Press Releases

Dragon Soop 500ML Can Complaint Not Upheld

12/10/2015

A complaint about the packaging of Dragon Soop (500ml can) for encouraging immoderate consumption and appealing to under-18s has not been upheld by the Independent Complaints Panel (ICP). A... Read more

Beavertown Brewery’s Gamma Ray ale does not breach alcohol responsibility rules

06/05/2015

A complaint about the product packaging of Gamma Ray ale appealing to under-18s has not been upheld by the Independent Complaints Panel (ICP). A copy of the full decision can be read here. Read more

Diageo Bauble Cocktail Co-Promotion does not breach alcohol responsibility rules

06/05/2015

A complaint about Diageo’s Christmas Bauble Cocktails promotion appealing to under-18s has not been upheld by the Independent Complaints Panel (ICP). Read more

Independent Complaints Panel: Latest Rulings

06/05/2015

The following products and promotions have been considered by the Independent Complaints Panel, under the Portman Group’s Code of Practice on the Naming, Packaging and Promotion of Alcoholic... Read more

Portman Group Response to Calls for Calories to be Published on Labels

29/04/2015

Responding to calls for calorific information to be published on alcoholic beverage labels a Portman Group Spokesperson said: “A number of drinks companies and retailers are already taking ... Read more

Portman Group Response to Alcohol Concern ‘Briefing’

28/04/2015

Responding to Alcohol Concern's 'Briefing' on Drinking Responsibly a Portman Group Spokesperson said: “The responsible drinking message is just one of many ways that drinks companies provid... Read more

New report highlights the importance of building partnerships with the business community

26/01/2015

A new report by the Fabian Society, to be launched today in Parliament, recognises the effectiveness of working in partnership with the private sector Read more

Willy’s Cider does not breach alcohol responsibility rules

16/01/2015

Willy’s Cider, produced by Chase Distillery Ltd, does not breach alcohol marketing rules Read more

500ml Cans of 9% ABV Kestrel Super Premium Lager Breach Alcohol Responsibility Rules

16/01/2015

The packaging of 500ml cans of Kestrel Super Premium Lager (Kestrel), a 9% ABV beer produced by Brookfield Drinks, have been found to encourage immoderate consumption... Read more

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