Premium alcoholic beverages company, Lion Nathan, has posted strong profit figures despite adverse weather conditions, increasing commodity prices and higher fuel costs. Their operating net profit after...

The manufacturers and marketers of alcoholic energy drinks have been warned by Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) that their product claims will be scrutinised more carefully. Minister for Consumer Affairs,...

The heavily publicised ‘alcopop’ tax is no certainty to be passed through the Senate, with both the Liberal and Greens parties indicating a lack of support for the legislation. The bill, which...

Pacific Beverages, a brand under the Coca-Cola Amatil banner, have announced that they are to build a new brewery in NSW to help continue their push into the alcoholic beverage industry. The brewery will...

In the wake of the 70% tax increase on ‘ready to drink’ alcoholic beverages (RTD’s) which has shocked consumers and industry professionals alike, the Rudd government is also set to levy...

Alcoa, the company that invented the pull-top aluminum can, announced on Friday that it has worked with Ball Corporation and Coors Brewing Company to introduce the Vented Wide Mouth Can – the industry’s...

New technology has been created to assist convenience store operators with identifying consumers who are underage. The technology will compare the potential consumer’s face to that of people who...

ABS data released yesterday reveals that Australians over 15 are drinking about the same amount of alcohol on a per capita basis as they were last year. However, the type of drinks we are drinking has...

It appears that the suggestion that a small levy should be added to alcohol prices has garnered some community support. Galaxy Research conducted a survey of 1000 Australians for the Government-funded...

A recent study has provided further weight to the belief that drinking red wine can provide health benefits. The new study found that an antioxidant in red wine destroys cancer cells while also possibly...