19 December 2013
Graham Mackay, who died yesterday aged 64, leaves behind an impressive legacy at the company he joined 35 years ago, then called South African Breweries Ltd.
5 December 2013
Germany's medieval beer purity law may soon be classed alongside Angkor Wat and the Pyramids at Giza.
9 September 2013
SABMiller has appointed a new president of its Colombian brewing subsidiary, Bavaria.
7 August 2013
Dutch brewer Bavaria has launched two radlers on to the UK market, its first 2% radler releases in the country.
1 August 2013
Distell has appointed a new group managing director who will step in to the role when Jan Scannell retires at the end of the year.
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.
6 March 2013
This month, Larry Nelson is starting the celebration of the Reinheitsgebot a little early. Looking back, however, has prompted Larry to look forward and ask; what future for the ancient beer law?
26 February 2013
The Coca-Cola Co has agreed a three-year sponsorship extension with German football club Bayern Munich.
11 February 2013
Heineken is set to release its fourth-quarter trading update on Wednesday (13 February). Below, we take a look at the highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of December and performances in recent quarters.
22 January 2013
SABMiller subsidiary Cervecería Nacional has agreed a US$86m deal to sell its milk and juice business to the Central American producer co-operative Dos Pinos.
8 January 2013
Last year, just-drinks travelled to the US to report on Diageo's investor conference. The subject of the presentations was the company's hopes and plans for the Latin America & Caribbean region. While there, just-drinks' managing editor, Olly Wehring sat down with regional president Randy Millian, to discuss the region, as well Diageo's distribution presence, the battle with brewers and the looming shadow of Brazil.
21 December 2012
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:
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.
18 December 2012
Isle of Arran Brewery's new distribution link-up with Munich's oldest brewery will create a European bottling hub to help boost exports, the Scottish microbrewer has said.
25 September 2012
Dutch brewer Bavaria has won an appeal court decision to secure the trademark rights for its namesake beer in Italy.
14 August 2012
Big companies draping their names over an event through sponsorship does not necessarily hold sway over increasingly savvy consumers, argues Hackney-dwelling Pete Brown. These days people want something in return.
25 July 2012
SABMiller will release its first-quarter results tomorrow (26 July). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for the brewer in the three months to the end of June.
11 June 2012
Weihenstephan has teamed with Cerana Imports to launch its German beer portfolio in India.
8 June 2012
SABMiller has confirmed it will move its Latin American headquarters from Colombia to Miami.
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.
8 December 2011
SABMiller is launching Miller Genuine Draft in Kenya in order to get ahead of rival Diageo in the super-premium beer segment.
19 October 2011
Strong demand for beer in Africa, Latin America and China has helped SABMiller to sell 3% more beer in the first half of its fiscal year.
15 September 2011
Grolsch has had a EUR32m fine for participating in a pricing cartel in the Netherlands annulled.
21 July 2011
SABMiller has said that its first fiscal quarter financial performance is "in line" with its expectations, despite volumes in both India and the US coming in below a year earlier.
6 July 2011
SABMiller believes that stronger consumer demand for beer and more efficient production, backed by strong lobbying, are set to see Latin America continue to emerge as a key region for the brewer over the next five years.
29 June 2011
SABMiller has promoted its head of mergers and acquisitions, Domenic De Lorenzo, to its executive committee.
23 June 2011
Bavaria has signed a sponsorship with the organisers of golf's European Senior Tour.
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.
6 June 2011
SABMiller is seeking to regroup and rebuild in Kenya after the end of a contra deal with Diageo in the country.
30 March 2011
SABMiller's Colombian division, Bavaria, has set up a US$1.3bn bond and commercial paper programme.