SHELBYVILLE, Ky.— Global liquor giant Diageo PLC will raise its stakes in the growing bourbon sector by making its Bulleit whiskeys at a new Kentucky distillery, where the company's ambitious plans for the brand had a top company executive talking about a potential expansion even before initial construction begins.» Read More
Rick Berman, Center for Consumer Freedom, weighs in on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on all sugared drinks that measure larger than 16 ounces.
New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to combat rising obesity, the New York Times reports.
“Got craft beer?” The phrase may seem like a laughable spoof of the famous “got milk?” campaign, but not long ago the need for a similar style campaign was being discussed in craft beer circles. It turns out they didn’t need one. Social media created a new platform for craft brewers to get the word out about their brands.
Here's the latest "Six Pack," a look at six news items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, as we head into the weekend. This week, Yuengling takes top honors, Guinness rolls out the QR Code pint glass and Breckenridge brews special Comic-Con beer.
With a little creative packaging and a lot of innovation, spirits manufacturers are expanding the market. Check out some of the most unusual ways businesses are innovating in the world of alcohol.
Investing in restaurants has a bad name. But plenty of people find ways to run restaurants profitably and make a good deal of money from the enterprise.
Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal senior economic writer, debate the merits of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.
The "Mad Money" host explains his deep-in-the-money call options play on this beverages maker.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer explains why buying deep-in- the-money call options on Monster Beverage are a more conservative trade than buying the company's stock.
Here's the latest "Six Pack," a look at six news items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, as we head into the weekend. This week, Beam's Maker's Mark wins a trademark case for its red wax seal, Anheuser-Bush rolls out a cider, and Andrea Bocelli launches a wine line.
Diageo was forced to apologize after it became known that the company allegedly pressured an industry association to award it a prize originally intended for Scottish craft brewer BrewDog.
The Golden State is getting a taste of what U.S. East Coasters have already come to love, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Cinco de Mayo festivities may begin tomorrow, but super-premium tequila producers have plenty of reasons to celebrate year-round.
Here's the latest "Six Pack," a look at six news items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, as we head into the weekend. This week, a look at Dos Equis food trucks, Sam Adams earnings, and more.
Flavored versions of vodkas have been popular for years, but now flavored whiskies are gaining ground. The trend also helped Jim Beam, who has gotten a boost from its Jim Beam Red Stag brand. Beam posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday.
McDonald's is a sponsor for the London Olympics—and a British doctors' group says that's sending the wrong message in a country with ballooning obesity.
We pulled together a list of Cramer's favorite dividend plays. Read on and pick one or two for your portfolio. They could offer just the kind of defense that you need.
Introducing Consumer Nation “Six Pack” — a look at six news items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, as we head into the weekend.
Hugh Johnston, PepsiCo CFO breaks down PEP's Q1 numbers, including EPS of $0.69 vs. $0.67 est on revenues of $12.42B vs. $12.36 est. and discusses the company's profit and product outlook for 2012.
The soft drink maker had every reason to report a less than stellar quarter.