Prohibitions and the ban on alcobev products is one of the pain points for most manufacturers in the industry. With Kerala instituting a ban on sale of liquor in its state few years ago and Bihar following in the recent history, Ambrosia thought that we would speak to the global experts to give you an update about what their thoughts were about Prohibitions.
The experts were the part of the Jury rounds for the Ambrosia Awards 2017 and come from different parts of the world having a combined experience of over 50 years. Click on the video to see what they had to say about the issue.
With the 11th edition of the Ambrosia Awards Packaging category getting more and more competitive, a star-studded jury went through close to 150 products to choose the 9 winners of the Packaging Category of the Ambrosia Awards 2017. See what they had to say about the winners and why they chose them?
Ambrosia completed the 11th edition of the INDSPIRIT 2017 in late Jan 2017, which was followed by the glittering and gala Ambrosia Awards 2017 ceremony in Delhi. The awards which is organised to celebrate and applaud the excellence of the products, people and the companies of the alcobev industry.
This 2017 edition of the awards witnessed over 200 brands sending in their entries across segments for the Jury Tasting Rounds. So incase you missed the awards and wanted to know what the jury thought of the products this year, we’ve created a small video to give you an idea of the same.
Once again, the annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series arts competition embarked on a North American search for the next big name in visual arts; bringing 16 finalists to SCOPE Miami Beach to showcase their work in front of an esteemed panel of judges including Rush Philanthropic co-founder Danny Simmons; SCOPE Miami Beach Vice President Daria Brit Greene; Creative Time’s Executive Director Katie Hollander, and Artisan Series Canadian Ambassador/Painter Kim Dorland.
As the Grand Prize Winner, Darius Frank will now move on to collaborate with New York based non-profit arts organisation, Creative Time, on a groundbreaking public arts project scheduled to be unveiled in Spring 2017 and win a solo exhibition at SCOPE Miami Beach.
Gluten-Free Spirits and Drinks
Alcoholic beverages are those containing more than 0,5% (vol/vol) of alcohol. They can be obtained by various processes (fermentation, addition, distillation, extraction, etc.). As there is no established classification of alcoholic beverages, alcoholic concentration is the most commonly used: 1) fermented alcoholic beverages such as beer, cider and wine, and 2) distilled beverages and spirits (higher in alcoholic concentration).
Beauty lies in the spirit of packaging
It was the first Packaging News Live Spirits Summit in Edinburgh on a cold and frosty morning but nonetheless the issue of packaging was on the front burner.
“As well as a full programme of speakers, the Summit also had an exhibitors’ room which included our Scotch Whisky Association stand. Although, in contrast to other exhibitors, we didn’t have an array of luxury spirits packaging to display, we attracted a constant stream of visitors to our stand wanting to hear more about our Association and how we help our members”, stated Morag Garden, head of environment and sustainability at the SWA.