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Competition

March 14th, 2018

Alliance of Baltic Beverages Industry (legal entity code: 302413901; address: J. Jasinskio st. 16, Vilnius, Lithuania) calls for tender to select the implementing authority to implement the measures of the Programme „Information and promotion campaign „Colors of Europe" for European meads and sparkling wines with an indication of the wine grape variety in Israel".

 
 

“Bootleg” vodka made of cosmetic spirit

December 08th, 2013

Officially, the residents of Lithuania consume much less strong alcohol than during the pre-crisis years. However, according to the producers of alcohol, this does not mean that the Lithuanians make do without strong beverages. As a higher excise tax is applied and people’s actual income decreases, the sellers of alcohol surrogates, which often endanger not only one’s health but also life, flourish.

 
 

Choice: 100 g wine or bottle of booze?

November 18th, 2013

Producers of alcoholic beverages are often accused of the striving to make the nation drunk and make hefty profits by doing so. However, such statements put a forgiving smile on the producers’ faces. A sophisticated consumer who is well-informed about the differences of alcoholic beverages is much more useful for this business than an alcoholic who buys the cheapest beverage.

 
 

Innovations – not only in robots but also in beverages

October 24th, 2013

What’s your first thought when you hear the word “innovations”? You are most likely to remember the new smartphone in your pocket or a widescreen TV in your living room. Those who are more interested in the affairs of science will tell you that innovations are being created not only in the famous Silicon Valley in the USA but also in Lithuania. Press often announces the message that a new injection of support is allotted from the European Union funds to the companies producing biotechnologies or lasers.

 
 

ABBI introduces European wines in the Wine Days this year

May 21th, 2013

ABBI cluster will introduce a special information hall designed for tasting European wines as well as special educational stands where wine lovers will be able to familiarize themselves with the wine system of the European Union and the wines produced from specific species of grapes in Lithuania during the Wine Days which will take place this Friday and Saturday.

 
 

The legal market of alcoholic beverages keeps shrinking as the shadow market flourishes

January 30th, 2013

Total consumption of legal absolute alcohol in Lithuania decreased by more than 20 percent during the last few years. This indicator dropped by 2.1 percent more last year as the results presented by the State Tax Inspectorate (STI) show. According to the data of the research performed by the Lithuanian Free Market Institute (LFMI), the market of illegal spirituous beverages continues to flourish and amounted to 36 percent last year.

 
 

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