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Molson Coors targets Coors Light Canada woes 7 Aug 2014

Molson Coors has said there is “more work to be done” on Coors Light in Canada despite a slight rally for the brand in the second quarter.

Molson Coors to remain focussed on innovation -CEO 13 Feb 2014

Molson Coors’ CEO has declared that innovation remains the company’s “top priority” in 2014 as part of a bid to attract new drinkers.

Focus - Molson Coors' Q4 Performance by Region 13 Feb 2014

Earlier today, Molson Coors reported a healthy rise in full-year net profits and sales. Fourth-quarter profits also leapt, but the brewer's sales were flat in the last three months of the year. Here just-drinks takes closer look at the brewer’s Q4 performance by region.

just the Facts - Canada's Beer Market 5 Nov 2013

A new report - From Farm to Glass: The Value of Beer - published today (5 November) reveals some key facts and figures on Canada's beer market. Here's we present highlights from the report, which was commissioned by Beer Canada, and published by the Conference Board of Canada:

Analysis - "Bounce" won't save Molson Coors Canada 7 Aug 2013

Molson Coors' sponsorship deal with the National Hockey League will boost the brewer's volumes later this year in underperforming Canada, according to an analyst.

Latest News

A-B InBev's Canadian unit swoops for craft brewer 9 Oct 2015

Anheuser Busch-InBev's Canadian unit Labatt Breweries of Canada has purchased Toronto craft brewer Mill Street Brewery. 

Younger consumers willing to spend more on wine 7 Oct 2015

Younger, affluent Canadians are more involved in consuming wine and are willing to spend more on the average bottle, according to a report from Wine Intelligence.

Ontario clears path for retailer sales 25 Sep 2015

Canadian province Ontario is to allow 60 grocery stores to sell beer as it continues plans to relax alcohol monopoly laws for the benefit of small brewers.

Diageo to recall selected Smirnoff Ice variants 7 Sep 2015

The Canadian division of Diageo has issued details of a voluntary product recall of several Smirnoff Ice SKUs in the country.

Glazer’s to distribute Patron Spirits in Canada 1 Sep 2015

Patron Spirits has appointed Glazer’s to distribute its portfolio in Canada.

Corby's FY suffers from US focus 28 Aug 2015

Pernod Ricard's Canadian affiliate Corby Spirit & Wine has blamed an inventory build-up ahead of a push into the US for a drop in sales and profits.

US takes over as top Canada wine importer 14 May 2015

The US has moved past Italy and France to become the biggest importer of table wine to Canada, new figures have shown.

NPD: Diageo's Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye 11 May 2015

Diageo has released the first blended rye whisky from its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand.

Brick Brewing plans share cancellation 22 Apr 2015

Canadian craft beer business Brick Brewing Co has agreed a plan with the Toronto Stock Exchange to acquire and cancel about 5% of its shares.

Brick Brewing FY sales slip, profits stay strong 13 Apr 2015

Canadian craft beer group Brick Brewing Co has posted a second consecutive year of record full-year operating profits, despite a slip in sales.

Latest blogs

Molson Coors' Beer Fridge - the gift that keeps on giving 2 Jul 2014

I predicted that the Molson Canadian beer fridge marketing concept had legs - and so it is proving.

Molson Coors' Sochi beer fridge: an idea with legs 12 Feb 2014

It must be high-fives all round among the marketing team at Molson Coors’ Canada unit.