Vegan-friendly drinks

Thankfully someone came up with a name more glamorous than “chickpea water” and the versatile vegan ingredient aquafaba was born. The thick, gloopy liquid, which…

Sparkling wine sales soar as Brits toast royal couple

Prince Harry’s marriage to Meghan Markle put the sparkle in bubbly sales as they increased 36.6% year-on-year for the week of the wedding. IRI data…

Late spike in Christmas shopping offers retailers festive relief

The drinks aisles boomed in the Christmas fortnight, according to the latest figures from data analysts IRI. The beers, wines and spirits category posted sales…