Local and international trade bodies have raised concerns around South Africa’s alcohol sale ban as it violates existing trade agreements.
A petition calling on the Government to reverse the proposed tax rise for small independent breweries received more than 8,000 signatures in its first 24 hours from the public and those in the brewing industry.
Restaurants and bars in Florence are reviving the ancient Italian tradition of wine windows, which were used during the plague, to aid social distancing.
Drinks Ireland|Beer, the representative organisation for beer manufacturers and suppliers in the country, has called on the government for urgent support for Irish pub sector.
- 'It's the 11th hour': Retailers concerned as deadline looms to separate out alcohol products in shops
THE MINISTER FOR Health Stephen Donnelly has said there will be no extension to the deadline for retailers to separate out alcohol products in their shops, and no plans to provide financial assistance to support them in complying with the regulations.
Johannesburg – The liquor industry has welcomed the National Treasury's decision to grant them permission to pay excise tax due on alcoholic beverages of R5.1 billion after 90 days while waiting for the government to lift the ban on the sale of alcohol.
Ukrainian vodka brand Nemiroff has agreed a distribution deal with Coca-Cola HBC in Austria.
Effective from September 2020, Coca-Cola HBC Austria will distribute Nemiroff De Luxe, Nemiroff De Luxe Honey Pepper and Nemiroff Lex Super Premium Vodka.
Liquor sales have declined more than half in states that imposed heavy corona cess to raise revenue, the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC) has said.
Hundreds of workers at a Woolworths liquor distribution centre in Melbourne’s west walked off the job after a worker tested positive to COVID-19.
The government has denied that it has banned the sale of alcohol at wines and spirits after a purported gazette notice started circulating on social media.