Tennent Caledonian has announced that it will not increase the wholesale selling price of its leading brands – Tennent’s Lager, Caledonia Best and Magners Golden Draught – for Scotland’s free on-trade in 2013. The news comes only weeks some of the brewers major competitors revealed their price rises. This decision will provide a welcome financial [...]
Chris Houlton has joined Greene King as Managing Director Brewing and Brands, a role previously held by Euan Venters, who stepped down last month. Chris, formerly Sales and Distribution Director at Carlsberg UK, now takes on the responsibility for Belhaven in Scotland. He will split his time between Scotland and England, and he told DRAM [...]
Belhaven owners Greene King Interim Management Statement for the 37 weeks to 15 January 2012 revealed that retail like-for-like sales were up 8.2% and food like-for-like sales up 11.1%, in the last seven weeks, with core brand own-brewed volumes up 7.4% Rooney Anand, Chief Executive, said, “This was another strong performance driven by the strength [...]
Belhaven owners, Greene King, is to create a further 2,200 jobs on top of 800 apprenticeships already created as part of an expansion drive across its estate. The news came the same week that the company revealed it has put 37 pubs in Scotland up for sale. This will leave it with 260 outlets in [...]
One of Scotland’s most famous films, Whisky Galore, is being rereleased this week. Whisky Galore was set in 1943 on the apocryphal Hebridean island of Todday, which was actually Barra. Brewdog’s new Glasgow pub has just opened. On the site of the former Lock Inn on Dumbarton Road, opposite the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, the new [...]
Belhaven Brewery, one of Scotland’s oldest breweries, has launched an new permanent cask ale Belhaven IPA. Belhaven’s Head Brewer George Howell says: “Belhaven IPA, our new cask ale is an exciting new development for us. Consumers are buying in to the fresh, natural and crafted nature of cask ale. As cask is one thing drinkers cannot [...]
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