Brigid Simmonds

Attendees of this year’s Hospitality Apprenticeship Showcase declared that more needs to be done to promote career opportunities in the hospitality and brewing industries. The event, which took place at the House of Commons on Wednesday during National Apprentice Week, was organised by the Perception Group. Over 115 MPs and 200 young apprentices from across …

Carlsberg Danish Pilsner

Carlsberg UK has revamped its flagship Carlsberg Danish Pilsner, in a move to highlight the brand’s Danish heritage and quest for “better” quality. To realign and reconnect with the principles of Carlsberg’s founder JC Jacobsen and his belief in the art of brewing and the pursuit of better, the brewer has “enhanced every aspect” of …

Raising the Bar

Leading brewer AB InBev has unveiled changes to the fees involved in sharing cellar draught dispense equipment in Britain’s pubs. The new “fairer” system is being launched as part of AB InBev’s Raising the Bar programme. In outlets where AB InBev is the lead brewer, smaller drinks companies will not have to pay connection fees …

Fuller's logo

Brewer and pub operator Fuller’s has agreed to sell its entire beer, cider, soft drinks and distribution business to Asahi for a sum of £250 million. The proposed deal involves brands such as London Pride, Frontier and Cornish Orchards cider, which will join Asahi Super Dry, Peroni Nastro Azzurro and Meantime under Asahi Europe ownership. …