19th August 2022 Lion / Prices
The beverage business says it has seen unprecedented cost increases in the past 12 months.
Lion is selling its UK operations to Odyssey Inns.
Lion New Zealand is shrink-wrap free, but the Australian business has had to push out its phase-out by two years due to supply chain disruption.
“In 2022, our business is currently tracking slightly ahead of plan,” Baldie said.
The beverage business has gone through a period of significant consolidation in a move back to basics.
Lion is close to completing a reshaping of its NZ operations, allowing it to emerge from Covid concentrated on core.
Havana Coffee Works Roastery opened yesterday in Parnell, Auckland – its second location alongside Wellington.
Lion New Zealand is expanding its Healthy Hospo health and wellbeing program to offer in-person events around New Zealand in 2022.
Two Thumb Brewing Co is taking over the Christchurch site of the former Fermentist Brewery and Taproom, owned and operated by Lion.
Little Creatures says operating under the red traffic light system was “uncertain and precarious”.
The beverage giant urges Finance Minister Grant Robertson to “act swiftly, decisively and meaningfully”.
Beverage makers say the timing could not be worse for a rise in the alcohol excise tax.
Sam Fischer will join the brewing group in July tasked with delivering a new mid-term plan to return to sustainable growth.
The company is closing its restaurant and café distribution division as the beverage business seeks to “fine-tune” its focus.
Beverage business Lion New Zealand has been fined $10,000 for breaching the Overseas Investment Act when it bought a South Island leasehold farm in 2017.
Australasian brewer Lion is to reduce the two largest sources of plastic in its packaging – plastic shrink-wrap and plastic labels on beer bottles in Australia.
The brewer is making a big move into the no alcohol beer market, which is says will be worth $25bn globally by 2024.
Lion reveals 2020 sustainability scorecard and commits to action on value chain carbon emissions.
Johnnie Walker has teamed up with Six Barrel Soda on a new range of whiskey highball syrup mixers.
Stuart Irvine is stepping down as chief executive of Lion after more than eight years at the helm of the Japanese-owned but Kiwi-founded beverage company.