Heritage: The ciders are named after the actual vats used to mature the product

Sheppy’s Cider makes move into cans

By James Beeson

Traditional cider maker Sheppy’s has unveiled two premium varieties of canned cider, the company’s first foray into the dispense method.

Top tips on pub glassware safety

Top tips on pub glassware safety

By Poppleston Allen

Reports of glassing incidents inevitably lead the police, council authorities, judges and politicians calling for a nationwide ban on the use of glassware in licensed premises and promote the use of polycarbonate bottles and drinking vessels. These tips...

Jack William Nutting: was attacked with glass bottle

Campaign to ban glass bottles after 9pm

By Adam Pescod

A campaign in Cornwall to get glass bottles banned in pubs after 9pm has been supported by local MPs and is expected to be put to the Government this...

Recall: check the best before date

Fuller's recalls some bottled ales

By John Harrington

London brewer Fuller's is recalling a small number of bottled ales over fears that fragments of glass could appear inside. The recall relates to...

Buzz: low cost drinks scheme

Freetrade pubs join pricing scheme

By Robyn Black

More than 500 freehold and free-of-tie pubs are trialling a scheme through cash and carry giant Booker on cheap drinks.

Feel Good Kids range

Feel Good factor for kids

By Sonya Hook

The on-trade soft drinks category is set to be shaken up by a raft of new products from the Feel Good Drinks Company. The soft drinks producer is...

Gaymer: premium products re-launch

Gaymer pushes premium products

By Robyn Lewis

Two products from the Gaymer Cider Company are to be relaunched to further push their premium credentials. Gaymer's Orchard Reserve and Addlestones...

Bottling line: work underway

Work begins on St Austell bottling line

By Ewan Turney

Work has begun on a new £700,000 bottling line at St Austell Brewery in Cornwall. The new bottling line will increase capacity to 100,000 bottles a...

Scunthorpe licensees may have to use polycarbonate glasses in the future

Scunthorpe licensees consider glass ban

By Ewan Turney

Pubs in Scunthorpe may be forced to switch to polycarbonate glasses after a spate of incidents in the town — police say there has been trouble over the last six weekends in the town.

Brewers unveil lighter glass bottles

Brewers unveil lighter glass bottles

Five brewers have adopted lighter glass bottles in a bid to help combat climate change. Marston's, Miller, Scottish & Newcastle, Well's &...

Plastic fantastic

Plastic fantastic

Glass bottles could well become a thing of the past in pubs when the Licensing Act comes into force. Tony Halstead visits a packaging supplier who...