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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

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 …

Spirit that is only getting stronger

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

Hemping out the on-trade

Funkin Pro Hemp Syrup has been developed to complement a range of spirits and cocktail ingredients, such as flavoured gins, tequila and bitters

Cheers to the biggest-selling product

Draught is still the leading beer format in Scotland, accounting for more than 90% of beer volumes sold through the country’s bars and pubs

Money in the mobiles

On-trade customers increasingly expect to be able to order and pay using their phones – but tech should not replace human interaction