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National reports: price increases in the on-trade hit the headlines of mainstream media publications this week (image: Getty/Moussa81)

Pubs consider price increases

By Nikkie Thatcher

A number of The Morning Advertiser's (MA) readers have increased their prices amid reopening this month (April), following months of closure.

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MA’s review of the week

Council enforcement at pubs ‘annoying’

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser’s Ed Bedington spoke with Steamin’ Billy Brewing Company boss Billy Allingham to discuss the most recent on-trade news.

Outraged reaction: the pub and brewing trade has said 'now is not the time' for talk of further regulations for venues (image: Getty/ DGLimages)

'Not the time' for mandatory calorie labels on pints

By Emily Hawkins

Reports of proposals to force large pub chains to display calorie labels on pints of beer have been dubbed “outrageous” and described as “costly and complicated” by the trade.

Beer waste too bitter a pill: ‘As I engage with my own customers, I’ve learned that many have decided to leave their real ale taps off for the foreseeable future’

Opinion

We need to talk about cask…

By Sarah John, director, Boss Brewing

Like so many of us in this industry, I share in the hope that is being pinned on Monday 12 April – for England at least, if not for my home country of Wales.

Pub pint pledge: 'Our partnership with WWF will give pub-goers another reason to feel good about enjoying a cold pint in their local,' UK director of marketing at Carlsberg, Emma Sherwood-Smith, commented

Carlsberg to make WWF donation per on-trade pint sold

By Stuart Stone

Carlsberg has pledged to offer a donation to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for every pint of Carlsberg Pilsner and Carlsberg Export that is served in participating pubs when trading restrictions are lifted.

More pours: which new products have launched in the past week?

New product round-up

New look for London Pride, Canadian craft spirits sign UK deal

By Stuart Stone

In addition to news of a two-year British and Irish Lions partnership and brand revamp for London Pride, this new products round-up includes updates from a trio of Canadian craft spirits and English Whisky Co.

We all hope that the latest re-opening of the hospitality sector will be a permanent move, with no false starts and/or further restrictions on trade

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Planning for a successful re-opening

By Molson Coors

Last year was undoubtedly one of the toughest on record for the hospitality sector. Less than a quarter of 2020 could be considered as ‘normal’ trade, with lockdowns and tiered restrictions being the reality from 20 March onwards and the disruption continuing...

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