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Carlton & United Breweries merges with Asahi Premium Beverages

ACCC did not opposed the acquisition as Asahi offloads some of its brands.

BWS launches campaign to promote independent brands

Woolworths-owned liquor retailer BWS has launched a multi-million dollar campaign to promote independent suppliers.

Covid-19 has changed the eating habits of Australians

The advent of the coronavirus outbreak has caused a marked shift in the eating habits of Australian consumers.

Founders First plans new distillery on Kangaroo Island

Founders First plans to open distillery on Kangaroo Island next spring.

Melbourne restaurants, food producers join online retail pantry concept

Melbourne restaurants, cafes and food producers have joined a new online retail platform called Co-Lab Pantry, conceived during the Covid-19 crisis.

Diageo to bring paper Johnnie Walker bottle to market

Unilever and PepsiCo among FMCG giants to embrace paper bottle technology driven by Diageo.

Woolworths’ hotel business fined over ‘shout system’

Woolworths’ hotel staff found to have offered regular and high bidding gamblers free drinks.

BWS to source new suppliers through consumer vote

Campaign will see the most popular products in each category per state stocked in stores, with advertising and marketing support.

VB creates woolly jumpers for Christmas in July

Beer giant will release 500 Christmas jumpers at its online store to bring some festive cheer during a difficult year.

TWE earnings take a hit, Penfolds demerger talks progress

Treasury Wine’s new CEO Tim Ford shares first business update, flags 21 per cent drop in earnings due to Covid-19.