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 [...]
Scotland’s brewers are putting up wholesale prices, but the increases are not as much as last year. Molson Coors have increased wholesale prices by an average of 3.1% equivalent to 5p a pint while Carlsberg are set do the same while AB Inbev are increasing theirs by 4.7% from February 1. Diageo is putting 5% [...]
A new advertising campaign from Molson Coors for Carling Zest encourage people to get out and enjoy themselves this winter. The £1.8m campaign promotes a limited edition follow-up to the summer Zest, with the beer blended with a hint of Spiced Orange, especially for the winter months. The ‘Get a zest for winter’ campaign includes [...]
As I write this, from our office window I can see the autumn sunshine _ lling the sky, yet everyone is wrapped up to keep the cold at bay – is that summer finished already? Not a summer of huge cheer for licensees & pubs, with the Olympics & Euros being stay at home occasions [...]
New research from Molson Coors highlights the important role played by pubs in local communities throughout Scotland. Scots are more likely to visit the pub than the social club or community centre, according to new research commissioned by Molson Coors. The importance of ‘local’ pubs in the Scottish community was highlighted in the research which [...]
David Johnston has been in the licensed trade since 1987, when he joined the Caledonian Hotel. Today, aged 41, he is probably best known for his involvement in the Montpelier Partnership where he has moved up through the ranks to become Development Director. But as well as his responsibilities there, he now has a further [...]
Scot Mark Hunter, has been appointed Chairman of the British Beer & Pub Association. Hunter who is Molson Coors Chief Executive replaces Ralph Findlay as BBPA Chairman. He is stepping down after the completion of his two year term of office. Mark is not new to the BBPA. He has chaired the BBPA’s Finance Committee [...]
Where are we heading? the future will be here before we know it, so we decided to ask some of the movers and shakers of the industry to look into their crystal balls to see where we will be and what we’ll be doing in five years time. susan young deciphers their mystic predictions. In [...]
Molson Coors, has invested £396m developing a light sparkling, finely filtered beer called Animée, which is unashamedly aimed at females. Animée is the result of two years of NPD driven by industry and consumer insights from the BitterSweet Partnership a multi-million pound business set up by Molson Coors in 2009 to remove the gender imbalance [...]
Molson Coors (UK & Ireland) UK’s biggest brewer is aiming to make Carling a 2 billion pint brand. To this end it has revealed a £7.3m investment package which includes new positioning for the brand “Refreshingly and Brilliantly British” as well as a new product Carling Chrome, which will launch in August. Mark Hunter, Chief [...]
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