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SABMiller's Q1 2017 results - Preview

SABMiller will release its first-quarter trading update on Thursday (21 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the beer producer's activitie...

Carlsberg faces further fight in 2016 - Analysis

Carlsberg may have had a difficult 2015, but this year is unlikely to bring much relief for the brewer, one analyst has warned....

Olly Wehring | 21 Dec 2015

A relatively small transaction in the beer industry today has left me confused. Why would Anheuser-Busch InBev snap up a London-based craft brewer, when it has a staggeringly-similar entity waiting in the wings, once it completes its purchase of SABMiller? That AB InBev has lined up the sale of this SAB-owned brewer confuses me yet further.

Andy Morton | 6 Nov 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.

Stefan Kirk at Glenboden | 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.

Andy Morton | 23 Apr 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.

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Andy Morton | 3 Nov 2015

Two months ago, Tom Kile-Hartshorn's digital marketing agency, Nation, won the right to handle Grolsch's global digital content and social media platforms. 

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Lucy Britner | 19 Apr 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has accepted Asahi's offer to acquire SABMiller's European premium brands, as it moves closer to completing its acquisition of SAB.

Lucy Britner | 22 Feb 2016

Molson Coors has launched a new packaging design for the Grolsch brand, in an effort to connect with "modern Grolsch drinkers". 

Lucy Britner | 26 Jan 2016

ThaiBev subsidiary Fraser & Neave has confirmed speculation that it has "expressed an interest to acquire" SABMiller's Peroni and Grolsch brands. 

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.

Olly Wehring | 23 Dec 2015

Mahou San Miguel has reiterated its interest in the US craft beer segment, but has declined to comment on reports linking it to a move for Anchor Brewers & Distillers.

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.

Olly Wehring | 6 Nov 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We also have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Olly Wehring | 28 Jul 2015

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Olly Wehring | 24 Apr 2015

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James Wilmore | 2 Mar 2015

A global ad campaign is being launched to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Dutch lager brand Grolsch.

Olly Wehring | 4 Feb 2015

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Olly Wehring | 17 Nov 2014

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Olly Wehring | 1 Oct 2014

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James Wilmore | 5 Aug 2013

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

James Wilmore | 28 Mar 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.

Keith Nuthall | 20 Dec 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.

James Wilmore | 26 Jul 2012

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

Andy Morton | 3 Jul 2012

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

Olly Wehring | 19 Apr 2012

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

Stuart Todd | 10 Apr 2012

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

Chris Mercer | 9 Mar 2012

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

Olly Wehring | 24 Feb 2012

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

Olly Wehring | 3 Feb 2012

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

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Grolsch, Koninklijke NV in Alcoholic Drinks (Netherlands)

Grolsch, Koninklijke NV in Alcoholic Drinks (Netherlands)

The direction of Koninklijke Grolsch is very unclear, as it is expected that the company will be sold by its current owner SABMiller in the first half of 2016....

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Beer in the Netherlands

Beer in the Netherlands

Overall beer recorded 1% growth in total volume terms in 2015, whilst value sales achieved even healthier growth....

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SABMiller plc : Alcoholic Drinks - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis

SABMiller plc : Alcoholic Drinks - Company Profile, SWOT & F

Canadean's "SABMiller plc : Alcoholic Drinks - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations....

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