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Another year of transition for Carlsberg

2016 will be another transitional year for Carlsberg, according to analysts, as the company gets its teeth deeper into cost-saving initiativ...

Carlsberg's full-year performance by region

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported a 1.3% increase in sales in 2015, with operating profits in the year falling by just over 8%. Here, just-d...


Olly Wehring | 9 Feb 2016

Earlier this week, Bernstein released the fourth edition of its annual global beer guide. With commentary from the sell-side research and brokerage firm, here's a look at the report's significant research conclusions.


Having considered brewing trends in the year ahead yesterday, Euromonitor now takes a corporate view on what 2016 will look like in the beer category.


Lucy Britner | 8 Feb 2016

Carlsberg will release its Q4 and full-year results on Wednesday (10 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of December:


Andy Morton | 13 Jan 2016

The race to land SABMiller's European beer brands went global this week with reports that some of Asia's leading brewers are circling.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 4 Dec 2012

Earlier this year, just-drinks' managing editor, Olly Wehring, travelled to Russia with Carlsberg to learn about the brewer's plans for its Baltika division in the country. The unit, which produces the namesake range of beers, is the clear market-leader, but has had to struggle of late as the legislative environment has grown more hostile to alcoholic drinks. Having assumed the leadership of Baltika late last year, Isaac Sheps talked to just-drinks about what he found when he made the move, what he's battling against today, and what he wants in the future.


Chris Mercer | 6 Oct 2011

It's almost two years since Anheuser-Busch InBev offloaded most of its assets in Central and Eastern Europe to CVC Capital for an initial US$2.2bn. Since the sale, CVC's beer business in the region, StarBev, has largely operated under the radar. High time, then, that we caught up with StarBev's CEO (and ex-InBev man), Alain Beyens. just-drinks deputy editor Chris Mercer flew to Prague to meet him.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 29 Apr 2016

Competitive issues among the world's larger brewers may result in a private equity company leading the race for SABMiller's assets in Central & Eastern Europe, an analyst has told just-drinks.


Lucy Britner | 28 Apr 2016

Carlsberg's UK unit has launched two 'craft' products exclusive to the UK on-tade.


Andy Morton | 13 Apr 2016

Carlsberg has launched Tuborg in Vietnam as the Danish brewer increasingly targets Asia amid cost-savings in other markets.


Lucy Britner | 5 Apr 2016

Carlsberg has come under fire in Singapore for wrongly labelling Beck's beer as 'imported' from Germany even though it is produced in China.


Andy Morton | 29 Mar 2016

Carlsberg has launched a draught extension for its Somersby cider exclusively into the UK on-trade.


Andy Morton | 16 Mar 2016

Carlsberg has said it will stay in Russia despite the country’s declining beer market as the brewer outlined a new strategy to revitalise its business.


Lucy Britner | 18 Feb 2016

Carlsberg has moved the interim CEO of its UK unit to the role of SVP for Western Europe. 


Lucy Britner | 11 Feb 2016

Carlsberg has confirmed plans to build an eighth brewery in India, as it lays claim to the number two beer brand spot in the country for Tuborg.


Olly Wehring | 10 Feb 2016

Carlsberg has reported a slight lift in sales for 2015, a year in which the brewer hit an "inflection point" in its geographical performance.


Lucy Britner | 1 Feb 2016

Carlsberg's Vietnam unit has added a new canning line to its Hue Brewery, in Hue City, as it looks to grow business in the country. 


Andy Morton | 20 Jan 2016

Carlsberg has been forced to change the Myanmar translation of its Tuborg brand name after complaints it clashed with a popular local song.


Lucy Britner | 18 Jan 2016

Two US drinks app companies have announced a tie-up to share resources around consumer preference and social sharing. 


Andy Morton | 11 Jan 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev is most likely to sell SABMiller's European beer brands to private-equity groups partly because the company could buy them back later, an analyst has said.


Andy Morton | 7 Jan 2016

Carlsberg may have to wait until August to install its new CFO, which it named today.


Andy Morton | 7 Jan 2016

Vietnam's beer industry is to increase output by a quarter over the next four years, the country's brewer's association has reportedly said.


Andy Morton | 5 Jan 2016

The chairman of Carlsberg has hinted the brewer may not be in the running to buy Grolsch and Peroni Nastro Azzuro from SABMiller, after telling a Danish newspaper the company is not looking to make acquisitions.


Olly Wehring | 4 Jan 2016

Carlsberg is to make upwards of US$87m from the sale of some land that it owns in Denmark.


Andy Morton | 22 Dec 2015

Diageo has been removed from a small business group's "hall of shame" after it was judged to have made amends for lengthening the payment time for its small suppliers.


Lucy Britner | 15 Dec 2015

Carlsberg has unveiled plans for its UEFA Euro 2016 marketing campaign, which will be fronted by former Denmark international and Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel.


Andy Morton | 4 Dec 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev's expected disposal of SABMiller's European beer brands is for strategic reasons and not to appease regulators, an analyst has said.


Lucy Britner | 3 Dec 2015

Carlsberg has said it aims to be number two in the Indian market.


Andy Morton | 2 Dec 2015

Heineken is to appeal a EUR31.5m (US$33.4m) fine from Greek authorities for infringing fair practice rules, including offering incentives to retailers and wholesalers to only stock its beer.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 26 Oct 2015

Alcohol companies love a good movie tie-in. A brush with Hollywood glamour seems to give marketers the warm and fuzzies, judging by the number of deals done over the past few years. The new James Bond movie, for example, has both Heineken and Moët Hennessy's Belvedere vodka on board.


Olly Wehring | 28 Jul 2015

It would appear that the folk at the UK arm of Carlsberg have this year found the 'gimmicky' drawer in the marketing office.

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