Heres what was making the drinks news on this day in years gone by

Here's what was making the drinks news on this day in years gone by

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Craft brewers and big beer firms may be on opposite sides of the trenches in the US, but the situation appears to be a little different in South Africa.

Molson Coors is placing a US$3.5bn bet on Eastern Europe's return to form via its deal for StarBev.

With full-year profits and sales up strongly, AG Barr could be well-poised to make strategic acquisitions this year.

As Heineken CEO Jean-Francois Van Boxmeer last week hailed the opening of the firm's brewery with Diageo in South Africa as "a victory for consumer choice", it is clear that a new battle for supremacy has begun in a country currently dominated by SABMiller, writes Michelle Russell.

PepsiCo has launched a pilot project to introduce climate friendly vending machines in the US.

The takeover of Scottish & Newcastle by Carlsberg and Heineken moved a step closer today (31 March), with shareholders in the UK brewer voting "overwhelmingly" in favour of the bid.

A French scientific expert has claimed that Syrah could be grown as far north as Champagne by the end of the century due to the effects of climate change.

Through two large and audacious acquisitions, Pernod Ricard has transformed itself from an important player into an international drinks powerhouse in the space of a few years. Olly Wehring met with managing director Pierre Pringuet to discuss the company's progress.

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