STOP PRESS: Interbrew confirms Stella talks with Lion Nathan
Belgian brewer Interbrew has confirmed that it is negotiating with Lion Nathan to allow its flagship brand Stella Artois to be brewed under licence in New Zealand."Talks are in the final stages for a new deal with Lion Nathan. This is to change its present import agreement for Stella Artois and switch it to a licence one, whereby the beer is brewed in New Zealand," a Interbrew spokesman told just-drinks.com.Sources at Lion Nathan had told local reporters that a decision would be made on Wednesday but Interbrew said "no time frame had been agreed as yet."CEO Gordon Cairns had hinted at further involvement with Interbrew and the Stella Artois brand last month in an interview he gave to just-drinks.com (see
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