Independent audit finds ‘overwhelming majority’ of drinks packaging is responsible
Independent audit results show that the vast majority of alcohol products conform to Portman Group responsibility standards.
Portman Group Response to Government’s Alcohol Strategy Consultation Response
“We welcome the announcement that the Government will continue important partnership working with the drinks industry. Through a series of voluntary pledges aimed at improving public health,...
Fifth Edition of Alcohol Marketing Code Goes Live
The latest edition of the Portman Group’s Code of Practice comes into force today (31 May) setting the standard for responsible alcohol marketing and delivering one of the industry’s Respons...
Portman Group Chairman to step down
The Portman Group has today confirmed Seymour Fortescue will step down as Chairman on 18 June after four years in the role.
Laverstoke Park Farm Ale and Lager – Retailer Alert Bulletin Reissued
The Portman Group has reissued a Retailer Alert Bulletin for Laverstoke Park Farm Ale and Lager which asks retailers not to place orders for these products in their current packaging after 1...
Burts Guinness flavoured crisps do not break alcohol marketing rules
The packaging of Burts Guinness flavoured crisps does not breach alcohol responsibility rules the Independent Complaints Panel has ruled.
Alcohol related death rates lowest since 2002
Responding to latest 2011 ONS statistics on alcohol related deaths, Henry Ashworth, Chief Executive of the Portman Group, responsibility body for the UK drinks producers said:
Drinkaware Independent Review
23red are conducting an independent review of Drinkaware.
Tesco ‘Everyday Value’ alcohol does not break alcohol marketing rules
The packaging of Tesco’s ‘Everyday Value’ alcohol range does not breach alcohol responsibility rules the Independent Complaints Panel has ruled.
Portman Group announces fifth edition of Code of Practice
The fifth evolution of the Portman Group Code of Practice for alcohol producers has been announced, setting the standard for responsible alcohol marketing and effective industry self-regulat...