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On Friday, Anheuser-Busch InBev will announce its second-quarter and half-year results. Here, just-drinks looks at the global beer company's...

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Regardless of what country you choose or in which time period it is framed, three words can be used to characterise most early craft beer de...


Olly Wehring | 21 Jul 2016

Earlier today, SABMiller released a trading update, with sales in the three months to the end of June rising by 2% year-on-year. Here, just-drinks looks at the company's top-line performance by region.


Olly Wehring | 20 Jul 2016

SABMiller will release its first-quarter trading update on Thursday (21 July). Here, just-drinks looks back at the beer producer's activities in the three months to the end of June.


Ray Rowlands | 19 Jul 2016

This month, Ray Rowlands looks at how The Coca-Cola Co, SABMiller, and Gutsche Family Investments have teamed up to create Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, and considers some of its implications for the region.


Lucy Britner | 24 Jun 2016

Immediately following the UK's decision yesterday to leave the European Union, the Pound dropped to its lowest point against the US Dollar since 1985. The referendum on the UK's membership of the EU has sent shockwaves across Europe and caused UK Prime Minister David Cameron to tender his resignation.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 3 Nov 2015

Two months ago, Tom Kile-Hartshorn's digital marketing agency, Nation, won the right to handle Grolsch's global digital content and social media platforms. 


James Wilmore | 4 Nov 2014

Sue Clark has spent the last two-and-a-half years heading up SABMiller's European business. It's been a tough introduction to the world of P&L, after ten years in a corporate affairs role. Here, just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore speaks to Clark on how she manages the region, her aim to attract more women to beer and her intriguing hobby.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 27 Jul 2016

SABMiller has put its integration talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev on hold, just-drinks understands.


Andy Morton | 26 Jul 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has upped its offer for SABMiller to GBP79bn (US$103bn) after investor pressure forced it to sweeten its terms. 


Andy Morton | 25 Jul 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev wants to offload SABMiller's Eastern European beer assets as one package rather than piecemeal, according to a report.


Andy Morton | 21 Jul 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to drop a controversial US wholesaler incentive scheme to comply with conditions for its takeover of SABMiller.


Andy Morton | 21 Jul 2016

MillerCoors has expanded its US craft beer portfolio with a majority stake in Georgia-based Terrapin Beer Co.


Andy Morton | 21 Jul 2016

US anti-trust authorities have sought to rein in Anheuser-Busch InBev's distribution clout in the country, as they gave conditional approval to the brewer's SABMiller takeover.


Olly Wehring | 21 Jul 2016

A strong three months in Europe has helped SABMiller post a 2% lift in sales in its fiscal first quarter.


Andy Morton | 19 Jul 2016

An influx of investors into SABMiller may force Anheuser-Busch InBev to raise its takeover bid by as much as US$7bn in the next few weeks, an analyst has said.


Andy Morton | 15 Jul 2016

SABMiller's Kenyan unit has paid an "administrative penalty" after distributor contracts in the country were found to breach anti-trust laws.


Andy Morton | 15 Jul 2016

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


Andy Morton | 6 Jul 2016

China Resources Beer aims to raise HKD9.5bn (US$1.2bn) in a share sale to help fund the purchase of SABMiller's stake in its Snow beer joint-venture.


Andy Morton | 4 Jul 2016

SABMiller's Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) joint-venture opened for business at the weekend, marking the end of a 19-month-long journey to its creation.


Lucy Britner | 30 Jun 2016

The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has handed down conditional approval of Anheuser-Busch InBev's acquisition of SABMiller.


Andy Morton | 27 Jun 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to pay Kirin up to AUD300m (US$223m) in compensation after terminating a distribution agreement in Australia.


Lucy Britner | 27 Jun 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has sought to allay fears that the company's acquisition of SABMiller will stifle competition in the US.


Olly Wehring | 24 Jun 2016

Yesterday, the UK voted to leave the European Union. The result of the referendum fell 52% in favour of the so-called 'Brexit'. We'll keep you up to date throughout the day on drinks industry reaction.


Lucy Britner | 20 Jun 2016

SABMiller's 2016 Annual Report has confirmed the details behind the acquisition of London-based Meantime Brewery.


Lucy Britner | 8 Jun 2016

Carlton & United Breweries has added both premium and mid-strength variants to its Cougar and Black Douglas RTD ranges, following growth in the category. 


Andy Morton | 6 Jun 2016

Asahi may splash out GBP5bn (US$7.2bn) on SABMiller's Eastern European beer brands, including Pilsner Urquel, according to a report.


Andy Morton | 3 Jun 2016

The trade body for US craft beer has warned that Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover of SABMiller could "choke off America's beer renaissance".


Olly Wehring | 1 Jun 2016

Canada is the latest country to approve Anheuser-Busch InBev’s takeover of SABMiller, as well as Molson Coors’ proposed buyout of SAB’s stake in the MillerCoors joint-venture in North America.


Olly Wehring | 31 May 2016

South Africa’s Competition Commission has approved Anheuser-Busch InBev’s takeover of SABMiller, provided the merged entity sells SAB’s stake in Distell.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 14 Oct 2015

With the Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller deal nicely on its way, the real business can begin in earnest - thinking up a new company name.


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.

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