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Analysis - Beer can still profit as good times end

Discounting a slump in 2008 caused by the global economic crash, it has been a profitable decade for global brewers....

Focus - SABMiller's H1 sales, volumes by region

Earlier today, SABMiller reported a 5% rise in first-half sales, while its total volumes in the period were up by 1%. Here just-drinks takes...


The decline of Russia's beer market

James Wilmore | 30 Sep 2014

Five years ago, Heineken announced it was cutting 140 jobs in Russia, with the suspension of brewing at one of its sites. The news came just weeks after the Dutch firm had revealed plans for another closure in the country.


Carlsberg's Smaller Shoes for Russian Footprint

Olly Wehring | 21 Aug 2014

The struggles go on for Carlsberg who, in its half-year results yesterday, indicated that things in Russia – where it is market leader – look set to get worse before they get better.


Brewers Feel Prolonged Russian Winter

James Wilmore | 20 Aug 2014

Being a brewer in Russia continues to be a struggle, and that's putting it mildly. Carlsberg and Heineken both revealed today that their first-half beer volumes suffered in the country.


Carlsberg "considering" Russian brewery closures

James Wilmore | 20 Aug 2014

Carlsberg is “considering” closing some of its breweries in Russia as the country's beer market continues to falter, the group's CEO has revealed.

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Interview - SABMiller's Europe MD Sue Clark

James Wilmore | 4 Nov 2014

Sue Clark has spent the last two-and-a-half years heading up SABMiller's European business. It's been a tough introduction to the world of P&L, after ten years in a corporate affairs role. Here, just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore speaks to Clark on how she manages the region, her aim to attract more women to beer and her intriguing hobby.

Latest News

Anadolu Efes upbeat despite H1 loss

Andy Morton | 20 Aug 2015

Anadolu Efes has hailed a “satisfactory” H1 despite currency fluctuations pushing the beer and soft drinks maker into the red.


Anadolu Efes losses widen in Q1

Andy Morton | 8 May 2015

Anadolu Efes has seen its first-quarter losses increase as weaker demand in its international beer unit dampened sales.


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just the Week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 16 Jan 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category. We are also running similar round-ups for spirits & wine and soft drinks & bottled water.


Anadolu Efes sees Q4 recovery in Turkey volumes

James Wilmore | 15 Jan 2015

Anadolu Efes has posted a single-digit rise in full-year volumes, but its beer performance dragged as the group continues to recover from regulatory changes in Turkey and Russia.


SABMiller name CEO for new Africa bottler unit

James Wilmore | 12 Dec 2014

SABMiller, the Coca-Cola Co and Coca-Cola Sabco have appointed a CEO for their new combined venture in Africa.


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Olly Wehring | 28 Nov 2014

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Anadolu Efes sees healthy YTD sales

James Wilmore | 10 Nov 2014

Anadolu Efes has a seen a double-digit rise in nine-month sales but continues to feel the impact of struggles in Russia and Ukraine.


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Olly Wehring | 27 Oct 2014

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Pivovarna Lasko eyes expansion as buyer sought

James Wilmore | 20 Oct 2014

Pivovarna Laško, a Slovenia-based brewer and soft drinks producer, has confirmed it remains up for sale and is looking for the buyer to spend at least EUR75m (US$96m) on the business.


Anadolu Efes H1 sales up, soft drinks offset beer

James Wilmore | 15 Aug 2014

Anadolu Efes has seen its first-half sales boosted by its soft drinks operations as its domestic beer operations continued to suffer.


Pivovarna Lasko on the hunt for new investment

Vladimir Pekic | 11 Jul 2014

Pivovarna Lasko has begun a search for a strategic investor willing to inject at least EUR75m (US$102.1m) of fresh capital into the company.


Anadolu Efes Q1 sales up but challenges remain

James Wilmore | 13 May 2014

Anadolu Efes has posted a double-digit rise in first-quarter sales, but its bottom line was hampered by exchange rate pressures and the impact of a one-off gain in the prior year.


Coca-Cola Icecek keen to grow territory

Olly Wehring | 19 Mar 2014

The head of Coca-Cola Içecek's parent company has expressed his desire to expand the soft drinks bottler's footprint, but has warned that such opportunities are limited.


Warsteiner drops Efes for Baltika in Russia

Olly Wehring | 26 Feb 2014

Warsteiner has switched partners in Russia, plumping for Carlsberg's Baltika Breweries over Anadolu Efes in the country.


SABMiller sees Russia struggle in 2013

Olly Wehring | 11 Feb 2014

SABMiller has admitted to an unsatisfactory year for its partnership with Anadolu Efes in Russia, but maintains that 2014 offers reasons for optimism.


Anadolu Efes to close Russian brewery

Olly Wehring | 18 Dec 2013

Anadolu Efes has lined up the closure of one of its breweries in Russia, as the clampdown on alcohol abuse hits beer consumption in the country.


SABMiller posts H1 profits rise

Andy Morton | 21 Nov 2013

SABMiller has posted a half-year rise in profits, but net sales were nearly flat as “challenging” Europe and North America offset gains in Africa and Latin America.


Anadolu Efes rebrands beer portfolio

James Wilmore | 19 Nov 2013

Anadolu Efes has given a new “contemporary” look to its beer portfolio.


Anadolu Efes beer volumes hit by Russia, Turkey

James Wilmore | 13 Nov 2013

Anadolu Efes is continuing to struggle with the impact of new regulations in its key beer markets of Turkey and Russia, with year-to-date beer volumes down 13.5%.


just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

Olly Wehring | 25 Oct 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

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