2 August 2012
Once a month, the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), which covers alcohol policies worldwide, will look at what's going on in-market to promote a responsible role for alcohol in society.
20 January 2012
Much has been written about the continued growth potential for imported spirits in China, but a new report from The IWSR examines the special position the traditional spirit, baijiu, holds in the Chinese spirits sector.
14 October 2011
SABMiller is focusing on local premium beers in Africa and believes that there is an untapped US$3.7bn of sales across nine of its key markets on the continent.
26 April 2011
Coca-Cola India is to re-enter the branded powdered ready-to-drink market through its Fanta brand.
24 February 2011
The list of commentators on just-drinks just keeps on growing. Earlier this week, we unveiled Ray Rowlands, who will look at soft drinks & water. Next up, we welcome Pete Brown, a renowned blogger on all things beer whose knowledge of the brewing industry sets him in good stead to cast his eye over the brewing landscape. Pete starts his journey with just-drinks with a marketing moan, though.
15 November 2010
KPS Capital Partners has raised fresh funds to pay dividends and debt at its North American Breweries arm, the owner of Labatt USA.
28 October 2010
India has been identified as an emerging market for the soft drinks industry. There are fledgling trade shows Fi India this month and Drink Technology in November. This year has also seen the inauguration of its first beverage association, Yet India is a complex country of cultures, class divide and extreme poverty, and Annette Farr has a cautionary comment for newcomers to the market.
20 August 2010
Labatt USA owner KPS Capital Partners will take advantage of craft beer sales growth in by acquiring Independent Brewers United (IBU), which owns Pyramid, Magic Hat and MacTarnahan's companies.
7 January 2010
Pyramid Breweries' Fling Pale Ale
14 September 2009
US-based brewer Pabst Brewing Co has appointed the president of ThaiBev subsidiary InterBev USA as its new CEO.
29 July 2009
Pyramid Breweries has introduced a “ruby red” seasonal beer to its portfolio, ahead of a further launch in February 2010.
29 May 2009
Brazil’s economy has been affected by the global financial crisis but Simon Maddrell of Euromonitor International believes the country’s soft drinks sector is in good shape to withstand the downturn, thanks to solid consumer confidence and the swift remedial economic policies adopted by the Government.
19 August 2008
US soft drinks firm Jones Soda has appointed Michael O’Brien as chief financial officer.
6 August 2008
Several directors on the Pyramid Breweries board have resigned following confirmation of the firm's takeover by fellow craft brewer Magic Hat earlier this week.
5 August 2008
Independent Brewers United, owner of Magic Hat Brewing Company, has completed the takeover of Pyramid Breweries.
31 July 2008
Independent Brewers United has extended the deadline for its tender offer to acquire Pyramid Breweries by 48 hours.
4 July 2008
The top ten most visited stories on just-drinks this week included news on V&S and A-B and cost pressures at Cott, whilst whisky dominated the spirits headlines.
30 June 2008
Independent Brewers United has made an offer to acquire all of Pyramid Breweries’ outstanding common stock for US$25.7m.
15 May 2008
Pyramid Breweries has fallen into the red in its first quarter as a result of cost increases, in part due to a mediation settlement over an employee break time dispute.
12 May 2008
US craft brewer Pyramid Breweries has appointed AFIC EXIM (Canada) Corp. to represent its brands in Western Canada.
29 April 2008
Pyramid Breweries and Magic Hat Brewing Company & Performing Arts Center are looking to merge their operations.
9 April 2008
Pyramid Breweries has expanded the distribution of its Crystal Wheat Ale to reach grocery store and retail outlets in the Pacific north-west of the US.
8 April 2008
The Boston Beer Company has been rated as the largest craft brewing company in the US, according to recent research.
25 March 2008
Pyramid Breweries has announced a multi-year sponsorship deal with the Seattle Mariners.
6 March 2008
Pyramid Breweries has lowered its full-year net loss, despite a “disappointing” final quarter.
19 December 2007
Thomas Kemper Soda Co. has secured a distribution deal in the US.
6 December 2007
The vice president of sales at Pyramid Breweries has quit the company.
14 November 2007
Pyramid Breweries has reversed its operating profit for the third quarter last year into an operating loss in Q3 2007.
30 August 2007
Pyramid Breweries has introduced the first in its ‘Brewer’s Reserve’ limited edition line of speciality beers.
10 August 2007
Pyramid Breweries has reversed its first half losses, despite a slight dip in sales.