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Chalking up one for the trade

A GLASGOW businesswoman is targeting the Scottish licensed trade after carving out a niche for her company south of the border and overseas. Robyn...
Soft drink sales in the on-trade were up 1.5% last year, according to a new report by Britvic.

Soft drinks sales ‘resilient’ in pubs

SALES of soft drinks in pubs and clubs returned to growth last year, according to a new report by Britvic. Against what the soft drinks...
Fin and Eileen Wild Thyme

Coming home to the island

COLONSAY Gin producer, Wild Thyme Spirits, has released the first batch of gin since shifting production to its new island distillery.

Assembly Rooms wins gold for green

A CAPITAL events venue has set a gold standard for sustainability after being awarded the highest accolade in an environmental tourism accreditation scheme. Edinburgh’s Assembly...

Cap brings rates reprieve for trade

Campaign to have entire system overhauled continues By Gillian McKenzie The 12-month cap on rates rises of 12.5% has been welcomed by trade groups, which say...

Inverarity Morton bolsters its wine team

SCOTTISH wine and spirits merchant Inverarity Morton has expanded its wine team with two new appointments. Claire McLachlan has joined the company from wholesaler Bellevue...

Pubs hit by new year price rises

BREWERS have unveiled their wholesale beer price increases for 2013 – leaving operators in a dilemma over whether to put up prices at a traditionally quiet time of year for the trade. Molson Coors and Carlsberg were the first of the major brewers to put through wholesale price increases for the new year. The Carling owner broke first, upping its prices by an average of 3.1% (equal to £15 on a barrel, or 5p on a pint, of Carling) from January 14, followed by Carlsberg, which added 5p a pint to its wholesale beer prices on Monday (January 21).
Back where they belong: Maire Lynch and Steven Shaw reopened The Oban Inn in November 2016 – nine years after it closed and 30 years after Maire first sold the historic west coast pub.

Oban Inn revived in homecoming

Operator back at the helm of west coast pub after three decades

New-look city pub trading again

GLASGOW bar McPhabbs has reopened following a facelift which included the introduction of a new ‘pop-up’ style basement bar. Representing a £75,000 joint investment between...

Brewer toasts impact made by cider

BREWING giant AB InBev reported its satisfaction with the progress made by its new cider brand in the UK as it posted its third...