Independent drinks producer and distributor Global Brands has reported a 19.5% increase in total sales, taking turnover to more than £50m for the financial year ending 30 September 2018.

Global Brands has reported a second consecutive year of on-trade growth in the UK for its flagship RTD brand VK.

Drinks manufacturer and distributor Global Brands has reported a +16% increase in sales, taking turnover to £42m for its financial year ending 30 September 2017.

Global Brands has launched Crooked Beverage Co, a range of alcoholic sodas which are the first of its kind to UK on and off-trade markets.

Hi-Spirits has welcomed a legal settlement relating to sambuca.

The makers of RTD brand Hooch are set to launch the product in international markets.

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Nick Strangeway

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