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2008-10-01 09:00:28

By ALAN RODEN City ALCOHOL experts in the Capital want the Government to impose inflation-busting price rises and ban large glasses of wine to help tackle binge drinking. Ministers recently proposed a wide-ranging overhaul of alcohol laws, which includes a minimum price for drink in supermarkets and off-licences and raising the minimum age at which alcohol can be bought in shops to 21. Action on Alcohol and Drugs in Edinburgh (AADE), a partnership of key bodies including the council,...

2008-09-30 15:00:29

BETHEL - As part of Harvestfest, the Bethel Historical Society observed its annual Apple and Pumpkin Festival on Sept. 20. Executive Director Stanley R. Howe did his annual cider pressing demonstration throughout the day on the lawn of the O'Neil Robinson House, using a press recently donated to the society by former president Alden T. Kennett. Pumpkin whoopee pies were on sale, made by Rachel MacKay, Grace McKivergan and Mary Keniston. In the afternoon, Howe added applesauce-making to...

2008-09-28 00:00:17

A pples that thrive in the worst of the Westcountry weather are ripening in the orchard at Thornhayes Nursery. They have wonderful bucolic names, hinting at their heritage. There's Don's Delight ("an excellent cooker"), Farmer's Glory, from the Haldon Hills near Exeter, the sweet dessert apple Pigs Nose, so-called because its base resembles a snout, and the Nine Square, a substantial slab-sided green cooking apple once thought extinct. The nursery on the lower slopes of the Blackdown...

2008-09-24 15:00:34

TEMPLE - The Sandy River Players will put on a show Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4, at Temple Stream Theater to help raise funds for a new roof on its storage building. The show is a short satirical melodrama titled "The Wild Flowering of Chastity." Lori Lewis will appear as the innocent young maiden living with her aged aunt (Kyla Wheeler) who cannot pay the kindly old banker (Allan Smith) the mortgage again this month. The plot thickens when the dastardly villain, played by Dan Ryder,...

2008-09-18 06:00:00

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Beer industry is available in its catalogue. Future Trends in Beer and Wine: Emerging markets, private label and innovation http://www.reportlinker.com/p092112/Future-Trends-in-Beer-and-Wine-Emerging-markets-private-label-and-innovation.html Future Trends in Beer and Wine Emerging markets, private label and innovation Business Intelligence for the Consumer Goods Industry Business Insights' portfolio of...

2008-09-17 16:51:15

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the time of year when no one can resist the lure of a fragrant apple orchard, a pumpkin-filled farm stand or a lively winery. Now there's a web site that helps travelers connect with these types of exciting rural experiences across the United States. The new site, http://www.ruralbounty.com/, promises to guide its users to "Fresh Farm Fun." As the nation's leading directory of agritourism farms, ranches and wineries, the site offers information on...

2008-09-05 15:00:20

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bd23ed/marketwatch_drink) has announced the addition of the "MarketWatch: Drinks - August 2008" report to their offering. The Drinks MarketWatch contains the latest news, analysis and opinion, covering all the months major issues including mergers and acquisitions, marketing and regulatory issues. It covers the period from June 15 - July 14 2008. Scope - Geographic coverage: global - Category coverage: drinks...

2008-08-29 12:01:02

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bfc210/ciderperry_in_rus) has announced the addition of the "Cider/Perry in Russia" report to their offering. This Cider/Perry in Russia market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key...

2008-08-28 18:00:38

Dutch brewing giant Heineken yesterday said key brands inherited with the takeover of Scottish & Newcastle had outperformed a weakening UK beer market. Heineken, which completed the pounds 7.8 billion acquisition of S&N with Danish rival Carlsberg earlier this year, said Kronenbourg 1664 and John Smith's - gained share despite a 2.5 per cent fall in the wider domestic market. The firm has faced headwinds such as alcohol duty hikes, rising input costs and a weaker economy, but a...

2008-08-28 12:01:06

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/318df0/alcoholic_drinks_i) has announced the addition of the "Alcoholic Drinks in Slovenia" report to their offering. The Alcoholic Drinks in Slovenia market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.