Wetherspoon ends drinks deal with Heineken after supply row

first_img whatsapp Wetherspoon ends drinks deal with Heineken after supply row by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTele Health DaveRemember Pierce Brosnan’s Wife? Take A Deep Breath Before You See What She Looks Like NowTele Health DaveMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekThe No Cost Solar ProgramGet Paid To Install Solar + Tesla Battery For No Cost At Install and Save Thousands.The No Cost Solar ProgramHero Wars This game will keep you up all night! Hero Wars Ultimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementIf Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Every Day)Ultimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementNational Penny For Seniors7 Discounts Seniors Only Get If They AskNational Penny For SeniorsFungus EliminatorIf You Have Toenail Fungus Try This TonightFungus EliminatorElvenar#StayAtHome and Play this Fantasy Game. No Install.Elvenar Tags: Company J D Wetherspoon More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky divernypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.org Share Tuesday 9 December 2014 6:36 amcenter_img whatsapp Wetherspoon is waving bye-bye to Heineken and will pull the brewer’s products from all of its 926 pubs, following a fall-out over pricing in Ireland.Wetherspoon said on Tuesday that the Dutch brewer had refused to supply Heineken lager and Murphy’s stout to its new pub in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin.  The group also said that Heineken had wanted personal guarantees from chief executive John Hutson before it would supply any other drinks.But the pub giant had already been treating customers to Heineken lager and Murphy’s stout at a discount of around 40 per cent at its first Irish pub in Black rock, Dublin.Wetherspoon’s chairman Tim Martin said:We have been trading with Heineken for 35 years and they have never requested personal guarantees before.It’s obstructive to do so now, especially when we made record profits of around £80 million last year.The refusal to supply Heineken lager and Murphy’s just before the opening of our new pub in Dun Laoghaire, which represents an investment by us of nearly four million euros, is unacceptable and hard to understand.The group, which last year said it planned to open around 30 pubs in the Republic of Ireland, is also unable to sell Guinness there following a spat with drinks group Diageo.However Heineken has commented saying that it is taking steps to resolve the bust-up.A spokesman for Heineken said:We are aware of the comments made by JD Wetherspoon and its Chairman this morning.Heineken UK has had a long standing and successful relationship with JDW in the UK market over a 35 year period, and it is unfortunate that commercial issues in Ireland between Heineken Ireland and JD Wetherspoon have led to the current situation.We are seeking a resolution as soon as possible, and it is not our intention to comment in any further detail at this point Show Comments ▼ Jessica Morris last_img read more