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Molson Coors has welcomed the settlement UK: Molson Coors, Unite settle workers' pay dispute

5 August 2013

A dispute involving workers at Molson Coors' Burton-on-Trent brewery has been settled.

GERMANY: Cartel probe drags on for Carlsberg, Anheuser-Busch InBev

28 March 2013

Germany's competition watchdog has confirmed that an 18-month-old investigation into a host of brewers is on-going, but declined to say when it will be completed.

NETHERLANDS: Heineken, Bavaria "disappointed" after ECJ rejects cartel fine appeal

20 December 2012

Heineken and Bavaria have said they are “disappointed” after Europe's highest court rejected their appeals against a reduction in fines for their part in a cartel.

just The Preview - Molson Coors Q3

6 November 2012

Molson Coors is set to report its third-quarter results tomorrow (7 November). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for company in the three months to the end of September.

GLOBAL: SABMiller weathers Europe storm as Q1 revenue rises

26 July 2012

SABMiller's first-quarter performance has been "in line with expectations" as group revenue rose 8%, the company said today (26 July).

UK: Molson Coors spends GBP1.3m on movie-themed campaign

3 July 2012

Molson Coors has unveiled a GBP1.3m (US$2.04m) UK marketing campaign for Grolsch.

Focus - Will the Major Brewers Acquire More Craft Regional Brewers?

14 May 2012

In recent years a big re-invention story for the beer industry has been craft regional beers, especially in the US but also now in parts of Europe. We believe this is driven by that segment being a conduit for the majors to both growth and premiumisation, and see more M&A activity there going forward.

just The Facts - SABMiller CEO, Graham Mackay - The Highlights

23 April 2012

Earlier today, SABMiller announced that chief executive Graham Mackay will stand down next year. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the major events during Mackay's tenure.

Comment - SABMiller: How to Solve a Problem like Foster's

20 April 2012

What caught my eye when SABMiller issued its full-year trading update yesterday was how the brewer suggested that its recently-purchased Foster's unit wasn't doing that badly.

UK: SABMiller Australian struggles will take time - analyst

19 April 2012

SABMiller is going to need time to turn around the recently-acquired Foster's Group brewing unit in Australia, according to an analyst.

FRANCE: SABMiller names new general manager in France

10 April 2012

SABMiller has appointed Bertrand Van Renynghe as the new general manager of its French subsidiary.

AUSTRALIA: SABMiller Foster's Group loses Corona deal

9 March 2012

SABMiller-owned Foster's Group has lost the licence to brew Grupo Modelo's Corona Extra in Australia.

GLOBAL: SABMiller revamps Grolsch packaging

24 February 2012

SABMiller has lined up a global packaging update for its Grolsch beer brand.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

3 February 2012

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

GLOBAL: SABMiller appoints Grolsch, Peroni chiefs

1 February 2012

SABMiller has appointed new heads for its Royal Grolsch and Birra Peroni beer businesses.

AUS: SABMiller begins Australian brand manoeuvres

19 December 2011

SABMiller has begun the shake-up of its beer presence in Australia following its recent purchase of Foster's Group.

just On Call - SABMiller sizes up Africa beer bounty

14 October 2011

SABMiller is focusing on local premium beers in Africa and believes that there is an untapped US$3.7bn of sales across nine of its key markets on the continent.

The Future for Drinks - Part II: Ingredients, Packaging Interaction Key for Future Products

29 September 2011

The second part of September's management briefing, which shines the spotlight on what the future holds for the drinks industry, MJ Deschamps looks at the rising importance of packaging to differentiate a product.

just the Research

23 September 2011

Here's a round-up of the top reports currently available in the just-drinks research store.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

16 September 2011

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

EUR: Technicality sees Grolsch win cartel fine annulment

15 September 2011

Grolsch has had a EUR32m fine for participating in a pricing cartel in the Netherlands annulled.

AUS: Coopers Brewery to brew Sapporo in Australia

19 July 2011

Coopers Brewery has signed a ten-year licensing agreement with Sapporo to brew and distribute the Japanese brewer's beer in Australia.

UK: SABMiller promotes mergers chief to exec committee

29 June 2011

SABMiller has promoted its head of mergers and acquisitions, Domenic De Lorenzo, to its executive committee.

EUROPE: Heineken secures refund on cartel fine

16 June 2011

Heineken has secured a near-10% refund on a EUR219m (US$309m) fine handed down to the brewer by the European Commission for its part in forming a beer cartel in the Netherlands.

NETEHRLANDS/US: Grolsch to sponsor San Francisco International Film Festival

18 April 2011

SABMiller's Grolsch beer brand has secured a sponsorship tie-up with this year's San Francisco International Film Festival.

US: Anheuser-Busch InBev to buy Goose Island in US

28 March 2011

The US arm of Anheuser-Busch InBev has lined up the purchase of Chicago-based craft brewer Goose Island for US$38.8m.

AFRICA: SABMiller denies tax avoidance claims

29 November 2010

SABMiller has strongly denied a claim that it uses subsidiaries in 'tax havens' to avoid paying millions of pounds in tax on its beer operations in Africa.

SOUTH AFRICA: World Cup set to save SABMiller unit's Q1 volumes

15 July 2010

SABMiller sold more beer than it expected in South Africa during the FIFA World Cup, helping to offset difficult conditions for the brewer's local subsidiary in its first fiscal quarter.

NETHERLANDS: SABMiller launches Pilsner Urquell

15 July 2010

SABMiller is seeking to take market share from rival Heineken in the Dutch brewer's own backyard by launching Pilsner Urquell in the Netherlands.

AUS: SABMiller, Coca-Cola Amatil open brewery

23 June 2010

SABMiller and Coca-Cola Amatil are looking to grab more of Australia's premium beer market after beginning brewing operations at their newly-built Bluetongue brewery.

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