Poland's Maspex Group has finalised the takeover of the Polish assets of the Roust Corporation and has bought alcohol distributor CEDC International and its subsidiary B2B Wine & Spirits together with brands owned by CEDC.
Due to hit the market in the forthcoming weeks under the name Okowita, the spirit has already met with rave reviews from those industry experts that have been privy to preview tastings.
This was where angels feared to tread. But changes have been meteoric. If Praga was once a byword for abandonment and decay, today it has become a calling card for the very concept of urban regeneration.
Alcohol seized by the authorities will be turned into disinfectant to help keep buildings virus free.
The European Union and China agreed on Wednesday to protect 100 European regional food and drinks from imitation, with vodka being the only Polish product on the list.
On average a 163 bottles are ordered to help celebrate a marriage, making it by far the most popular wedding drink.
To mark International Women’s Day, TFN profiles some pioneering women who are shaping, redefining and transforming the country’s food and drink industry.
PROFILE: Spending long summers of his youth immersing himself in the stunning landscape of the Kaszuby region and trying the homemade spirits from local farms, William Borrell is now selling his own Kaszubian vodka in 10 countries - and that’s set to increase.
A museum dedicated to vodka will open in Warsaw next week.