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Heineken basks in praise despite H2 clouds

There was a general thumbs up from analysts in the wake of Heineken's H1 results yesterday. But while many praised the brewer's strong volum...

Brewers Feel Prolonged Russian Winter

Being a brewer in Russia continues to be a struggle, and that's putting it mildly. Carlsberg and Heineken both revealed today that their fir...

Heineken CEO finds "good news" in Russia

Heineken is “in a good position” to grow premium beer sales in Russia despite a declining market and political tension, its CEO has said....

Focus - Heineken's H1 Performance by Region

Earlier today, Heineken reported a slight fall in H1 net profits and sales but a rise in global volumes. Here, just-drinks takes a closer lo...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Heineken Africa & Middle East chief 23 Jun 2014

Andy Morton

Heineken will open its newest African brewery in Ethiopia next month as the brewer continues to expand across the continent. Last week, just-drinks sat down with Siep Hiemstra, Heineken's president for Africa and the Middle East, to talk football, Nigeria and if there's an African Tiger waiting to take on the world.

Interview - Constellation International's GM 3 Apr 2014

Andy Morton

At ProWein 2014, Andy Morton sat down with Constellation's international general manager Philip Kingston to talk about its expanding global ambitions including a new tie-up in China for its Robert Mondavi brand.

Latest News

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks 22 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

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

Heineken boosts United Breweries holding 21 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Heineken has paid EUR2.3m (US$3m) to edge up its stake in India's United Breweries (UB).

Heineken warns of slowing H2 as H1 holds steady 20 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

Heineken has reported a slight fall in half-year profits on flat sales in the period.

Heineken CFO on H1 results - video 20 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

Click play, above, to view a company-sourced interview with Heineken's CFO, René Hooft Graafland, in which he discusses the brewer's H1 results, which were released earlier today.

Fruit beer gains hold in "traditional" US bars 19 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

The new CEO of Paulaner HP USA has claimed that fruit beers are losing their stigma among “traditional” male consumers in the country's on-trade.

Latest blogs

The man with the golden lager - is Bond still working for Heineken? 8 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

It has been about two years since Heineken sponsored the 23rd James Bond movie, Skyfall. Remember when the brewer scored a huge marketing coup by arranging a scene in which the British super spy takes a break from saving the world with a cold glass of Heineken lager?

Glenmorangie, Hardys and Heineken – The Drinks of Sports Billies 23 May 2014

Olly Wehring

It's been a sporting week for me, and one I don't think I'll forget about for a very, very long time.

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