Beam has been acquired by Suntory Holdings Japanese beverage company Suntory Holdings is set to acquire all outstanding shares of premium alcoholic spirits company Beam Inc for US$83.50 per share in cash...

Just over one in two (52 per cent) of Australians said they “enjoy having a good look around liquor stores”, up from 47 per cent in 2009, according to new findings from market research organisation...

Over the last five years, the proportion of Australians aged 18 or older who consume local beer in an average four-week period has declined by four per cent, while consumption of imported beer is on the...

Although the sector is currently in its “infancy”, alcoholic spirits are predicted to be a potential growth area for liquor manufacturers as exports increase over the next five years, according to...

Australian tastes are swinging away from beer and towards wine, but Australians are drinking a little less alcohol overall, according to figures released 18 September 2013 by the Australian Bureau of Statistics...

Very heavy drinking among Australia’s top 10 per cent of alcohol drinkers has increased in the past decade while lighter drinkers have cut back further, according to a new analysis of Australian drinking...

Food and beverage manufacturer Lion has announced its trading update for the half year ended 31 March 2013 in conjunction with parent company Kirin Holdings’ first half announcement. Lion said it saw...

More than 60 per cent of Australian adults went to the movies last year, and those who saw a romance, drama, thriller, comedy or action/adventure film were more likely to have had a drink recently. “Going...

Consumer research company Technomic has released its list of the top ten adult beverage trends that will shape the US alcohol industry in 2013. Based on ongoing research into spirits, wine and beer volume...

In a special interview given to Australian Food News this week, the Marketing Manager of Vok Beverages Chris Illman shared some of the secrets of the success story of his nimble South Australian group. With...