26 March 2014
Tsingtao Brewery Co has seen a healthy rise in full-year profits and gained market share, according to reports.
24 January 2014
Chinese brewer Tsingtao is aiming to up its UK profile with the launch of a new month-long cinema ad campaign.
15 January 2014
Anheuser-Busch InBev has declined to comment on reports it is set to acquire China's Ginsber Draft Beer Company for CNY3.8bn (US$630m).
11 December 2013
Tsingtao Brewery has partnered with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to become the official sponsor for the AFC Champions League soccer tournament.
12 November 2013
Carlsberg has declined to comment directly on reports it is eyeing Chinese brewing groups Tsingtao and Beijing Yanjing among its possible acquisition targets, but said Asia remains “an important part” of its M&A agenda.
12 November 2013
Carlsberg has appointed a former Heinz and Coca-Cola Co executive to head up its Asia unit after the previous incumbent quit earlier this year.
25 October 2013
A merger between Carlsberg and one of the other 'Big Four' global brewers remains "unlikely", but a tie-up with Anheuser-Busch InBev is not out of the question, according to analysts.
30 August 2013
Tsingtao Brewery has posted a big rise in first-half net profits, according to reports.
18 July 2013
SABMiller presented its current thoughts on its Asia-Pacific unit at a seminar in London yesterday (17 July). Here, just drinks takes a closer look at the company's businesses in the region:
10 June 2013
Constellation Brands is set to double its sales after completing the acquisition of Grupo Modelo's US beer business and one of its breweries from Anheuser-Busch InBev for US$4.75bn.
28 March 2013
Tsingtao Brewery Co has posted rising sales and profits for 2012, as volumes increased markedly in the year.
7 February 2013
We journalists do like a good adjective. Honestly, you can't beat a strong descriptor to get a reader's attention. So, when an analyst suggested that SABMiller's CR Snow JV had paid an “eyewatering” price for Kingway Brewery in China, a lot of us journos sat up and took a sip of coffee.
6 February 2013
SABMiller has defended itself against accusations that its Chinese JV is set to pay “an eye-watering price” for Kingway Brewery Holdings.
6 February 2013
China may have the world's highest overall consumption, but leading brewers face an uphill struggle to find strong profits, an analyst claimed today. Here, just-drinks looks at the fragmented Chinese beer market with the help of Bernstein's figures and analysis.
6 February 2013
China's massive beer volumes are set to rise further, but market fragmentation and weak margins may sink SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev's profit hopes in the country indefinitely, an analyst has claimed.
21 December 2012
With Christmas fast approaching, it's the time of year when just-drinks takes its annual look back at the past 12 months. Between now and the end of the year we'll assess how the soft drinks, spirits, wine and bottled water sectors have fared in 2012. Up first, however, is beer and cider. just-drinks' deputy editor, James Wilmore, takes us through the highs and lows for the long alcoholic beverage (LAB) category.
30 October 2012
Tsingtao Brewery Co has reported flat profits in the first nine months of 2012, with raw material price hikes and rising labour costs offsetting a lift in sales.
18 September 2012
Singha maker Boon Rawd Brewery Co is to invest THB16bn (US$518m) in a new brewery and the upgrade of an existing facility, according to local reports.
17 August 2012
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week
16 August 2012
Tsingtao Brewery Co's premium brands outpaced first-half growth in lower-margin labels as China's economic slowdown cooled the country's beer market.
10 July 2012
Asahi Group's attempts to catch up on domestic rivals in the global market may heat up as cash flows increase and home growth is squeezed, an analyst has said.
29 June 2012
The chairman of Chinese brewer Tsingtao has stepped down for health reasons, the company has announced.
21 June 2012
Tsingtao's third-largest shareholder, billioniare Chen Fa Shu, has netted HKD1.5bn (US$192m) from a selldown of his shareholding in the brewery, according to local reports.
8 June 2012
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:
6 June 2012
Tsingtao Brewery is linking up with Japanese brewer and distiller Suntory Holdings to boost its “competitiveness” in the beer markets of Shanghai and neighbouring Jiangsu province.
2 March 2012
An Asahi Group move for StarBev looks dubious, even if the reports are true.
14 February 2012
Kingway's controlling shareholder, state-owned GDH, is set to profit from growing rivalry among multinational brewers in China.
10 February 2012
SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev won't say whether they will bid for Kingway Brewery's assets, but both have been named as two of several parties interested in the Chinese brewer.
31 January 2012
The second part of January's management briefing sees Spiros Malandrakis and Zsuzsa Szilagyi, alcoholics drinks analysts at Euromonitor International, turn their attention to beer and cider. What does 2012 look like for long drinks?
27 January 2012
SABMiller's Chinese joint-venture, CR Snow Breweries, could get a second chance to dig its claws into Kingway Brewery and mount a stronger challenge to Tsingtao in the country's Guangdong province.