This year’s GB final took place virtually with a live awards ceremony hosted via the World Class Facebook page. A recording of the competition will also be broadcast on Facebook on April 23rd 2021 showcasing highlights from the challenges and the extraordinary serves created by the talented top eight.  Despite not having a bar to …

The reopening of pubs, bars and restaurants on 12th April and 17th May respectively is a lifeline for the licenced trade and drinks industries and cause for celebration. However, it is widely recognised that the impact on the drinks and hospitality industry businesses and workforce has been profound. The future for millions of people is …

With ever increasing pressure on the drinks industry to reduce its carbon footprint, Silent Pool Distillers are launching the World’s first spirit in a paperboard bottle, Green Man Woodland Gin, to coincide with Earth Day. The bottle, produced by Frugalpac, is five times lighter than its glass counterparts, uses 77% less plastic than other plastic …

As the UK cautiously begins to emerge from lockdown, new research indicates that there is an epidemic of ‘green guilt’ as 53 per cent of the nation have felt guilt for not always doing ‘their bit’ to help the planet – with large amounts of food waste the most common thing to feel bad about. …

A drinks industry partnership has seen the production of more than 11,000 bottles of hand sanitiser made available for hospitality businesses as they prepare to reopen from Monday 26 April in line with government guidance. The 500ml bottles were produced by Tennent Caledonian Breweries (TCB) and the Glasgow Distillery Company (GDC) as part of ongoing …

Fentimans Rose Lemonade is made with pure Otto rose oil from the world-famous Rose Valley in Kazanlak, Bulgaria. This rose oil is one of the most valuable essential oils on earth and used in some of the finest perfumes on the market. We blend a small amount of this oil with lemon juice to add …

Around 45% of consumers are now actively interested in buying products that are better for the environment, with four out of ten keeping environmental issues in mind when purchasing. With brands pushing boundaries and presenting bartenders with what they need to raise standards, the message ‘little steps make a big difference’ has never been more …

It’s National High Five Day – that moment when you could usually raise your hand to a mate and give them a good old high five. Oh wait, but you can’t. Kopparberg, who know a thing or two about good times with your friends, has figured out that the UK missed out on a whopping …

Global meeting: ECRM’s 2021 Global Market for Food & Beverage industry starts on 28th June for 5 days, operating 24/7Opportunity: Thousands of global buyers expected to meet food & beverage brands from around the worldOne-click: ECRM platform is redefining the product sourcing experience as they pool their product discovery and virtual meeting platforms to enable buyers and suppliers …

Spirit Of The Year – Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka scored 96 points making it the top score in the 2021 London Spirits Competition. Spirits from all over the world participated in the fourth annual London Spirits Competition, which took place in London on March 17, 2021. Spirits were judged on the basis of three primary …