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Comment - Five Reasons Why Foster's Group Fell

Last week, we bade farewell to Foster's Group as SABMiller closed its acquisition of the Australian brewer. Although the beer sector's thirs...

Asahi Group builds on global competitiveness

The news this week that Asahi Group has returned to acquire P&N Beverages, and agreed to buy Charlie's Group, has renewed focus on the Japan...

Asahi deals fuel overseas expansion plans

Asahi Group's deals to purchase P&N Beverages and Charlie's Group underlines the firm's overseas growth strategy and is set to increase comp...

Comment - Kirin Holdings Still Spreading its Wings

Kirin Holdings is clearly taking the view that it needs to conquer or be conquered. Yet another foreign deal has been agreed by the Japanese...

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Just the Answer – Andrew Reeves 23 Aug 2006

just-drinks.com editorial team

Showing volume growth in an essentially flat market is an achievement but Australian brewing combine Lion Nathan sees the premiumisation of its product mix as the key to growth. Andrew Reeves, managing director of Lion Nathan Australia, spoke with just-drinks about the premiumisation trend, the impact of a new competitor and Lion’s interest in the RTD sector.

Latest News

Heineken backs Monteith's with craft roll-out 24 Oct 2013

Andy Morton

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.


Bacardi Lion bags Australia Magners distribution 22 Jul 2013

James Wilmore

C&C Group is switching distribution of Magners in Australia from Suntory to Bacardi Lion from next year.


Wine Australia chief exec quits 15 May 2013

James Wilmore

Trade body Wine Australia has announced that its chief executive is resigning to "pursue other opportunities".


Treasury Wine Estates appoints new Beringer MD 16 Aug 2012

James Wilmore

Treasury Wine Estates has appointed an internal candidate to fill the role of managing director for its Beringer unit.


New head for Winemakers Fed'n of Australia 1 May 2012

Olly Wehring

The Winemakers’ Federation of Australia has confirmed details of a change of chief executive.

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