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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...

Carlsberg "considering" Russian brewery closures

Carlsberg is “considering” closing some of its breweries in Russia as the country's beer market continues to falter, the group's CEO has rev...

Molson Coors pleases market despite familiar woes

The results are in for Molson Coors and its US JV MillerCoors and the verdict is a familiar one. As in the past few quarters, sales for prem...

Molson Coors targets Coors Light Canada woes

Molson Coors has said there is “more work to be done” on Coors Light in Canada despite a slight rally for the brand in the second quarter....

Latest Interviews

The just-drinks Interview - Portman Group CEO 23 May 2014

James Wilmore

Henry Ashworth has faced plenty of challenges since taking the reins at the Portman Group in 2011. Dealing with the fall-out from decisions by the group's independent complaints panel and the ever-agitating UK health lobby means life is rarely dull. Here, Ashworth talks to just-drinks' deputy editor James Wilmore about the watchdog's work, and a certain Scottish brewer.

Interview - MillerCoors' sales president 18 Feb 2014

James Wilmore

Last week, MillerCoors unveiled the biggest brand launch in its five-and-a-half year history: Miller Fortune, a beer designed to take on the spirits market. But, how will this strategy play out, and what else does the brewing JV have in store to rescue its flagging volumes? Here, in the first part of an exclusive two-part interview just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore tackles the US firm's sales president, Ed McBrien.

Latest News

Castle Milk Stout Chocolate Infused Stout launches 19 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

SABMiller's South African unit has launched a "limited-edition" chocolate infused version of its Castle Milk Stout brand.

Anadolu Efes H1 sales up, soft drinks offset beer 15 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Anadolu Efes has seen its first-half sales boosted by its soft drinks operations as its domestic beer operations continued to suffer.

MillerCoors sees H1 sales, profits up 7 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

MillerCoors, the US JV between SABMiller and Molson Coors, has seen a slight rise in first-half sales, but volumes were down as further decline for light lagers were propped up by higher-end brands.

Du Plessis to become SABMiller chairman 6 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

SABMiller has lined up the chairman of Rio Tinto to become its next chairman.

MillerCoors' Redd's Wicked Apple 6 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

MillerCoors has readied the release of another flavour in its Redd's ale range, via the Redd's Brewing Co division.

Latest blogs

SABMiller's video naughty 28 May 2014

Olly Wehring

Check out this nifty piece of video from SABMiller, in which the brewer offers the highlights of its full-year results, which were released last week.

Mexico's beer market under the spotlight 3 Jan 2014

James Wilmore

How are things shaping up in the beer battleground that is Mexico? CNN took a closer look at one of the world's biggest beer markets, by volume, where Anheuser-Busch InBev, through Grupo Modelo, and Heineken, through its 2010 acquisition FEMSA Cerveza, are dominant.

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