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Tag: Scotch Whisky Association

Lorna Slater

Alarm at DRS grows louder

Drinks and retail industry leaders were continuing to voice concerns over the proposed Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) as Scottish Grocer went to press.
Gillian Galloway

Helping firms to cut carbon

Scotland’s larder is second to none and the Highlands and Islands are home to world renowned food and drink producers whose exports are sought across the globe.
Glen Ord

Whisky visitors galore

Reporting a record 1.7m visitors to centres in 2016, the SWA has predicting another boom season for 2018.
Lord Advocat James Wolffe

One last bout over minimum pricing

UK Supreme Court hears SWA’s appeal on MUP WHAT should be the final tussle over Scottish Government legislation on Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) for alcohol...

Drinks price case goes all the way

Scotch Whisky Association takes MUP to Supreme Court MINIMUM unit pricing (MUP) has once again been delayed as the Scotch Whisky Association takes its legal...

Minimum prices given go-ahead

- Strong cider price could jump 220% - Mainstream supermarket and discounter prices will also see hikes PLANS to implement Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol in Scotland...

Minimum pricing better than tax?

MINIMUM unit pricing or alcohol-content taxation would reduce inequalities in health more than increasing alcohol duty under the current tax system or increasing VAT...

Drinks groups push for 2% duty cut

THE Wine and Spirit Trade Association and Scotch Whisky Association have launched a new campaign calling for a 2% cut in alcohol duty at...

MUP to Euro court

THE Scottish Government’s attempt to introduce minimum unit pricing of alcohol (MUP), with a 50p per unit threshold rate, has been further delayed...