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Daily Archive: August 20, 2019

Despite Supply Issues, Cognac Continues To Gain Ground In The U.S.

While supply issues have been constraining Cognac’s U.S. growth to some degree, the category continued to post impressive gains in the year through June. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 20, 2019

•Bulleit whiskey founder Tom Bulleit has ceased working as a brand ambassador for the Diageo label, following allegations from his daughter Hollis B. Worth that he physically and sexually abused her as a child. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 20, 2019

•Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Tattersall Distilling recently completed a multi-million dollar fundraising effort to fund growth and expansion. Continue reading →

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Trait Biosciences Has Big Plans For The Cannabis Category

Former Diageo North America chief marketing and innovation officer Peter McDonough was named CEO of Trait Biosciences this past spring. In his new post the former drinks executive is focused on carving out an integral role for Trait within the cannabis and hemp industries, where it’s developing new technologies like water-soluble cannabinoids aimed at the infused product market. Continue reading →

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Amid Rising Sales, Profits Remain Elusive For Leading Cannabis Players

Red ink continues to overshadow rising sales for several of the world’s top cannabis companies. Continue reading →

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Cannabis Briefs for August 20, 2019

•Beverage industry veterans Rebecca Running and Sommer Walker have released the first wave of products for their new brand, Grateful Sparkling Hemp-Infused Water. Continue reading →

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