B.C. wholesale alcohol pricing measure made permanent

British Columbia has announced that B.C. wholesale alcohol pricing will become a permanent measure, allowing restaurants, bars, and tourism operators to buy liquor at lower prices. A temporary change to allow for B.C. wholesale alcohol pricing was enacted in June 2020 in a bid to help revive a struggling industry that has been hit devastatingly […]

ORHMA launches Call to Action for reduction in Ontario alcohol pricing

ORHMA The Ontario Restaurant, Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) is urging the province to cut Ontario beverage alcohol pricing to support the province’s foodservice and hospitality establishments. Back in the summer of 2020, British Columbia announced it would allow restaurants to purchase liquor at wholesale prices. That move has been credited with reducing alcohol costs by up to 25 per […]

Spirits show strong growth in Canada in 2018

Press Release Spirits sales volumes in Canada increased by 3.2 per cent in 2018, the largest year-over-year increase since 2006, according to Spirits Canada. “Canadian adult consumers demonstrated their great enthusiasm last year for Spirits, Spirits Cocktails and Spirits-based beverages”, stated Jan Westcott, president and CEO of Spirits Canada. Nationally, Vodka (including flavoured “Vodka”) was the most popular spirits […]