Interbrew defends consolidation in uncertain future
The decision by the UK's High Court to overturn the forced sale of Interbew's Bass assets may have appeared to be a victory for the Belgian brewer, but in truth it has only bought it time. At the heart of the dispute is the mixed reaction the drinks industry faces over its continued consolidation. Interbrew UK managing director Stewart Gilliland talked to Chris Brook-Carter hours before the ruling to defend globalisation, while we ask, what next for Interbrew?
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