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26-02-2021, 15:08
The RTD and low-ABV categories are taking the market by storm

While the biggest players in the alcohol market are counting losses after the challenging pandemic year 2020, the decay is emerging into a category that is winning more and more consumers, even in such a difficult time for the industry. IWSR, a leading agency researching the alcohol market,...

18-02-2021, 11:44
2020 Global Scotch whisky exports decline

According to figures published by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), global Scotch whisky exports fell by more than £ 1.1 billion in 2020, to £ 3.8 million. This means a decrease by about 23% compared to the record-breaking 2019. The value of exports at the lowest level since 2010, and exports...

15-02-2021, 13:30
Reopened Scottish distilleries

The iconic single malt distilleries Port Ellen and Brora are to be reopened by their owner, Diageo, as part of a £ 35 million investment. Both legendary distilleries are expected to be fully operational by 2021, and the new Master Distillers are already working hard to ensure that the first...

05-02-2021, 13:14
Spirit of Speyside Festival will return this spring

One of the largest and most well known whisky festivals in the world - Spirit of Speyside Festival - will take place this year in two editions. An online event is planned for spring, while the organisers are planning to conduct a separate event in a traditional way at the end of the year. The...

04-02-2021, 15:31
The Scotch whisky industry has published a new sustainability strategy

The new strategy, announced in January, commits the Scotch whisky sector to achieve net-zero CO2 emissions by 2040 and drastically reduce the negative environmental impact of the industry elsewhere. It covers four main themes (tackling climate change, responsible water use, transition to a...

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