Drink

Cocktails sold in quarter of on-trade outlets

Cocktails sold in quarter of on-trade outlets

By MC Allegra FS

Cocktails are now sold in around a quarter of the UK’s on-trade outlets with restaurants an increasingly popular destination to drink them, according to new research.

Is Sober October an opportunity or a threat?

Is Sober October an opportunity or a threat?

By Oli Gross

As we move through October, drinkers up and down the country are battling a self-imposed challenge to stay sober for a month –all for worthy charitable causes.

'We never deliver bill shock'

Drinks

New world order

By Emily Sutherland

The New World Trading Company is putting interesting drinks at the forefront of its offer as the nine-strong group marches into the UK’s city centres. Liquor sales account for 66% of the group’s sales, and Botanist’s Newcastle branch has sold a cocktail...

Study claims UK alcohol guidelines are 'irrelevant'

Study claims UK alcohol guidelines are 'irrelevant'

By Emily Sutherland

The UK’s current alcohol guidelines are ‘unrealistic, largely ignored and irrelevant’ according to a new study that found the guidelines don’t fit with modern drinking habits.

Loungers' Nick Collins shares the secrets of a successful all day concept

Loungers' Nick Collins shares the secrets of a successful all day concept

By Emily Sutherland

It’s a topsy turvy world for multiple site operators. Research from CGA Peach showed there’s a ‘strong appetite’ for coffee shops serving alcoholic drinks, with up to £77m extra revenue up for grabs from serving cocktails alone. June’s Greene King Leisure...

There has been a dramatic decline in the number of young people drinking

1 in 5 millennials teetotal according to new survey

By Emily Sutherland

One in five 16-24 year olds don’t drink any alcohol at all according to a new survey, with two thirds reporting that alcohol was either not very important or not at all important to their social lives.

‘Pubs must seize beer opportunity’

Beer Innovation Summit

‘Pubs must seize beer opportunity’

By Jessica Mason

Brewers and pub retailers have a golden opportunity worth a huge £1.6bn to expand the beer market, according to Kantar Worldpanel.