Friends of Glass, a European consumer forum that promotes glass packaging, has launched a ‘Taste of Europe’ campaign to discover how British tastes compare with those on the continent.

on 30 October, 2012

I may be on holiday but that doesn't mean I have stopped sampling and tasting.

UK consumers' openness to new forms of wine packaging could mean the traditional glass bottle’s stranglehold on the market is relaxed, says Wine Intelligence.

English wines have come of age – Georg Riedel has chosen suitable stemware for their wines.

Stella Artois is gearing up for its World Draught Masters final in Buenos Aires, having anointed a champion from its UK heat.

Monin has launched Sweet and Sour, a cocktail syrup for the on-trade.

Saxco, a US-based group of packaging companies affiliated to Saxco International, has appointed James Hartman as quality assurance manager.

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