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Scottish Licensed Trade News

The drinks that customers want

Against a backdrop of changing consumer tastes, some drinks remain essential …

Ready to drink is ready for growth

There’s been no shortage of activity in the market this year …

Category moves to the dark side

Cider producers press ahead with more formats and new flavours …

On-trade’s favourite spirit flourishes

Licensees looking to benefit from the move towards Scottish spirits will be pleased to see there has been an increase in the nation’s selection of vodkas …

Complex product is a trade essential

Wine is one of the biggest drinks categories in the on-trade and can’t be ignored next year …

The sweet flavour of spirit sales

Drinks firms have predicted a rum revival similar to the one seen in the gin category, and this would seem to be supported by the number of new products – …

Water of life has a life of its own

Domestic and imported whiskies remain important to the Scottish on-trade …

A varied category with a broad appeal

The category itself continues to evolve, both in terms of new product launches and serving styles – with a number of liqueur and speciality brands now …

A soft focus can pay off

Soft drinks is becoming an increasingly complex category …

Spirit that is only getting stronger

The current ‘gin boom’ is expected to continue into the new year and beyond …