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SABMiller names new Bavaria chief 9 Sep 2013

SABMiller has appointed a new president of its Colombian brewing subsidiary, Bavaria.


Coca-Cola unveils ice bottle for Colombian beaches 12 Jul 2013

Coca-Cola Co has released a bottle for its trademark brand made entirely out of ice.


Coca-Cola FEMSA pours US$200m into Colombia 31 Aug 2011

Coca-Cola FEMSA is to increase investment in Colombia to take advantage of the country's fast-growing economy.


Coca-Cola FEMSA to build Colombia facility 9 May 2011

Coca-Cola FEMSA is to build a US$160m bottling facility in Colombia, according to reports.


SABMiller's Bavaria establishes US$1.3bn programme 30 Mar 2011

SABMiller's Colombian division, Bavaria, has set up a US$1.3bn bond and commercial paper programme.


SABMiller appoints Bavaria president 6 Dec 2010

SABMiller has confirmed the replacement for Karl Lippert as president of its Colombian subsidiary, Bavaria.


SABMiller's Latin America chief to retire 22 Oct 2010

SABMiller's president for its Latin America beer business, Barry Smith, is to retire.


SABMiller enters recycling partnership 2 Jul 2010

SABMiller has joined with global retailer Carrefour to improve recycling rates in Colombia.


Tax rise threat to SABMiller beer sales 26 Jan 2010

A near five-fold rise in beer sales tax threatens to damage SABMiller's lager volumes in Colombia, the brewer's biggest market in Latin America.


Scotch whisky head to meet Colombia ministers 30 Mar 2009

High import tariffs on Scotch whisky will discussed in a meeting between Scotch Whisky Association CEO Gavin Hewitt and senior officials from the Colombian Government this week.