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08:18 ET Chinese Spirits Brand Shede Wins the Three-star Superior Taste Award, a New Record in ITI's 15-year History

On June 2, 2020, the International Taste Institute (ITI, formerly ITQI) officially announced the awards for the evaluation of global food and...


Jun 03, 2020, 06:00 ET Waterloo Brewing to Double Can Line Capacity to Deliver Continued Growth

Highlights: Waterloo Brewing is making another strategic investment in production capacity to allow the business to continue its consistent record of ...


Jun 01, 2020, 08:00 ET Carlsberg Announces "Buy a Carlsberg and support The Good Food Access" Initiative Brewer shifts focus amid COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO, June 1, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Carlsberg, one of the world's leading brewers, has announced the launch of Buy a Carlsberg and support The Good...


May 28, 2020, 11:00 ET Absolut Continues To Fly The Flag For LGBTQ+ Community With New Absolut Rainbow Edition Bottle

TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Absolut has announced the latest version of its Absolut Rainbow Limited Edition bottle. Since 1981, Absolut has...


May 28, 2020, 08:15 ET The Maison Hennessy Gives Back to the Bartenders Benevolent Fund

Moët Hennessy in Canada, distributed by Charton Hobbs, launches Coming Together national campaign to support the hospitality industry MONTRÉAL, May...


May 28, 2020, 07:30 ET New Quebec wines and ready-to-drink cocktail added to St-Hubert rotisseries offering

LAVAL, QC, May 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - St-Hubert announces the addition of new Quebec products to its beverage list, in the form of two wines from...


May 28, 2020, 06:30 ET Waterloo Brewing Reports First Quarter EBITDA of $2.1M up 28.8% versus prior year

First Quarter Highlights: Net revenue increased 20.2% to $14.8 million, up from $12.3 million in the prior year. Gross margin improved to 24.9%,...


May 27, 2020, 10:30 ET Forty Creek Distillery Launches The Forager, The World's First Botanical Canadian Whisky

FORTY CREEK, RECENTLY NAMED WHISKY MAKER OF THE DECADE, ANNOUNCES ITS LATEST INNOVATION IN THE CANADIAN WHISKY CATEGORY TORONTO, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - ...


May 27, 2020, 06:03 ET Hop Supplier Announces New CFO During Critical Time in Hop and Brewing History

Yakima Chief Hops, a 100% grower-owned hop supplier, welcomed new Chief Financial Officer Howard Allred shortly after the COVID-19 outbreak began....


May 25, 2020, 09:00 ET Remy Cointreau announces $25,000 CAD donation to the Benevolent Bartender Fund in Canada

Part of a series of initiatives in support of the bartending community. TORONTO, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Remy Cointreau has donated $25,000 CAD to the...


May 22, 2020, 10:08 ET Corby Spirit and Wine Supporting Bars and Restaurants that are #StillOpen

TORONTO, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Now more than ever, restaurants and bars need Canada's support. That's why Corby Spirit and Wine has launched the...


May 15, 2020, 16:13 ET Geneviève Fortier Appointed to Board of Directors of Lassonde Industries Inc.

ROUGEMONT, QC, May 15, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Chairman of the Board of Lassonde Industries Inc. (TSX: LAS.A) ("Lassonde"), Mr. Pierre-Paul Lassonde, is...


May 15, 2020, 16:07 ET Lassonde Industries Inc. announces election of Directors

ROUGEMONT, QC, May 15, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Lassonde Industries Inc. (TSX: LAS.A) ("Lassonde") announces that all the nominees listed in the...


May 14, 2020, 19:10 ET Big Rock Brewery Inc. Announces Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

CALGARY, May 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Big Rock Brewery Inc. (TSX: BR) ("Big Rock" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that its shareholders approved ...


May 13, 2020, 13:57 ET Corby Spirit and Wine Announces Quarterly Dividend, Reports Third Quarter Results

TORONTO, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Corby Spirit and Wine Limited ("Corby" or the "Company") (TSX: CSW.A, CSW.B) today reported its financial results for...


May 13, 2020, 11:30 ET LCBO Announces Fundraising Campaign to Support Food Relief Programs

Funds to be directed to Feed Ontario, Community Food Centres Canada and Second Harvest TORONTO, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - In response to the staggering...


May 13, 2020, 06:00 ET Waterloo Brewing launches Seagram Island Time Tiki Mule Cocktail

Highlights: This new Seagram ready to drink cocktail builds on the sales momentum of Seagram Island Time Anytime, one of the most popular new...


May 12, 2020, 10:00 ET An unusual long weekend, with the usual advice

Driving sober is still common sense TORONTO, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - As Ontarians near the Victoria Day long weekend amidst the COVID-19 outbreak,...


May 12, 2020, 05:59 ET Molson Coors provides 20,000 meals to healthcare heroes and now invites Canadians to help

TORONTO and MONTRÉAL, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - In honour of International Nurses Day, Molson Coors Beverage Company in Canada will be providing 20,000...


May 08, 2020, 11:55 ET Lassonde Industries Inc. announces its Q1 2020 results

ROUGEMONT, QC, May 8, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Lassonde Industries Inc. (TSX: LAS.A) ("Lassonde") posted sales of $472.4 million in the first quarter of...


May 08, 2020, 11:55 ET Lassonde Industries Inc. declares a quarterly dividend of $0.65 per share

ROUGEMONT, QC, May 8, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Lassonde Industries Inc. (TSX: LAS.A) is pleased to announce that, in accordance with its dividend policy,...


May 07, 2020, 18:10 ET LCBO threatens legal action against OPSEU for standing up for its members

TORONTO, May 7, 2020 /CNW/ - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the LCBO is going down a road it will quickly regret, by mindlessly and...


May 06, 2020, 08:00 ET The World's 50 Best Restaurants & The World's 50 Best Bars Launch 50 Best for Recovery Programme

50 Best – the organisation behind The World's 50 Best Restaurants and The World's 50 Best Bars – announces its first joint campaign, entitled 50 Best ...


May 05, 2020, 20:05 ET Big Rock Brewery Inc. Announces Q1 2020 Financial Results and Provides COVID-19 Update

CALGARY, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Big Rock Brewery Inc. (TSX: BR) ("Big Rock" or the "Corporation") today announced its financial results for the three...


May 04, 2020, 08:00 ET Kavalan creates entry-level range to capture broad market

Not content with one entry-level whisky, Kavalan has now announced the creation of a new entry-level range as part of its portfolio alongside...