International Trade

Hydes: strong first quarter

Hydes bounces back from weak 2008

By The PMA Team

Manchester-based brewer and retailer Hydes has reported a strong first quarter helped by warm weather after a weak trading performance in its most...

Sales are flat at Diageo

Sales flat at drinks giant Diageo

By Ewan Turney

Drinks giant Diageo has reported flat sales for the nine months to 31 March on last year. The Guinness brewer and spirits and wine producer said net...

Minimum price could cause problems for Scotch Whisky abroad

SWA: minimum pricing is illegal

By Ewan Turney

A minimum price agreement on alcoholic drinks is likely to breach both EU and International Trade law, warns the Scotch Whisky Association.

Tiger Beer: S&N will distribute from 2 March

S&N to distribute Tiger Beer in UK

By Ewan Turney

Scottish & Newcastle (S&N) has reached an agreement to exclusively import, market and distribute Tiger Beer in the UK from 2 March 2009.



As an Afghan beer is found in Barnsley, should we worry more about parallel trading, asks Tony Jennings A recent Snifter piece about how a bottle of...

EU backs Scotch Whisky

EU backs Scotch Whisky

By Iain O'Neil

European Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson has attacked the Indian government for adding as much as 550% tax to Scotch Whisky. It is a major boost...