The new charity, formed by the merger of Alcohol Concern and Alcohol Research UK, said the Portman Group’s role was not clear. Last updated: 6 July 2018 – 12.10am A charity has called for a Government review of how alcohol marketing is regulated, claiming the current watchdog is inconsistent and operates without scrutiny. The new charity, Read More →

Pink, glitter, ‘mummy wine time’… how the ways marketers sell drinks to women can be patronising – and damaging. May 2020 This story is from an episode of Woman’s Hour from the BBC World Service. It was presented by Jenni Murray, produced by Rabeka Nurmahomed, and edited by Sarah Crawley. Adapted for text by Bryan Read More →

September 16, 2020 Heineken has started a pilot with vending machines that customers in the supermarket can use to tap fresh beer to take home. According to the brewer, the machine increases the quality perception of lager and is a sustainable solution. The bottles are 100 percent reusable. These are vending machines that dispense chilled, Read More →

16 September, 2020 by Andy Young;  Shout Newsletter, Australia Leading data and analytics company GlobalData has identified three new consumer trend as the scale and impact of the global health crisis changes consumer consumption habits and sentiments towards fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands, which is inevitably influencing the alcoholic beverage industry. New Socialising’, ‘New Initiatives’ Read More →

Utrecht, 09-09-2020 The largest online store in the Netherlands, bol.com, suddenly stops selling alcoholic drinks. Their argument is that the legally obliged age check for alcohol cannot be sufficiently guaranteed. Less than two years after the company started it, the web store bol.com has already stopped selling alcohol. Partner companies includes the greatest Dutch supermarket Read More →

www.PAHO.org ; 21-08-2020 Alcohol marketing is widespread in the Americas, with modern marketing techniques that go beyond traditional print and electronic media advertisements to include branded merchandise, sponsorships of sporting teams and events, discount pricing, social media, and sales or supply at educational or health establishments.    Studies have found that the more young people are Read More →