Drinks

Good news: drink-led businesses had the best of festive trading

Christmas and new year sales drop for pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Britain’s managed pub and restaurant groups saw like-for-like sales down by 0.1% over the six week Christmas and New Year period, according to research.

European move: the beer was previously brewed under licence by a third party, but will now be made ‘in house’

Asahi Super Dry relaunched in the UK

By James Beeson

Asahi Super Dry, the premium Japanese lager, is to be brewed ‘in house’ in Europe for the first time, Asahi UK has announced.