Press Releases

Portman group welcomes committee focus on alcohol education

09/01/2012

Responding to the Science and Technology Committee Report from the Inquiry into Sensible Drinking Guidelines, Henry Ashworth Chief Executive, Portman Group said: Read more

New Members Sought for Independent Alcohol Complaints Panel

05/10/2011

The Portman Group is advertising for two members to join the Independent Complaints Panel, an independent body that considers complaints about alcohol marketing under the Portman Group’s Cod... Read more

UK ahead of the Game in Regulating Digital Alcohol Marketing

21/09/2011

Leading European & US spirits producers are calling on UK alcohol regulation expertise as they introduce new digital marketing guidelines. Read more

Portman Group confirms new CEO appointment

19/09/2011

The UK’s nine leading drinks manufacturers have appointed Henry Ashworth as Chief Executive of the Portman Group. Read more

Foil Pouches ‘Not in Breach’ of Alcohol Responsibility Rules

25/08/2011

A range of ready-to-drink vodka products sold in foil pouches does not unduly appeal to children nor suggest that consumption enhances mental or physical performance according to the latest ... Read more

Responsibility Deal: Alcohol Labelling Details Announced

19/08/2011

The Portman Group has today confirmed how the alcohol industry will deliver and monitor its commitment to provide responsible drinking information on 80 per cent of alcohol labels on UK shel... Read more

Kronenbourg 1664 Spotify Promotion Breaches Portman Group Code

04/07/2011

A complaint about a Kronenbourg 1664 promotion on Spotify has been upheld by the Independent Complaints Panel for featuring a music track which references drinking to excess. Read more

Taking Alcohol Responsibility Seriously

20/04/2011

The latest alcohol resposibility report shows the range of ground-breaking initiatives undertaken by Portman Group member companies to promote responsible drinking. Read more

Two new members have been appointed to the Independent Complaints Panel

21/03/2011

Two new members have been appointed to the Independent Complaints Panel Read more

Portman Group Signs up to Public Health Responsibility Deal

15/03/2011

The Portman Group has given its firm support to the Government's Public Health Responsibility Deal announced on 15 March 2011. Read more

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