spiritsNEWS June 2024

5 Questions to Ian McLernon, President of spiritsEUROPE
Welcome to a new interview series, starting with the President of spiritsEUROPE.
A very fruitful spiritsEUROPE mission to China
A Mission to reinforce cooperation links with industry partners & foster EU-China technical & regulatory cooperation in spirits drinks and on shared challenges. 
spiritsEUROPE & members join successful EU High-Level Mission to Kazakhstan
Agriculture Commissioner Wojciechowski leads delegation for political talks, discussions on better GI protection & business dialogue around the Astana Interfood Fair.
Support broadens across Europe for spirits sector’s labelling commitment
ENEAP & SEAOP, spiritsEUROPE’s Greek member associations, co-signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on consumer information.
#MaloPomalo (LittleByLittle): successful responsible drinking campaign rolled out in Croatia
Launched in early 2024, the campaign aims to remind young adults, especially students, to think about their alcohol consumption and to promote responsible attitudes.
MUP – A half-baked policy which has failed to deliver, but which is continuing anyway
Increased Minimum Unit Pricing will come into force in Scotland in September. Anyone tempted by this policy should carefully scrutinise the (lack of) real-life evidence behind it.
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