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Daily Archive: December 8, 2020

Brown-Forman Sales Up 4% in Fiscal Half

Brown-Forman’s sales rose 4% on an underlying basis to $1.74 billion in its fiscal first half, with operating income up 11% to $717 million for the same period. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator’s Top 10 Countdown Continues

Yesterday, Wine Spectator kicked off its annual countdown of the top 10 wines of the year. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 8, 2020

•Edrington-owned the Macallan has announced a new donation campaign, “Gratitude is the Gift,” to benefit the restaurant industry. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 8, 2020

•Petaluma, California-based Lagunitas Brewing is launching IPNA, its first non-alcoholic IPA. Continue reading →

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Interview, Part 2: Canopy Growth’s Andrew Rapsey

In the second part of our interview, Canopy Growth head of beverages Andrew Rapsey discusses the company’s drinks portfolio, the challenges of operating in a heavily regulated emerging industry, and the potential for the CBD beverage segment looking ahead. Continue reading →

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House Backs Legalization Amid Global Legalization Advancements

In case you missed Friday’s alert, the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of cannabis descheduling, approving the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act by a vote of 228-164. Continue reading →

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