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Anheuser-Busch InBev seeks single buyer for Eastern European beers - report

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

Anheuser-Busch InBev halts US wholesaler incentive plan

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

Britvic's YTD sales fall on still soft drinks drag - results

Britvic has posted a drop in nine-month underlying sales as still soft drinks in the UK continued to underperform....

MillerCoors takes majority control of Terrapin Beer Co

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

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Anheuser-Busch InBev raises SABMiller cash offer by GBP1 per share 26 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

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


Diageo names Dayalan Nayager new Travel Retail chief as Doug Bagley exits 26 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Diageo's head of Travel Retail, Doug Bagley, is to leave the company amid an overhaul of the unit.


Peet's Coffee's RTD Cold Brew - Product Launch 26 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

California coffee company Peet's Coffee has launched a ready-to-drink range based on its cold brew offering.


Fever-Tree continues upward trajectory in H1 - results 26 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Fever-Tree has continued its impressive growth in the first half of 2016, with sales and profits both jumping in the period.


Refresco Group enters North America with Whitlock Packaging buy 26 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Refresco Group has extended its soft drinks and fruit juice production footprint into North America through the purchase of Whitlock Packaging.


Molson Coors hands Kandy Anand new global strategy role 26 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Molson Coors' international head is to move into the newly-created role of chief growth officer once the brewer completes its acquisition of MillerCoors.


Lucas Bols, De Kuyper, Herman Jansen rescue Cooymans from administration 26 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Lucas Bols, De Kuyper Royal Distillers and Herman Jansen have agreed the carve-up of drinks producer Distilleerderij Cooymans and the wine operations of Delcave/NCK.


BrewDog's Live Dead Pony Club - Product Launch 26 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

BrewDog has released a cask version of its Dead Pony Club beer that uses live yeast to ferment in the keg.


Halewood Wines & Spirits makes West Cork Distillers stake purchase 25 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Halewood Wines & Spirits has acquired a holding in Irish whiskey producer West Cork Distillers, four months after buying a 50% holding in the firm's The Pogues brand.


Anheuser-Busch InBev seeks single buyer for Eastern European beers - report 25 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

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


Gruppo Campari trials Negroni pre-mix, commits to Jamaica sugar unit 25 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

Gruppo Campari is trialling a pre-mix Negroni product in the US as it looks to ride the popularity of the Campari-based cocktail in the country's on-premise.


Australia’s upper-end wines "not cutting through" in UK – Berry Bros & Rudd CEO 25 Jul 2016

James Atkinson

UK consumers still perceive Australian wine to be homogenous and dominated by big brands, according to the CEO of Berry Bros & Rudd.


Treasury Wine Estates ups UK Castello di Gabbiano footprint with Molson Coors deal 25 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Treasury Wine Estates is to ramp up the UK distribution of its Castello di Gabbiano Italian wine portfolio after signing an on-premise deal with Molson Coors.


Scotch volumes drop hits Edrington as FY profits fall - results 25 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Edrington has posted a a drop in full-year profits as its core Scotch brands, The Macallan and The Famous Grouse, lost volumes in key markets.


AG Barr's Irn Bru Xtra - Product Launch 25 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

AG Barr is to launch its first permanent new Irn-Bru in 35 years, a sugar-free version that claims to taste more like the original than the current zero-calorie extensions.


Vranken-Pommery Monopole withholds forecast as H1 Champagne sales drop - results 25 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Vranken-Pommery Monopole has declined to issue a full-year forecast as still wine growth propped up falling Champagne sales in the first six months of the year.


Beam Suntory turns Asda Japanese with UK Midori push 25 Jul 2016

Andy Morton

Beam Suntory is to place a Japanese-style telephone booth outside Asda supermarkets as it extends an experiential marketing campaign for Midori melon liqueur to the UK.


This week in spirits & wine, featuring Remy Cointreau's flat first quarter, Pernod Ricard's Wild Geese conspiracy and Hine Cognac interview 22 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

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


This week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring the birth of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, coffee bean diversification move by Coca-Cola Co and Britvic's YTD sales dip 22 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

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.


This week in beer & cider, featuring craft beer's dalliances with lager, Heineken's United Breweries eagerness and MegaBrew is almost here 22 Jul 2016

Olly Wehring

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


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