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just on Call - A-B InBev still bullish on Brazil 31 Oct 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev has brushed off a near-flat volume performance in Brazil for Q3, with its CEO claiming it has plenty of plans to counter the country's soft economy.

Brazil could have been worse - Coca-Cola Co CEO 23 Jul 2014

The head of Coca-Cola Co has defended his company's performance in Brazil after a major World Cup sponsorship investment failed to lift Q2 volumes.

Brazil Price Hikes Set to Tax Brewers 8 May 2014

How much will Brazil's beer industry be affected by the surprise tax increase announced last week?

Coca-Cola FEMSA warns of price jump on tax change 1 May 2014

A tax change on soft drinks in Brazil will force Coca-Cola FEMSA to raise prices in the country by up to 2%, according to the group's CFO.

Beer in Brazil bouncing back to black? 20 Jan 2014

Less than a year after the alarm bells started, it would appear that the beer market in Brazil is poised to turn a corner in 2014, with hopes being pinned on this Summer's FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in the country.

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Beam Suntory drops Pernod for Bacardi in Brazil 10 Mar 2015

Bacardi has provided further details on last week's announcement that its Brazilian division will handle the sales and distribution of Beam Suntory's brands in the country.

Bacardi to handle Beam Suntory brands in Brazil 6 Mar 2015

Bacardi is to handle Beam Suntory's brands in Brazil after details of a new deal were announced today.

AmBev ups craft beer focus with Wäls Brewery deal 26 Feb 2015

AmBev is to develop a range of craft beers after teaming up with Brazilian microbrewer Wäls Brewery.

SABMiller returns to Brazil with Petropolis tie-up 24 Nov 2014

SABMiller has confirmed that it has secured a distribution deal in Brazil for several of its international brands with the country's largest independent brewer, Grupo Petropolis.

Hafil Group eyes US launch with Edge energy drink 4 Sep 2014

Brazil’s Hafil Group is in “advanced negotiations with a large US distributor” to enter the American market with Edge, its flagship energy drink brand.

Coca-Cola Co rolls out Powerade Zero flavours 13 Aug 2014

The Coca-Cola Company has rolled out two of its Powerade Zero variants to Brazil.

Coca-Cola Brazil's Leão Fuze 30 Jun 2014

Coca-Cola Brazil has launched its new line of ready-to-drink sugar-free teas in two green tea flavours

Product Launch - Unidos pela Cerveja Pale Ale 18 Jun 2014

Brazilian brewery Bierland and Argentina’s Cerveceria Antares brewery have launched a new jointly-produced limited-edition pale ale.

Brazil wine exports soar ahead of FIFA World Cup 12 Jun 2014

Export sales of bottled Brazilian wine have rocketed in the first four months of 2014 ahead of the country hosting the FIFA World Cup.

AX Beer, Cervejaria Krug Bier's Caibeerinha 28 May 2014

Brazilian brewers AX Beer and Cervejaria Krug Bier have teamed up to create a caipirinha-infused beer.