28 November 2013
Grupo Petropolis has begun production at its latest facility in Brazil, targeting the beer markets in the north-east of the country.
1 November 2013
Anheuser-Busch InBev has called two US lawsuits accusing it of deception over the origins of Beck's and Kirin as “frivolous”.
1 November 2013
The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:
30 October 2013
Kirin Holdings has seen a slowdown in sales growth in its year-to-date, but its bottom line remained healthy from the Fraser & Neave stake sale.
24 October 2013
Heineken is to roll out a New Zealand craft beer and cider range it acquired through its takeover of Asia Pacific Breweries on to the global stage.
17 September 2013
Earlier this month, The Coca-Cola Co announced the release of a new product in Japan. No major surprise there, but the product in question is a hot, carbonated beverage. Richard Corbett casts his eye over Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale and weighs up its potential for success.
9 September 2013
AmBev is likely to use next year's FIFA World Cup football tournament in Brazil to get consumers to “reappraise” its Brahma and Budweiser brands, an analyst has suggested.
2 August 2013
The ready-to-drink (RTD) category continues to offer growth potential for spirits producers while giving their brands access to consumption occasions they were traditionally excluded from and the opportunity to attract new consumers through product innovation.
2 August 2013
Kirin Holdings has posted a big jump in first half profits as it continues to benefit from the sale of its stake in Fraser & Neave this year, however domestic beer sales remain a concern.
31 July 2013
Kirin has confirmed details of the US roll-out of its Ichiban Frozen Beer brand.
6 June 2013
Japanese lager brand Kirin Ichiban is set for a major push this summer with a sampling campaign across 13 UK cities and towns.
30 May 2013
It is shaping up to be one of the drinks industry's biggest events of the year. This week, Suntory got approval to list its food and soft drinks unit on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, paving the way for the group to raise as much as US$4.7bn.
29 April 2013
Kirin Holdings has reported a significant return to net profit in its first-quarter helped by the sale of its stake in Fraser & Neave earlier this year.
26 March 2013
SABMiller has not given up hope on restoring its presence in Brazil's beer market, despite losing out in the race to buy Schincariol, and the closure of its import business last year.
11 March 2013
Kirin Brewery Co is to bring its frozen beer innovation, Ichiban Shibori Frozen Nama, to the world.
21 February 2013
San Miguel Brewery has submitted a request to delist from the Phillipine Stock Exchange.
20 February 2013
A lawyer acting for Coca-Cola Amatil, Schweppes Australia and Kirin Holdings-owned Lion has told a court that an Australian recycling scheme is a form of “prohibition” and against federal law, according to local reports.
18 February 2013
TCC Assets has built up its total stake in Fraser & Neave to 90%, while the deadline for shareholders to tender their stock has closed.
1 February 2013
Kirin Holdings has said it will sell its 15% stake in Fraser & Neave to TCC Assets for around SGD2bn (US$1.6bn).
31 January 2013
TCC Assets has gained a controlling stake in Fraser & Neave after acquiring more shares in the group.
28 January 2013
In the fourth part of Euromonitor's preview of 2013, alcoholic drinks analysts Spiros Malandrakis and Zsuzsa Szilagyi consider what the future holds for the world's brewers.
24 January 2013
ThaiBev is poised to take control of Fraser & Neave after rival bidder Overseas Union Enterprise (OUE) this week stepped out of the race to acquire the Singapore conglomerate.
22 January 2013
ThaiBev-controlled TCC Assets has said its SGD9.55 per share bid for Fraser & Neave is its "final" offer for the group.
21 January 2013
The battle for Fraser & Neave appears to be over after Overseas Union Enterprise (OUE) said it will not increase its bid to match its rival, TCC Assets.
18 January 2013
With football's World Cup in Brazil less than 18 months away, the country's brewers are busy jostling for elbow-room ahead of what will be a huge marketing opportunity.
16 January 2013
TCC Assets and Overseas Union Enterprise (OUE) face an auction unless they can resolve their bidding war over Fraser & Neave, a government watchdog has warned.
16 January 2013
Kirin is to extend its bar and microbrewery franchise concept in Brazil as it battles to grab market share from its rival AmBev.
10 January 2013
ThaiBev's TCC Assets, has extended its offer deadline for Fraser & Neave for a fifth time.
9 January 2013
AmBev has upped its focus on premium beer in Brazil to stave of Heineken's “smart game” ahead of the World Cup and Olympics, according to research group Mintel.
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.