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Saturday, 01.10.2016, 20:14
The Estonian beverage house A. Le Coq sold 20 million liters of beer of the A. Le Coq brand on the Finnish market in the first eight months of this year, emerging as the third biggest beer brand in that country according to a study by Nielsen reports LETA/BNS.
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Vana Tallinn Elégance has been awarded the title of Best Liqueur in the Spirits Business competition ‘Luxury Spirits Masters 2016’. According to the jury, the gold medal-winning Vana Tallinn Elégance was the biggest surprise of the day, BC was informed by Liviko representative.
To buy alcoholic beverages in stores of Lithuania's largest retail chains, all buyers will have to produce identification documents specifying their age as of Friday, reports LETA/BNS.
The largest alcohol manufacturer and distributor in the Baltics - Amber Beverage Group, a part of SPI Group, has acquired a significant equity stake in Fabrica de Tequilas Finos, a tequila brand owning and production facility based in the town of Tequila, Mexico, BC told Amber Beverage Group representatives.
Rolandas Virsilas, who was appointed manager of the Estonian and Latvian beverage makers Saku and Aldaris after Margus Kastein left that position on Tuesday, has said he will perform the duties until the end of the year at most, until a new manager has been appointed, reports LETA/BNS.
As much as 18 % of the strong alcohol consumed in Estonia was sold via Latvia as at the end of June, which means that the government will forgo 15-20 mln euros in excise duty and VAT in 2016, the Estonian Alcohol Producers and Alcohol Importers Association informs cites LETA/BNS.
Estonian Supreme Court found on June 20th that the case of the alleged alcohol cartel agreement has not expired like it was found in the Tallinn circuit court in January 2016, which means the second-tier court has to discuss the case again, informs LETA/BNS.