What the Sunday papers said…

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JD Wetherspoon disappointed the market yesterday with a sharp drop in first-half trading profits and news that trading had deteriorated further last...

JD Wetherspoon disappointed the market yesterday with a sharp drop in first-half trading profits and news that trading had deteriorated further last month as consumers shunned a night out on the high street for the comfort of their homes - Financial Times

Premier Foods used its results announcement to stress it would not suffer financially from the drama surrounding contaminated Worcester Sauce - Financial Times​Click here to read more on thePublican.com.

Premier Foods sounds confident when it says that the Sudan 1 recall should not have a material effect on the company… based on the belief that customer claims and those that may yet come are covered by insurance - Business

Interbrew had a reputation for paying over the top for acquisitions. As InBev it is laying that legacy to rest - Business

Britain's brewers will spend almost £1m on a campaign over the next three years to persuade more women to drink beer - News of the World

SABMiller, the London-listed brewing giant headed by Graham Mackay, is ready to fire off a $6bn bid for Grupo Empresarial Bavaria, the Columbian brewing combine, which is one of the largest drinks companies in South America - Observer​ Click here to read more on thePublican.com.

Geoffrey Hirst, a pub regular with a grudge against another drinker, tried to torch his local Merseyside boozer, but set fire instead to himself. He suffered serious burns and got four years - News of the World

Deceased regular Jim Spencer was so popular with locals at the Yachtsman's Arms in Brightlingsea, Essex, that landlord Ken Hudson is putting his portrait on the pub sign - News of the World

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