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Square gin bottles to be banned

October 7th, 1993

Myth: New EC legislation requires gin to be sold in round bottles rather than square ones in order to ensure a level playing field under the Single Market.
Source: constituent’s enquiry to Mr. T. Spencer MEP

Response: The European Commission has not, and has never had any intention of proposing any
such thing.


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