New News information at Drinks Insight Network New and updated information from News listed on www.drinks-insight-network.com http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/ en-us http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/ New News information at Drinks Insight Network http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Deals this week: Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Welch, Sunrise Strategic Partners http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-southern-glazers-wine-spirits-welch-kill-cliff-5902046 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-southern-glazers-wine-spirits-welch-kill-cliff-5902046 Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits has signed a number of distribution agreements with Delicato Family Vineyards. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT BCGA Concept launches Brooklyn Crafted in US http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsbcga-concept-launches-brooklyn-crafted-in-us-5903996 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsbcga-concept-launches-brooklyn-crafted-in-us-5903996 US-based manufacturer of Bruce Cost Ginger Ale and Brooklyn Organics BCGA Concept has expanded its portfolio with the addition of the Brooklyn Crafted collection. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Constellation Brands, E. & J. Gallo Winery, Royal Cup http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-constellation-brands-inc-e-j-gallo-winery-royal-cup-5903347 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-constellation-brands-inc-e-j-gallo-winery-royal-cup-5903347 Constellation Brands has acquired Funky Buddha Brewery to expand its high-end beer segment. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT UTIP shows green light for Angolan beverage plant http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsutip-shows-green-light-for-angolan-beverage-plant-5903978 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsutip-shows-green-light-for-angolan-beverage-plant-5903978 Grupo Sun Ocean has obtained a formal approval from the Technical Unit for Private Investment (UTIP) in Angola to establish a beverage plant in the region. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Talking Rain and Tata Global Beverages enter into strategic alliance http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newstalking-rain-and-tata-global-beverages-enter-into-strategic-alliance-5902702 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newstalking-rain-and-tata-global-beverages-enter-into-strategic-alliance-5902702 Flavoured sparkling waters manufacturer Talking Rain Beverage Company has entered a strategic alliance with Tata Global Beverages to help progress its Sparkling Ice into overseas markets. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Detoxwater expands product lineup with new flavours http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsdetoxwater-expands-product-lineup-with-new-flavours-5902560 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsdetoxwater-expands-product-lineup-with-new-flavours-5902560 US-based company Detoxwater has expanded its bioactive aloe water line with new Appleberry (Apple & Raspberry) and Peachberry (Peach & Blueberry) flavours. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT E. & J. Gallo Winery acquires California brandy brand Germain-Robin http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newse-j-gallo-winery-acquires-california-brandy-brand-germain-robin-5902245 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newse-j-gallo-winery-acquires-california-brandy-brand-germain-robin-5902245 E. & J. Gallo Winery (Gallo) has acquired Germain-Robin for an undisclosed amount. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Royal Cup to acquire cold brew brand Icebox Coffee http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsroyal-cup-to-acquire-cold-brew-brand-icebox-coffee-5902573 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsroyal-cup-to-acquire-cold-brew-brand-icebox-coffee-5902573 US-based importer, roaster, and distributor of speciality coffees and teas Royal Cup has fianlised an agreement to purchase Richgood Gourmet, the manufacturer of cold-brew brand Icebox Coffee. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Delicato extends distribution agreements with Southern Glazer’s in US http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsdelicato-extends-and-expands-distribution-agreements-with-southern-glazers-in-us-5901320 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsdelicato-extends-and-expands-distribution-agreements-with-southern-glazers-in-us-5901320 California’s Delicato Family Vineyards has signed new distribution agreements with North American company Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits to widen the reach of its products. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT KeVita expands Kombucha lineup with Blueberry Basil and Roots Beer http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newskevita-expands-kombucha-lineup-with-blueberry-basil-and-roots-beer-5901377 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newskevita-expands-kombucha-lineup-with-blueberry-basil-and-roots-beer-5901377 Kevita has added Blueberry Basil and Roots Beer to its Master Brew Kombucha line. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Harney & Sons introduces HT iced tea bottles http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsharney-sons-introduces-ht-iced-tea-bottles-5901396 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsharney-sons-introduces-ht-iced-tea-bottles-5901396 Global tea company Harney & Sons has launched a new line of ready-to-drink (RTD) bottled iced tea products. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT CÎROC to expand flavoured Vodka with French Vanilla http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newscroc-to-expand-flavoured-vodka-with-french-vanilla-5900232 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newscroc-to-expand-flavoured-vodka-with-french-vanilla-5900232 Alcoholic beverages company CÎROC is set to expand its flavoured vodka portfolio with CÎROC French Vanilla. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT MA Silva USA opens cork closure facility in Portugal http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsm-a-silva-usa-opens-cork-closure-facility-in-portugal-5900490 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsm-a-silva-usa-opens-cork-closure-facility-in-portugal-5900490 California-based MA Silva USA has opened a new manufacturing facility in Santa Maria de Feira, Portugal. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ajinomoto to foray into India’s powdered market with Blendy brand http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsajinomotos-blendy-instant-coffee-powder-to-debut-in-india-5899057 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsajinomotos-blendy-instant-coffee-powder-to-debut-in-india-5899057 Japanese food and chemical company Ajinomoto is set to enter the powdered drinks market in India with the launch of Blendy brand. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Pernod Ricard’s London office hit by cyber attack http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newspernod-ricards-london-office-hit-by-cyber-attack-5899883 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newspernod-ricards-london-office-hit-by-cyber-attack-5899883 The London-based office of French spirits manufacturer Pernod Ricard has been hit by a cyber attack. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT NuZee partners with GRM to expands US presence of Coffee Blenders http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsnuzee-partners-with-grm-to-expands-coffee-blenders-presence-in-us-5899774 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsnuzee-partners-with-grm-to-expands-coffee-blenders-presence-in-us-5899774 US-based coffee manufacturer NuZee (trading as Coffee Blenders) has collaborated with Oregon-based natural food brokerage company Grass Roots Marketing (GRM). Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nestlé Waters North America adds recycling labeling on water brands http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsnestl-waters-north-america-adds-recycling-labeling-on-water-brands-5898582 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsnestl-waters-north-america-adds-recycling-labeling-on-water-brands-5898582 Nestlé Waters North America has started adding How2Recyle instructions to the labels on its half-litre bottles, making it the first beverage manufacturer in the North America to do so. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Asahi Premium Beverages, Altia http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-asahi-premium-beverages-altia-5898481 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-asahi-premium-beverages-altia-5898481 Asahi Premium Beverages (APB) has agreed to acquire ASM Liquor’s VDKA 6100 and Tequila Blu brands, as well as the licence for Spicebox Whisky. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Brynwood Partners VII, COFCO Dairy Investments http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-brynwood-partners-vii-cofco-dairy-investments-5898490 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-brynwood-partners-vii-cofco-dairy-investments-5898490 Brynwood Partners VII has announced the completion of the acquisition of US-based brewing company Cold Spring from the Lenore family. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Constellation Brands acquires Florida’s craft brewer Funky Buddha http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsconstellation-brands-acquires-floridas-craft-brewer-funky-buddha-5898576 http://www.drinks-insight-network.com/news/newsconstellation-brands-acquires-floridas-craft-brewer-funky-buddha-5898576 American alcohol beverage company Constellation Brands has purchased Florida-based Funky Buddha Brewery for an undisclosed sum. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT