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Pubcos warned over compliance with Industry Framework Code

Pub companies are increasingly waiving business plans when granting new lease and tenancy agreements, resulting in them being non-compliant with the Industry Framework Code (IFC), according to a new report from the Pub Governing Body (PGB).

Magners adds some Irish spirit to its new cider

The burgeoning “spider” (aka spirit cider) category has a new entrant in the form of Magners with Irish whiskey.

Thatchers aims at a "new generation" with two new ciders

Two ciders designed to appeal to a new generation of cider lovers, are joining the Thatchers portfolio.

M&B like-for-like sales up 4.8% over Christmas period

Managed pub operator Mitchells & Butlers has reported like-for-like sales up 4.8% for the festive fortnight and 7.1% on Christmas Day, when more than 200,000 meals were sold.

Beer Innovation Summit returns for third year

The Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s dedicated beer category event — the Beer Innovation Summit — is returning again this year to a new venue.

BrewDog launches distribution arm with Stone deal

BrewDog's new UK import and distribution division has been launched today (29 January) with an exclusive deal to import beers from California craft brewer, Stone Brewing Co.

First canned craft cider launched by Westons

The revival in cans has reached the cider market with the launch of the first canned craft cider from H Westons & Sons.

Sharp’s Brewery aims to reignite drinkers 'sense of adventure'

New research reveals that 61% of Brits would re-live the last 10 years and make them more adventurous given the chance, according to Sharp’s Brewery.

Black Sheep brewery targets music lovers

Music lovers are the target of a new beer company, created by brothers Rob and Jo Theakston of the Black Sheep Brewing dynasty, and beer marketing consultant, Jonny Kirkham.

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