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Cornish Orchards unveils 330ml cans

Cornish Orchards has revealed three of its products in 330ml in a bid to enable licensees to maximise fridge space.

Ideal for fridges: the new cans are available in three varieties

Heineken's £5m Old Mout campaign to boost pub sales

24-Apr-2017 - Heineken-owned Old Mout will pump £5m into a new marketing campaign to drive more people to the pub this summer.

7 day beer line cleaning rule ‘not strictly true’

12-Apr-2017 - Cleaning beer lines every seven days is not necessarily the tell of good hygiene, on-trade cellar sanitisation firm Avani has claimed after a report outed the ‘dirtiest’ beer in Britain.

Pricey booze steadies wet sales in pubs

10-Apr-2017 - Expensive alcohol is helping pubs, bars and restaurants to increase or maintain profits from wet sales as consumers look for more premium experiences.

Where are the ‘dirtiest’ pints in Britain?

06-Apr-2017 - Operators in the south-west of England have been called out by this year’s Beer Quality Report as the most likely in the UK to pour pints from unclean lines....

Bad beer puts pubs at risk of ruin

06-Apr-2017 - Pubs face potential ruin if they do not improve the quality of their beer, especially in an environment of increased costs and competition from the likes of coffee shops and...

Magners unveils draught dark fruit flavour cider

06-Apr-2017 - Irish cider maker Magners has revealed a new flavour to its portfolio – Magners Dark Fruit.

Jack Daniel’s launches new Tennessee Cider

06-Apr-2017 - Jack Daniel’s (JD) has set its sights on the UK cider market with the launch of Bourbon-infused Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Cider to the on-trade.

Future Trends: Beer and Cider

Top beer and cider launches of 2017

31-Mar-2017 - Beer and cider producers are taking advantage of healthy on-trade sales and have already launched dozens of new products this year; here we look at just a few of the...

Why the apple is back on top for cider

31-Mar-2017 - Cider makers are convinced the apple is back and more drinkers will be enjoying the original ingredient with a more artisanal approach in the upcoming months and years. But there’s...

Westons launches Rosie’s Pig Rusted Wheel cherry cloudy cider

31-Mar-2017 - Westons has expanded its portfolio with a new cherry-flavoured cloudy cider – Rosie’s Pig Rusted Wheel.

Aspall launches new premium cider

28-Mar-2017 - Aspall has announced the launch of a premium, mid-strength cider named ‘Aspall Cyder’.

CAMRA backs report on health benefits of alcohol

28-Mar-2017 - The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has responded to a study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) that found moderate drinkers have a lower risk of heart attack, angina and heart failure when...

Heineken says Tesco cull has ‘no impact’ for on-trade business

22-Mar-2017 - Heineken has reassured the pub sector that despite Tesco slashing its range of the brand’s products in half it will have “no impact” for its on-trade business.

BBPA: beer should have been included in low-strength consultation

21-Mar-2017 - The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has hit out at the Government’s low-strength consultation, which focused on wine and cider, because beer was not included.

JD Wetherspoon to slash 7.5% off food and drink at 900+ pubs

16-Mar-2017 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) chairman Tim Martin will hack 7.5% off all food and drink prices for one day across his 900+ pub estate later this year to demonstrate the effect...

Bulmers launches ‘artisanal’ cider brand Orchard Pioneers

03-Mar-2017 - Heineken UK is growing Bulmers' portfolio with the release of two ciders under new brand 'Orchard Pioneers'.

Sour and extra strong beers recognised at world brewing awards

22-Feb-2017 - Three new categories have contributed to a leap in entries to the International Brewing and Cider Awards, with 50 countries putting forward more than 1,100 products.

JDW will be first pub chain to show drinks calories

19-Feb-2017 - Calorie information for all pub giant JD Wetherspoon’s (JDW) drinks will be shown on its menu and website for the first time from next month.

Tradition is key to keeping cider alive

08-Feb-2017 - Cider makers must work harder to uphold the tradition and values of the drink if the segment is to have a strong future, according to National Association of Cider Makers...


Men push women off #DryJanuary wagon

04-Jan-2017 - Men are more likely to push their female partners off the #DryJanuary wagon, goad them into breaking healthy drinking plans and consume more alcohol than the other way round.

Drinks predictions

What 2017 has in store for the drinks category

03-Jan-2017 - Last year was a mixed bag for the pub trade, from the shockwaves following the ‘Leave’ vote of the EU referendum, to the heavily delayed pubs code and the anguish...

The Drinks List: Top 100 Brands

07-Dec-2016 - Drinking habits are changing as consumers are faced with more choice than ever, but in The Morning Advertiser's Drinks List: Top 100 Brands, there is a positive story showing a healthy...

The Drinks List: Top 100 Brands

The Drinks List: Strongbow Dark Fruit ranks highest cider in top 100

01-Dec-2016 - Strongbow Dark Fruit has beaten countless other cider brands to come out top in The Morning Advertiser’s Drinks List: Top 100 Brands.

Drinks trends

Drinks Trends: what was big in 2016 and what is to come

29-Nov-2016 - We all know that gin and craft beer are the big movers and shakers in drinks trends right now. But what else is making the ground move for licensees, and...