The European Union and the US Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) have welcomed a decision that finds the Philippines to be in breach of trade rules when it comes to tax on imported spirits.

UK: AB InBev and Budějovický Budvar can continue to use the Budweiser name simultaneously.

Pernod Ricard  is to donate ¥ 60 million (€ 525,000) to support the Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami relief effort.

US popularity and universal appeal have kept the Irish whiskey market buoyant, according to business analyst Datamonitor.

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Tess Posthumus

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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