News in Numbers

80 million

Nor-Cal Beverage Company, a US co-manufacturer of products including juices and energy drinks, has a new owner. The business bottles more than 80m cases annually. As well as co-packing, the group sells energy drinks under its Go Girl brand.


Rémy Cointreau plans to make €100m ($107m) through “cost-saving” methods after a disappointing second quarter. The company’s Q2 organic sales fell 22% year on year.


Pernod Ricard is building its first Scotch-whisky distillery on the isle of Islay, which is set to be its 15th such site in Scotland.


The UK could rule a “single serving” of CBD products must contain less than 0.5mg of delta-9-THC, a move that would halve the current legal limit of 1mg per container.


The 2022 turnover of William Grant & Sons, the UK-based distiller that has appointed Heineken executive as its new CEO.