New chair for The Can Makers

The Can Makers — the industry trade body representing drinks can manufacturers in the UK — has appointed Marcel Arsand as its new chair. Marcel (pictured), who succeeds Martin Constable, brings more than ten years of waste management and sustainability knowledge and...

Turnover up, profit down at Timothy Taylor

Turnover at brewer and venue owner Timothy Taylor rose 2% to £22,187,485 in the year ending September 30, 2017, but pre-tax profit fell 1.5% to £2,742,083. The directors reported: “Demand for our beers remains strong, with draught sales showing a like-for-like...

Muntons wins Suffolk sustainability award

Muntons has won the environment and sustainability category at the Suffolk Business Awards 2018, sponsored by the East Anglian Daily Times and Adnams. The judges were impressed by Muntons’ leadership on sustainability, stating: “Muntons are passionate about malt...
Beer duty may have to rise to help NHS

Beer duty may have to rise to help NHS

Beer duty could rise as the government looks to keep a pledge to give more funds to the National Health Service, it has been reported. Lifting the freeze on alcohol duty, which was announced in last autumn’s Budget, would raise in excess of £200m a year. A...

Braxzz announces sales appointments

  Alcohol-free beer brand Braxzz has announced the appointment of Stephen Gilmour (pictured left) and Justin Rivett to help continue its rapid growth. Stephen brings 30 years’ experience within the industry, making his name at Diageo where he worked his way up...