he New Year spirit is in danger of being dampened in the city with liquor supplies drying up due to introduction of online monitoring of liquor trade at wrong time. (more…)
Shares of liquor companies such as United Spirits, United Breweries, Tilaknagar Industries, Jagatjit Industries, Empee Distilleries and Pincon Spirit fell 0.5-2.5 per cent, after the Supreme Court upheld Kerala’s policy to go “dry” in 10 years. (more…)
India’s third-largest state is banning the sale of home-made alcohol from April 1 and limiting sales of beer, wine and liquor to state-run stores.
“It will be strongly implemented,” Nitish Kumar, the chief minister of Bihar, said Sunday. He said his move to bar “local and masala liquor” was a first step to banning all alcohol in the state. (more…)
United Breweries faced a challenge: Tracking and monitoring company assets deployed to supply draught beer to the bars. RFID technology puts all problems to rest.
With 100 years of brewing heritage, United Breweries Limited (UBL) has been a market leader in the beer business in India with over 50% market share. It has a portfolio of winning brands, with its flagship, Kingfisher, being synonymous with beer in the country. (more…)
Consumption of locally brewed beer and spirits in the national capital has registered a decline, whereas intake of Indian-made foreign liquor has slightly increased here during 2014-15, an official data revealed today. (more…)
Spanish beer giant Mahou SA is eying a potential launch of San Miguel beer to boost its presence in the Indian market. Mahou, which owns he trademark in Europe, has had early discussions with San Miguel Corporation (SMC) of Philippines in this regard. (more…)
Aritro Mukherjee, an IT consultant at Salt Lake’s Sector V, is out with friends for a quick weekend afternoon drink. Their poison? Beer. Saathi Agarwal, a partner at a beauty products startup, is also sipping beer at a cosy lounge on a pleasant November afternoon. Beer? In November? The truth is, many Kolkatans have got rid of their seasonal hangover when it comes to beer, and the November nip hasn’t caused any dip in sales. (more…)
It’s a hand-crafted beer with a distinct citrus after-taste quite unlike anything available in the country and comes in a unique Growler, a 1.5 litre pail-like container, apart from the conventional 330 ml bottle. Welcome to the world of Bira 91 that’s taken the country by storm within nine months of its launch. (more…)
Liquor firm United Breweries Ltd (UBL) today reported a 28.04 per cent decline in standalone net profit at Rs 39.94 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014. (more…)
Consumption of locally brewed beer and spirits has registered a decline in Delhi, whereas intake of Indian-made foreign liquor has slightly increased here during 2014-15, an official report revealed on December 9. (more…)