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  • April 9- Alcoholic beverage maker Constellation Brands Inc forecast a profit for the fiscal year ending February that was largely in line with analysts' estimates and said it would spend more than $1 billion this year to expand its beer business. The company said it would spend about $1.05- $1.15 billion on its beer business, primarily to expand capacity in its...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Jack Daniel's has turned back the latest challenge to a state law that determines which spirits can be marketed as "Tennessee Whiskey," but upstart distillers hoping their brands make the cut vow the fight isn't over for good. The subsidiary of Louisville, Kentucky- based Brown-Forman Corp. is by far the dominant player in the Tennessee whiskey...

  • Fans of brown spirits are taking a rye approach to imbibing. "People are rediscovering rye whisky and its unique flavor," says Dan Tullio, master ambassador for Canadian whisky for Beam Suntory, which just launched its Alberta Rye Dark Batch Whisky. Alberta Rye Dark Batch, made at Alberta Distillers, the largest producer of 100 percent rye whisky in North America, is...

  • BRENHAM, Texas— Blue Bell Creameries says it's expanding its recall of products made at an Oklahoma plant after pints of banana pudding ice cream tested positive for listeriosis. The Texas- based dairy company announced in a statement Tuesday that no illnesses linked to those pints have been confirmed. The recall now includes the banana pudding ice cream pints...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Hint Water founder and CEO Kara Goldin is on a quest to rid the beverage industry of sugary, unhealthy drinks. Based in San Francisco's Bay Area, Goldin is just as passionate about seeing the cities she visits on her job to promote her company's fruit-infused water, from beyond a conference room window. Stroll along the Ohio River to reach the Belle...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Jack Daniel's has turned back the latest challenge to a state law that determines which spirits can be marketed as "Tennessee Whiskey," but upstart distillers hoping their brands make the cut vow the fight isn't over for good. The subsidiary of Louisville, Kentucky- based Brown-Forman Corp. is by far the dominant player in the Tennessee whiskey...

  • And the most loved beer label is... Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
    Newburgh Brewing Company beer

    After two weeks and thousands of votes, Newburgh Brewing Co.'s Cream Ale beer label was crowned the winner.

  • *Volvo, Asos, SABMiller among firms pursuing natural hedges. Last month it announced plans to build a $500 million plant in the United States, looking past the dollar's current strength to build in a longer-term protection. "We're eliminating short-term currency fluctuations, which are never good for long-term commitment to customers in different regions, and...

  • Most Loved Beer Label championship set Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 12:32 PM ET
    From left: Newburgh Brewing's Cream Ale and Founders' Dark Penance

    After narrowing the field from 16 entrants in each region, CNBC's Most Loved Label contest is down to two.

  • 'Dry wine': The plight of California grape growers Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 3:32 PM ET
    A winery's vineyard irrigation system provides moisture to grapevines on March 17, 2015, near Los Alamos, California.

    A tipping point may be coming. A crowded marketplace was already pressuring winemakers to cut prices. Now, the drought is pushing up costs.

  • Final four set in Most Loved Beer Label contest Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 3:15 PM ET
    Beer

    After 16 entrants in each region—and nearly a week and a half of voting—four regional champions have been crowned in CNBC's Most Loved Label contest.

  • ADDIS ABABA, April 1- International brewers are helping transform Ethiopia's business landscape as it slowly sells the assets of the former communist state and opens up to foreigners drawn to one of Africa's fastest growing economies. Heineken, Diageo and privately-owned Dutch brewer Bavaria, have snapped up state breweries or built new ones in the past four...

  • ADDIS ABABA, April 1- International brewers are helping transform Ethiopia's business landscape as it slowly sells the assets of the former communist state and opens up to foreigners drawn to one of Africa's fastest growing economies. Heineken, Diageo and privately-owned Dutch brewer Bavaria, have snapped up state breweries or built new ones in the past four...

  • Yuengling now tops Boston as largest craft brewer Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 3:34 PM ET
    Cans of lager are filled at the Yuengling brewery in Pottsville, Pa.

    A new definition by the Brewers Association of what constitutes craft beer changes the lineup of the largest U.S. brewers by sales volume.

  • The battle of beer labels: Meet the elite eight Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 12:43 PM ET
    Terrapin Beer Co. Hi-5 IPA.

    CNBC's battle of the breweries sees a New York-based brewery put up big vote totals in Round Three of the Most Loved Label contest.

  • Don't like this beer? Get your money back Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:43 AM ET
    Neil Patrick Harris in a new Heineken Light ad

    Wide-ranging actor plays the reluctant beer pitchman as Heineken Light continues to try to boost the brand with a new advertising campaign.

  • *Blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 set to rise 5 pct by end-2015. The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index, home of bellwethers such as Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, and LVMH, the world's No.1 luxury goods maker, is expected to rise nearly 5 percent by the end of 2015, reaching 3,900 points. "For the euro zone, which is the biggest exporting region in the...

  • Who knew? Cows are dominating beer label contest! Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 12:37 PM ET
    Newburgh Brewing Co. Cream Ale

    In CNBC's Most Loved Label contest, these beer brands are learning that every vote counts.

  • Old Bay seasoning works on crabs...and beer too! Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:06 PM ET

    Flying Dog Brewery is bringing back its Dead Rise Old Bay Summer Ale after having trouble keeping it in stock during its debut.

  • Report: Soda sales dropped again in 2014 Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:17 PM ET
    Diet Coke

    The total volume of carbonated soft drinks sold slid 0.9 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to a report.