This year’s Drinks List has seen great strides forward in terms of volume and value sales versus last year because the on-trade has been operating on a much better basis than during the heavily restrictive phases of the pandemic.
Following a 10% increase in requests for advice regarding hard-seltzers and alcoholic drinks containing CBD, the Portman Group has released new guidance in those categories through a new spotlight report, 25 Years of Responsible Alcohol Regulation.
The ready-to-drink (RTD) category has seen some big losses as the restrictions on hospitality hit hard during the past year but, with CGA re-categorising draught cocktails as RTD, there are three new entrants to the top 10 that have been going great guns.
This year’s Drinks List has been impacted by the fact the on-trade sector was either in lockdown or operating under restrictions from October 2020 to July 2021, which was a longer period than when the results was previously compiled.
Hard seltzers have been quietly making their way up the drinks trends ladder and establishing themselves in consumer repertoires – but what is this nascent category and is it worth pub and bar operators tapping into?
Celebrating its 10th year, Imbibe Live is back at the London Olympia with a raft of expert speakers, along with new products and exhibitors, as The Morning Advertiser reveals in this guide to the show.
According to figures from CGA, the total value of ready-to-drink (RTD) sales in the UK last year was £472m – £185m of which was spent in the on-trade. But is the category all neon liquids and lairy labels?
The future of alcohol consumption has never been more in focus, with habits changing on an almost daily basis driven by lifestyle choices that, in turn, determine innovation. But what’s next for alcohol?
Scrapping the alcohol duty freeze put in place last year by Government is “counter-productive”, and will increase pressure on cash-strapped consumers, the Wine & Spirit Trade Association has warned (WSTA).
What Brits drink in pub gardens has evolved dramatically over the years, with promiscuous punters swapping their favourite tipple as frequently as the summer weather changes. But with hopes of a scorcher this year, operators and suppliers are already...
With the on-trade drinks market moving at an ever-faster pace as operators try to keep pace with increasingly volatile drinkers, knowledge truly is power. Here, The Morning Advertiser brings you the facts behind the stats
It is a busy Friday night in the pub and the punters are out in force enjoying themselves as the drinks flow from behind the bar. Just as things start to get into the swing, a distressed customer storms into the bar and frantically screams: “Everybody...
Be the first to discover which drinks and trends are driving sales in the on-trade by tuning into The Morning Advertiser’s (MA) Drinks List: Top Brands To Stock free webinar this Thursday (16 November).
The producer of several ready-to-drink brands including Hooch, VK, Hoopers and newly launched Crooked has claimed the category is ripe for a restart, predicting rising category sales in the near future.
Drinks trends that operators should look out for this year include the continued rise of gin, increased interest in foreign imports and rising interest in sparkling wines, five alcoholic drinks producers told The Morning Advertiser in this video.
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 compared to teetotallers.