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South Africa's Distell to acquire 75% stake in Cruz Vodka brand South Africa-based wine and spirits maker Distell Group has agreed to acquire a 75% stake in Cruz Vodka brand from Blue Sky Brand Co (BSBC). Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Campari America launches Whiskey Barons Collection Campari America has breathed new life into long-forgotten pre-prohibition bourbons with the launch of the Whiskey Barons collection.
News South Africa's Distell to acquire 75% stake in Cruz Vodka brand South Africa-based wine and spirits maker Distell Group has agreed to acquire a 75% stake in Cruz Vodka brand from Blue Sky Brand Co (BSBC).
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News Endangered Wine releases new lifestyle label Endangered-Wine has launched its new label of select wines from the fertile grounds of Northern California.
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Heineken sees beer volumes increase in Europe and Asia Pacific Drinks giant Heineken reported an organic rise in beer volumes of 0.5% in Europe and 5.4% in Asia Pacific in the first quarter of this year.
Alcoholic Beverages > Beer > News Tequila sales rise in UK, says WSTA According to the Wines & Spirits Trade Association, tequila sales in the UK are on the rise, as Brits are moving away from shots and enjoying quality tequila in cocktails or as sipping spirit.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News Diageo to cut over 100 Scottish jobs over Brexit concerns Drinks giant Diageo is planning to cut more than 100 jobs across its Scottish operations because of concerns over Brexit.
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South Africa's Distell to acquire 75% stake in Cruz Vodka brand
South Africa-based wine and spirits maker Distell Group has agreed to acquire a 75% stake in Cruz Vodka brand from Blue Sky Brand Co (BSBC).
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Endangered Wine releases new lifestyle label
Endangered-Wine has launched its new label of select wines from the fertile grounds of Northern California.
Alcoholic Beverages > Wine > News

Non-alcoholic

Long Island Iced Tea signs distribution agreement with Big Geyser
Long Island Iced Tea has selected Big Geyser as its strategic long-term distributor in the New York region in the US.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Soft Drinks > News
Affluent Partners to acquire 33% stake in Dellos Group
Affluent Partners has entered into a conditional agreement to purchase 33% of the entire issued share capital of Dellos Group, for HK$79.2m ($10.19m).
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Soft Drinks > News

Technology

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
UPM Raflatac introduces new Ice and Ice Premium label stock for wines
By DBR Staff Writer
UPM Raflatac has launched a new range of label stock products designed to meet the exacting standards of the wine industry in the European market.
Technology > Packaging > News

Markets & Regulations

UK's sugar tax will raise less revenue than expected
UK Chancellor Phillip Hammond said that a sugar tax on soft drinks will raise less money than anticipated as companies have started working on reducing the quantity of sugar they use in their drinks.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Soft Drinks > News
Niche Drinks secures approval to build Irish whiskey distillery
Niche Drinks has secured approval from Derry City & Strabane District Council to construct a distillery in Derry, Northern Ireland, for its Irish whiskey brand The Quiet Man.
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