29 July 2013
Changes are afoot in the UK's beer sector. Many of the nation's - indeed the world's - oldest, most traditional breweries are breaking out of their comfort zone to embrace the trend for all things 'craft' and American.
1 July 2013
Edrington has hailed a strong full-year performance despite a GBP274.8m (US$418.4m) write-down of its Brugal rum brand that pushed profits into the red.
24 June 2013
Molson Coors' Sharp's Brewery brand Doom Bar has replaced Greene King IPA as the UK's best-selling cask ale, according to latest figures.
21 May 2013
Guinness is set to replace Greene King IPA as the 'official' beer of England Rugby.
12 April 2013
A group of brewing and pub company executives have asked the UK Government to reconsider its position on minimum pricing, after recent speculation that the planned policy will be scrapped.
28 June 2012
Greene King has urged Westminster politicians to follow the Scottish government by setting a GBP0.50 (US$0.78) minimum price, higher than the current proposal.
28 June 2012
UK pub company and brewer Greene King has reported a 6.4% rise in full-year operating profits, helped by an 8% increase in beer volumes.
3 April 2012
COS Brands' Kopparberg Naked Apple Cider
26 March 2012
Greene King has invested GBP4m (US$6.4m) in rebranding and promoting its flagship IPA ale in the UK, while launching two offshoot beers in a bid to capture younger drinkers entering the category.
17 January 2012
Greene King has seen the pace of beer sales growth in the UK quicken over the Christmas period and is on-track to meet its full-year profits expectations.
2 December 2011
Heineken has said it will invest behind its newly-acquired Galaxy Pub Estate for the long-term and that the deal will be value enhancing from year one.
2 December 2011
Heineken's acquisition of the Galaxy Pub Estate reflects renewed optimism n the bedraggled UK on-trade.
1 December 2011
Laurent-Perrier has raised a few gallic eyebrows by beating expectations in the first half of its fiscal year, but the celebrations will stay on ice as the Champagne group heads into its key Christmas season.
1 December 2011
Greene King has reported higher sales and profits for its beer business in the first half of its fiscal year, helped by consumers seeking respite from gloomy economic news.
20 October 2011
Punch Taverns has said that it sees improving trends in its remaining business, despite failing to return to profits growth in its latest full-year.
30 September 2011
Beers at or below 2.8%abv will begin to benefit from a tax break in the UK from the start of October, but how big is the opportunity?
6 September 2011
Greene King has reported that its beer sales have bucked a decline in the UK market over the summer.
22 August 2011
Greene King is nearing completion of its acquisition of Capital Pub Co after declaring its offer for the group unconditional.
29 July 2011
Fuller, Smith & Turner has said that it is pleased with first-quarter trading and has joined brewing rival Marston's in outperforming the UK beer market.
19 July 2011
Greene King has trumped Fuller, Smith & Turner in its attempts to buy Capital Pub Co in the UK, by agreeing to acquire the London-based firm for GBP93m (US$150m).
18 July 2011
Greene King has confirmed an addition to its board of directors.
13 July 2011
Greene King has readied a television advertising push in the UK for its Old Speckled Hen beer brand.
31 May 2011
Greene King's Duke's Cambridge Ale
15 April 2011
Greene King has announced that its finance director, Ian Bull, will leave the brewer to become CFO of the betting group Ladbrokes.
31 January 2011
Greene King has bought the Cloverleaf Restaurants group in the UK for GBP55.8m (US$88.5m) as the brewer seeks to expand into pubs that serve food.
3 December 2010
Greene King and Marston's have both continued to outperform the lacklustre beer market in the UK.
4 November 2010
UK brewer Greene King has announced details of an advertising campaign in the country for its namesake cask ale, Greene King IPA.
27 September 2010
Cask ale outperformed a shrinking UK beer market in 2009 thanks to growing interest in the category from younger consumers.
15 September 2010
Our beer commentator, Larry Nelson, was in Beijing last week. While there, as we would hope, he turned his attention to the country's beer market - the world's largest. What's another word for 'large', Larry?
7 September 2010
Greene King has said that its beer sales have struggled to maintain momentum due to weak demand over the summer months in the UK.