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Japan mulls removing tariffs on imported wines
By DBR Staff Writer
The Japanese government is planning removal of tariffs on imported wines, a move which is expected to see other countries removing tariffs on sake – Japan’s primary alcohol export.
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Excise increase on alcohol in Ireland will affect off-license sector, says NOffLA
By DBR Staff Writer
Ireland’s National Off-Licence Association (NOffLA) has criticized the government’s decision to raise excise duty on alcohol saying that it would have a negative impact on the independent off-license sector.
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Russia imposes ban on 28 Georgian alcohol products
By DBR Staff Writer
Russia’s consumer protection agency Rospotrebnadzor has banned 28 types of alcohol products that are produced by seven Georgian companies citing non-compliance of hygiene standards.
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Wine Australia announces US trade survey results
By DBR Staff Writer
Wine Australia has announced the results of US trade survey Next Chapter designed to understand the thinking and motivations of the US wine trade in respect to Australian wines, and to explore barriers for developing premium Australian wine sales in the US market.
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Svedka recalls non-flavored vodka in US over possible foreign material contamination
By DBR Staff Writer
Svedka, a Swedish brand of vodka owned by US-based Constellation Brands, is voluntarily recalling a very small quantity of its non-flavored vodka as the product may potentially contain small piece of loose glass settled in the bottom of the bottle.
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Fonterra, Danone in talks to resolve whey protein concentrate recall dispute
By DBR Staff Writer
Fonterra, a New Zealand-based dairy co-operative, is in talks with French food manufacturer Danone to resolve a dispute following the whey protein concentrate precautionary recall initiated in August 2013.
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Black Button secures federal distilling approval in US
By DBR Staff Writer
Black Button Distilling at Rochester in New York has secured Federal Distilled Spirits Basic Permit by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.
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Vin & Société opposes French government proposal on wine taxes
By DBR Staff Writer
Vin & Société, a French wine lobby group that includes growers, producers and négociants, is objecting the government's plans to introduce taxes on wine.
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Jim Beam American Stillhouse receives LEED Gold certification
By DBR Staff Writer
The Jim Beam American Stillhouse, owned by spirits firm Beam and located on the grounds of Jim Beam's flagship distillery in Clermont, Kentucky, has received LEED Gold certification.
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Oregon approves beer, wine sales at state liquor stores
By DBR Staff Writer
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission in the US has approved the sale of beer, wine along with hard alcohol at liquor stores in the state, if the agent wants to and can get the necessary licenses.
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Russia bans wine, spirit imports from Moldova
By DBR Staff Writer
Russia has imposed a ban on wine and spirit imports from Moldova over quality concerns, effective 11 September 2013.
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Kentucky Governor signs bill to support Kentucky breweries
By DBR Staff Writer
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has signed into law House Bill 315 at Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling that enables breweries to serve complimentary samples of malt beverages.
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CLR Roasters receives SQF Level 2 certification for coffee facility in Florida
By DBR Staff Writer
CLR Roasters, a subsidiary of Youngevity International, has received Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 certification for its coffee facility in Miami, Florida.
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Fonterra gets clearance for botulinum concerns, resumes Sri Lankan operations
By DBR Staff Writer
New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has found that Fonterra’s whey protein concentrate ingredient and the products made using it, including infant formula, were free from Clostridium botulinum.
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Lifeloc launches breath alcohol testing kiosk ZT247
By DBR Staff Writer
Lifeloc Technologies, an American manufacturer of evidential breath alcohol testers and passive alcohol sensors and screeners, has rolled out its new zero tolerance 24 x 7 (ZT247) breath alcohol testing kiosk.
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