Crunch time for craft beer as pandemic, fees take their toll

Makers of Witlinger, Mad King and White Owl craft beers have either shut shop or started new ventures, while owners of Kati Patang, White Rhino and Beor 360 have scaled back their operations. Kati Patang beer, a runaway hit with its unique small-batch flavours like saffron, turmeric and lemon rind, has shrunk considerably in the … Read more

‘Would Like Tariff Elimination On Scotch Whisky Under India-uk Fta’

With India and the UK concluding the third round of negotiations for a free trade agreement on Friday, Britain’s whisky industry is looking to get a bigger slice of the Indian market. In an interview with Mint, Scotch Whisky association chief executive Mark Kent said according to its estimates, UK’s share in the Indian whisky … Read more

United Spirits invests into a new gen alcohol Company

United Spirits Limited (USL) is investing into Nao Spirits & Beverages Limited. Key points to note – USL is investing Rs 31.50 crore for a 22.5% stake on fully diluted basis Rs 20 crore primary for 14.29% stake: fresh CCPS + equity shares Rs 11.50 crore secondary for 8.21% stake – acquisition of equity shares … Read more

Pharma, FMCG push hiring activity in India by 24% in September: Naukri.com

Driven by industries like pharma, fast-moving consumer goods, education and IT, hiring activity in India saw a growth of 24 per cent in September compared to the previous month, according to a new report by job portal Naukri on Monday. Further opening up of the economy with unlock measures and increased mobility has led to … Read more