the world, within.


Pernod Ricard has thirst to be first

29/01/2015 | Alexandre Ricard, who becomes chairman and chief executive of the French group in two weeks’ time, has told the drinks business in an exclusive interview that it is his ambition to become the world’s biggest premium spirits group, knocking Diageo off its perch.


Diageo reports lower than expected sales

29/01/2015 | Diageo saw its overall revenue fall flat in the first half, with the continued slowdown in China, Russia and North America hampering the company’s efforts to make a return to growth.