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Wednesday, 22.10.2014, 15:14
In order to consolidate business management in the Baltics, a decision was made to establish a new holding company – Amber Beverage Group – that would unify the international alcoholic beverage company SPI Group companies, including Latvijas Balzams, the company's spokeswoman Dana Hasana informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
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The Estonian government supported at its Thursday session a bill that re-introduces the ban on alcohol consumption in public places and prescribes that local municipalities can specify places and events where such activity would be allowed, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network brings civil society experts on alcohol and drug policy from all Nordic and Baltic countries to a conference “Advocacy in Action” in Riga this weekend, 11-12 October, informed BC Secretary General Lauri Beekmann.
Alcoholic beverages wholesaler SPI Distribution Latvia doubled its profit in 2013, as information provided by Firmas.lv indicates, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
In 2015, due to commitments to the European Union, Lithuania will increase excise duties on cigarettes, alcohol and natural gas used for heating, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian government will initiate a law enforcement law amendment to re-introduce the ban on alcohol consumption in public places that was valid in Estonia till July 2014, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
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.