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Click through to see the new names and packaging for Budejovicky BudvarGLOBAL: Budejovicky Budvar gives full portfolio name, packaging overhaul

17 April 2014

Budejovicky Budvar has updated the packaging across its entire portfolio, while renaming its full range of beers.

CZECH: President prefers state-owned Budejovicky Budvar- reports

21 February 2014

Czech's president has spoken out against any potential privatisation of Budejovicky Budvar over fears it would lead to rival Anheuser-Busch InBev acquiring the state-owned brewer, according to reports.

PORTUGAL: Anheuser-Busch InBev banned from using Budweiser trademark after Budejovicky Budvar court win

20 February 2014

Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has claimed a new victory in its long-running trademark battle with Anheuser-Busch InBev after a Lisbon court granted it exclusive rights to the Budweiser name in Portugal.

CZECH: Exports boost Budejovicky Budvar's FY sales

14 January 2014

Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has reported record full-year sales and volumes, helped by its growing export business.

ITALY: Anheuser-Busch InBev must switch to 'Bud' label by February

19 December 2013

A court has given Anheuser-Busch InBev until 10 February to change the labelling for Budweiser to 'Bud' in Italy after another legal tussle with Budejovický Budvar.

PORTUGAL: Budvar claims trademark win over Anheuser-Busch InBev

12 December 2013

Budejovicky Budvar says it expects to see its sale rise in Portugal after claiming victory in its latest trademark battle with Anheuser-Busch InBev.

FRANCE: Anheuser-Busch InBev claims trademark victory, Budvar to appeal

6 December 2013

Anheuser-Busch InBev has claimed its grip on the trademark 'BUD' in France has been “solidified” after a court upheld an earlier ruling.

The just-drinks Interview - Budejovicky Budvar CEO, Jirí Bocek - Part II

28 November 2013

In the first part of just-drinks' interview with the head of Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar, Jirí Bocek discussed the company's ownership structure and its position in the Czech beer market. Here, in part two, he tells us about his plans beyond Czech and gives us his view on the never-ending legal tussle with Anheuser-Busch InBev.

The just-drinks Interview - Budejovicky Budvar CEO, Jirí Bocek - Part I

26 November 2013

Last month, I travelled to Czech to take in a tour of Budejovicky Budvar's brewery in the south of the country. While there, I was granted an audience with group director Jirí Bocek. During our time together, we discussed the firm's ownership structure, its plans for future expansion, and that legal row.

CANADA: Gov't releases EU trade deal details

5 November 2013

Further details of the free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada have been revealed.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

1 November 2013

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

Editor's Viewpoint - Beer - Budejovicky Budvar: A Loud Voice for a Little Man

31 October 2013

It's been an interesting few days for me, having been to Czech for the first time, to visit Budejovikcy Budvar.

just the Facts - Budejovicky Budvar

30 October 2013

This week, just-drinks is in Czech, visiting Budejovicky Budvar. Ahead of an interview with the brewer's general director, which will run next week, here are some facts about the firm, its home town, its facilities, and its brands.

Product Launch - CZECH: Budejovicky Budvar's Budvar Dark Cherry

29 October 2013

Budejovicky Budvar's Budvar Dark Cherry

ITALY: Budvar to start using 'Budweiser' again after latest legal tussle

8 October 2013

Budejovický Budvar has claimed victory in Italy in the latest installment of its long-running trademark battle with Anheuser-Busch InBev.

CZECH: Budejovicky Budvar posts seven-month volumes rise as exports jump

30 August 2013

Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has reported a 10% rise in beer volumes in the first seven months of this year.

EUROPE: Anheuser-Busch InBev hails Bud trademark win

27 June 2013

European Union trade mark authorities have granted Anheuser-Busch InBev the rights to the name 'Bud'.

Product Launch - CZECH: Carlsberg's Somersby Pear Cider

8 May 2013

Carlsberg's Somersby Pear Cider

CZECH: Budejovicky Budvar sets over-21 "age limit" on strong beer

20 March 2013

Budejovicky Budvar's brand Premier Select is to carry an over-21 age recommendation because only “connoisseurs” with drinking experience can appreciate it, the company has said.

Product Launch - CZECH: Budejovicky Budvar's Premier Select Limited Edition

20 March 2013

Budejovicky Budvar has launched a special batch of its Premier Select brand brewed with freshly harvested hops.

CZECH: Budejovicky Budvar lifts lid on US$5.8m can plant

19 February 2013

Budejovicky Budvar has unveiled a CZK110m (US$5.8m) can-filling hall to meet demand for a significant rise in canned sales, particularly in export markets.

EUROPE: EU court rejects Budvar trademark appeal

22 January 2013

A European Union court has rejected Budejovicky Budvar's appeal against Anheuser-Busch InBev's right to use the trademark 'Bud' in four countries.

UK: Budejovicky Budvar claims victory in latest Anheuser-Busch InBev legal tussle

16 January 2013

Budejovicky Budvar has said it has won the right to share the Budweiser trademark in the UK, ending one battle in its an on-going dispute with Anheuser-Busch InBev.

CZECH: Budejovicky Budvar sees exports hit record high

9 January 2013

Budejovicky Budvar has posted its highest export results in its 117-year history.

CZECH/US: Budejovicky Budvar readies Czechvar dark for US

22 November 2012

Budejovicky Budvar has lined up a brand extension for its Czechvar beer in the US.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

6 July 2012

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

CZECH/US: Budejovicky Budvar drops Anheuser-Busch InBev in US

3 July 2012

Budejovicky Budvar is set to drop Anheuser-Busch InBev as the US distributor of Czechvar, the name given to its flagship Budvar lager brand in the US.

UK: Budejovicky Budvar gets latest nod in Budweiser trademark row

3 July 2012

The Court of Appeal in the UK has sided with Budejovický Budvar in the latest round in its long-running dispute with Anheuser-Busch InBev over the Budweiser trademark.

Comment - Beer - Nationalised vs Privatised

21 June 2012

As a self-confessed left-leaner, Pete Brown isn't the biggest fan of plc's. This month, he looks at Budejovicky Budvar, a state-owned brewery that, surprise surprise, he's quite a fan of.

CZECH: Budweiser Budvar brings Somersby to Czech

6 June 2012

Budweiser Budvar is branching out by launching premium Danish cider brand Somersby in its domestic market, in a bid to capitalise on the category's growing popularity.

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