Industry Insights

Suntory Whisky to Conduct Space Experiments on Ageing in JAXA Backed Research Venture

Suntory Global Innovation Centre has announced plans to conduct experiments from outer space on the “development of mellowness in alcoholic beverages through the use of a microgravity environment.” The research will be undertaken inside the International Space Station’s Japanese Experiment Module (nicknamed “Kibo”) with cooperation from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Suntory hopes findings … Continued

August 3, 2015

Power Up Your Potential Offers Free Live Coaching Session

Nathy Gaffney and Kylie Warry – Australia’s leading personal impact and communication experts – will be sharing how you can develop the confidence and charisma to connect with anyone in a free two hour seminar aimed to transform your business relationships or career. The program will focus on understanding key pillars of communication including voice, … Continued

July 23, 2015

Liquor Barons 2015 Conference – Queenstown

The 2015 Liquor Barons conference wrapped up last night with a cruise on the scenic Lake Wakatipu, courtesy of Pernod Ricard Australia; concluding three productive days of networking and imperative decision-making sessions. Following a report on group position and a map of the year ahead, there was a genuine sense of optimism among the 105 … Continued

July 23, 2015

Call For Project Applications to Develop Australian Grape and Wine Community

  Wine Australia is inviting research, development and extension (RD&E) project applications throughout five key areas as identified in its recently released five-year Strategic Plan. Wine Australia CEO Andreas Clark says the five research areas will help achieve Wine Australia’s goal of a prosperous Australian grape and wine community. “These five research areas directly support … Continued

July 21, 2015

Australian Wine Needs to Be More Competitive Globally

Wine Australia has released its five year Strategic Plan for 2015-2020, addressing the need for Australian wine to become more competitive on the global market. The plan will see the organisation invest approximately $35 million annually into developing Australia’s wine and grape business internationally. Specifically, the money will go towards research and development, building markets, … Continued

July 1, 2015

Building the Retailer and Supplier Brand

By Nancy Truscott, Director of Grocery & Liquor Programs at Shopper Tracker Australia Shopper seems to be the new ‘it’ word as companies start to recognise the importance of understanding the person who is making the decision on whether to buy or not. Investment in shopper marketing has more than doubled in most companies in … Continued

June 11, 2015