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2008-08-01 03:00:24

By Martha Stoddard, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 1--LINCOLN -- Other states are watching what Nebraska decides about taxing and regulating flavored malt beverages, according to a national alcohol policy consultant.

2008-07-31 21:00:28

By Martha Stoddard, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 31--LINCOLN -- Other states are watching what the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission decides about taxing and regulating flavored malt beverages, a national alcohol policy consultant said today.

2008-07-03 12:00:41

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bc8bff/nonalcoholic_beve) has announced the addition of the "Non-alcoholic Beverages: The Consumer in the United States 2008" report to their offering. This report is the second in a two-part series on the beverage market.

2008-06-30 06:02:33

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Chris Waldrop of Consumer Federation of America, +1-202- 797-8551, cwaldrop@consumerfed.org; or Noa Rabinowitz, +1-202-974- 5012, rabinowitzn@ruderfinn.com, for Consumer Federation of America Review Underscores Need for Government Action to Mandate Standardized and Complete Alcohol Label WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While continuing to press the federal government to require standardized labeling information on all beer, wine and distilled...

2008-06-18 12:00:39

By ROBBIE DINWOODIE and CAROLYN CHURCHILL HOUSEHOLD brands of wine, spirits and cider face sharp price increases under draconian measures outlined by ministers yesterday to break Scotland's drink culture.

2008-06-18 06:00:21

By Martin Flanagan SPIRITS giant Diageo, Scotland's biggest whisky producer, has launched an American legal action against a regulatory ruling that has raised the taxes on its flavoured beer products by 1,600 per cent.

2008-06-17 12:00:56

IS THE Scottish Government looking through the wrong end of the telescope in its attempt to curb the national alcohol problem? Its aim is to attack the blight of excessive drinking at grassroots level, principally by raising the legal age for the purchase of alcohol from supermarkets and off-licences from 18 to 21.

2008-06-17 09:00:45

Diageo-Guinness USA, a division of Diageo, and the Flavored Malt Beverage Coalition filed suit against California's Board of Equalization challenging regulations that will reclassify flavored beer, which is malt based, as a distilled spirit, increasing the taxes on these products by more than 1600%.

2008-06-16 18:00:25

NORWALK, Conn., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo-Guinness USA, a division of Diageo, the worlds leading spirits, wine and beer company, and the Flavored Malt Beverage Coalition filed suit yesterday against California's Board of Equalization (BOE) challenging regulations that will reclassify flavored beer -- which is malt based -- as a distilled spirit, increasing the taxes on these products by more than 1600 percent.

2008-02-13 12:00:30

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c82712) has announced the addition of Philippines Food, Beverages and Tobacco Market Forecast till 2011 to their offering.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.