Alcohol content

Drinks industry 'vastly exceeds' target to remove 1bn units

19 Dec 2014 | By Gemma McKenna

The drinks industry has “vastly exceeded” its target to remove 1 billion units of alcohol from the UK market two years ahead of schedule, a report from the Department of Health has confirmed.

Miles Beale

Wine industry should take initiative on calorie labelling, says WSTA chief

25 Nov 2014 | By Gemma McKenna

The wine industry needs to prepare itself for adding calorie labels to wine bottles, as the battle against obesity continues, warned Wine & Spirit Trade Association chief Miles Beale.

Home Office's Lynne Featherstone MP to appear at Alcohol Concern conference

Home Office Minister praises drinks industry efforts at Alcohol Concern conference

20 Nov 2014 | By Gemma McKenna

Home Office Minister Lynne Featherstone praised the drinks industry for the steps it has taken as part of the Responsibility Deal, and said local communities were best-placed to solve alcohol-related problems, in a speech at the Alcohol Concern conference yesterday.

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