8 November 2013
United Breweries has posted a drop in first-half profits as a tough Q2 plunged the Kingfisher brewer into the red for the quarter.
25 October 2013
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23 October 2013
Heineken has reiterated its satisfaction with its JV partnerships around the world, but admitted that it would be prepared to buy out its partners if they wanted to sell.
21 October 2013
Heineken has declined to comment on fresh reports that it is in talks to raise its stake in India's United Breweries.
26 September 2013
Bacardi has lined up a replacement for its country manager in India, who is set to take a new role in the company.
15 August 2013
Volume rises in key markets has helped United Breweries report a solid rise in first-quarter sales and volumes.
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:
31 May 2013
United Breweries has posted strong full-year results despite a drop in final-quarter profits.
25 April 2013
It was five years ago this week that the brewing industry said its final farewell to Scottish & Newcastle. The UK-based company saw its shares cease trading on 25 April, 2008, after Carlsberg and Heineken teamed up to buy and then split up the firm.
24 April 2013
This morning (24 April), Heineken released a trading update for its first quarter. Here, just-drinks takes a look at its group beer volumes performance on a regional basis.
22 April 2013
Brewers in Australia are urging the Government to follow the UK's lead by taking action on beer duty, according to local reports.
3 April 2013
Diageo's move to take control of The UB Group's United Spirits division remains on course, despite court approval for UB's creditors to sell off pledged shares in the unit, just-drinks understands.
14 March 2013
Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) has confirmed it has pulled the brand Victoria Pale Lager as it steps its focus on reviving Victoria Bitter.
7 February 2013
United Breweries has posted a strong rise in profits for its year to date, but flagged that previous-year moves meant the numbers are "not comparable".
4 February 2013
Bacardi has appointed a former Foster's Group and Diageo executive as its new chief marketing officer.
8 January 2013
United Spirits has lined up the disposal of its stake in sister firm United Breweries once the Diageo deal completes.
7 January 2013
Diageo has circumnavigated many years of work building up a spirits distribution network in India by buying a majority stake in United Spirits, according to a senior executive from one of the Indian group’s sister companies.
30 November 2012
United Breweries' CFO is stepping down at the end of the year to transfer to the same role with Heineken France.
29 November 2012
The boss of Treasury Wine Estates has hit out at Australia's plans for a minimum price on alcohol, claiming the measure would fail to address excessive drinking.
19 November 2012
The head of Indian alcohol production and retail company the Wave Group was shot dead in Delhi last weekend.
14 November 2012
Double-digit volume growth in key markets has helped United Breweries report strong rises in first-half profits and sales.
19 October 2012
This third - and penultimate - part of October's management briefing, looking at the logistics landscape, shines the light on Asia Pacific.
16 October 2012
A government-commissioned report outlining plans for a minimum price on alcohol in Australia is due to be released this month, but the measure is facing fierce industry opposition.
5 September 2012
SABMiller has called time on the current formula for its Victoria Bitter brand in Australia, after the beer lost its market leadership status earlier this year.
23 August 2012
An analyst has downgraded SABMiller's rating as the brewer's recently-acquired Foster's Group looks set to face tougher competition in Australia.
21 August 2012
Deregulation of the Indian beer market could grow the country's profit pool by 14 times its current size by 2016, according to an analyst.
7 August 2012
Social media remains a minefield for businesses - particularly drinks companies. While Twitter appears to be addressing the problems, by introducing a blanket age-gating system, Facebook is throwing up different issues. And two recent rulings in Australia will do nothing to reduce the number of sleepless nights for marketers.
30 March 2012
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28 March 2012
Neither Heineken nor the UB Group have been drawn on speculation suggesting that the Dutch brewer is poised to raise its stake in UB's United Breweries unit.
24 February 2012
United Spirits has denied reports that it has provided a guaranteee to the ailing Kingfisher Airlines, as questions mount over owner Vijay Mallya's options for both businesses.