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Daily Archive: January 8, 2014

Gruppo Campari Revamps Global Business Units, Names New North America MD

Gruppo Campari has announced sweeping changes this morning across its global business, including a switch in executive leadership at its North America unit and a reorganization of several other business regions. Continue reading →

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Constellation Toasts Double-Digit Beer Growth In Third Quarter, Wine And Spirits Up 3%

Strong growth at its newly consolidated Crown Imports beer business drove a sharp rise in net sales for Constellation in the three months through November, representing the company’s fiscal third quarter. Continue reading →

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Boston Beer Eyes More Aged Brews With Pennsylvania Plant Investment

The Boston Beer Company is continuing to expand its brewing capabilities by investing in its Samuel Adams Brewery in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for January 8, 2014

•Casual dining chain TGI Fridays has partnered with Beam Inc.’s Skinnygirl vodka brand to offer a lineup of lower-calorie cocktails. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 8, 2014

 

•Wirtz Beverage Illinois is adding to its craft beer portfolio with Madison, Wisconsin-based Ale Asylum. Continue reading →

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NEWS ALERT: Diageo And Combs Join Forces Again, Acquiring High-End DeLeón Tequila

Diageo and Sean “Diddy” Combs, who together transformed Cîroc vodka into one of the U.S. spirits market’s hottest brands, have acquired luxury Tequila brand DeLeón through a new joint venture. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 8, 2014