Pernod Ricard has partnered with the United Nation’s EducateAll platform to provide free online sustainable and responsible bartending training. The course – entitled ‘The Bar World of Tomorrow’ – is available worldwide and targets both bartenders and bar owners to educate them on sustainable and responsible practices for a greener and more inclusive future. It …

Edible Cocktail Toppers

The humble citrus fruit has long been the garnish of choice for bartenders around the world, but how many times have you thought about the environmental impact of the orange? Research suggests that a single orange will need up to 50 litres of water in its lifetime! Edible Cocktail Toppers has introduced a potato starch …

Discarded Rum

William Grant & Sons has added a Caribbean rum infused with banana peel to its sustainable Discarded Spirit Co portfolio. The launch of Discarded Banana Peel Rum follows the success of Discarded Sweet Cascara Vermouth, a vermouth infused with cascara, the discarded fruit of the coffee berry, which made its debut to the UK market …

Nine Lives cocktail

South London’s Nine Lives has introduced its latest nine-strong cocktail menu, which sees a continuation of the bar’s commitment to sustainability. Ingredients for the new menu, which features serves named after “solid 90s hip-hop tunes”, have been sourced using waste products from the bar and local businesses around London Bridge, alongside vegetables and herbs from …

Garden Cider Company Berry & Cherry

The Garden Cider Company has added a new Berry & Cherry flavour to its line-up of hand-crafted premium ciders made entirely from locally sourced, donated apples. The new lightly sparkling variant, which presents a “bold blend” of raspberry and rich black cherries, is available in 500ml bottles, bag-in-box and 50 litre keg. Founded by brothers …

Ramborn Cider

Luxembourg-based producer Ramborn Cider Company is launching its range of sustainable, modern craft ciders and perries into global markets. Ramborn, which claims to be Luxembourg’s first cider company, is working to revive the rich history and tradition of cidermaking in the region, while working with farmers to “breathe new life” into meadow orchards throughout the …

Imbibe Live

Sustainability will top the agenda at Imbibe Live when it returns to Olympia London from 1-2 July 2019. Speakers including James Fowler, Heidi Bjerkan, Claire Warner and James Bowker will address the topic and demonstrate how on-trade professionals can contribute to a more efficient and socially responsible industry. Championing home grown talent At this year’s …

Old Mout Cider campaign

Old Mout Cider and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have joined forces for a new campaign, with the goal to protect half a million acres of habitat around the world. The partnership is the next chapter in Old Mout’s sustainability agenda, which has already seen the New Zealand-born, Heineken-owned cider help protect its native country’s …

Lyaness interior

Zoe Fryday explores Lyaness, Ryan Chetiyawardana’s new bar at Sea Containers London. Photography by James McDonald Last year we waved goodbye to Dandelyan, the exquisitely fresh, forward-thinking cocktail establishment from renowned mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana (aka Mr Lyan). Just days before winning the coveted title of World’s Best Bar at The World’s 50 Best Bars 2018 …

Avallen Calvados

Healthy Hospo founder Tim Etherington-Judge and wine and spirits specialist Stephanie Jordon have partnered to launch a new calvados brand called Avallen. Born out of a shared passion for traditional spirits and sustainable products, Avallen Calvados has been created to “reignite” the calvados category, while having a positive impact on the world’s wild bee population. …