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Wednesday, 17.09.2014, 18:31
Latvian alcoholic beverage producer joint-stock Latvijas balzams will produce a special limited edition vodka called ''The Queen'', dedicated to the legendary rock-group ''Queen'', the group's guitarist Brian May said.
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The Estonian Association of Retailers estimates that the Government abolishing restrictions on consumption of alcohol in public means the State distancing itself from the alcohol policy objectives set during the past couple of years, writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
Even though dairy producers claim that they have been cornered by the Russian embargo, but brewers second the prime minister and find such commotion to be out of touch with reality, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaro zinios.
The Estonian Highways Board has begun to gradually demand installing alco-locks or alcohol activated vehicle immobilisers in public transport buses and the police estimate these would also help keep problematic drivers away from driving ordinary cars too, LETA/Postimees writes.
Alcoholic beverage production company AB Anyksciu Vynas unaudited activity result for the six months of 2014 according to the International Financial Reporting Standards were at LTL 0.4 million (EUR 0.1 million) loss before taxes, the company said in a statement, informs ELTA/LETA.
Joint-stock brewery and beverage producer Cesu alus achieved EUR 49.60 million in turnover last year, which was four percent more when compared to the previous year, when the company achieved EUR 47.82 million in turnover, informs NOZARE.LV/LETA reffering to Firmas.lv.
Beer brewery "Aldaris" has maintained a steady turnover in 2013, whereas the company's losses reduced by 33 percent, the company also paid EUR 3 million in compensation to employees last year, informs NOZARE.LV/LETA.