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Results: 42 Article(s) Found.
Feb 02, 2016 04:00 PM

Distilled Spirits Deliver Steady Sales Growth of 4.1 Percent in 2015

Distilled spirits delivered another year of steady growth in 2015 with supplier sales up 4.1 percent and volumes up 2.3 percent, the Distilled Spirits Council announced today at its annual briefing for media and Wall Street analysts. Distilled spirits suppliers and marketers also marked the sixth straight year of increasing their market share relative to beer in 2015.

 
Jan 07, 2016 05:36 PM

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Reaffirm Moderate Drinking As Part of a Healthy Adult Diet

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, issued today, emphasize that American adults who choose to drink should do so in moderation; reaffirm the definition of a standard drink for beer, wine and distilled spirits; and adopt the new terminology “drink-equivalents.”

 
Dec 10, 2015 03:03 PM

Latest Alcohol Proposal Fails to Modernize Liquor System

Moving wine but not spirits into grocery stores will cost the Commonwealth millions in lost tax revenue and fails to provide consumers the convenience they demand, according to the Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS), which strongly opposes this aspect of the state budget deal.

 
Nov 30, 2015 03:14 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Says TPP Will Help Industry By Protecting American Products and Opening Markets

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, representing over 135 distillers of all sizes, today said the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, once implemented, will benefit the U.S. distilled spirits industry by opening markets for its products. The historic trade agreement, the text of which was released on November 5, includes Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam.

 
Oct 30, 2015 04:24 PM

The Hill 2015 Top Association Lobbyists List Includes Two from Distilled Spirits Council

The Hill, one of Washington D.C.’s premier publications covering Congress, the Administration and politics, named two Distilled Spirits Council lobbyists on its 2015 Association Top Lobbyists List. Mark Gorman, Senior Vice President, Office of Government Relations, and David Culver, Vice President, Office of Government Relations, were the only lobbyists included who represent beverage alcohol associations.​

 
Oct 16, 2015 01:14 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Calls on MBTA to Allow Alcohol Advertisements

The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS), representing distillers of all sizes, called on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to lift the ban on alcohol advertisements.

 
Oct 16, 2015 01:12 PM

Hospitality Coalition Calls on City Council to Reject Drink Tax Proposal

The Boston City Council should consider the $10 million in lost sales and 130 hospitality jobs that would be destroyed by imposing a new city-wide drink tax, according to the No Boston Drink Tax coalition.

 
Jun 24, 2015 08:26 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Applauds Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

The Distilled Spirits Council, representing over 135 distillers of all sizes, today applauded the Senate for passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which will help the United States to further open markets for U.S. distilled spirits exports.

 
Jun 18, 2015 05:22 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Hails House Passage of TPA

The Distilled Spirits Council, representing over 135 distillers of all sizes, today thanked the House for passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which will help the United States conclude trade agreements opening markets for U.S. distilled spirits exports.

 
Jun 10, 2015 03:31 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Urges House to Pass TPA

The Distilled Spirits Council, representing over 100 distillers of all sizes, today urged the House to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which will further open markets for U.S. distilled spirits exports.​

 
 
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