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Amber Beverage introduces Riga Black Balsam in US Amber Beverage Group, the Baltic unit of SPI Group, has introduced the Riga Black Balsam brand to the US market. Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Lucas Bols obtains global distribution rights for Nuvo liqueur brand Lucas Bols has signed an agreement with US-based firm London Group regarding a strategic partnership for the sparkling liqueur brand Nuvo.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News Becle to buy Pendleton Whisky Brands Becle has agreed to acquire the Pendleton Whisky brand assets from Hood River Distillers for $205m.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News Amber Beverage introduces Riga Black Balsam in US By DBR Staff Writer
Amber Beverage Group, the Baltic unit of SPI Group, has introduced the Riga Black Balsam brand to the US market.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Radeberger to launch new Hefeweizen pomegranate beer By DBR Staff Writer
Beer importer Radeberger Gruppe USA is set to introduce Schöfferhofer Pomegranate, a new Hefeweizen pomegranate beer, to the Pacific Northwest region in the US in 2018.
News Southern Glazer’s signs LoI to form JV with Oklahoma's Jarboe Sales Company Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI), forming a joint venture (JV) distributorship with Jarboe Sales Company to create an integrated wine, spirits, and beer wholesaling operation serving the state of Oklahoma.
Alcoholic Beverages > Wine > News Smart Cups introduces first product line of energy drinks Drink manufacturer Smart Cups has introduced its proprietary technology and first product line of energy drinks.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Energy & Sports Drinks > News

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Alcoholic

Lucas Bols obtains global distribution rights for Nuvo liqueur brand
Lucas Bols has signed an agreement with US-based firm London Group regarding a strategic partnership for the sparkling liqueur brand Nuvo.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News
Becle to buy Pendleton Whisky Brands
Becle has agreed to acquire the Pendleton Whisky brand assets from Hood River Distillers for $205m.
Alcoholic Beverages > Spirits > News

Non-alcoholic

Smart Cups introduces first product line of energy drinks
Drink manufacturer Smart Cups has introduced its proprietary technology and first product line of energy drinks.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Energy & Sports Drinks > News
Capresso unveils new EC300 Espresso & Cappuccino machine
By DBR Staff Writer
US-based Capresso has launched a new user-friendly coffee vending machine for those who relish authentic coffee specialties.
Non-alcoholic Beverages > Hot Drinks > News

Technology

Gruppo Campari's sales increase 8.1% in first nine months of 2017
By DBR Staff Writer
Gruppo Campari's sales grew by 8.1% to €1.27bn for the first nine months of 2017, compared to €1.18bn for the same period in 2016.
Technology > Packaging > News
Plastipak and AriZona Beverage partner to commercialize ThermoShape system in US
By DBR Staff Writer
AriZona Beverages and Plastipak have partnered to commercialize the first ThermoShape system in the US.
Technology > Packaging > News

Markets & Regulations

EU alleges AB InBev of breach of competition practices in Belgium
By DBR Staff Writer
The European Commission has accused Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) of ‘abusing its dominant position’ in the Belgian market by preventing cheaper imports of its Jupiler and Leffe beers from the Netherlands and France into the country.
News
UK freezes alcohol duty in budget
By DBR Staff Writer
UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a freeze on wine, spirits and beer duty in his autumn Budget.
News