Diageo launches new fruit-flavoured Smirnoff Infusions in UK

UK – World’s spirits giant, Diageo has unveiled a new range of Smirnoff Infusions flavoured with fruit essence and natural ingredients, according to FoodBev media report. Made with Smirnoff No.21 Vodka, the Smirnoff Infusion is […]

Economic challenges are impacting on SA’s spirits segment, says Paul Scanlon

SOUTH AFRICA – Prevailing tough economic conditions in South Africa are changing consumers drinking habits, becoming more selective especially on spirits, says Paul Scanlon, managing director of Pernod Ricard in South Africa and Namibia. According […]

African Distillers Limited half year profits grow by 159% to US$7m

Zimbabwe – Zimbabwean wine and spirits manufacturer, African Distillers Limited, recorded profit after tax amounting to US$7 million during its six months to 31st December 2018 against US$2.7 million recorded in the prior year, representing […]

United Kingdom hikes wine duty but freezes duty on beer, spirits and cider

UK – United Kingdom Chancellor Phillip Hammond has announced that duty tax on wine will increase while that on beer, spirits and cider would remain the same in line with the rate of inflation, effective […]