Lucky Saint launches in cans

Alcohol-free beer brand Lucky Saint has launched in cans across the UK following its successful roll out in draught and bottle formats.

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Research exposes high demand for draft alcohol-free beer

A consumer survey from alcohol-free beer brand Lucky Saint has revealed that nearly a third of people in the UK would now consider ordering an alcohol-free drink in bars, pubs or restaurants.

KAH Tequila targets major expansion in 2021

Super premium brand KAH Tequila is planning large-scale global expansion in 2021 starting with China and Russia.

Bacardí opens duty free whisky boutique in China

Bacardi’s global travel retail department has opened a luxury seasonal boutique for its whisky portfolio in China.

Distell enters China distribution deal with Camus

South African wines and spirits producer Distell International has signed a distribution agreement with French cognac house Camus for China duty free, effective immediately.

Tuscan Tree offers alcohol-free aperitivo moments

A new non-alcoholic drink that taps into growing consumer trend for enjoying “aperitivo hour” has launched in the UK and international markets.

Guinness launches alcohol-free variant

Guinness has become the latest major beer brand to launch an alcohol-free variant in a bid to capitalise upon growing consumer demand for the category.

Mocktails Brands appoints Craftwork as UK distributor

Mocktails Brands has appointed Craftwork as its UK distributor in a bid to ramp up sales of its premixed alcohol-free cocktails among British consumers.

Drynks Unlimited secures £1m equity investment following UAE listing

Alcohol free beer and cider specialist Drynks Unlimited has secured an additional £1 million investment in order to ramp up production.

TFWA 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19

The Tax Free World Association has been forced to cancel the duty free sector’s biggest annual networking event due to uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.

Glen Garioch steps up duty free focus

Morrison Bowmore Distillers has launched a travel retail-exclusive Glen Garioch single malt whisky.

TFWA to hold conference in China

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) has announced that it is to hold a conference in China in March 2013 in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA).

Black Grouse goes Alpha

The Edrington Group has unveiled a new version of The Black Grouse, the rich, spicy, sweet and smoky version of its mainstream Famous Grouse blended scotch whisky brand.

Pernod launches special edition Martell cognac

Pernod Ricard has launched a new expression of its Martell cognac to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Martell Cordon Bleu. Cordon Bleu Centenary limited edition has launched in Asia duty free.

Calvados Berneroy has makeover for duty free

Camus Wines & Spirits is set to unveil a new look for its Calvados Berneroy range in global duty free.

Chinese travellers boost sales of liquor for Dubai Duty Free

The world’s single largest travel retailer, Dubai Duty Free, has said a rise in the number of Chinese passengers is one of the main factors behind a strong 17% increase in liquor sales over the first nine months of 2011.

Kiwi beers dispute duty free listing

Two Kiwi breweries have fallen out over which was the first to enter the New Zealand duty free market.

Rémy unveils limited edition Cointreau for Dubai

Rémy Cointreau has created a limited edition bottle for its Cointreau orange liqueur brand, especially for Dubai Duty Free.

Martell targets Asian TR for Millésimes debut

Cognac house Martell has announced it will unveil the first expression of its Millésimes Collection in Asian duty free on November 23.

Edrington pushes Brugal in travel retail

US: Brugal rum brand-owner the Edrington Group, their distributors Rémy Cointreau Travel Retail Americas and retailer International Shoppes have combined forces to promote travel retail exclusive Brugal Extra Viejo Reserva and Brugal Añejo Reserva - starting in New York JFK.

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A de Fussigny releases XO 24 Carats

A de Fussigny cognac has released XO 24 Carats Grand Champagne to North America, Europe, Asia and duty free.

Brown-Forman adds to duty free team

Brown-Forman Duty Free has announced the appointments  of Pierre-Hubert Plessis, Susanna Leslie and Hannah Lyons, effective immediately.

Follador appoints World of Patria

Prosecco winery Follador has appointed World of Patria as its travel retail and duty free distribution partner.

India: Diageo launches 21 yo Johnnie Walker

Diageo has launched a new expression of its Johnnie Walker scotch whisky in Delhi duty free. Johnnie Walker XR 21 year old is now available in T3, Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Pernod sells Spanish wine brands

Pernod Ricard has announced the disposal, by its subsidiary Domecq Bodegas, of Spanish wine brands Marqués de Arienzo and Viña Eguίa. The sale also includes the related Bodega and 358 hectares of vineyards and lands.

Ballantine's gets packaging overhaul

Travel Retail: Pernod Ricard has revamped the packaging for its Ballantine’s blended Scotch whiskies. The revised prestige range first appeared on shelf in Asia Duty Free and includes Ballantine’s 17 Year Old, Ballantine’s 21 Year Old and Ballantine’s 30 Year Old.

Maxxium gives Brugal travel retail push

Maxxium Travel Retail is to launch a campaign for its Brugal rum in Heathrow terminal 5.