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SABMiller, AB InBev transaction 'likely'

Twenty-four hours after the news broke about a potential takeover of SABMiller by Anheuser-Busch InBev, and the wires are awash with comment...

AB InBev and SABMiller - The birth of MegaBrew

Finally, the moment everyone in the brewing universe has been waiting for has arrived, not with a thunderclap or volcanic eruption or herald...

How good a sustainability fit are ABI and SAB?

Ben Cooper | 29 Sep 2015

In a world where sustainability is placed ever higher on the corporate agenda, multinational companies no longer speak solely in terms of shareholder interest but often of the interests of 'stakeholders'.

AB InBev and SABMiller – We (all) told you so

Olly Wehring | 16 Sep 2015

Today's confirmation that Anheuser-Busch InBev is exploring a bid for SABMiller will have come as a surprise to precisely nobody in the global beer industry. And, while it is by no means a done-deal, there's a certain sense of inevitability about it that many have felt for quite a while now.

Is Heineken right to jump in bed with Lagunitas? -

Andy Morton | 9 Sep 2015

Heineken has roared out of the craft beer blocks with news yesterday it was taking a 50% stake in Lagunitas Brewing Co.

A-B InBev in China - just the Facts

Andy Morton | 3 Sep 2015

This week, Anheuser-Busch InBev is holding an investors seminar in China. Here's a low-down on the company's footprint in the country and in Asia Pacific, as well as its expectations for the future, courtesy of data from Nomura and Exane BNP Paribas.

Latest Interviews

Interview - Dogfish Head president

James Wilmore | 26 Nov 2014

Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, is one of the figureheads of the US craft beer scene. The Delaware-based firm's tagline is "Off-centred ales for off-centred people". Here Calagione, also a TV star, explains Dogfish's future plans, his attitude to the big brewers and why US craft brewery closures are inevitable.

Interview: Krombacher's export director

Olly Wehring | 18 Nov 2014

Oliver Braun joined German brewer Krombacher almost five years ago from Anheuser-Busch InBev. Today, he is the company's export & international sales director. just-drinks editor Olly Wehring caught up with him last month when he visited London.

Latest News

Craft Brew Alliance brings Cisco Brewers into fold

Andy Morton | 30 Sep 2015

Craft Brew Alliance is to expand distribution for Nantucket Island brewery Cisco Brewers after the two companies formed a new partnership.

Ontario clears path for retailer sales

Andy Morton | 25 Sep 2015

Canadian province Ontario is to allow 60 grocery stores to sell beer as it continues plans to relax alcohol monopoly laws for the benefit of small brewers.

This week in beer on just-drinks

Olly Wehring | 25 Sep 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.

AB InBev makes Golden Road Brewing buy

Olly Wehring | 23 Sep 2015

The US division of Anheuser-Busch InBev has lined up the purchase of California craft brewer Golden Road Brewing.

Skol is 'most valuable brand in Latin America'

Lucy Britner | 23 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Skol is the most valuable brand in Latin America, according to BrandZ's Top 50 Most Valuable Latin American Brands.

Corona cans surge as Constellation targets "craze"

Andy Morton | 22 Sep 2015

Constellation Brands has seen a big jump in canned sales of Corona Extra in the US over the past year after pin-pointing the format as “the latest craze”.

A-B InBev silent on UK switch report

Andy Morton | 21 Sep 2015

Anheuser Busch InBev has declined to comment on a report that it could change its headquarters to the UK if a bid for SABMiller is successful.

just the week in Beer

Olly Wehring | 18 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Brewers unite for Global Beer Responsibility Day

Lucy Britner | 18 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev, Carlsberg and Heineken along with local brewers and beer associations have launched a global effort to promote responsibility around beer consumption. 

AB InBev moves on SABMiller takeover

Olly Wehring | 16 Sep 2015

SABMiller has confirmed that it has received notification from Anheuser-Busch InBev of a possible takeover.

Battle against harmful drinking continues

Lucy Britner | 15 Sep 2015

The CEO of Diageo has said there is "still more work to be done" to address harmful drinking around the world.

just the week in Beer

Olly Wehring | 11 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Aspall triples juice output with GBP2.2m press

Andy Morton | 11 Sep 2015

UK cider and apple juice producer Aspall has upped juice production three-fold after investing GBP2.2m (US$3.4m) in a new juice press.

A-B InBev unveils Stella Artois Nova draught syste

Andy Morton | 10 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a counter-top draught system for Stella Artois in the US, designed for restaurants and high-end bars.

A-B InBev enters craft cider with Virtue Cider buy

Andy Morton | 7 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has taken majority control of Michigan cider maker Virtue Cider.

A-B InBev readies Budweiser UK music push

Olly Wehring | 7 Sep 2015

The UK arm of Anheuser-Busch InBev has embarked on a music-themed promotion of its Budweiser brand in the country, targetting both the on-and the off-trade.

just the week in Beer

Olly Wehring | 4 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Craft more about stories than M&A for Diageo

Olly Wehring | 3 Sep 2015

The growth of the craft spirits segment is pushing larger producers to review how they connect with consumers rather than look to purchase new-entrant brands, according to the head of innovation at Diageo.

Anheuser-Busch agrees California distribution buys

Andy Morton | 3 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch, the US arm of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has continued to expand its beer distribution network with two acquisitions in California.

O-I ups Constellation links with Vitro buy

Andy Morton | 3 Sep 2015

Owens-Illinois has bought Vitro, a major glass supplier to Constellation Brands, for US$2.15bn.

A-B InBev targets aluminium bottle boost

Andy Morton | 2 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to increase production of its Budweiser and Bud Light aluminium bottles with a US$170m upgrade at a US facility.

A-B InBev targets Stella Artois sales surge

Andy Morton | 2 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has said it will double global sales of Stella Artois as it looks to accelerate growth across its core portfolio.

Latest blogs

AB InBev's Brito might not recognise a hop, but he knows a good deal

Andy Morton | 29 Sep 2015

While analysts mull the numbers of Anheuser-Busch InBev's impending offer for SABMiller, there's a timely reminder in The Times newspaper this week that the proposed deal may yet fall victim to other vagaries.

And, then he goes and spoils it all by saying something stupid like “I'm thinking of buying SABMiller”

Olly Wehring | 28 Sep 2015

Part of my lot on just-drinks is to nail down senior executives within our industry – the more senior the better. I've enjoyed interviewing many of the CEOs within our ranks, but one that I have never been able to get to is Anheuser-Busch InBev's Carlos Brito.

Company research

Anheuser-Busch InBev Germany Holding GmbH in Alcoholic Drinks (Germany)

Anheuser-Busch InBev Germany Holding GmbH in Alcoholic Drink

Anheuser-Busch InBev Germany’s strategic direction is mainly in line with the international parent company and the company does not have a lot of room for self-governance. Partial autonomy is granted,...

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