Zoe Brown, head of account management at BD Network explores how drinks brands are extending summer momentum through to winter as we head towards the festive season.

Annual cider sales have exceeded the £1bn threshold for the first time since 2014 due to good weather in Britain at the start of its summer.

Heineken has announced it will take the US distribution of its global-leading cider brand, Strongbow, in-house from next year.

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Staffing crisis could open opportunities

The pandemic has thrown many challenges at bar owners over the past couple of years and the ones that survived the various lockdowns and restrictions deserve a pat on the back. However, while revenues are returning and bars are beginning to recruit once more, we’ve come up against a whole new set of problems, one of which is a global starring crisis.

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