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 spirit and Ready-to-Drink (RTD) trademark, Canadian Club, has announced it will add two new RTDs to its range. The Company said the new Canadian Club Premium RTD plays on the role Canadian Club...

Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (CCA) has announced a decision not to acquire the Foster’s Australian spirit and spirit ready-to-drink (RTD) business. As part of the agreement to sell its interest in Pacific...

Coca-Cola Amatil and Beam Global Spirits and Wine have announced a new 10-year agreement, allowing CCA to continue the manufacture, sales and distribution of the Beam premium spirits portfolio –...

Russian Standard Vodka today announced the launch of its first ready-to-drink beverage, Russian Standard Vodka Citrus, for the Australian market. The product is the first foray into the RTD market for...

The 2010 Nielsen Convenience and Impulse Report suggests a ‘softened’ convenience and impulse market, with a modest sales growth of 3.3%, and sales down by 0.5% from the quarter to the same...

According to new figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the apparent consumption of ready-to-drink pre-mixed alcoholic beverages fell by 30% in 2008-09, reversing an upward trend for...

One of Australia’s leading producers of RTD alcoholic beverages has discovered that they can steer clear of the ‘alcopop’ tax by using alcohol derived from beer. Independent Distillers...

The Senate Committee Inquiry into the proposed tax increase on “alcopops” begun this morning in Canberra with the public hearing, held over the next two days, to have evidence provided by 17...