spiritsNEWS March 2022

Editorial by Ulrich Adam, Director General - spiritsEUROPE
Every step of the way, we must continue to advocate for targeted policy approaches that promote moderate drinking. Claims such as ‘no safe levels’ are too broad to be meaningful in a constructive debate on targeted prevention.
‘Stay safe, stay moderate’ – new video launched
A zero-risk approach is unfeasible for most, if not all, aspects of human life.  Watch our video to understand why.
The WTO has a crucial role to play in the fight against Illicit trade
By supporting and facilitating legitimate trade, the WTO rulebook plays a crucial role in helping to weed out illicit trade – here’s why:
Job losses and declining sales due to the Covid crisis
New analysis underscores devastating impact the Covid crisis has had on Europe’s spirits sector and the entire supply chain.
spiritsEUROPE publishes new guidelines on alcohol marketing
New guidelines to reflect new marketing practices, in particular the increased use of digital channels which has transformed the way people interact with brands and see advertising
We welcome the Spirit Drinks Regulation implementation Guidelines
European Commission publishes the implementation guidelines to the Spirit Drinks Regulation (2019/787) and provides more clarity and examples for the use of the regulation by authorities and businesses alike.
“Make it right, not just light” – packaging, a key issue for us
Important Workshop on packaging in the Netherlands and potential implications for the revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD).
The MoU open for SMEs to co-sign – come & join us!
spiritsEUROPE extends possibility to co-sign the Memorandum of Understanding on Consumer Information to all spirits drinks producers.
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