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Deposit return scheme administrator CSL faces collapse after funding pulled


The supermarkets and suppliers behind CSL had hoped the body could serve as a model for the rest of the UK


Cupiolo premium rose

Accolade Wines unveils Italian rosé brand Cupiolo


‘We wanted to offer people an alternative to French Provence that was just as luxurious,’ said Accolade

Brewgooder and Brooklyn Brewery's fonio IPA

Brewgooder and Brooklyn Brewery launch beer made from fonio


The innovation aimed to highlight fonio as a ‘great-tasting’ ingredient with sustainability credentials

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Deposit return scheme shelved until at least October 2025


The Scottish government met with representatives from industry earlier today in talks which put the final nail in the coffin of the proposed launch in March next year

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‘D Day for deposit return scheme’ as axe could fall in next 48 hours


First minister Humza Yousaf wrote to prime minister Rishi Sunak on Friday, giving him until the end of today to back Scotland’s plan for an “all in” system

VK Soda Berries

VK launches ‘lighter’ vodka soda spin-off into retail


At 3.4% abv, the NPD would appeal to ‘consumers looking for moderation’, said VK


Peroni to kick off €20m European push for new Stile Capri lager


The campaign will be seen from Monday 5 June in the UK, Italy, Hungary and Romania



City snapshot: Rémy Cointreau reports profits rise but warns of US slowdown


Rémy Cointreau has reported a double-digit jump in sale and profits last year, but warned sales growth will be wiped out in the current financial year by a sharp slowdown of consumption in the US


Monster booze launch looms with latest ‘beast’ trademarks


The brand has applied to register the names Beastea and Nasty Beast with the Intellectual Property Office

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Exporters pray for boost as Australia and NZ trade deals kick off


Food and drink trade between the UK and Australia & New Zealand has fallen in recent months

Served RTD cocktails

Ellie Goulding’s drinks brand Served adds RTD cocktails

2023-05-31T09:00:00+01:00By Helen Gilbert

The drinks are sweetened with surplus fruit instead of sugar to reduce food waste and provide an ‘authentic and refreshing flavour profile’

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