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Yogi tweaks liquor policy, UP excise collection up by 48%

The auditor has compared the excessive charges on specific liquor brands, a big share of which went to the distilleries, as compared to the prices in neighbouring states of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.

Highway ban hangover cured, Indian whisky joins party

India does not have a dominant indigenous liquor similar to baiju in China or Russian vodka, the market is dominated by locally produced IMFL.

Good news for tipplers! Seized liquor to satiate you at far lower cost in Delhi

Text: Alok KN MishraIn good news for tipplers, the excise department may soon put up its stock of seized liquor for sale at less than regular rates.

United Spirits earns over 10% of operating profit from cricket in FY19

Royal Challengers Bangalore rakes in moolah for United Spirits despite a poor IPL.

Happiness brewing in neighbouring Bhutan for desi beer makers

From contract brewing and bottling of craft beer to procuring licences, Bhutan scores ahead of India, said marketers.

Sula's 2019 grape crushing up by 50%

Sula said it expanded its cellar capacity by 20 lakh litres, up by about a fifth.

Election dry days hit bars, restaurants

Multiple dry days this year, particularly around elections, have severely dented sales in restaurants and hotels.

Microbreweries honing art of bottling craft

Several microbreweries plan to launch bottled units of craft beer, but large-scale production remains a challenge.

China, India boost global booze binge: Study

The world consumed ten percent more alcohol per adult in 2017 than in 1990, due in large part to heavier and more widespread drinking in China and India, researchers said Wednesday.On current trends, global consumption per capita will rise another 17 percent over the next decade, they reported in The Lancet.

India's alcohol intake up by 38% in seven years: Lancet Study

The study measured per capita alcohol consumption using data from the WHO and the Global Burden of Disease study.

Carlsberg’s volume growth slows down amid election heat

Carlsberg’s volume growth slows down amid election heat

Carlsberg has about 18% share in India, backed by Elephant and Tuborg, in a market skewed toward strong beer.

Liquor sale to be 100% through scanning by October in Delhi

Liquor sale to be 100% through scanning by October in Delhi

The move is intended to digitise records of real-time liquor sale in the national capital.

Beck’s Ice ad takes a dig at Kingfisher

Beck’s Ice ad takes a dig at Kingfisher

Experts feel the ad might be able to create a buzz in the market, but is unlikely to impact rivals’ sales.

Liquor sales lose some spirit in Q4 on rising poll fever

Liquor sales lose some spirit in Q4 on rising poll fever

Sales grew 3% in January-March period; the lowest in six quarters.

Beer sales back on highway to growth after a sober year

Beer sales back on highway to growth after a sober year

Sales grew 4.6% in 2018, but companies expect numbers to taper off this year due to an increase in taxation and liquor curbs during election.

JIL announces tech partnership with US firm; to retire debt by mid-year

JIL announces tech partnership with US firm; to retire debt by mid-year

JIL had raised structured debt funding of Rs 265 crore from Indiabulls Group in 2018, and the total debt of JIL as on March 2018 was about Rs 350 crore.

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