FUNKIN COCKTAILS, the UK’s number one cocktail brand[1] and creator of the nation’s favourite RTD cocktail in retail[2], has unveiled a new Shake and Serve range to help busy outlets cash in on the category. This new line of ready to drink cocktails from the UK’s first B Corp cocktail brand has been developed with busy …

Meat free guru, Quorn, is expanding featherless feasting offering with the addition of Vegan Strips to its popular ChiQin range. Flying onto menus now, the succulent Vegan Strips have already plucked up a Craft Guild of Chefs approval certification, alongside Quorn’s Buttermilk ChiQin Burger. “Crispy chicken continues to be a staple on menus with diners …

Foster’s is ramping up its support for the on-trade’s biggest drinks category – classic lager – by pumping millions of pounds into its first major marketing campaign in 4 years. The new ATL and BTL campaigns brings iconic Aussie duo Brad and Dan back to the nations’ screens to drive consumers to choose Foster’s at …

Drinktank, the world’s first global intelligence network for the drinks industry, is revolutionising the way brands and bartenders collaborate with each other through insights, with the launch of a brand new app.  Bridging the gap between drinks brands and bartenders, Drinktank develops tailor-made questionnaires with brands and their agencies, to test concepts and measure trade-forward brand activities; whether it’s new product development, …

The Blend by Beam Suntory and The World’s 50 Best Bars today announce the return of the 50 Best Bars The Blend Scholarship – giving great ideas a louder voice and creating inspiring opportunities for bartenders around the globe who see a path to a better future for hospitality. Following the success of last year’s programme …

NEW DATA SHOWS A QUARTER OF GEN Z DON’T KNOW THEY NEED PHOTO ID TO VOTE, AHEAD OF THE LOCAL ELECTIONS Brixton Brewery is launching free-to-use photo ID booths, and thousands of informative coasters and stickers on pint glasses and cans across the UK to encourage consumers not to forget their ID on voting day. Their YES, …

The fast-growing global spirits company, Amber Beverage Group (ABG), has entered the bond market to fund its automated, high-bay warehouse development. ABG issued senior secured 4-year EUR 30 million bonds with investor demand exceeding EUR 45 million. Signet Bank (Latvia) acted as the arranger for the bond issue. Amber Beverage Group is a rapidly growing …

Westons Cider, the UK’s leading authentic cider maker, is injecting some fun into the summer as it introduces a new Tropical Cloudy Cider to its popular Rosie’s Pig range. Rosie’s Pig Tropical Cloudy Cider taps into growing consumer demand for cocktail-inspired ciders and citrus flavoured spirits, while offering an infused serve that boasts refreshing notes …

Combining natural botanicals and flavourings to create delicious non-alcoholic libations, ANON are a collaboration between South-West based independent drinks producer Alfresco Drinks – who have been developing and making soft drinks for over 20 years – and their ingredient partners and distilleries. Having launched the ANON brand in June 2021 with Bittersweet Aperitif (think Aperol), …

To mark Earth Day, which took place on 22nd April, Chino Latino is launching a limited edition charity cocktail, Tropics Walk, which will be available for one month with £1 from every drink sold donated to Rainforest Concern. Please see below for more information, in case it’s suitable for any features you’re working on. The perfect spring cocktail, Tropics Walk is a sharp smash …