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Comment - Asahi in Expansion Mode

As its Japanese home market struggles to expand Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd looks at the recent overseas ventures that the Asahi Group ha...

Comment - Beer - Remembering Graham Mackay

Last month, the chairman and former CEO of SABMiller, Graham Mackay, passed away. Ahead of a memorial service in London later this week, Lar...

Carlsberg, Anheuser-Busch InBev merger possible

A merger between Carlsberg and one of the other 'Big Four' global brewers remains "unlikely", but a tie-up with Anheuser-Busch InBev is not...

ISC Trophy Winners 2013 III

Last week, the International Spirits Challenge announced the full list of gold medal and trophy-winning spirits brands for 2013. Here is the...

Latest Interviews

just the Answer: Bols' 'chief energizing officer' 1 Jun 2012

James Wilmore

Founded in 1575, Bols claims to be the oldest spirits brand in the world. After a rocky recent past, the company is back in Dutch hands. just-drinks caught up with Lucas Bols' self-styled “chief energizing officer” Huub van Doorne to talk about the company's plans, the launch of its new yoghurt liqueur and why the brand is big in Japan.


Anheuser-Busch InBev Interview - Part II 28 Jun 2011

Olly Wehring

Last week we ran the first part of our exclusive interview with the chief marketing officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, Chris Burggraeve. Here's part two, in which Olly Wehring tries to get inside the inner sanctum of A-B InBev. Read on to learn how successful he was.

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Asahi to get US$175m in legal settlement 18 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Asahi Group is to receive NZD220m (US$175m) in compensation after settling a legal dispute with the former owners of its New Zealand unit, Independent Liquor (IL).

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The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 25 Nov 2013

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