RASTAL wins Red Dot 2016

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image86c9b1The products of the year were awarded at the end of March. With the “Craft Master Two”, RASTAL was able to score with the expert jury and outperform the international competition. The sought-after “Red Dot” award is the highly respected seal of outstanding design quality. (more…)

India. Vaiko wants 1826 TASMAC shops to be closed

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A day after Chief Minister Jayalalithaa ordered closure of 500 state-run Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC) liquor outlets, MDMK leader Vaiko appealed to the government to close 1826 shops. (more…)

Vietnam. 4 enterprises occupied 88.4% of the beer industry

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In 2015, although the national beer output reached 3.4 billion liters, according to the Association of Beer – Alcohol – Beverage Vietnam (VBA), over 5 years, the growth rate of the beer sector was dwindling rapidly as in 2011 it was 8.5%, and fell to 4.7% by 2015. (more…)

India. ‘Panic buying’ lifts Tasmac sales

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In the days preceding the elections, outlets of Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Ltd (Tasmac) witnessed ‘panic buying’ across all regions in the State on fears of imminent prohibition. (more…)

Is Thai Beverage worth drinking to?

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TEN years ago, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) scored a coup. Thailand’s largest brewer Thai Beverage, or ThaiBev, ditched plans to list in the Buddhist nation for the Singapore bourse, following protests back home against its alcohol-centric business. (more…)

Sri Lanka beer factory flooded

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Floods caused by heavy rain in Sri Lanka in the past several days have halted production at Lion Brewery (Ceylon), the company said in a stock exchange filing. (more…)