C&C Group, the drinks group behind Magners, has set out the rationale behind its approach for Spirit Pub Company, with sources close to the company suggesting that it is preparing a further bid for the Chef & Brewer operator.
The spectre of alcohol minimum pricing has been raised once again in a new policy paper from Public Health England (PHE).
One in seven pubs would not serve customers a 125ml glass of wine if they asked for it, despite it being a legal requirement under recent amendments to the Licensing Act.
Global brewer Heineken is backing new project called ‘Helping Britain Blossom’ aiming to restore over 100 orchards across the country.
Spirits are part of the answer to a vibrant and profitable on-trade, yet many pubs are missing out on their potential, according to Miles Beale, chief executive of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).
September saw average household spend on eating out rise 7% year-on-year while the figure for drinking out dropped 6%.
Arkell’s has brewed a new commemorative beer for the Royal British Legion as part of the WWI 100th anniversary this year.
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